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USGNN Original StorySet Sail on TGA's Management Retreat

In 2009 the Texas Glass Association (TGA) is offering glass companies the chance to mix business with pleasure as part of the TGA at Sea Management Retreat. The four-day cruise aboard Carnival's Ecstasy will set sail from Galveston the afternoon of Thursday April 23, port in Cozumel, returning to Galveston on Monday morning April 26.

"It's an ideal type of cruise because you only lose one and a half days away from the shop," says Virginia Lee, TGA executive director.

In addition to all the fun and sun that comes with being on a cruise, the event will also offer information and networking opportunities for participants, including presentations, receptions and other social activities. Dr. Bill Crawford, PhD Performance Solutions Facilitator, will give a presentation specifically on feedback skills for manages and supervisors. The event will also include the TGA's annual meeting and awards, a meeting with the Architect Association of Mexico, golf, shopping and more.

Cost of the retreat ranges from $2100 for the penthouse suite with a balcony to $1250 for inside cabin rooms. Prices, which are based on double occupancy, include meals and accommodations with some restrictions.

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Additional information is available by calling 713/682-3834 or emailing

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