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The moment you've been waiting for – USS Beale 2019 Reunion – Bay City, MI

SEP 12 through 15, 2019

 

General information

COORDINATORS: LeRoy and Donelda Thurn

 

QUESTIONS:

 

DATES: Sep 12 through 15, 2019, arrive on Thursday and depart on Sunday

 

WHERE: Bay City, MI

 

HOTEL: Comfort Inn and Suites – Riverfront, Bay City, MI

 

ROOM RATE: $89.00 plus tax … suites available at higher rate … breakfast included

 

ATTRACTIONS;

  • USS EDSON DD946, Sherman Class destroyer

  • Naval Museum

  • Lake Huron

  • Bay City antique and arts shopping

  • Frankenmuth, MI shopping and HUGE Christmas store

DISTANCES:

  • Detroit airport – 123 miles with direct flights

  • Flint airport – 51 miles with direct and connecting flights

  • Saginaw airport – 15 miles with connecting flights only

  • Hotel to EDSON – 2 miles

  • Hotel to American Legion – less than 5 miles

  • Hotel to Frankenmuth – 22 miles

 

​USEFUL LINKS ETC:

  • www.ussedson.org

  • Google on Bay City MI Tourism for lots of info

  • Google on Comfort Inn Bay City MI for more info

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

See POD and Registration Form below

USS Beale DD/DDE-471

2019 Annual Reunion

 

POD

 

The Plan of the Day lists scheduled events as we know them. Should there be any changes, a new POD will be issued or changes will be posted in the Hospitality Room

 

 

Thursday, September 12th

 

3:00 PM      Comfort Inn Suites

Riverfront, Bay City MI (989) 892-3501

 

Check-in – If you arrive earlier, pending room availability, you can go to your room then. There may be an “early check-in” fee if you arrive very early

 

4:00 PM – Until ? Hospitality Room – open for your convenience

 Beverages & Snackage available

 

Dinner on your own

 

 

Friday, September 13th

 

7:00 – 10:00 AM    Hotel Breakfast Buffet – included in room rate

 

9:00 – 10 AM          Hospitality Room – open for your convenience

 

10:00 - 10:30 AM   Short drive to USS Edson DD 946 – car pool/buddy-up

                                     www.ussedson.org/

 

11:00 - 2:00 PM       Aboard the USS Edson

  • Crew Meeting

  • Memorial Service

  • Ship Tour - guided or on your own

  • Lunch - Good Ol' Navy Chow!

  • Cost - $22.00 per person

 

3:00 – 4:30 PM        Free time in Bay City

 

 

9:00 AM – 5:30 PM Hospitality Room – open for your convenience

 

4:30 – 5:PM Short drive to American Legion Post 18 - carpool/buddy-up

 

www.amlegionpost18bcmi.com

 

5:00 – Until ??? PM Fish-fry dinner at the Legion,

  • Walleye & Lake Huron fish, Cod

  • Potato, Veggies, Salad and fixings

  • Cost - $20.00/person

  • Bar – pay as you go

 

The Hospitality Room will be open upon return to hotel.

 

 

Saturday, September 14th

 

7:00AM –10:00 AM Hotel Breakfast Buffet – included in room rate

 

9:00 AM – 5:30 PM  Hospitality Room – open for your convenience

 

Until -4:30 PM           Free time in Bay City, Frankenmuth, etc.

 

Lunch on your own

 

4:30 – 5:00 PM           Short drive to American Legion Post 18

      carpool/buddy-up

 

5:00PM – 6:30 PM    Dinner in the Legion Banquet Room

  • Baked ham, Roast chicken or both

  • Potato, Vegetable, relish tray, salad, tea, coffee

  • Cost $20.00/per person

 

Following Dinner - Speaker to be named

 

6:30PM – 9:00 PM Raffles & Auction

Fundraiser results will be on the website and emailed to you

 

The Hospitality Room will be open upon return to hotel

 

 

Sunday, September 15th

7:00AM – 10:00 AM    Hotel Breakfast Buffet – included in room rate

 

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM    Hospitality Room – open for your convenience

 

By 11:00AM                    Check-out unless you are staying an extra day(s)

USS Beale DD/DDE-471 2019 Reunion

REGISTRATION FORM

Name:________________________________________________

Spouse:_______________________________________________

Guest(s) (if applicable):____________________________________

Address: Street/PO Box:__________________________________

City:__________________________State:_________ZIP:______

Telephone: (________) ________ - _____________

Email address:________________________@________________

What years were served on USS Beale:______________________

Were you a Plank Owner: ______________ 1942 or 1951

What was your Rank or Rate: _________________

Will you be staying at the Comfort Inn Suites or elsewhere?_____________________

Meals

Lunch, FRIDAY, 9/13 aboard USS EDSON DD 946

Good ol' Navy Chow and donation to USS Edson

Total meals: ____________________(x) $22.00 = _____________ (A)

 

Dinner – FRIDAY, 9/13: FISH FRY @ AMERICAN LEGION

Total meals: ____________________(x) $20.00 = _____________ (B)

 

Dinner – SATURDAY, 9/14: Dinner Banquet@ AMERICAN Legion

Baked ham, roasted chicken

Total meals: _____Baked Ham (x) $20.00 = ___________________(C)

Total meals: _____Roasted Chicken (x) $20.00 = _______________(D)

 

Total of amount (ADD lines (A) + (B) + (C) +(D): _______________ Total

 

Total amount of check:____________________________________

 

Make your check payable to: USS Beale Association Inc.

 

Please mail this form with your check enclosed

no later than June 15, 2019 to:

LeRoy Thurn

6509 School St. N

Finlayson, MN 55735-0252

Email: ldtretired@frontier.com, Telephone: (320) 233-7340

 

Alternate Contact: Bill Brings, Email: boilerbum81@msn.com,

Telephone: (321) 473-8497

 

QUESTIONS?

Contact

LeRoy or Bill!