6201 Towncenter Drive, Suite 240, Clemmons, NC 27012

2020 Spring Board Meeting

Asheville, North Carolina

Spring Board Meeting

CRL hosts an annual Spring Board Meeting for the purpose of holding elections, considering the financial statements and reports from the Audit, Budget and Expense, Claims Management and Reporting, Investment Policy, Personnel Policy and Underwriting policy committees to determine governing effectiveness of guidelines and reported results. The CRL board will continually establish best practices and determine governing with 100% transparency. This meeting also serves the purpose of transacting any other business as may come before the meeting to include vendor updates and partner reports.

The 2020 CRL Spring Board Meeting will be held at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. Below is pertinent information for your travel plans.


The Omni Grove Park Inn sits on 150 acres about 2,000 feet above sea level in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. The luxury Asheville, North Carolina, resort is near the crossroads of Interstates 40 and 26 and just 1.5 miles from downtown. The AAA Four Diamond resort is 17 miles from Asheville Regional Airport.


Take I-240 into Asheville. Exit 5B/Charlotte Street. From I-240 East, turn left on Charlotte Street or from I-240 West, turn right on Charlotte Street. Proceed north on Charlotte Street for approximately 0.7 miles. Turn right on Macon Avenue and continue for 0.8 miles. The Omni Grove Park Inn entrance will be on your left

Nearby Cities:

  • Greenville, South Carolina – 1 hours
  • Gatlinburg, Tennessee – 1.75 hours
  • Charlotte, North Carolina – 2 hours
  • Knoxville, Tennessee – 2 hours
  • Columbia, South Carolina – 2.5 hours
  • Atlanta, Georgia – 3.5 hours


Asheville Regional Airport, North Carolina (AVL)
17 miles and 20 minutes away with daily service provided by:

  • Allegiant Air
  • Continental Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • United Express
  • US Airways

Non-stop flights are available from:

  • Atlanta
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago
  • Detroit
  • Houston
  • Newark
  • New York – LaGuardia
  • Orlando
  • Philadelphia

Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina (GSP)
65 miles and 75 scenic minutes away. Approximately 1.2 million passengers a year are served by seven airlines offering 71 daily departures including non-stop service to 17 major cities across the U.S.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport, North Carolina (CLT)
2 hours down the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains is the Carolinas’ premier air facility. Charlotte Douglas averages 684 daily departures and 34.5 million passengers annually. This airport is ranked among the nation’s top airports.


Valet (standard parking rates):

  • Guests can drive up to the main entrance at The Omni Grove Park Inn and be assisted by a valet for $22 for overnight guests and $15 for day guests.

Garage Parking (standard parking rates):

  • Garage parking is available to our day and overnight guests. The first (3) hours are complimentary, 3 – 6 hours is $10 and 6 – 24 hours is $15.


Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2020

Meeting Dates: May 11 – May 13, 2020
Location: The Omni Grove Park Inn | 290 Macon Avenue, Asheville, NC, 28804
Reservations: 800.348.5800

Hotel Reservation: Room reservations can be made online (click here), or by calling the resort directly at 800.438.5800.  Please reference “County Reinsurance, Limited” when making your reservations via phone.

*Sleeping Room Cutoff Date: *April, 10th  (Rooms are assigned on a first come, first serve basis until our block is full so please register early)

**Check in:  4:00 pm  |  Check Out:  11:00 am

Room Locations are subject to change

Transportation: There are several transportation options and directions to the hotel, but please note that Charlotte Douglas Airport (CLT) is the main hub for flights connecting into Asheville, NC (AVL).  If you don’t connect from Charlotte directly into Asheville by plane, you can rent a car but please note that the Omni Grove Park Inn  is still 126 miles away (about 2 and 1/2 hours by car) without traffic. Please factor this into your travel plans.  Please (Click here) to learn more.

Golf Outing Onsite at Donald Ross designed Course:  Golf tee times available for CRL group beginning @ 1:00 pm on Tuesday May 12, 2020 for anyone interested.  Please notify Pam Frassineti via her email address:  pam.frassineti@countyre.org or call her cell (704) 641-3189 if you would like to reserve a tee time.  Available Times:  1:00, 1:10 and 1:20.

Monday, May 11th

CRL Members and Meeting Attendees
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Business Meeting – Pavilion

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM Break – Pavilion

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Business Meeting – Pavilion

CRL Members, Spouses and their Guests
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Reception – Vanderbilt Terrace (Rain Backup – Vanderbilt Gallery)

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Dinner – Vanderbilt Terrace (Rain Backup – Vanderbilt Gallery)

CRL Reception/Dinner

CRL Members and their Spouses & Guests

Chicken: Roasted Chicken Breast

Beef: Seared Beef Filet

Fish: Crab Stuffed Lobster

Vegetarian Entrée

Tuesday, May 12th

CRL Members and Meeting Attendees
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast Buffet – Pavilion

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Business Meeting – Pavilion

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Morning Break – Pavilion

10:15 AM – 12:00 PM Business Meeting – Pavilion

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch – Pavilion

Afternoon Free Time Options:  Please Choose from Option #1, Option #2 or Option #3 below:

(Option #1) – Antler Hill Village & Ice Creamery/Biltmore Estate Private Guided Tour; (Option #2) – Biltmore Estate Private Guided Tour; or (Option #3) – Golfing onsite at the Grove Park Inn Donald Ross Course.

(All options followed by Reception and Dinner beginning at 6:30 PM at The Bilmore Estate.)

2:20 PM  –  6:00 PM              Option #1 – Board Accents On Asheville Motor Coach from hotel Vanderbilt Wing Atrium, 7th level (not front entrance).  Motor Coach will depart at 2:30 sharp!

3:50 PM  –  6:00 PM              Option #2 – Board Accents On Asheville Shuttle from hotel Vanderbilt Wing Atrium, 7th level (not front entrance).  Shuttle will depart at 4:00 sharp!

12:45 PM  –   5:20 PM               Option #3 – Golf onsite at the Grove Park Inn Donald Ross designed Course just outside of Pavilion venue; Golf cart pick up at 12:45 pm just outside the Pavilion

(5:50 PM  –  6:00 PM              Golfers Board Accents On Asheville Motor Coach Shuttle from hotel Vanderbilt Wing Atrium, 7th level (not front entrance).  Shuttle will depart at 6:00-ish)

CRL Reception/Dinner at Lioncrest Courtyard/Veranda

CRL Members, Meeting Attendees, Spouses & Guests

Chicken: Herb Grilled Chicken Breast – Pomegranate Molasses Glaze

Beef: Prime Rib Mushroom Demi, Horseradish Creme Fraiche

Fish: Trout Almandine – Green Beans, Toasted Almonds

Vegetarian Entrée: Squash Primavera – Zucchini, Rainbow Carrots, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Garden Pesto

 The Biltmore Estate – Lioncrest Courtyard/Veranda

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM The Biltmore – Reception at Lioncrest Courtyard – Enjoy beverages/Hors d’oeuvres

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM The Biltmore – Dinner at Lioncrest Veranda

Wednesday, May 13th

CRL Members and Meeting Attendees
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast – Pavilion

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM *Business Meeting – Pavilion

10:30 AM Meeting Adjourned

* (If needed)

Please complete the CRL Registration Form by clicking either the “CRL Member Registration” link or the “Non-CRL Member” link at the bottom of the page.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Pam Frassineti at 336.354.4052.

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