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  • 04 Jun 2019 6:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Who enjoyed seeing all the Brat fun at the reunion in Phoenix? As you might imagine, your ABI Board puts a lot of effort into organizing these events for the Brat community. You may not realize it, but ABI is run by Brats just like you.

    Have a great idea that you would like to help get implemented? Interested in volunteering for the Aramco Brats, Inc. Board of Directors? Future volunteers are needed for the 2019-2021 term. Submit your volunteer interest form online today!

    Appointed Positions

    The following positions are appointed by the elected officers on November 1, 2019:

    • At Large Director

    • Database Director

    • Nominations Director

    • Publications Director

    • Reunion Oversight Director

    • Website Director


    Responsibilities for board positions are outlined here. Most volunteer work is done via conference call and/or by email in approximately 1-3 hours per month. The board meets in person twice per term - once at the reunion and once during the off-year. Time commitment and meeting frequency increase with the planning cycle for the biennial Brat Reunion.

    To be considered for any of the positions above, submit your nomination online now. If you’ve submitted an interest form before 2017, we welcome you to resubmit so we know you’re still available.

    If you are interested in learning more about becoming an ABI Board Member or volunteering in a short-term capacity, please contact us!



  • 04 Jun 2019 6:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NEW - 2019 Reunion Swag!

    2019 reunion swag is now available in the online suq!  In addition to a limited selection of t-shirts, we've still got some sports-packs, tumblers, and those awesome Arabic Pepsi logo slap-coozies that work with both cans and bottles.

    2019 Reunion T 2019 Sports-pack 2019 Tumbler
    Pepsi Slap-coozie 2019 Pint Glass

    Summer Suq Sale

    Help us clear out some of our t-shirt inventory and replace your favorite worn out t-shirt!  Once they're gone, they're gone!

    - Add a 2013, 2015 or 2017 reunion t-shirt to your order for $6!

    - Order 2 t-shirts from 2013, 2015 or 2017 for just $12!




  • 30 May 2019 7:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
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  • 29 May 2019 2:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ABI's Board of Director's hosted a town hall on Saturday, May 25th at the reunion hotel.  Attendees were given a handout showing reunion and database facts and figures as well as Q1 2019 financials and your Board's agenda items for the remainder of this term.  Meeting minutes are forthcoming after our secretary returns from vacation.  In the meantime, we have updated the reunion facts and figures to reflect our final numbers for Phoenix.   For your viewing pleasure...  Seriously, there's some fun stuff in here!


  • 17 May 2019 8:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Shukran to all who participated in our Early Registration Raffle.  54 raffle tickets were purchased totaling $270 which will be put toward hors d'oeuvres at our Friday Welcome Reception.

    The winners were determined during our last reunion planning meeting by entering the name for each ticket purchased into an online random name selector, Name Picker Ninja.  After a winner was selected, that entry was removed from the random name selector before we drew the next winner's name.

    Congratulations to our 3 lucky winners!

    Jacqueline Michelle Crawley-Moser (RT85)


    1 complimentary, 2-night-stay certificate from Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak.  

    Rebecca Armstrong Peabody (AB72)

    "Brass Camels" - a triptych of hand-stenciled, patterned camels.  #camelicious


     
    Elizabeth Kelberer-Kerr (DH75)

    BrAt Beach Fun Pack: 1 ghutra print tumbler, 1 BrAt beach towel, 1 Ft. Lauderdale beach tote.* 

     


  • 16 May 2019 8:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Going to the Reunion next week and need to know what's where when?  Well, there's an app for that!  In addition to paper reunion programs available at Registration, we've made an app for your smart phones and tablets!  Okay, it's really more of a web site site cul-de-sac, but you'll have all the information you need to navigate the reunion right at your fingertips.

    On your smart phone or tablet, click here to load the your BrAt "app."  The dropdown menu has links to everything you would typically find in a paper reunion program and then some!

    • the reunion schedule times and rooms
    • interactive map showing locations of reunion activities
    • useful places in the area, including some restaurant information
    • a map of the resort itself
    • reunion update page where the reunion committee will post any important messages during the reunion.  Check back periodically or subscribe to updates via RSS feed for push notifications.
    • social media
    • some important reunion do's and don't's

    Be sure to bookmark it and/or leave your browser window open for quick access during the reunion!  You can also add it as a shortcut to your home screen (see how: iOS or Android), so it will feel more like a normal app. It's public, so there is no need to log in. The "app" will also be accessible as a tab on www.aramco-brats.com for the duration of the reunion and through a link on ABI's home page.


  • 06 May 2019 7:49 AM | Anonymous member

    Hear ye, hear ye! The Biennial Aramco Brat elections are now underway. Please visit https://www.aramco-brats.com/vote/ and cast your ballot for President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary! You will be receiving a paper ballot in the mail as well. But why wait? Cast your votes now at https://www.aramco-brats.com/vote/

  • 09 Apr 2019 11:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Do you prefer to vote online?  Do you toss those paper ballots we send you into your recycle bin or shredder?  Now you can opt out of receiving paper ballots in the mail and help us save paper and faloose!

    If you are committed to voting electronically, you can opt out of receiving paper by updating the preferences in your user profile.

    1. Log into AramcoBrats, Inc. and go to your user profile.
    2. Select "Edit Profile" at the top of the page.
    3. Toward the bottom, you will find a "Preferences" section.
    4. Click "No" to discontinue receiving paper ballots.
    5. Hey!  While you're in there, why not confirm your contact information is current?
    6. SAVE your changes!
    7. You rock!


    If you do nothing, you will continue to automatically receive a paper ballot in your mailbox whether you want it or not.  We hope you will take a few minutes to help us cut down on waste and keep your organization's overhead costs low.  Shukran!

  • 26 Mar 2019 9:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Don't forget that Early Registration closes Sunday (3/31/19) at 11:59PM CDT! You must be paid in full by then to get the $95 early registration rate. 

    Late registration (after March 31st) and walk-ins will be $120. Reunion swag bags and contents are subject to availability for late registrants and walk-ins.

    If you need more good reasons to register early, we've got 3 for you!  Be sure to check out the Early Registration Raffle!


    March 31,  2019 is also the last day to cancel and receive FULL refund of registration fees.

    Pro tip #1: Don't wait until 11:58PM on Sunday to discover you don't remember your login credentials!  We have 1 Database Director who will be getting slammed over the weekend.  As amazing as she is, she cannot respond to a bunch of requests  simultaneously at the last second.  Give yourself (and our Database Director) a little slack!

    Pro tip #2: If you have yet to become a member (create an online account) at www.aramco-brats.com, plan ahead and do that NOW!  You will need to allow time for membership request approval.

  • 26 Mar 2019 8:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our popular "early registration" online raffle for reunion attendees is now live! Those who register for the reunion by the early registration deadline (3/31/2019 CDT) are eligible to participate in the drawing to win one (or more) of 3 different prizes. 

    Tickets are $5 each. We will pull a name for each prize, so be sure to buy at least 3!  You could win more than one prize!

    Please read all rules carefully and good luck!

    RAFFLE RULES
    • You may purchase as many raffle tickets as you want.  Each ticket will give you one opportunity to win.
    • Cut-off date for raffle Ticket purchase is 11:59PM CDT on May 1, 2019, but you MUST have paid your reunion registration in full by 3/31/2019 (no exceptions and no refunds).  
    • It is your responsibility to notify us if your contact information changes between now and the reunion.
    • Drawing will occur shortly after cut-off date for raffle ticket purchase.  If your name is drawn, you will be notified via email. If your contact information is not valid, or you do not confirm receipt within 48 hours, the prize will be assigned to the next name drawn. If you cancel your registration prior to the reunion, you must notify us.  We will then assign the certificate to the next name drawn.
    • All prizes can be collected at Reunion Registration. Certificate may not be transferred to another person (no exceptions).
    • Questions?  Contact onlineraffle@aramco-brats.com

    ENTER RAFFLE

    1st prize


    1 complimentary, 2-night-stay certificate from Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak.  Certificate may be applied to your stay during the reunion.


    2nd prize

    "Brass Camels" - a triptych of hand-stenciled, patterned camels. Each camel is stenciled in a gold metallic paint on black, matte cardstock and is mounted in a ready-to-hang, 9"x12", glass clip-frame.  #camelicious


     

    3rd prize

    BrAt Beach Fun Pack: 1 ghutra print tumbler, 1 BrAt beach towel, 1 Ft. Lauderdale beach tote.* Just add sand and water!

    *Ghutra tote bag may be substituted if preferred.

     



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