From the HSLDA E-lert Service:


4/15/2002 2:02:11 PM
J. Michael Smith, Esq., President of HSLDA
Massachusetts--Announcing the 13th Annual MassHOPE Convention

From the HSLDA E-lert Service...

April 15, 2002

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends,

Home School Legal Defense Association thanks you for your loyalty and
partnership with us. Only by working together can we defend home
school freedom and keep the cost of membership low.

We want to let you know that we will be at an event in your area on
April 26 and 27. The 13th Annual Massachusetts Homeschool
Organization of Parent Educators (MassHOPE) Christian Home School
Convention will be held at the Worcester Centrum Centre, 50 Foster
Street, Worcester, Massachusetts. HSLDA Senior Counsel Christopher J.
Klicka will be speaking on "Balancing Family and Life
responsibilities," "The Case for Home Schooling," "The Battle for Our
Children's Minds," "The Home School Teenager: Standing Against the
Tide," and "Can a Home Schooler Be Admitted to and Succeed in
College?" His wife Tracy will be offering sessions on "How to Keep
Your Sanity While Home Schooling," "Tips on Child Training From a
Mother of Seven," and "Order in the House! Peace vs. Chaos in the

Again this year, we are offering a special incentive for new members.
First-time members who join HSLDA at the MassHOPE Christian Home
School Convention will receive a free book. Invite three of your
friends to come to the conference and sign up as new members. If they
note on their applications that you referred them, you'll receive a
free year of membership! In addition, existing members who renew for
two years at the conference receive a free book.

For more information about the MassHOPE Christian Home School
Convention, please contact MassHOPE at (978) 544-7892, e-mail, or visit

We look forward to seeing you and your friends! Please come by our
table and say " Hi!"


J. Michael Smith

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