23Nov16Washtenaw's 2017 Reunion
Our 2017 reunion will be held at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas September 20-24. Mike and Kathy Shaw will be our reunion hosts this year. Discounted group room rate is $129 per night plus tax, and parking has been discounted to $15 per day. This room rate is available 3 days before and after event dates. Room rate includes complimentary Wifi and buffet breakfast for up to 2 people per room. Reservation cutoff date to receive group rate is August 21, 2017.
Reunion fee will be posted, when determined, which will cover our usual Thursday evening Meet & Greet, Saturday evening Banquet Dinner with silent auction, and hospitality room stocked with snacks and beverages.
Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk
111 E. Pecan Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205
(mention Washtenaw County Veterans Association member)
We will be continuing our policy of inviting crew members of other LSR9 ships, including the LSMR's and IFS-1, and crew of any other LST's to attend our reunions. The idea is to bolster our attendance so we can negotiate better hotel rates.
Silent Auction: As has been our tradition at previous reunions, there will be a silent auction at the banquet dinner. We ask that you donate an item from your home state (aprox $15 value suggested). Items from past reunions have included food items (wine, honey, dates, nuts, etc.), Navy memorabilia (hats, coins, silverware, and boatswain whistle, etc.) and craft items. This activity serves as an ice-breaker before the banquet dinner, as shipmates and their guests try to outbid one another for these items. Proceeds from the auction are used to help pay for the entertainment at the banquet, and to defray reunion expenses. We have held this auction many times and have found it to be an enjoyable event as well as a great way to obtain a keepsake from the reunion.
- 2016 Long Beach/Queen Mary Reunion
- 2015 Charleston Reunion
- 2014 New Orleans/LanShipRon 9 Reunion
- 2013 Salt Lake City Reunion
- 2012 Niagara Falls Reunion
- 2011 Branson Reunion
- 2010 Sacramento Reunion
- 2009 Washington D.C. Reunion
- 2008 Santa Fe Reunion
- 2007 Valley Forge Reunion
- 2006 San Diego Reunion
- 2005 Officers Reunion - Portland
- 2005 Ann Arbor Reunion
- 2004 New Orleans Reunion
- 2003 Portland Reunion
- 2002 Pigeon Forge Reunion