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'61 Mini-reunion Planned 27 Jan - 1 Feb 2010 in Orlando, FL 

Update 1 January 2010

Happy New Year

 NOTE – Please send all emails to: ghyde@cfl.rr.com

 NOTE – This update is essentially the same as the 15 Dec update.  Main item is missing data for the Attendee Response Table.  Please send that if you have not already done so. 

Updated information is provided below.   

Here are some things you now need to do:

  1. If you have not made your hotel reservations you should do so now.
  2. Send (or resend) me the info table if your preferences do not show up on the attendee response table below – Note some data not in for some people – missing golf data for some golfers.
  3. Send checks for social membership and golf membership if appropriate per descriptions below. 
    1. If you are selecting something other than full social package or full golf package send me the list of activities you are participating in and I will let you know how much you owe for just those activities. 
    2. All deposits are refundable up to 72 hours ahead of the event. 
    3. Cash only – no stimulus vouchers, food vouchers, bailout vouchers, health coverage coupons, etc.
  4. Make checks payable to B. Madoff, correction, Gary Hyde. 
    1. Mail to 112 Cherry Hill Circle, Longwood, FL 32779.
  5. Send me your entrιe preference for the Sunday dinner at Maison de Jardin – fish, pork, or beef. (see menu below) – Note – still missing some of these.
  6. If you are playing golf send me your handicap, index, or average score. – Note – missing some handicap or index or score data.

 Below find some update info for the reunion, to wit:

 1.      Schedule of Events

2.      Meal Plan

-          Send me your meal preference for Sunday dinner.  Fish, pork, or beef.

3.      Social Membership Description

4.      Golf Package Description – send index or handicap or average score

5.      Latest Attendees Response Summary –

-          if you have not yet responded please send info for planning – maybes are OK.

-          Send me corrections if needed

-          Resend if  you already sent info and do not see it

6.      Hotel Info – make your reservations now. 

-          No cancellation fees if cancelled NLT day before arrival day.   

-          Rooms will be released on 13 Jan 2010.

7.      Info table

-          If your info is in the attendee response you do not need to resubmit.  If not please send (or resend) me the info.

8.      Full List of  Attendees

-          Folks who indicated they would or might attend

We would like to make a special invitation to surviving spouses to come.  Room sharing could be arranged.  There is also a two bedroom suite that could be shared.

1.      Schedule of events

Event

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

Breakfast

 

Hotel 0630-0900

Hotel 0630-0900

Hotel 0700-0930

Hotel 0700-0930

Hospitality suite

 

61 Hosp Ste

1200-1700

Hotel Lounge

10-1500

Hotel Lounge

10-1500

Hotel Lounge

10-1500

Hotel Lounge

10-1500

Hyde’s

1700-closing

61 Hosp Ste

15-1800

61 Hosp Ste

15-1730

61 Hosp Ste

15-1800

61 Hosp Ste

15-1730

Day trips

TBD

TBD

TBD

KSC

TBD

Golf

Open

Magnolia Plantation

Timacuan

Open

Sweetwater Highlands

Cocktails/Dinner

Hyde’s Smokehouse 

1700

Kobe

1800

Hyde’s Bistro

1730

Open

Maison de Jardin

1730

     

  • Complimentary Breakfast each day
  • Hospitality suites every day – all day.  Location depends on time and day.
  • Gourmet dinner line up – tastes from around the world – Japan, US, Continental
  • Three good and different golf courses
  • KSC has several interested attendees.  We are thinking Saturday as potential day for that.
  • Other day trips, eg theme parks, beach, War Bird Museum, etc are still TBD
  • Monday – breakfast & departure.  Hospitality Suite open til 1200.

 2.  Meal Plan 

Meal Plan

Wed

Old Fashioned Southern Slow-Cooked Smoked BBQ

  • Chicken
  • Ribs
  • Pulled Pork
  • Beef
  • All the trimmings

Thurs

Japanese

  • Mouth-watering favorites, from sushi to sautιed shrimp, to egg rolls, dumplings, and more!
  • An assortment of quality entrees grilled fresh at your table, including steaks, seafood, and vegetarian meals.
  • Sushi selection covers everything from favorites like California Rolls to exotic dishes like Baby Octopus.

Fri

Tapas

  • Selection of gourmet tapas
  • Wine and beverage selection

Sat

Open dining – you choose

  • Wide variety of restaurants within 5 miles
  • American, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Greek, Caribbean, Mexican, Tex-mex, French, German, English, Irish, fish, steak, burger, BBQ, veggie, fancy, simple, in-between, fast food, slow food

Sun

Continental

__________________Hors d’oeuvres_____________

Homemade Beef Empanadas

 

Brie in Puff Pastry with Raspberry Coulis

 

Macadamia Nut Crusted Chevre on Sourdough Crouton

 

Tenderloin Carpaccio on Toasted Garlic Rounds

with capers & horseradish cream

____________________Menu_________________

Romaine Lettuce Salad, Caesar Style Dressing

with garlic croutons, Romano cheese & parmesan crostini

*

Choice of:

Roast Loin of Pork

with rosemary au jus

Petit Filet of Beef

with wild mushroom merlot sauce

or

Grilled Mahi Mahi

with sauce of cilantro pesto & toasted pine nuts

 

Chef's Selection of Two Fresh Vegetables

Warm Rolls & Butter

*

Mocha Java Pie

layers of brandy ice cream, pecans & rich dark

chocolate served over raspberry sauce

 

Coffee, Tea or Decaffeinated Coffee

Full cash bar available. Please note credit/debit cards are not accepted at cash bar.

 

            Mixed Drinks             $5.00

            Wine by the Glass                 $4.00

            Import Beer                           $4.00

            Domestic Beer                        $2.00

            Soft Drinks                Complimentary

 

 

 

3.  Full Social Memberhip – All days - All meals.

 

Here is summary of what is included in your subscription as a Full Social Member:

  • Hospitality Suites – All Food and Beverages – all 5 days
  • Pre-dinner Cocktail Hours (open bar) Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
  • Dinners Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
  • Open bar for dinners Wednesday and Friday

 

Full Social Membership Benefits

Wednesday

·         Breakfast

·         Hospitality Suite – Beverages and Snacks

·         Cocktails – open bar

·         Dinner – Southern BBQ

·         Dinner – open bar

·         All taxes and gratuities

Thursday

·         Breakfast

·         Hospitality Suite – Beverages and Snacks

Friday

·         Breakfast

·         Hospitality Suite – Beverages and Snacks

·         Cocktails – open bar

·         Dinner – Tapas and wine bar

·         Dinner – open bar

·         All taxes and gratuities

Sat

·         Breakfast

·         Hospitality Suite – Beverages and Snacks

Sun

·         Breakfast

·         Hospitality Suite – Beverages and Snacks

·         Dinner – Continental

·         Taxes and gratuities for the dinner

Your Cost

·         $105.00 per person

·         All inclusive

 

Other than your day trips or golf, here are the only items not included in the full Social Membership

 

Items not Included in Full Social Membership

Wednesday

·         Nothing

Thursday

·         Cocktails (at the restaurant)– Cash bar (you pay)

·         Dinner – individual checks (you pay)

Friday

·         Nothing

Sat

·         Dinner -  individual checks (you pay)

Sun

·         Cocktails (at the restaurant) – Cash Bar (you pay)

 

4.  Golf Package -

Here is what is included in the Golf Package

Golf Package Features

Thursday

·         Magnolia Plantations Country Club

·         All inclusive – range balls, greens fees, cart, taxes, bag boy tips, and prize money

·         Just show up and play

Friday

·         Timacuan Country Club

·         All inclusive – range balls, greens fees, cart, taxes, bag boy tips, and prize money

·         Just show up and play

Sun

·         Sweetwater Highlands Country  Club

·         All inclusive – range balls, greens fees, cart, taxes, bag boy tips, and prize money

·         Just show up and play

Your Cost – Golf Package

·         $160.00 per person

·         All inclusive – just show up and play

We have really good line up for courses.  Three very good and very different courses.  Following is short summary with links to their home pages.  All within 15 or 20 minutes of the hotel.  Games and prizes TBA.

 ·         Thursday

  • Friday
    • Timacuan.  http://www.golftimacuan.com/golf/proto/golftimacuan/course/course.htm
    • This is great course, consistently rated one of tops in central Florida.
    • Recently been overseeded and in great shape now.
    • Some of this is more open than Magnolia, but quite a bit of water, sand and narrow fairways. 
    • 0900 shotgun
    • Drinks/lunch and prizes follow in club house 
  • Sunday
    • Sweetwater.  http://sweetwater-countryclub.com/Golf.cfm
    • Not as difficult as the others, but narrow and plays moderately tough, however does not eat as many balls.
    • Should be in good shape in Jan after green and fairway work done this summer
    • 1000 shotgun
    • drinks/lunch and prizes follow in club house  

 

5.  Latest Attendees Response Summary

Name

 

Arr Day

Dep Day

Hotel

Golf

Paid

$

Index Hand

Dinner Sunday

Disney

Kennedy Space Ctr

Universal

Other

Deep Sea Fishing

Brooks

David

28

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

beach

 

Brooks

Mimi

28

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

beach

 

Brown

Ed

27

1

Yes

no

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

Brown

Rina

27

1

yes

no

 

 

 

 

yes

 

 

 

Buckley (USAFA 61)

Pat

29

30

Yes

no

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buckley

Marilyn

29

30

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buckner

Dick

27

1

Yes

No

125

 

Beef

 

 

 

 

 

Buckner

Trish

27

1

Yes

No

125

 

Beef

 

 

 

 

 

Cairns

Bob

25

1

No

yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cairns

Terry

25

1

No

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chamberlin

Chuck

26

1

No

yes

265

19.2

 

 

 

maybe

 

 

Chamberlin

Adele

26

1

No

No

105

 

 

 

 

maybe

 

 

Coddington

Bud

27

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

beach

Yes

Coddington

Marty

27

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

beach

Yes

Connolly

 Jim

27

1

Yes

Yes

265

19.5

fish

No

maybe

No

 

No

Connolly

Linda 

27

1

Yes

No

105

 

fish

No

 

No

 

No

Counts

Todd

27

1

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Counts

Millie

27

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cowan

Bruce

30

31

Yes

31

88

19.8

beef

 

 

 

 

 

DeWitt

Karen

26

1

No

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dickson

Bob

27

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

yes

Dickson

Sandie

27

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

yes

Dyer 

Rusty   

27

1

Yes

yes

265

 

 

yes

 

yes

 

 

Dyer

Donna

27

1

Yes

No

105

 

 

yes

 

yes

 

 

Esselstein

Bill

27

1

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Esselstein

Linda

27

1

Yes

29,31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fischer

Jack

27

1

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fischer

Carolyn

27

1

Yes

28,29

 

 

 

yes

 

 

 

 

Fritz

Bud

27

1

Yes

No

105

 

fish

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

Fritz

Sheryl

27

1

Yes

No

105

 

pork

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

Gleichenhaus

Pete

27

1

yes

yes

260

 

fish

 

 

 

 

 

Goldtrap

John

27

30

Yes

28,29

 

 

 

 

 

 

tennis

 

Goldtrap

Betsy

27

30

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Griffiths

Bill

27

30

Yes

Yes

175

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

Griffiths

Pat

27

30

Yes

No

58

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hampton

Bob

27

1

No

No

105

 

beef

 

 

 

 

 

Hampton

Betty

27

1

No

No

105

 

fish

 

 

 

 

 

Hannon

Ron

27

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lionetti

Don

29

31

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lionetti

Bobbi

29

31

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mallory

Phil

27

1

Yes

yes

 

12.5

Beef

 

maybe

 

 

no

Mallory

Sharon

27

1

Yes

no

 

 

Pork

 

maybe

 

 

no

McGinnis

Jim

27

1

Yes

no

 

 

 

 

 

 

tennis

yes

McGinnis

Tia

27

1

Yes

no

 

 

 

 

 

 

tennis

 

Montgomery

Bob

27

1

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

Maybe

 

 

 

 

Mucho

Burke

26

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mucho

Sandy Shapiro

26

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

yes

 

 

 

Oliver

Bob 

27

30

Yes

28,29

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oliver

Barb

27

30

Yes

No

58

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olshansky

Shane

27

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olshansky

Myra

27

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ploger

Wayne

27

1

Yes

no

 

 

Beef

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

Ploger

Judie

27

1

Yes

no

 

 

pork

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

Randall

Buzz

27

31

No

no

61

 

beef

Wed

Thurs

Sun

Dinners only

 

Randall

Michele

27

31

No

no

61

 

Fish

Wed

Thurs

Sun

Dinners only

 

Sager

Lee

27

1

Yes

Yes

265

 

beef

 

 

 

 

 

Sager

Judy

27

1

Yes

No

105

 

pork

Maybe

Maybe

maybe

 

 

Sawtelle

Don

27

1

Yes

Yes

265

 

Beef

 

 

 

 

 

Sawtelle

Jo

27

1

Yes

Yes

105

 

beef

 

 

 

beach

 

Shipley

 Dale

27

1

yes

yes

265

 

pork

 

 

yes

 

 

Shipley

 Eloise

27

1

Yes

No

105

 

fish

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

 

Steege

Bob

27

1

Yes

Yes

265

12

beef

 

Yes

 

 

 

Steege

Suzie

27

1

Yes

28,29

223

34

fish

 

Yes

 

beach

 

Tedrick

 Ann

28

31

YES

no

 

 

 

YES

YES

YES

 

 

Urette

Mike

29

30

yes

no

 

 

 

maybe

 

 

tennis

 

Urette

Karen

29

30

yes

no

 

 

 

maybe

 

 

tennis

 

Veatch

Jack

27

1

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

tbd

Tbd

tbd

 

 

Veatch

Pat

27

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

 

White

David

28

1

Yes

no

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White

Linda

28

1

Yes

no

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White

Jerry

27

30

Yes

28,29

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White

Cathy

27

30

Yes

28

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Williamson

Bill

27

1

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

Probably

No

Possibly

 

No

Williamson

Kaye Allen

27

1

Yes

No

 

 

 

Probably

No

Possibly

 

No

Witherspoon

Gene

27

1

Yes

Yes

265

25.7

beef

 

 

 

 

 

Witherspoon

Georgia

27

1

Yes

Yes

265

31.5

pork

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.   Hotel Info

a.       We have a great location for lodging – the Marriott Residence Inn

                                                  i.      General information is provided below

b.      You need to make your reservation –

                                                  i.      Group name is “West Point 61”

                                                ii.      Best option is direct call to hotel: 407.788.7991

1.      If there is any confusion ask the desk clerk to talk to Zulibeth, our on-site coordinator.

                                              iii.      If you do not have free long distance you can call the Marriott central reservation number: 800-228-9290

1.      Note however that the central number will not be able to provide much hotel specific information.

c.       Suite Prices are as follows:

All suites now have the new luxurious bedding collection with cotton rich linens, thicker, comfy mattresses and plush, upgraded sheets. Each suite also has a fully equipped kitchen, desk, living area, sofa bed, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, coffee maker, and most with a fireplace. (HBO and High Speed Internet)

 

KING STUDIO SUITE -- $79.00 plus tax

Open suite with approximately 630 square ft. and a king size bed.

 

DOUBLE STUDIO --$89.00 plus tax-

Open suite with approximately 680 square ft. and two queen size beds.

 

PENTHOUSE* -- $99.00 plus tax-

Two-story loft with downstairs king bed and bath enclosed with two French doors, upstairs bedroom with king bed and bath. (2 bedroom/ 2 bathroom)

*Penthouse is located on the second floor with access to stairs only.  No elevators on property.

 

d.      Amenities and Services include:

 

·         COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST – Our “Home Touch” hot buffet breakfast is served each morning.  (Delicious, convenient and a great start each day!)

·         FULL SIZE KITCHENS --Every suite has a fully equipped kitchen with a full size refrigerator, oven/stove, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, place setting for four, and cooking utensils.  First Nighter Kit with coffee, tea, and popcorn is replenished daily.

·         COMPLIMENTARY HIGH SPEED INTERNET ACCESS IN EVERY ROOM! (And in the gatehouse!)

·         DAILY HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES

·         COMPLIMENTARY TRANSPORTATION- To anywhere within 5 miles of the hotel!

·         OUTDOOR HEATED POOL, JACUZZI, SPORTS COURT, BBQ Grill and picnic area

·         IDEALLY LOCATED – Several great restaurants within walking distance; Shopping mall, specialty stores and theaters just minutes away; Downtown Orlando 6 miles; Orlando International Airport twenty miles.

·         MARRIOTT REWARDS -- Points for complimentary nights at Marriott properties.

 

e.       Address

Residence Inn Marriott

270 Douglas Avenue

Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

407.788.7991 ext 301

407.869.5468 facsimile

 

7.  Info Table.  Please fill out following table for each person attending and return to ghyde@cfl.rr.com.

f.       Full schedule is arrive Wed 27 Jan  and depart Mon 1 Feb

                                                  i.      Late arrival or early departure at your option

g.      Yes or no whether you will be in the class hotel

h.      Golf is Thurs, Fri, and Sun.  Enter Yes for all 3 days.  Make a note if some variation of that.

i.        Deep sea fishing is option for Friday – weather permitting. (yes or no)

j.        Disney, KSC, Universal, and Day at Beach are for planning only so that groups could be formed for convenient travel.  (yes or no)

k.      Tennis will be ad hoc.

Name

Arr Day

Dep Day

Hotel

Golf

Deep Sea Fishing

Disney

Kennedy Space Ctr

Universal

Day at Beach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.   Full List of Attendees (maybe’s included)

Brooks

Brown

Buckley

Buckner

Cairns

Chamberlin

Coddington

Connolly

Counts

Cowan

DeWitt - Karen

Dickson

Dyer

Esselstein

Fischer

Fishburne

Fox, Kim

Fritz

Ganderson

Gleichenhaus

Goldtrap

Griffiths

Hampton

Hannon

Kewley

Lionetti

MacLean

Mallory, G

Mallory, P

McGinnis

Montgomery

Mucho

Oliver

Olshansky

Palmer

Petty

Ploger

Randall

Rauch

Reno

Sager

Sawtelle

Shipley

Steege

Tedrick, Ann

Urette

Vay

Veatch

White, D

White, J

Williamson

Witherspoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last update:
1/4/2010