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Booking Office:
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Booking Office:
PO Box 620
Carlinville, IL 62626
On-site Office:
5724 M-32 West
Gaylord, MI 49735

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You can sign up to receive monthly emails from Lost Valley! Our monthly emails contain:

  • helpful event planning resources
  • inspirational articles
  • the latest news for on-site updates
  • last minute or special date options
  • information on the Christian Retreats Network and the other properties in the network

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who do i speak with?

  • Our Retreat Planner in Group Accounts will help you set up reservations for your off-site event.
  • Conference Services will assist you after your reservations have been made. They will guide you in planning out the details of your event; meeting setups, dietary needs, recreation schedules to name a few.
  • Our Guest Service Team will assist you while you are on the grounds for your event.

retreat planner

Paul Weber
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Paul will work with you to find available dates, affordable packages, and event options that fit your group’s exact needs. Paul has been with the Christian Retreats Network for 6 years, but comes to you with over 20 years in pastoral and event planning leadership.

conference services

Tony Van Duser
seasonal: 231-546-3851 | offseason: 517-522-6800
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After you book your off-site event with our retreat planner, Tony will help you plan out all the details. We like to say he’s the one that puts the puzzle pieces together! Tony will assign meeting spaces and lodge rooms, as well as work with you to get your meeting space set up to your specifications. He will also help you set up your agenda and schedule recreation and meals.

team leaders

Otis Buchan

Frances Buchan
Faholo Operations Manager

Tony Van Duser
Lost Valley Property Manager & Conference Services

Justin Haschemeyer
Group Accounts Manager

Paul Weber
Group Accounts

Stephanie Park
Group Accounts

Ashley Haschemeyer
Marketing Manager