Awards Banquet

Page last updated: October 5, 2018

Diamond Rails Forever PCR/FRRS Joint 2019 Annual Awards Banquet will be held Saturday night (time TBA) and is included in the Registration Package Special. Social/Cocktail Hour TBA for everyone to renew old friendships and make new ones.

Banquet Speaker

Charlie Getz

Our NMRA President, Charlie Getz, has had an eventful term. Charlie will no doubt have some great anecdotal stories as well as insights and thoughts on what the future holds for NMRA and model railroading.

Charlie Getz served as Western Area VP on the Pacific Coast Region Board, as well as President, PCR Trustee, and At-Large North American Director. He chaired the Long Range Plan Committee and was the primary author of the new NMRA regulations. He’s received numerous President’s Awards and is an Honorary Life Member.

Banquet Menu

A delicious buffet:

House salad with seasonal garnish and champagne vinaigrette


  • Pecan Topped Chicken Breast with Bourbon Brown Sugar Glaze
  • Slow Grilled Sliced Tri Tip with Rosemary Derni
  • Seared Salmon with Lemon Cream


  • Chef’s selection of seasonal vegetables
  • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Basmati Rice Pilaf
  • Herb Couscous
  • Baked rolls and butter


Coffee, decaf coffee, tea, iced tea, or lemonade

Dessert table

Two or three items – chef’s choice

Special Diet

Vegetarian or special diet needs can be accommodated but you must notify us in advance to make arrangements. The registration form includes an area to indicate vegetarian or special diet. Please contact the facilities chairman, Scott McAllister to confirm/arrange this.

Don’t Miss It!

Truly a day you won’t want to miss! Additional Banquet tickets for non-attending spouses/SOs or Day Fares are available on the Company Store page for TBA.


Scott McAllister
Banquet Chairman