Convention 2012 - Boca Raton


Boca Raton 2012 - 

NDA 99th Annual Convention

Greetings from the Auxiliary to the National Dental Association

We are excited about the upcoming 99th Annual NDA convention. This will be the first time the National Dental Association, the Hispanic Dental Association and the Society of American Indian Dentist's will host a joint meeting.

It is our pleasure to welcome the spouses and children of these groups to join our family for the Auxiliary Spouse activities and Camp ANDA for children 5 - 17 years old  for a fun-filled week at Boca Raton Resort.

As in previous recent years early registration is strongly encouraged, on-site registration will be extremely limited. In an effort to make registration of all of our children more convenient we are offering a payment plan option. To take advantage of this option, see the Registration Form, first deadline is April 1, 2012. 

ANDA Scholarship Fundraiser

 This is our Annual Scholarship Fundraiser, scholarship recipients will be announced at the brunch. We are looking forward to an afternoon of meeting old friends, and making new ones. The Florida Planning Team has an afternoon of fun times in store just for you, be sure to get your ticket early, and at the same time support  the Auxiliary’s most important cause, helping minority  dental students. Please support ANDA's Annual Scholarship Fundraiser which provides financial resources for

minority dental school students. Invite your spouses, friends, and family to join us.

The brunch at Gulf Stream is very nice, offers multiple options, fruits, salads, seafood, lamb chops, prime rib, desserts, and more. All for only $65.00 per person.  For $15 more per person, guests may have unlimited Mimosas and Bloody Mary's. This is optional for each person.

Gulf Stream is situated on the Horse Race track, , a beautifully, lush setting with magnificence tropical views. The Casino offers 2 floors of non-stop games of chance - over 850 slot machines, electronic tables, and hi-stakes poker. The Village offers lots of shops in a small town open air style environment. 

Bus transportation is scheduled to board at 10:15 a.m.

and depart Boca Raton by 10:30 & return by 4:30 p.m.

 Sunday, July 22, 2012  -  Ticket Price: $65

The Palm Beach Tour

 Be sure to include in your plans, Monday afternoon when we will have a Palm Beach Experience. Our narrated bus tour will take us along South Ocean Boulevard, one of the most scenic streets in Palm Beach with its rolling waves, coconut palms and beautiful architectural homes.  The tour provides a fabulous look at Addison  Mizner’s Palm Beach. Mizner was Florida’s leading architect in the 1920’s. The tour includes the grand mansions in Palm Beach, Mar-A-Largo, the Woolworth Estate, Estee Lauder Estate, the Breakers Hotel, J. F. Kennedy’s church, Flagler Museum and the famous Worth Avenue.  

Monday, July 23 - 2 - 4:30pm - Tickets: $35

Sawgrass Mills Shopping


This is an afternoon that everyone will enjoy. The upscale shops at Sawgrass Mills Outlet Center include Neiman-Marcus Last Call, Saks Off-Fifth, Bloomingdale's, Movado, Coach Stuart Weiztman, Ferragamo, TAG Heuer, Burberry Factory Outlet, and Kate Spade New York, just to name a few. Sign up early to reserve your seat on the bus trip to a shoppers delight.


Saturday, July 21 - 11:30 - 5p.m. - Tickets: $30


Children & Teens Program


 NDA Convention 2012 will be a very busy and exciting week of things to do and see, places to go and  a world of new experiences.

2012 CAMP ANDA “Fun in the Sun” will be handled by  ACCENT on Children’s Arrangements, Inc.

Camp ANDA offers 3 fun-filled days packed with nonstop adventures. Parents can be confident that their children will have a safe and secure, age-appropriate, fun and educational experience. NDA conventions continue to offer positive and lasting memories for children.

Get Registered Early!!!

To Kick-off: There is a Mandatory Parent/Child/Teen Meeting: This meeting is                required to participate in Camp ANDA 2012, the Children & Teen Program. Every participant and at least 1 (one) parent must attend. The meeting will begin promptly at 3 p.m. and end at 5 p.m.

 Camp ANDA Highlights:

Outdoor Adventures

A day filled with running through obstacle courses, crab walks, swim in the pool and more the outdoor adventure on the Resort grounds. 

Boomers! Boca Raton

Discover what fun is all about! Test our skills at Go Karts, Bumper Cars,  Miniature Golf, Bowling, Laser Tag, and much more!

Sugar Sand Park   

A visit to the Children’s Science Explorium, a hands-on science center, where we will explore interactive exhibits and much more! Including the Carousel,  jumping horses and  chariots, this is one ride you don’t want to miss! We will head on over to the Science Playground next, where we will have a blast on tri-level playground with many interactive components.

Movies Galore

Movies Galore- Enjoy the newest releases on the big screen! Laugh, giggle, and scream as we watch a new release movie with lots of laughter.

Strikes at Boca

You and your friends will be bowled over as we have a grand time bowling the night away while somewhere in all of the excitement; we will find time to eat some pizza! 

Dave and Buster’s

Games and great food equal a great time for all ages. Some real fun in store for all with Skeeball, basketball and much, much, more.

Registration Form can be downloaded below. 

Boca Raton Resort & Club
Hotel reservations can be made now at call 561-447-3000
Be sure to Mention the National Dental Association (NDA) when making reservations

Glenna Livingston,
Apr 30, 2012, 12:14 PM