THE GRANDMA HOME HOUSE RETREAT

EVENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Thank you for choosing The Grandma Home House Retreat (TGHHR) to host your special event. Our staff is dedicated to providing you the best service possible to make your event successful. To ensure that your event goes as planned, please read TGHHR policies and procedures.

 

PAYMENT

All events scheduled at TGHHR must be paid in full two weeks prior to your scheduled event. A deposit will be required at the time of booking with the Event Manager. Your event may also be guaranteed for payment with the following credit cards: American Express, Visa, Master Card and Discover. These may be used on our secure website. Your contract will fully outline the amounts for deposit and rental fees for your event. 

 

CONTRACTS AND DEPOSITS

A signed contract and deposit will be required to reserve TGHHR. A deposit of 25% of the total rental cost is required to confirm the requested event date(s). A deposit of 50% of the total rental cost is due 60 days prior to the event date(s), and 100% of the total cost of the event is due 14 days prior to event.

 

EVENT ORDER

To ensure a successful event, your final Event Order should be submitted to the Event Manager 30 days prior to your event. Catering or kitchen needs, room arrangements, outdoor seating and tent usage, as well as all other details pertaining to this event, should be listed on your event order. Anything not specified on your event order should not be expected. Any changes to your event order less than 30 days from your scheduled event must be approved or denied by the Event Manager. 

 

CANCELLATION/REFUNDS

In the event that your function is cancelled, the deposit will be refunded based on the following schedule:

  1. 90 days or more: an amount equal to three-fourths (75%) of the deposit will be refunded.
  2. 60 days or more: an amount equal to half (50%) of the deposit will be refunded.
  3. 30 days or more: an amount equal to one-fourth (25%) of the deposit will be refunded.
  4. 29 days or less: non-refundable.

 

GUEST RESPONSIBILITY

An organization or individual scheduling an event (person actually signing the contract) will assume full responsibility of the behavior of guests attending the event. The same organization or individual will assume liability for damages

 

 

incurred to the property of TGHHR.  Flammable substances are not permitted on the grounds of TGHHR. All decorations must be discussed with and approved by the Event Manager prior to event. Any items brought in by the organization or individual must be removed from the property when the event is scheduled to end, unless prior arrangements have been made with the event manager.

 

Intoxicants

The use of all intoxicants are strictly prohibited on the property of TGHHR. These include, but are not limited to the following: alcohol, unlawfully used prescription drugs, and illegal drugs. If at any time during the event intoxicants are found on the property, the organization or individual hosting the event will be notified and the event will be immediately terminated. In the case that the event is terminated, there will be no refund. If illegal drugs are found, seen or suspected of being used, law enforcement will be notified without warning.

 

 

Pets

TGHHR has a no pets allowed policy, with the exception of Guide Dogs for the legally blind or those who are visually impaired. In this case, the individual or organization hosting the event will be held responsible for making sure the pet is cleaned up after.

 

WATER ACTIVITIES

All water activities at TGHHR are monitored by certified life guards provided by TGHHR. Life guards are provided at a ratio of 1:25 (one life guard per 25 guests), and the costs will be included in your contract. 

 

 

AUDIO/VISUAL

Audio/Visual equipment, provided by TGHHR, is to be operated strictly by TGHHR staff and IT department. The organization or individual will be held responsible for any damages to audio/visual equipment during the event.

 

Prohibitory Policies

Weapons of any kind are NOT allowed. If an object or device is used in order to inflict damage or harm to living beings, structures or systems, then it is considered a weapon. If weapons are found, or suspected of being used or concealed, then law enforcement will be notified and the event will be immediately terminated.Hunting and fishing on TGHHR property is NOT allowed. Those who have taken any wild life from TGHHR lake will be asked to return it, and must immediately leave the premises. If hunting and fishing take place during an event and is carried out by the responsible party or its guest(s), the event will be terminated and the offenders will be asked to leave the property.

Picking fruit and/or flowers on TGHHR property is strictly prohibited. If the responsible party or its guest is found gathering TGHHR flowers or its fruit, the event will be terminated and the offenders will be asked to leave the property.

Our Facility: The Lake

The Grandma Home House Retreat's 3-acre Lake is always action-packed, whether it's lively dues to the Bluegill and Bass fish swimming about or whether people are on pedal boats and kayaks. The Lake is home to two type of fish, turtle, frogs, tadpoles and other aquatic creatures, and is often visited by animals such as pelicans and cranes. Along with boating, catch-and-release fishing is also allowed during certain events. The Grandma Home House Retreat provides its guests with life jackets and lifeguards for every event utilizing the Lake.

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Historical Significance

The Grandma Home House Retreat lies along historic U.S. Hwy. 80, better known as "The Black Belt Nature Heritage Trail."


About Our Team

The Grandma Home House Retreat has two Certified Event Planners to assist with all of your event needs, including planning, sound system setup, catering, and more. Each Retreat personnel is CPR/First-Aid certified, and there is a certified Water Safety Instructor on staff.

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Contact Us

386 Campbell Road
Pike Road, Alabama 36064

Phone
(334) 207-8028 main
email
thegrandmahomehouseretreat@gmail.com
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