2017 Reunion

Click on the below link to see the TWO page form.  Print it out, fill it in, and send it to Dave Blake at the address at the bottom of the form.

Also, if you have a preference on the 2018 reunion, enter that info in the section above Dave's contact info.

Registration Form

Hotel

DoubleTree New Orleans Airport Hotel
2150 Veterans Blvd., Kenner, LA. 70062
Front desk phone: 504-476-3111

Reservations for the 2017 reunion may now be made. The group rate of $99 (plus taxes) includes breakfast for up to two people per room and is good from September 11 – 20, 2017.

To reserve a room, it is recommended that you call 1-800-222-8733 and mention the booking code BGR. This is the fastest and easiest way to reserve a room. IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIAL REQUESTS, example: a room close to the elevator, a room on a lower floor, refrigerator in your room, handicap accessible room or really any other special request, please call Jonathan Hurst at 504-303-3010 between the hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm CST, Monday – Friday.

Please reserve your room NO LATER THAN 3:00pm CST, August 25, 2017. Rooms may be reserved after that time at the group rate only if they’re available. No guarantees are made after this cutoff time and date. To insure that you get the room you want at the group rate, reserve before this time and date. If a reservation is being made after 8/25/17, call Jonathan Hurst at 504-303-3010. Any reservation may be cancelled WITHOUT PENALTY if cancellation is made 72 hours or more from the check-in date. If a reservation is cancelled less than 72 hours, one nights room rent will be charged.

There is a free airport shuttle that runs to and from Louis Armstrong International airport 24 hours.
Onsite parking is complimentary for our group.
About 80% of the rooms have refrigerators but if you need one, be sure to let them know.

Click here to go to the link to the hotel's web site


Itinerary

Thursday, September 14th

Arrival and check in day. The registration desk and Hospitality room is open from Noon - 6:00PM and then again after the meeting (below) for a while.

6:00PM - Italian buffet dinner served in the Jefferson Ballroom followed by an Informational Meeting at 7:00PM. If you did not register for the dinner this evening, please join us at 7:00PM for the Information Meeting. No other activities are scheduled for today.

Friday, September 15th

Day ONE of a TWO day visit to the National WWII Museum. The buses will depart the hotel at 9:00AM for our visit to the Museum. Please see additional museum transportation for detailed instructions/information sheet in your registration packet.

5:30PM- Social Hour for Individual Groups Dinner. Cash bar is open from 5:30PM- 7:30PM. (Hospitality room is closed during this time.)

6:30PM - Dinner is served. Individual banquet room assignments will not be made until closer to the event to get a good idea of what size each group will be.

Saturday, September 16th

Day TWO of a TWO day visit to the National WWII Museum. The buses will depart the hotel at 9:00AM for our visit to the Museum. Please see additional museum transportation for detailed instructions/information sheet in your registration packet.

2:00PM-4:00PM- Presentations by the Veterans on life during WWII in the Jefferson Ballroom.

5:30PM- Social Hour for Combined Group Banquet. Cash bar is open from 5:30PM- 7:30PM. (Hospitality room is closed during this time.)

6:30PM - Dinner is served in the Jefferson Ballroom. Entertainment to follow dinner.

Sunday, September 17th

8:30AM- Memorial Service in Bayou room.

NOON- City Tour Of New Orleans. A tour of the city's significant sights with stops at an above ground cemetery and the Morning Call Coffee Shop & Cafe.

6:00PM- Farewell Dinner in the Bayou room.

This dinner concludes our 2017 reunion.

WWII MUSEUM & FRENCH QUARTER TRANSPORTATION

There will be buses at the back entrance of the hotel and on both Friday and Saturday they will leave at 9:00AM to drop off at the WWII Museum by 9:30AM.

Both days there will be shuttle buses available beginning at 2:00PM at the museum to pick people up. They will pick up at the same spot where you were dropped off in the morning. After leaving the museum, they will make a stop in the French Quarter to let anyone off that wants to explore that historic part of the city or pick up anyone ready to go back to the hotel. The bus will go from the French Quarter back to the hotel.

This circuit will be repeated again with a 3:00PM and 4:00PM at the museum. The LAST PICK-UP of the day will be at the museum at 4:00PM and the French Quarter at 4:15PM.

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