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Updated 9/13/03

Plan of the Days:

Friday night will be a casual dress get-together for heavy hord'oeuvres, drinks and conversations (weather permitting, possibly around the pool).

Saturday night will be a (coat/tie or dress shirt and slacks for men, suit or dress for women), banquet dinner in the banquet room. When I get a confirmed guest speaker I will pass it along.

Hotel Reservation Procedures:

A room block is confirmed at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Branson, MO to accommodate the reunion for arrival Wednesday, October 22, 2003 for a 4 night stay. The Howard Johnson Hotel won HJ's Hotel of the Year in 2000 plus the HJ Presidents Award for quality every year since opening and is three diamond AAA rated. It's centrally located on just off Highway 76 - Country Boulevard on Francis Street! The hotels telephone # is 417 336-5151 (but don't use this number to make reservations.) Driving directions from US-65: drive west on Hwy 76 for 3 miles, turn right on Francis Street (across from Hollywood Wax Museum), drive 1/2 block to hotel!

    Room Reservations: Please call 800 324-4191 before September 22nd to make your own hotel reservations. Please mention the "VP-50 Reunion Group Number 6595" to get the special daily room rate of $55.95 single or double occupancy plus tax (currently 11.5%). Additional adults sharing a guest room are $6 each plus tax. Children under 18 are free (1 child per adult - max 4 person occupancy). Please have your credit card handy to guarantee your reservation (or mail them a first night deposit check). After September 22nd reservations are subject to availability. The above rate will be extended to those arriving before and/or staying past the above block dates on a subject to availability basis. Cancellation Policy: Individuals reservations may be canceled up to 24 hours prior to arrival without penalty.

Theatre Shows:
Stars At The Grand Palace

Oak Ridge Boys 3pm & 8pm Oct 22
Mel Tillis & The Statesiders 8pm Oct 23

Contact the hotel for a complete schedule of shows.

"VP-50 Reunion Association Summary Page"