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57th BIENNIAL NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAS
Vickie M. Feist
Second Vice National Regent
2018 National Convention Chair
SI O UX FALL S, SOUT H DA KOTA * JULY 18- 22, 2018
reeting CDA Members!
The 57th Biennial National Convention will be
held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a city named after
the waterfall created during the last ice age about 14,000
years ago in the Big Sioux River. The city boasts more than
70 parks and greenways with the best known being Falls
Park, established around the city's namesake waterfalls.
The 2018 Catholic Daughters of the Americas Convention
will be held July 18-22, 2018, with pre-convention tours July
15-17 and a special post-convention tour July 22-24.
This is a convention you will certainly want to attend.
State Regent Brenda Anderson and Immediate Past State
Regent Barb Wiechmann are working hard with the South
Dakota Convention Committees to provide you with a most
delightful trip to South Dakota's largest city. Not only are
they thrilled to be hosting the first national convention ever
held in South Dakota, they are also inviting all attending
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the convention to a special evening celebration of the 100th
anniversary of the South Dakota State Court!
You will surely want to arrive early for the convention to
enjoy some delightful tours all day Sunday and Monday
as well as Tuesday morning. On Tuesday July 17, the
convention headquarters at the Sheraton Hotel and the
Denny Sanford Arena will be hopping with informative and
helpful workshops during the afternoon and a concert by
renowned Catholic recording artist Kathy Troccoli in the
National conventions are about so much more than just
the meetings to be sure. They are about celebrating our
faith through rich liturgies, deepening our relationship
with our Lord Jesus Christ, enjoying time relaxing with CDA
friends old and new, and growing our knowledge of all that
Come to experience this wonderful mid-western city on