USNA CLASS OF 1962 - GATHERING
MAY 1 AND 2, 2009
THURSDAY - 30 APRIL:
Arrival packets in your name will be available when you check in
either Thursday or Friday, which will include your name badges, any
tickets, and lots of local information. Be sure to ask for it at
the check-in desk, either on Thursday or Friday when you arrive
FRIDAY - 1 MAY:
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wine tasting tour - hosted by Tom Hitchcock.
Vans will depart from the front of the Comfort Inn at 11:00 AM.
Cost is $25/person, pay on arrival. Box lunches to be provided to
those who ordered them from Tom, approximately $8 - $10.
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Reception in the second-floor mezzanine level
lobby at the IMAX theater building. No host bar, cocktails, wine
and beer. Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided of meat/cheese
platter and mixed nuts.
6:00 PM -
Dinner on your own, following the
reception. Lists of local restaurants and a map will be provided
in your arrival packet.
SATURDAY - 2 MAY:
10:30 AM - Aprx 12:00 N
Group photos at the Aviation Museum (not the Space Museum).
Docent-guided tours will begin following the photo session of the
Aviation Museum, to last about an hour to an hour and a quarter.
Your name badges will get you into both museums, where you will have
your hand stamped.
12:00 N - - Lunch on your own. There is a cafe in the museum.
- Self-guided tours available at the Space Museum
- IMAX showings available for
viewing. Arrival packet will contain ticket
information and feature listings and schedule of showings
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Cocktail time at the banquet location, the
Golden Valley Brewery and Pub. A map with directions is in your
7:15 PM -
Buffet dinner served.
Menu includes Tuscan chicken breast, Angus Springs Ranch roast beef,
with caesar salad, bread/butter, vegetable, vegetarian pasta, dessert
brownie, coffee/tea. Wine may be ordered on a no-host
basis. Following dinner we will have some comments from Class
President Ray Madonna, followed by remarks by our guest speaker Jim
Willis, the Director of Veterans' Affairs for Oregon.
SUNDAY - 3 MAY:
No activities scheduled. Your arrival packet contains
information on local points of interest which you may wish to visit
[be sure to check the copy of this itinerary from your arrival packet,
in case there are any last minute changes]