42nd Annual Dispatcher's Convention



Cocktail Reception - Thursday, April 20, 6 - 8 p.m.

Enjoy a cocktail reception at the Casa Monica hotel poolside.  Mix and mingle, catch up with old friends and make new ones.  


Golf at the Palencia Club - Friday, April 21, 11:30 a.m.

Our challenging Arthur Hill’s designed 7,071-yard masterpiece golf course winds through centuries-old maritime oak trees and along the Intracoastal Waterway.  The generous practice areas include a 400-yard double-sided range along with 10,000 square feet of putting and chipping areas. Transportation is provided in addition to a box lunch.  

*All golfers must have a collared shirt, long pants, or walking shorts.  The course does not allow t-shirts, tank tops, athletic shorts, cut-off shorts, or denim.                           

$130 fee per person


 "Corks and Forks" Tasting Tour - Friday, April 21, 6 - 9 p.m.

Eat, drink and taste your way through St. Augustine on this fantastic tour! Tantalize your taste buds on this 3 hour Tasting experience! As we stroll downtown, you will learn where the local foodies dine, taste farm fresh ingredients that inspire local chefs, sip glorious boutique wines and explore beautiful historic streets! Your tour will include mouth-watering food tastings from one-of-a-kind specialty food shops and eateries as well as an insider's view of St. Augustine.  

Gain a unique glimpse into the rich history, treasured architecture, offbeat venues and majestic homes while traversing St. Augustine's famous brick lined streets. Your friendly host will show you what's hot in the St. Augustine food and wine scene as you visit 4 or more delicious specialty shops and restaurants that are proud of their commitment to local, sustainable ingredients and handmade treats. You'll taste and chat with other food & wine loving guests and leave the tour with a host of memories - not to mention restaurant recommendations for your next trip! This one-of-a-kind tasting experience brings you to where the locals dine - low key, hidden gems that share the uniquely unpretentious vibe of the city.

Your experience includes:

  • 3 hour food and wine tasting experience
  • Informative historic tour between venues
  • Experienced and licensed Tour Hosts
  • Active Escapes representative available during all activities
  • All beer, wine, and food samples included in price
  • All venue and guide gratuities and taxes included 

$135 fee per person


St. Augustine Ghost & Pub Tour - Friday, April 21, 7:45 - 9:45 p.m.

Led by Natasha Yalovay and Tim Helenthal.  Your professional tour guide meets you after dinner to elaborate why St. Augustine is considered one of the most haunted places in America. A favorite of TV’s Ghost Hunters, the Ancient City takes on a whole new atmosphere when the moon is out and you walk the dark narrow streets led by lantern. We walk past the graveyards to tell the story of the eternal bride, the restless judge, and others who just refuse to leave. The cobblestone passageways are a perfect setting for the tales of murder and mystery in the historic district. Mid way we stop at a pub to enjoy an adult beverage. Your guide creates an interactive tour atmosphere which is fun for everyone. 

Your experience includes:

  • Ghost Tour and Pub Stop
  • One drink at Pub Stop
  • Experienced and licensed Tour Hosts

$70 fee per person


Golf at Southampton Golf Club - Saturday, April 22, 8:30 a.m.

This course is designed to offer every golfer the appropriate risk/reward situations that challenge the experienced player and offer encouragement to the novice.  Transportation is provided.       

*All golfers must have a collared shirt, long pants, or walking shorts.  The course does not allow t-shirts, tank tops, athletic shorts, cut-off shorts, or denim.                   

$120 fee per person


Private Schooner Charter - Saturday, April 22, 2 - 4 p.m.

****At capacity contact Eileen Sherman at 800-722-9144 before registering****


Eileen Sherman will join everyone for this wonderful event.  View St. Augustine's historic skyline from a unique perspective.  Watch the sun set behind our beautiful city, and then be dazzled by the lights that illuminate St. Augustine. Music, wind in the sails, and the sunset-drenched landscape provide a perfect end to your day on the town. 


The ship is an authentic replica of a 19th century blockade runner. She is a 72', double masted, gaff-rigged, topsail schooner. She was built in Norfolk, VA in 1982 by famed Naval architect Merritt Walters. Freedom is frequently inspected by the USCG and carries all of the equipment necessary to ensure a safe and fun outing.

Your experience includes:

  • Two hour charter
  • All beverages (beer, wine, and soft drinks)
  • All gratuities, taxes, etc.

$75 fee per person


Closing Dinner - Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m. - ?

Say good bye to your friends and wish them well.  Cocktails at Casa Monica starting at 6 p.m., dinner to follow at 7 p.m.