Silentlambs Summit-Travel information
We are happy to announce that we now have accommodations arranged for the Silentlambs Summit in Nashville , TN , March 27-28 2004 . We will be staying at the Sheraton Music City Hotel www.sheratonmusiccity.com one of the nicest hotels in the Nashville area. The Sheraton Music City is the number one location for weddings in the Nashville area due to it gardens and location. The room rates are normally $215 per night we have negotiated a rate of $79 with up to four people per room. To make your reservations call 888-625-5144 or local number 615-885-2200 ask for the “Silentlambs Summit” discount and reserve your room. The Sheraton is located nearby the airport and has a free shuttle so you will not need to worry about renting a car. The key attractions listed below are a short taxicab trip away for around $10 - $15. Please make your reservations as soon as possible so you will get the good room rate.
There will be a banquet on Saturday night and the silentlambs “courage” awards will be presented then. There will be a hospitality Suite for welcoming you when you arrive as well as after the banquet and on Sunday morning. We have invited key speakers to come and we will be providing updates as this develops. The program is shaping up with much new information and guest speakers. We will have visitors coming from as far away as the UK and Sweden that will share fascinating developments regarding Watchtower and abuse in those countries as well as others around the world. We will also have never before seen footage regarding programs on the abuse issue and JW’s. If you have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 270-527-5350 for information. We look forward to an uplifting program and some productive plans for helping the silent lambs. We look forward to seeing you there.
The Nashville area is known for its tourist attractions. Plan to come a day or two early and enjoy some of the local activities. The Sheraton is located on the Southeast side of town which is within three mile of the “Grand Old Opry” a well known live radio broadcast. Next to the “Opry” is the Opryland Hotel which has one of the largest indoor gardens in the world. Next door is the “General Jackson Showboat” an old time steam boat that travels up river for a seven course meal and theater type show. It is about a three hour trip. Here are some links to the information and telephone numbers for further information:
Grand Ole Opry
No trip to Nashville would be complete without experiencing the phenomenon of the world-famous 4,400-seat Grand Ole Opry, is adjacent to Gaylord Opryland. Get set for an unforgettable evening of non-stop entertainment. The world’s longest-running radio show, the Opry showcases the best in country, bluegrass and more.
Complimentary shuttle service to the Grand Ole Opry is offered daily departing from the Cascades and Magnolia canopies.
General Jackson® Showboat
an unforgettable time, board our his tori c 300-foot-long General Jackson
We offer a number of interesting bus tours of Nashville attractions such as the Hermitage, Country Music Hall of Fame, and tours by country music’s top stars homes. Great for individuals or groups, these tours are conveniently scheduled throughout the day and depart daily from under the Gaylord Opryland Magnolia Canopy. Click here for a full list of tours and pricing information.
Music Hall of Fame
Spanning an entire city block, this must-see venue features live performances, miles of memorabilia, and Elvis’ ’61 Cadillac.
Center for the Visual Arts
Located in a painstakingly restored Art Deco post office, this renowned gallery and interactive art center offers something for everyone.
A full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens , this grand structure is a monument to a pinnacle of classical architecture.
This antebellum home preserves a century of heritage from a frontier cabin to a working farm, nursery and thoroughbred stud farm.
This private home and estate encompasses acres of specialty gardens, greenhouses, and landscaped vistas, and art museum.
The restored Greek Revival home of President Andrew Jackson also features an original slave cabin, Jackson ’s tomb and family cemetery.
Zoo at Grassmere
Feed your wild side with a trip to the Nashville Zoo. On display are over 350 animals including Bengal tigers, elephants, zebras and river otters. The zoo also features a jungle gym and petting zoo.