ST. JUDE
TRI DELTA CELEBRATION

Friday, June 28 – Sunday, June 30, 2019

Peabody Hotel
118 South 2nd Street
Memphis, Tennessee

 
 
 

Make instant connections with more than 350 members from across North America to celebrate Tri Delta’s 20 year partnership to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

What to expect:

  • celebrate Tri Delta’s incredible fundraising milestones for St. Jude
  • meet Tri Delta sisters from all across the nation
  • immersion in the St. Jude mission, including a hospital tour, hospital guests and patient family speakers
  • a Memphis experience including a tour of the National Civil Rights Museum

Share your excitement and travel adventures leading up by posting with #tridelta4stjude.



For St. Jude Tri Delta Celebration updates, text SJTDC to 785833

 
 

What you need to know

 
 
 

Committing to the SJTDC Experience

  1. St. Jude is investing in you as a leader to bring the mission of St. Jude to your campus communities. By registering, you’ve committed to attending St. Jude Tri Delta Celebration in its entirety. Students may not skip sessions and should not commit to attending SJTDC unless they are able to completely confirm their availability for June 28 – 30 (including travel time required).

  2. The 2019 St. Jude Tri Delta Celebration is a substance-free event with a zero tolerance policy for violations.

  3. Students must agree to stay at the seminar at all times, and may not leave the lobby of the Peabody at any time. This policy also applies to students who live locally.

  4. Students should not plan to stay in Memphis prior to or following the seminar. Written approval from a parent/guardian to visit family in the Memphis-area may be granted with prior approval.

 

Preparing for SJTDC

  1. Be sure to pack...

    • legal ID
    • travel itinerary
    • credit/debit card (required for hotel incidentals)
    • laptop and charger
    • cell phone and charger
    • reusable water bottle
    • money for St. Jude Gift Shop
    • Friday: comfortable travel attire, Tri Delta shirt, comfortable walking shoes
    • Friday night: '90s attire – there will be a themed '90s event on Friday night!
    • Saturday morning: initiation attire + Tri Delta badge for initiation
    • Saturday afternoon: Tri Delta shirt + casual attire
    • Sunday: travel attire home
    • dress cool inside temperatures – our venue is briskly air-conditioned (sweater, light jackets encouraged) despite outside temperatures of 80+ degrees
    Tri Delta Celebration sample dress code
  2. Students should not plan to stay in Memphis prior to or following the seminar. Written approval from a parent/guardian to visit family in the Memphis area may be granted with prior approval.

 

 

Travel and hotel reminders

  1. Connect with your St. Jude Rep. A St. Jude Rep attending SJTDC will be your point of contact during the seminar. Save their contact info in case any travel issues or questions arise.

    If you're flying...

    • plan ahead for travel to/from your home airport.
    • ensure you have your ticketed flight itinerary, provided by your St. Jude Representative (should be received by June 1).
    • we recommend students plan to pack in a carry on to avoid baggage fees.
    • shuttles will transport you from the Memphis Airport to the Peabody Hotel. Uniformed staff with St. Jude signs will greet you at Baggage Claim upon arrival.

    If you're driving...

    • gas will be reimbursed by your St. Jude Representative
    • parking will be covered by St. Jude at the Peabody Hotel
  2. Students must agree to stay at the seminar at all times, and may not leave the Peabody at any time. This policy also applies to students who live locally.

    Arrival: 

    • Please plan to arrive no later than 1:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28. 
    • Head to registration on the second floor of the Peabody hotel. Signs will direct you to the registration room.

    Departure:

    • Please plan to depart immediately following the seminar (by noon on Sunday, June 30). Students may not prolong trip in Memphis without expressed authorization from parent/guardian that has been approved by St. Jude in advance of the seminar.
    • Hotel accommodations at the Peabody are provided by St. Jude during the seminar.  
    • Students will be paired with a roommate of the same gender. Roommate pair preferences are not guaranteed so please be open to meeting new people!
    • Important reminder:  You will be asked to provide a debit or credit card for incidentals when you check into your hotel. Fund holds may be applied to debit cards by the hotel, so credit cards are recommended.
 

Agenda & speakers

  1. JUMP TO TIME:
    10:00 a.m.  |  2:45 p.m.2:50 p.m.  | 3:15 p.m.  |  4:05 p.m.  |  6:20 p.m.  |  6:30 p.m.  |  8:00 p.m.

    10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

     
     

    Mezzanine

    Registration

     
     
     
     

    2:45 p.m.

     
     

    Ballroom ABC

    Kickoff Celebration

     
     
     
     

    2:50 p.m.

     
     

    Union

    Load buses

     
     
     
     

    3:15 - 3:55 p.m.

     
     

    Domino's Event Center

    Welcome Address
    ALSAC CEO & President Rick Shadyac, Jr. with introduction from Tri Delta President Kimberlee Sullivan

     
     
     
     

    4:05 - 6:20 p.m.

     
     

    SJCRH

    Campus Experience

     
     
     
     

    6:20 p.m.

     
     

    SJCRH

    Load buses back to hotel

     
     
     
     

    6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

     
     

    Mezzanine

    Late registration

     
     
     
     

    6:30 - 10:00 p.m.

     
     

    General Moorman

    Luggage storage

     
     
     
     

    6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

     
     

    Ballroom ABC

    Dinner, hospital speaker and awards ceremony

     
     
     
     

    8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

     
     

    Skyway

    Sisterhood night

     
     
     
     
  2. JUMP TO TIME:
    9:00 a.m.  |  10:20 a.m.  | 11:40 a.m.  |  12:10 p.m.  |  12:40 p.m.  |  1:00 p.m.  |  2:25 p.m.  |  3:15 p.m.  |  4:00 p.m.  |   4:25 p.m.  |  5:20 p.m.  |  6:50 p.m.  |  7:15 p.m.

    9:00 - 10:10 a.m.

     
     

    Ballroom ABC

    Breakfast & Speakers 
    Lenora Oeters, Tri Delta Executive Board Member; Emily Greer, ALSAC Chief Administrative Officer

     
     
     
     

    10:20 - 11:40 a.m.

     
     

    Continental

    Initiation

     
     
     
     

    11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

     
     

    Individual rooms

    Change break

     
     
     
     

    12:10 - 12:40 p.m.

     
     

    Ballroom ABC

    St. Jude Story Telling
    Shawn Kelly, ALSAC Director of Creative Media Services

     
     
     
     

    12:40 - 1:00 p.m.

     
     

    Ballroom ABC

    Lunch

     
     
     
     

    1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

     
     

    Ballroom ABC

    Meet the Patients panel

     
     
     
     

    2:25 - 3:10 p.m.

     
     

    Breakout Sessions

    Case Studies #1:                       

    • Philanthropy Events - Venetian Room
    • Online Campaign - Hernando DeSoto
    • Sincerely Yours - Louis XVI
    • St. Jude Resources & Marketing - Forest Room
     
     
     
     

    3:15 - 4 p.m.

     
     

    Breakout Sessions

    Case Studies #2:                       

    • Philanthropy Events - Venetian Room
    • Online Campaign - Hernando DeSoto
    • Sincerely Yours - Louis XVI
    • St. Jude Resources & Marketing - Forest Room
     
     
     
     

    4 - 4:25 p.m.

     
     

    Continental

    Snack break

     
     
     
     

    4:25 - 5:10 p.m.

     
     

    Breakout Sessions

    Case Studies #3:                       

    • Philanthropy Events - Venetian Room
    • Online Campaign - Hernando DeSoto
    • Sincerely Yours - Louis XVI
    • St. Jude Resources & Marketing - Forest Room
     
     
     
     

    5:20 - 6:50 p.m.

     
     

    Room determined by fundraising group

    Tri Delta Talks                                   

    • Blue Chapters - Forest Room
    • Silver Chapters - Louis XVI
    • Gold Chapters - Hernando DeSoto
    • Green Chapters - Venetian
     
     
     
     

    6:50 p.m.

     
     

    Ballroom ABC

    Meet back to dismiss and depart hotel

     
     
     
     

    7:15 - 10:00 p.m.

     
     

    Central BBQ and National Civil Rights Museum

    Memphis experience

     
     
     
     
  3. JUMP TO TIME:
    8:45 a.m.  |  9:00 a.m.  | 10:00 a.m.  |  11:15 a..m.

    8:45 - 11:30 a.m.

     
     

    Ballroom F

    Luggage storage

     
     
     
     

    9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

     
     

    Ballroom ABC

    Pancake breakfast and patient speaker

     
     
     
     

    10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

     
     

    Ballroom ABC

    Closing session
    Emily Callahan, ALSAC Chief Marketing & Experience Officer

     
     
     
     

    11:15 - 11:30 a.m.

     
     

    Lobby

    Buses depart

     
     
     
     
 

If you have additional questions, please contact marykate.tolan@stjude.org

 

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