Blue Water Reunions

315 Mackey Creek Road

Old Fort, North Carolina 28762

Ralph Roe H. Dean Wall

 

Shipmates of Willy Victor,

 

We are privileged to have been selected to serve as your reunion host for 2008.

 

The site chosen for registration and Hospitality Room is the Chanute Aerospace Museum, located at the Air Force Base in Rantoul. The registration table will open Thursday at 1400 and will remain open until 1700. Friday, the registration desk will be open from 0930 until 1700, at which time we will motor to Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch for dinner and entertainment, enjoy the reindeer and tour the ranch.

 

On Saturday, there will be golfing for those wanting to play, and you are to contact John Benson at (812)926-0964 or (725)426-9511 to get the details.

 

The Saturday night banquet will be held at the Caddy Shack, near the Chanute Museum. Featured are a buffet dinner, speeches and lively entertainment beginning at 1800. Seating is limited, so get your registration in early.

 

There are several places of interest in and around Rantoul and Champaign, IL. There is the National Museum of Ship Models and Sea History just 12 miles south of Champaign. The cost is $5.00 per person, and if sufficient number of folks want to attend, we can rent buses. On the other hand, we can car pool. You decide and we can make arrangements.

We have made arrangements for lodging with the following hotels in Rantoul:

The quarters Inn and Suite............................$60.00+ tax  Phone: 217-893-1234

Best Western Heritage Hotel........................ $55.00+ tax  Phone: 217-892-9292

Motel 6....................................................... $65.00+ tax  Phone: 217-344-1085

Eastland Suites in Urbana, IL........................$93.00+ tax  Phone: 217-367-8331

All reservations are on a first come first serve basis, so make your choice of which hotel you wish to stay and call early.

When you make your reservations, advise them that you are with the Willy Victor Reunion.