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Reunion 2011

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Reunion 2011
Charlottesville, VA
Wed. 3 Aug. – Sat. 6 Aug. 2011

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Doubletree Hotel
990 Hilton Heights Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Voice: 1-434-973-2121 or 1-800-494-9467
Fax: 1-434-978-7735


  • Host:Randy Smith
    P.O. Box 6585
    Charlottesville, VA 22906
    Tel: 434-978-2189
    Cell: 434-760-0418
    Email: mrolds17@yahoo.com
  • Hotel Rate: $109 + Taxes – Ask for the USS Mansfield rate.
    • Use this link to book your reservations: LINK. Cut off date is July 23, 2011.
    • Parking is free.
    • Pets allowed.
    • See website for more amenities.
  • PLAN OF THE DAY
    • Wednesday, August 3, 2011
      Check in at Hospitality Room at the hotel. If you show up early I will have the Hospitality room open on Monday, August 1, 2011.
    • Thursday, August 4, 2011
      Load buses at 1015 to go to Michie Tavern for a great lunch at 1100. Reboard buses at 1245 for the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum tour. Some of the things on display are a recreated World War I trench, Woodrow Wilson’s Pierce-Arrow Limousine and gardens. Cost: $55 per person.
    • Friday, August 5, 2011
      Board buses at 1030 to go to the Wood Grill Buffet for a great lunch at 1100. Reboard the buses at 1245 for a tour of the Skyline Drive National Park. Be sure to bring a light jacket as the temperature is 10° cooler than in Charlottesville. You will see lots of whitetail deer and some black bear, all in the wild. We will have stops at overlooks, gift shops and at the Visitors Center. There is a 30-minute movie with all of the information about how the park came to be. The speed limit is 35 mph and we will travel 35 miles into the park and return by the same route. You will be able to see the great views of the Shenadoah Valley. Cost: $50 per person.
    • Saturday August 6, 2011
      0800 – Breakfast and calling numbers for the raffle prizes.1600 – Take photos for the reunion book.1700 – Happy Hour (Open bar).1800 – Banquet Buffet. There will be a color guard from the American Legion. Guest speaker will be newspaper writer David A. Maurer who was in the Army Special Forces in Vietnam. Music will be provided by former Statler Brothers band members. Cost: $75 per person.
    • Sunday August 7, 2011
      Departure.

Charlottesville 2011 Reunion

Photos courtesy of Jim Frazier

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