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17th Biennial Reunion

Ottawa

28-30 August 2008


 The Program.


Thursday, 28 August. Registration and Reception


Friday, 29 August. Business Meeting in the morning and choice of golf at Hylands Golf Club or tour/visit the War Museum in the afternoon. Free evening.


Saturday, 30 August. Guided walking tour of Parliament Buildings in morning or extended visit to Vintage Wings Canada and  the Canada Aviation Museum. There may be a Classic Air Ralleye at the Museum on this date. In this case the aircraft from Vintage Wings will be on display at the Museum. The Dinner Dance will feature music by a combo from the Impressions In Jazz Orchestra. The Spirit Award will be presented following dinner.


Sunday, 31 August. Memorial Service at  the Canadian War Memorial followed by Breakfast.


All events, other than the tours and Memorial Service, will be at the Westin Hotel. Transportation will be arranged for the tours, except as noted for the Parliament Buildings tour. Those wishing to play golf at Hylands Golf Club are asked to so  inform the Chair, Organizing Committee, by  1st October, 2007, so that the numbers of golfers can be determined and tee times reserved. Registration fees have not been determined but the Committee is working hard to keep them in line with past reunions. The registration package will be distributed with the December 2007 Newsletter.


The Reunion program will be of interest to your family and friends and the Committee suggests you include them in your plans. All will be welcome.


Accommodation


A room block of 50 rooms has been reserved at the Westin Hotel. We used this  hotel  for our Millennium Reunion and were well pleased with the standard of the rooms and service provided.  It is centrally located within easy walking distance of numerous tourist attractions and co-located with a large modern shopping centre (130 stores). It is one block from the ”Byward Market“ which has hundreds of outlets of every kind: restaurants, fashion, boutiques, arts and culture, and nightlife.  The contract rate is $159.00  which is a ”best value“ rate when quality and location are taken into account. Those requiring budget accommodation may wish to stay in student residences at the University of Ottawa. They offer double rooms, shared bath for $70-100 (Tel 613-562-5771).



Hotel Reservations


Instructions for booking rooms at the Westin Hotel will be included with the registration package.

Note: Room rate of $159.00 per room night is being offered for period 26 August to 1 September inclusive.


 

Parking


The Westin offers valet parking at $24.00 per day with unlimited in out privileges. The daily rate is $15.00 and does not include in out privileges. Currently, weekend parking is free at the World Exchange, just a few blocks away.


 

Committee


Larry Motiuk, Fred Hannington. Jacques Forest, Jim Shipton, Bill Hoy, Manfred Brunotte, Ted Latham


A.J. S. (Tim) Timmins

Chair

2160 Delmar  Drive, Ottawa, ON. K1H 5R4

Tel: 613-521-9459

E-mail: ajstim@magma.ca 



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