President’s Reception

2020 President’s Reception

Location/Time/Date: TBA

This year’s  President’s Reception honored Dr. C. Blake Simpson during the ALA 140th Annual Meeting. Entertainment was provided by the The Willy Kickit Band of which Dr. Simpson was an original member before he pursued his current career in our field. Dr. Simpson joined the group on stage for a couple of selections.

ALA Fellows and members, joined by other attendees, enjoyed the performance, excellent food and beverage and the opportunity to socialize with the more than 150 colleagues.

Tickets will become available for the 2020 President’s Reception that will honor President Paul Flint beginning February 20, 2020.  Once available, you will be able  to purchase tickets online using this  link to print an invoice for tickets  with the mailing address and fax number. Tickets  purchased on or before  March 29, 2020 will be available for $90 for ALA members and $120 beginning April 16th.  Non-members may purchase tickets during the same time period for $100 and $120.  For payment via credit card (VISA, MasterCard or American Express), PayPal is available; however, payment via check is accepted. To obtain a digit invoice, contact  our Administrator, Maxine Cunningham, at or by phone at 615-812-6170.


Dr. Paul W. Flint, President