AMVETS 73rd National Convention, Louisville, Kentucky August 20-24

Good Afternoon,

I hope this email finds you all well.  Convention is fast approaching, and we can’t wait to welcome you.  We’re pretty confident this year’s convention will be exciting!  Until then, take a look at the following event details below.

Please visit the dedicated convention link below for more details.

Think Kentucky Derby, bourbon, KFC, Louisville Slugger and Muhammad Ali and you get a snap shot of Louisville, Kentucky.  Also known as the “Blue Grass State,” Kentucky has no shortage of fantastic folk music to enjoy at bars around the city.


Galt House® Hotel
140 North Fourth St. Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (800) The-Galt or(502) 589-5200

The hotel rates below are available until July 16th, 2019.

Room rates per night:

King Bed, Deluxe Room, West RIVUE Tower         $130
2 Queen Beds, Deluxe Room, West RIVUE Tower  $130
2 Queen Beds, Executive Suite, East Tower          $140

Most of the AMVETS Meetings will be held in the EAST Executive Suite Tower where the check-in is located. 

Parking:  $10.00 per night

The Galt House Hotel remains Louisville’s only waterfront hotel and is located on the banks of the Ohio River)


Xtreme Transportation is the Galt House Hotel’s transportation partner, offering shuttle service to and from Louisville International (SDF) Airport.  Shuttle departs on the quarter of the hour (7:15 am, 8:15 am, etc.) and a quarter ’til the hour (7:45 am, 8:15 am, etc.) from 7:15 am through 11:45 pm.  The rates are $15 per one-way or $25 per round trip.  Please contact Xtreme Transportation at (502) 561-4022 or  You may also book your ride at the Transportation Desk in the Executive SUITE East Tower Lobby of the Galt House Hotel to the left of the Front Desk.  Please note that the shuttle service is not a 24-hour service.


Scooters and other medical rental needs are available, please call Discount Medial Supply (502) 365-4164. Regular Scooters: $30.00 a day or $60.00 for 7 days        Delivery Charge: $50.00Heavy Duty Scooters: $50.00 a day or $100 for 7 days            
Delivery Charge:  $50.00


If you wish to obtain a hospitality room for your District, or Department.  Please contact the hotel directly and inquire about their parlor suites.

If you still have any questions, please reach me on my email  Looking forward to seeing you all at Convention!


Sybrena Bullock
Executive Assistant to Joe Chenelly

AMVETS National Headquarters
4647 Forbes Blvd.
Lanham, Maryland  20706
(O) 301-683-4006
(F)  301-683-3006

A veteran is someone who wrote a blank check, made payable to

“The United States of America”

for an amount of up to and including their Life.



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