2004 Reunion

2004 Reunion

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Thursday Evening October 7th 2004

The Astoria Oregon Lions Club is welcoming Lightship Sailors to their City with a Salmon BBQ on Thursday evening October 7th at 6 P.M. Location of this event will be at our Hotel. We will be joined by The Mayor of Astoria The Honorable Willis Van Dusen  will be making welcoming remarks at the beginning of this event.

Friday Morning Ladies Tour

If you are not interested in the Association Business Meeting you may go on the tour free of charge. Your Guest is also included in the tour if they choose to pay for it.

Friday PM. Schedule

Also included in the price for you and a guest is the Museum tour and tour of the Lightship along with the Laying of the Wreath Ceremonies.

Friday PM. Schedule

Every thing below is included in the price for you your Guest is also included if they choose to pay for it.

The Association is extremely lucky to have been able to book Linda McCune for our Reunion. Mrs. McCune is a preeminent speaker on the subject of Northwestern History.

Items on the menu include a wide choice of snack favorites.

Wine

Hot and iced coffee and tea and the worlds best Lightship Stories created by you for consumption of your listener. Your Guest is also included if they choose to pay for it.

Saturday Morning Bus Tour

The bus tour is included in the pricing for you. Your Guest is also included if they choose to pay for it.

Saturday Evening Banquet Menu

North Shore Luau

(This Banquet Will Be Buffet Style.)

Entrees

Teriyaki Beef with Steamed Rice

Kahlua Glazed Pork

Macadamia Chicken with Mango Salsa

Roasted Ham and Pineapple Chutney

Accompaniments

Tropical Fruit Platter

Lomi Salmon

Shrimp and Macaroni Salad

Sweet Pineapple Salad

Fresh Seasonal Vegetables

Shrimp Fried Rice

Fresh Green Salad with assorted dressings

Warmed dinner rolls with dairy butter

Coffee, decaf or ice tea and water

NOTE: If you have a guest that will be going to the Banquet his/her charge for the Banquet meal will be $ 33.00.

Please register with us if you are going to be at the Banquet either as a Day Tripper, (someone who is coming to the reunion but is NOT a registered guest at the Hotel,) or if you will be a registered guest of the Hotel.

Here is a link to the web  page for registering for all events you and or your guest will be going to.

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NOTE: The Reunion Committee understands that not all Lightship Sailors will be coming to the Reunion with a second person and in some cases the member will be paying for things they will not be getting.  The extra money "built in," will be used to pay for Banquet meals for speakers, hotel room for one speaker, and other items that our speaking guests would like to attend, for instance the Commanding Officer of the Coast Guard Base (our speaker) may want to come to the Friday night event or the Thursday Evening Salmon BBQ, etc.

Price per member for everything above is $ 100.00. Please remember price does Not include second Banquet meal.

If you are planning to pay by check please send payment to our Treasurer John Hughes @

P.O. Box 805

Atoka OK. 74525

*Please make check payable to Lightship Sailors Association*

If you are planning to pay for your reunion package on line do so below please.

If you are coming ALONE use the Pay Pal logo shown below.

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If you are bringing a guest/guests and are using Pay Pal to pay on line do so below remembering there is a  $65.00 charge for the Banquet meal and all other events for each of your guests.

Your $ 100.00 plus the $ 65.00 Guest Charge.

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Payment HERE

To pay for more than ONE  Guest OVER the age of 16 use the Paypal logo below. NOTE: IF you are paying for 2 or more guests CHANGE the number of guests on the left side of the page and put in the number of your guests. Paypal will then automatically calculate the amount you owe. Thank you!

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Number of Guests

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Finally: Children in the age group from 1 month to 16 years. The Reunion Committee has set a basic price to include every event and the Banquet of $ 30.00 per Child. Please pay for all Children at the Paypal logo below.

NOTE: IF you are paying for more than one (1) Child CHANGE the number of Children on the left side of the page and put in the number of your Children attending. Paypal will then automatically calculate the amount you owe. Thank you!

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Charge per Child

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Should you have any problems with on line payment please send a check for the full amount to our Treasurer at the address shown above.

Finally if you wish to pay your annual dues or your dues for the first time on line you may do it below. In either case the dues are $ 15.00.

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Final NOTE: ie: Legal Junk.  We have all contracts signed for all events and functions. If anything is changed it will be because of flood, fire, act of God, hurricane or some such thing. As for the items mentioned (supra) Member Deb Dronic notes " Who's better at handling fire, flood or hurricane than the Coasties?????  You'll need a better reason than that to make changes!" Of course she IS right and as an old Lightship Sailor I should have remembered that! Therefore I have taken the appropriate action (added the words Legal Junk) as learned in boot camp (pass the buck 101) and put the blame squarely on the shoulders of the lawyers who dream up such statements to make life difficult for everyone.

Sorry but we can not be responsible for items listed above or others of that ilk. 

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