2008 REUNION INFO:
On October 3-5, 2008
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
625 First Street
Alexandria, VA. 22314-1511
Our 50th reunion was held at the
Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites ó the same site of our successful 45th reunion
in 2003. A block of rooms were held at the hotel for those who wished to stay
on the premises. The room rate was $119 (plus applicable taxes and fees) per
night, single or double. Reservations were made directly with the hotel
and mention was made of the GW/Hammond Class Reunion to take advantage of the reduced rate.
The web site for the Inn is
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An informal welcoming reception was held on Friday
evening, October 3, in the hospitality suite at the hotel.
Registration took place in the Commonwealth Hall lobby.
were served from a cash bar in the Atrium between 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Class photographs were taken in one of the meeting rooms from 7:30 p.m. to
The reunion itself was held in the hotelís
Commonwealth Hall, which has its own entrance and is removed from
the hotel's busy lobby, on Saturday, October 4. A buffet dinner was served from 8:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Tables
were set up in the ballroom for dining. There was a short program
following the dinner. After the program there was time to visit with old
friends and to dance to the classic music of our generation provided by the
Sonny Daze Band. The festivities ended around midnight.
The cost to
attend the reunion was $100 per person. That amount included the Friday night
reception, the dinner, and dancing. Drinks during the cocktail hour,
special-request drinks during dinner, and the class photographs were
offered at an additional charge.
BRUNCH was held Sunday morning for those who wished to continue
visiting and reminiscing. Donations were requested to defray the
cost of that meal.
2008 Reunion Committee.
Click here to see the names of your classmates who
worked so hard to make this event a success. Feel free to contact any
of these individuals.
2008 Attendees Click on the word "Attendees" to see
who planned to attend our reunion.