Building A Successful Stepfamily Conference - Sponsored By Wright-Patt AFB...

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Vineyard Church

4051 Indian Ripple Road

Beavercreek, OH 45440

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Over 100 million people have a step family relationship. Created by author, therapist, and blended family expert Ron L. Deal, Smart Stepfamilies empowers remarried couples and stepfamilies for harmonious living. Join us on March 29th and 30th to learn, build and grow successful stepfamily relationships.

This event is sponsored by the Wright Patterson Air Force Base Chapel.

Tickets are $15 per family. Ticket includes conference materials, childcare for children ages 0-10 years old, dinner (Friday), and breakfast (Saturday).

The conference schedule is as follows:


Dinner– 5-5:45 pm (Child Check In – 5:15-5:45 pm)

Becoming Stepfamily Smart – 6-6:45 pm

Break – 6:45-7 pm

How To Cook A Stepfamily – 7-8 pm


Breakfast – 8:00-8:45 am (Child Check In – 8:15-8:45 am)

Marriage – Priority One -9-10:15 am

Break – 10:15-10:30 am

Attachment, Loss & Loyalty - 10:30--11:45 am

Stretch Break - 11:45--11:55 am

Pillars of Stepparent Success - 11:55--12:30 pm


Can I volunteer to help facilitate this event?

Absolutley! Please visit volunteersignup.org/XCTH4 to sign up!

Do I need to be active duty or an employee of Wright Patterson AFB to attend?

While active duty, reservist, national guard military members and WPAFB civilians do have priority registration (Feb 11 - Mar 1st) , this conference is not limited to them. All others are encouraged to sign up March 2nd - 22nd.

What happens if I am not base affiliated and I sign up before March 2nd?

You will be bumped down on the list until March 2nd. If there is no space available by March 2nd, you will be issued a refund.

Is childcare available?

Yes, childcare is available for children ages 0-10 years old. Unfortunatley, we cannot provide childcare for children over the age of 10.

Are meals available?

Yes. Meals are included in the price of the ticket. You will be asked to list your dietary restrictions during the registrations process. If you are concerned about the food being served and whether or not it will meet the dietary expectations for you and your family, it is encouraged that you bring your own prepared food to eat or eat before your arrival.

Can I sponsor a family?

Absolutley! Please email djuna.shorter.1.ctr@us.af.mil.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email djuna.shorter.1.ctr@us.af.mil.

What's the refund policy?

You can recieve a refund up to 7 days before the event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?


Can I update my registration information?

Please email djuna.shorter.1.ctr@us.af.mil.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Please email djuna.shorter.1.ctr@us.af.mil.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?


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