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Class of '53 65 Year Reunion

October 12-14, 2018
College Station, TX

HOWDY

Howdy, Ags!

It's finally here, the 65 Year Reunion of the Class of '53! We will meet on Friday, Oct. 12th, and have a dinner and program at the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center, and then on Saturday, Oct.13, the Class will watch the Texas A&M vs South Carolina game, and eat a BBQ dinner at the MSC. A cash bar will be available at both events. 

There will be lots of time before and after each event to meet and greet with old friends and Classmates. Don't miss it, it will be a terrific event.

Thanks and gig ’em!
Red Detweiler gastondet@aol.com
Bill Huffman wmhuffman@pobox.com
Jim Keblinger keblinger@suddenlink.net

ACCOMMODATIONS
A block of rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis for the Class of '53 Mini Reunion. Make your reservations by visiting the Home2 Suites website, or calling directly at (979) 703-8288 before September 21. Be sure to reference the Group Code: ACR to receive the special group rate for the weekend. You may also go to the Bryan-College Station Accommodations website to book a room. Call and make your reservation today as many of the hotels fill up fast! 

Home2 Suites College Station  — Reunion Headquarters hotel
300 Texas Ave S., College Station, TX — (979) 485-5586
$109/night, plus tax 
Group Name: Class of 1953 Reunion
Code: ACR
Deadline: September 21, 2018
Check-in time: 4 p.m. 
Check-out time: Noon

CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION
Your nametags, an updated schedule of events and a list of pre-registered participants will be waiting for you at the Reunion Check-in Desk, which will open at the times listed on the schedule of events. All registrations received after the September 27 deadline will incur a $10 late fee. Registration will close after October 4. Walk-up Registration will be accepted based on availability. 

Registration fees help cover expenses that include facility rental, event gratuity, audio/visual equipment needs, and other administrative costs.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, Oct. 12    
5 p.m. Registration and check-in opens Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center
5-6 p.m. Welcome reception (with cash bar) Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center
6 p.m. Class dinner Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center
8 p.m. Event Concludes Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center
     
Saturday, Oct. 13 (Subject to change once game times are announced)  
On-Your-Own Breakfast  
TBD Reunion registration and check-in opens Memorial Student Center Room 1400
  Pre-game show and reception (with cash bar) Memorial Student Center Room 1400
  Class BBQ Meal Memorial Student Center Room 1400
  Texas A&M vs. Florida Game Watch Party Memorial Student Center Room 1400
Post-Game Depart at your leisure  

 

MENU
-Friday Dinner: Chicken parmesan with melted mozzarella and marinara sauce. Includes dinner rolls, sun dried tomato whipped butter, roasted vegetables, side salad, and pasta.
-Saturday Game Watch Party: Mesquite smoked brisket and sausage. Includes creamed corn, pinto beans, potato salad, fixin's, and peach cobbler.

CAMPUS MAP
While the campus of Texas A&M may have changed a lot from when you were a student here, the Spirit of Aggieland remains the same. 
Click here for a current map of the Texas A&M campus. The map displays all current buildings on campus, and has a search bar where you can find where any particular building is located.

PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
Friday Activities: Free parking is first-come, first-served at the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center for the Game Watch Party, you can pay to park at one of the surrounding garages. Parking at the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center is limited.

Saturday Game Watch Party: Free parking is first-come, first-served at the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center for the Game Watch Party but it is a 10-15 minute to the MSC. You can pay to park at one of the surrounding garages, with Cain Garage and Koldus Garage being the two closest to the MSC.

TRANSPORTATION
Transportation is on your own. Please check with your respective hotel regarding their shuttle service.

ATTIRE
Your Reunion is going to be a fun, casual affair. Feel free to dress comfortably as you will be walking around campus. Be sure to check the weather forecast before making your way to College Station and pack accordingly. 

CANCELLATION POLICY
The Association of Former Students has a fairly flexible cancellation policy. If you cannot attend your Reunion, or an event for which you have registered, please contact the Class Programs office (800) 633-7514 no later than Oct. 5. Your payment will be refunded with the exception of the registration fee. Registration changes after the Oct. 5 deadline cannot be refunded as food orders will have been guaranteed.

CENTURY CLUB DONATION
Aggies' annual support of The Association of Former Students provides not only planning and resources for Reunions like this but also for Texas A&M Clubs and other former student programs, as well as funding for student services, organizations and traditions. We appreciate that you choose to participate and support Aggies and Texas A&M. Make a difference by donating now.

Levels of annual giving include:
Active - $50-$99
Bronze - $100-$249
Silver - $250-$499
Gold - $500-$999 
Diamond - $1,000+
Endowed - $25,000+

Address

505 George Bush Drive
College Station, TX 77840

Phone Number

(979) 845-7514

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