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  • Yes, meals are served on the weekend, but the menu is more limited. Only bag lunches consisting of sandwiches & chips are offered for lunch rather than a hot entree.
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  • The Front Desk phone number for the Red Lion Hotel Denver SE is 303- 695-1700. Their fax number is 303-745-7154. The WMDC Hotel Liaison is Kelly Krall. Her direct line is 303-306-3367, and her email is Kelly.Krall@redlion.com.
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  • You do not need a rental car to participate in any FEI program activity. There is a shopping center with a wide range of stores and other services (post office, dry clearning, bank, drug store, etc.) within walking distance of the FEI campus.
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  • Each participant has an individual hotel room. You will be staying at the Red Lion Denver Hotel SE in Aurora. The WMDC staff will make your room reservation. You do not need to contact the hotel unless you have special requirements.  In that case, please contact the WMDC Hotel Coordinator, Kelly Krall, at 303-306-3367.
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  • Permanent professional opportunities at FEI and the Management Development Centers are very limited. We do select three to five Executives In Residence each year at the FEI, and all centers have an active adjunct faculty program. All openings are posted at http://www.usajobs.gov . To discuss requirements for permanent Program Directors or other faculty, please contact each site independently: Federal Executive Institute Director 1301 Emmet Street Charlottesville, VA 22903-4899 Voice: 434-980-6200 TDD: 434-980-6299 Fax: 434- 979-1030 Email: fei@opm.gov Eastern Management Development Center Director 239 Lowe Drive Shepherdstown, WV 25443-9601 Voice: 304-870-8000 Fax: 304-870-8001 Email: emdc@opm.gov Western Management Development Center Director Cherry Creek Place 3151 South Vaughn Way, Suite 300 Aurora, CO 80014-3513 Voice: 303-671-1010 Fax: 303-671-1018 Email: wmdc@opm.gov
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  • Shepherdstown is approximately 85 miles from downtown Washington DC. A map will help you get to Shepherdstown.
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  • Yes, but it is not recommended due to the intense nature of our seminars. If you choose to bring a spouse or guest, the cost for guests 18 years and older is $20/night, children who are 13-17 years old is $10/night and children who are 12 years old and under is free.  Dining room meals cost, per person: Breakfast buffet- $8, Lunch buffet - $9, Dinner buffet - $18. For specific information please call Angie Kutcher, Clarion Hotel EMDC Liaison, at 304-870-7021.
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  • Normally there are no formal sessions in the evenings or weekends. However, participants should be prepared to meet with their presentation teams/consulting groups during evening hours. Denver and the Front Range have much to offer in the way of entertainment. Many participants get together for sightseeing, movies, shopping, skiing, or hiking. There is a fitness center located in the hotel. The hotel bell stand has details and additional information.  Information about the Mile Hi City will help you with your plans.
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  • The EMDC's Technology Center has computers with internet capability. If you need to access your work email, it will need to be web-based or you may bring your laptop that is configured for VPN. There is also wifi connection at the training center and hotel. 
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  • You can find information about course content in the leadership catalog. The Program Director of the specific class can answer in depth questions about the curriculum. The Program Coordinator can answer logistical questions.  Please call 304-870-7021.
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