Below you will find the departure times and places for the Defending the American Dream Summit. The buses heading to Washington, DC will leave promptly at the departure times below on Friday morning, November 4. Dont be late because the buses cannot wait for youthey are on a tight schedule. You will arrive back at these locations late Saturday night, November 5 (and in some cases the early morning hours of November 6). In the next few days, you will receive an email with more details about the trip. For more information, see www.defendingthedream.com or call 919.839.1011.
***Please note that Wilmington and some other locations are NOT the same as in the past.
Defending the American Dream Summit 2011
Southern Pines 4:00 AM Depart from parking lot at Carter Bank and Trust (former Peoples Bank) 42 Pinecrest Belk Plaza, Southern Pines, NC 28387
Sanford 4:30 AM Depart from Grace Chapel Church parking lot at 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy. (Route 1). Park in church lot as close to Chatlee Boat and Marine property as possible.
Dunn 5:30 AM Depart from Roses Store parking lot at 1915 West Cumberland Street, (Highway 421) Dunn, NC. Park away from the storefront.
New Bern 4:30 AM Depart parking lot of Temple Baptist Church, 1500 Kingdom Way, New Bern, NC 28560.
Greenville 5:30 AM Depart parking lot of City Hotel and Bistro, 203 SW Greenville Boulevard, Greenville, NC 27834. Park in parking lot beside Landmark Road.
Wilson 6:30 AM Depart from Hampton Inn at 5606 Lamm Road, Wilson, NC 27896. Exit 121 off I-95. Behind McDonalds. Park as far from the building as possible and arrive early enough to drop off your name, make and model of car, and auto license tag number at the Hampton Inn front desk.
Bolivia 3:30 AM Depart from the parking lot of BCAR at 101 Stone Chimney Place, Supply, NC 28462. Park in back left corner of the lot near gas station at the tree line.
Wilmington 4:20 AM Depart from the parking lot of Sams Club, 412 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403. Park in the parking area near fuel station/car wash where the cars come OUT of the car wash.
Rocky Mount 7:00 AM Depart from Gateway Convention Center parking lot at 651 North Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Park facing the Outback. Please arrive early enough to drop your name, make and model of car, and auto license tag number at the Doubletree front desk.
Raleigh 6:00 AM Depart from District Drive Park and Ride lot at 4050 District Drive, Raleigh, NC. District Drive is off Blue Ridge Road near I-40/Wade Avenue.
Wake Forest 6:30 AM Depart from Lowes Foods parking lot at 12524 Capital Blvd. (US 1 N), Wake Forest, NC 27587. This shopping center is located north of intersection with 98 Business. Park near the service drive across from Cruisers gas station/mart.
Huntersville/Charlotte 3:30 AM Depart from Lake Norman Baptist Church parking lot, 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
Winston-Salem 4:45 AM Depart from parking lot at Grace Baptist Temple, 3305 Peters Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27127 Park out by the road.
Greensboro 5: 30 AM Depart from parking lot of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 5120 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405. Corner of Highway 70 East (Wendover Ave. extension) and Mt. Hope Church Road. From Greensboro, go Wendover Ave. East. When Wendover ends and becomes Highway 70, church is on the right at the first stoplight. From I-40/85 Exit number 132 (Mt. Hope Church Rd.) to Burlington Road.