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Event Venue Hotel:
Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
“Select” rooms (2 Queen or 2 King): $135/night, includes one parking pass
“Classic” rooms (1 Queen or 1 King): $104/ night, includes one parking pass
**FOR STUDENTS ONLY** “Classic” rooms with 2 singles: $89/ night, includes one parking pass **(We are only able to offer a limited number of rooms at this rate. Please use the conference Slack channel to find a roommate.)**
Contact the Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel to make your reservation.
Note: The Georgia Center booking code is 93995
**Block rate ending April 26**
There are block rates available for conference attendees at the following hotels in Downtown Athens:
Holiday Inn Express
513 W. Broad Street, Athens, GA 30601
Ph: (706) 546-8122
Holiday Inn Express code is FHV which can be used when booking online or when calling.
King and double rooms: $99/ night + $5/day per vehicle parking.
**Block rate ends April 30**
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
220 S. Hull Street , Athens, GA 30605
Ph: (706) 850-2072 (The Springhill Suites code is AFH when calling to make reservations by phone.)
Online: Book your group rate for AFHVS-ASFS
King and double rooms: $124/ night + $10/ day per vehicle parking. Wifi and breakfast included.
**Block rate ends April 26**
Other Lodging Options:
We encourage you to search nearby options though AirBNB.com , ATH|BNB , hotels.com or connect with other members of the conference community for lodging opportunities on the conference Slack channel.
Note: There won’t be any childcare provided by the conference, but there are multiple options for childcare in Athens:
University Childcare Center
Phone #: (706) 227-5316
111 Bowstrom Road, Athens, GA 30606
(11-minute drive to GA Center)
Note: Drop-in childcare is offered here, but availability depends on whether enrolled students are absent that day (so not very reliable, but could be an option if checked on the day of conference).
FetchIt was created by several Athens moms who desired to connect with local UGA students to assist them with miscellaneous chores and to utilize some of our student’s amazing talents! Many moms at UGA use FetchIt to find babysitters and nannies.
How does FetchIt work? Request to join the FetchIt group, pay $1.99/mo through PayPal (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick…), and get access to students who will work for cash and Athens locals who need help! Click this link to join the group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1442448006045622/
Rocksprings Day Care
Phone #: (706) 548-1000
225 Rocksprings Ct, Athens, GA 30606
(4-minute drive from GA Center)
A Passion 4 Kids
Phone #: (706) 850-1833
1555 S Barnett Shoals Rd, Athens, GA 30605
(8-minute drive from GA Center)
Phone #: (706) 543-1104
1145 Cedar Shoals Dr, Athens, GA 30605
(10-minute drive from GA Center)
Contacting these daycares prior to the conference is recommended to see which one best matches your daycare preferences. Other daycare centers in Athens can be found here.
There is also a ‘Mother’s Room’ for nursing moms in the Georgia Center: https://www.momspumphere.com/places/place/details/3252_uga-conference-center-and-hotel