FOR RELEASE:
December 21st, 2004

DISCOUNTED GROUP ROOM RATES SET FOR AWARDS BANQUET. $59.00 DISCOUNTED RATE FOR 1 OR 2 BEDS.

BINGHAMTON, NYA special discounted group room rate has been established for the awards dinneron Saturday, January 8th at the Binghamton Regency Hotel and Conference Center. Toll free reservations can be made at 800-723-7676 or locally at 607-722-7575. Be sure to mention that you will be attending the banquet when you call for your reservations. The discounted rate is $59 per room.

Below is a listing ofdirections to the Binghamton Regency Hotel and Conference Center.

FROM 81(NORTHBOUND): Exit 5 (Front Street).Turn left onto Front Street, go straight to East Clinton Street and turnleft. Go over bridge and turn right atfirst light onto Water Street. Hotel will be on your right.

FROM 17 (WESTBOUND): Follow 17 West to 81 North. Exit 5 (Front Street), go straight to East Clinton Street and turn left. Go over bridge and turn right at first light onto Water Street. Hotel will be on your right.

FROM 81(SOUTHBOUND): Exit 5 (Front Street). Turn left at light onto Front Street, straight to sixth traffic light and turn left onto East Clinton Street. Go over bridge and turn right at first lightonto Water Street. Hotel will be on your right.

FROM 88(WESTBOUND): Follow 88 West to 81 South. Exit 5 (Front Street). Turn left at light onto Front Street, straight to sixth traffic light and turn left onto East Clinton Street. Go over bridge and turn right at first light onto Water Street. Hotel will be on your right.

FROM 17(EASTBOUND): Exit 72 (FrontStreet). Right at light onto Front Street, go to third traffic light and turn left onto East Clinton Street. Go over bridge and turn right at first light onto Water Street. Hotel will be on your right.