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CPP 2007 Conference Local Arrangements

Accommodations for CPP 2007 Conference

Prices quoted for July 2007. Contact directly for current rates and availability.

Lodging in North Manchester

The Treeway Inn
(3 miles from Manchester College)
1601 St. Rd. 114 West, North Manchester, IN 46962
Toll free: 1-877-982-9090
$60 + tax single, $64 + tax double; request conference rate.

Fruitt Basket Inn – bed & breakfast
(1.2 miles from Manchester College)
116 W. Main Street, North Manchester, IN 46962
4 rooms available on the second floor of 100 year old Victorian home. Breakfast included.
Suite for $100/night: 2 rooms (one king-sized bed, one full-sized bed) with shared bath
2 rooms for $75/night each: (king-sized beds and private baths)

The Hospitality House – historic bed and breakfast
(1 mile to campus)
202 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester, IN 46962
contact: Jennifer Pattison
telephone: 260-454-0720< or
4 distinctive rooms in Victorian hotel. Private baths, queen-sized beds, internet access, full breakfast. $75/night

On-campus dormitory housing
A limited number of rooms are available in the campus dormitories. Each room has two single beds and shares a communal washroom with the floor.
East Hall – rooms for women (6 rooms) Schwalm Hall – rooms for men (9 rooms)
$27.75 per night (per person), includes taxes, linens & towels.
Contact Katy Gray Brown at or 260-982-5343.

Home stays for students/low-income participants
We hope to arrange lodging (a range of guest rooms, spare futons, and floor space) for those who wish. Please contact Katy Gray Brown at or 260-982-5343 by October 15th if you would like free lodging.

Lodging near North Manchester
Huntington is just south of the route between North Manchester and the Fort Wayne airport. Warsaw lies north of North Manchester, away from the Fort Wayne airport.

Holiday Inn Express Huntington
(19.5 miles from Manchester College)
2205 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750
$79-$89 + tax/night

Super 8 Motel Huntington
(19 miles from Manchester College)
2801 Guilford Street (US 24 and Hwy 9), Huntington, IN 46750
$54.00 + tax/night (request Manchester College conference rate)

Ramada Plaza Warsaw
(20 miles from Manchester College)
2519 E Center Street ( US 30 and Center St), Warsaw, IN 46580 US
Phone: 574-269-2323
$74.00 + tax (king or two doubles). Request the Manchester College rate when booking.

Transportation to Manchester College

Manchester College is located in North Manchester, Indiana, about 35 miles west of Fort Wayne and 100 miles north of Indianapolis.

By air:
Fort Wayne, IN (35 miles) Airport code: FWA
South Bend, IN (76 miles) Airport code: SBN
Indianapolis, IN (115 miles) Airport code: IND
Chicago Midway (147 miles) Airport code: MDW
Chicago O’Hare (160 miles) Airport code: ORD

Free shuttles will be arranged from the airport in Fort Wayne to Manchester College. Two shuttles will run to Manchester College (one Thursday late afternoon, one Thursday evening). Shuttles will be offered to the Fort Wayne airport on Sunday after the morning conference sessions. Contact Katy Gray Brown ( if you wish to use these shuttles.

Rental cars are available at all airports. If you are planning on renting a car and are willing to offer space for others, we encourage you to post a message on the CPP listserve ( Note: In order to post a message, you must be a subscriber to the CPP listserver. You may subscribe to the list by sending a message to and typing in the body of the message the words “subscribe cpp” followed by your first and last name. You will then be sent an e-mail with instructions on how to confirm your request.

Other than limited on-campus rooms, motel accommodations are not within convenient walking distance from the conference. We will help to arrange local car pools for conference participants at the beginning and end of each day, if necessary.

Free parking will be available for conference participants.

Facilities and services at Manchester College

The campus cafeteria and snack bar will be open for those who wish to eat on campus. Local restaurant information will be available upon conference arrival.

All conference activities will be in fully accessible buildings. If there are other ability accommodations that you would like, we will work to make arrangements for you. With advance notice, we will facilitate child care arrangements for those bringing children to the conference. Please contact Katy Gray Brown ( as soon as possible with your requests.

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