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Tentative Schedule for Events on First Lady Truck Driver- “Queen of the Road on the High Seas Cruise”

Welcome Mixer Menu for the Cruise
Sunday 3/26/17 5:00 – 6:00 PM Alfred’s Lounge
Welcome Mixer with Allen Smith and Donna Smith of “Ask the Trucker” website and blog talk radio
Open Bar will have the following specialty drinks: Margaritas, Tequila Sunrise, Rum Punch also Red wine, White Wine, Sparkling Wine, Domestic & International Beers, Sodas, Regular Coffee and Tea will be available.

Hot & Cold Hors d’oeuvres

Baby Filet Mignon Wellington
Escargots in puff pastry
Polenta with Blackened Pork Tenderloin
Bacon wrapped sea scallop and pea pod

Roast beef roll with green asparagus spears
Jumbo shrimp butterfly with cocktail sauce
Assorted sushi including California style sushi
relish tray with tomatoes, radishes, celery, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, blue cheese dressing.

**This event is immediately after the safety drill that occurs when all ships leave port and it is before dinner so please be on time to make the most of it. We will go straight to dinner following this mixer event. The dinner on this particular night is not to fancy from my understanding but the dinner on Monday and Thursday is much more elegant.***

Monday 3/27/2017

Health Walk with Lori Baker on Deck walking track at 8:00 AM

*** Workshops will all be held in Conference Room

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Desiree Wood will talk about RWIT, with a short informal discussion on why and how it came to be formed including some information of harassment & discrimination that occurs in the some of the training fleets and current court cases.

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Christine Gray will give a personal safety presentation for 30 to 45 mins

Break for Lunch

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Allen Smith will give a self-defense instruction designed for women


3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Driver Advocates Round table to encourage drivers to become more educated and involved in our industry hosted by Pat Hockaday and Desiree Wood

Dinner Seating is at 6:00 PM Dressy Casual to Elegant

Tuesday 3/28/2017

We will be a Grand Turk Island having Fun; Dinner is at 6:00 PM

Wednesday 3/29/2017

We will be at Amber Cove , Dominican Republic having fun; Dinner is at 6:00 PM

Thursday 3/30/2017

Health Walk with Lori Baker on Deck walking track at 8:00 AM

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Hands ON! Social Media with Desiree Wood Please come ready with notes of what you want to learn and bring the device that you want help with. If you are setting up twitter please have your account set up already so I can show you how to improve your technique.

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Transitioning from Company Driver to Owner-Operator with Shannon Kousky (Morris) sponsored by Great Plains Transportation Services.

Break for Lunch

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM “Bold and Brave” Lesbians & TGirls who drive Big Rigs by Author and Professor Anne Gladys Balay

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Know Your Rights and Compliance by Jan Shelly EEOC Senior Trial Attorney (Ret.) from New Prime Discrimination Plaintiff Team.

3:15 PM to 5:00 PM Lady Truck Driver Round table Join us to talk about your truck driving job type to help others who are thinking about switching to a different level in the field. We will discuss all types of truck driving jobs, the pros and cons to consider.

Friday 3/31/2017

Nassau in the Bahamas 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Ship Sails **Please be back onboard by 3:30 PM

Degas Lounge Degas Lounge

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Dega’s Lounge “Queen of the Road” Awards Sponsored by HaulHound – Winners Announced and all Finalist Bio’s Read~Raffle/Drawing/Giveaways

Farewell Song by Cheryl Bean “Aloha Oe”

Closing Remarks

Saturday 4/1/2017 Return to Fort Lauderdale