B-2/501st

REUNION 2019

 

Evansville IN

 

16-19 Oct 2019

 

 

Evansville Double Tree by Hilton

To be hosted by
Ed and Gale Wick
Ed’s email – egwick@frontier.com
Ed’s Home Phone: 812-354-6505
Ed’s Cell: 812-789-3026

To be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton
601 Walnut St
Evansville , IN 47708

Phone: 812-423-5002
Website

Refer to 101st Airborne Division and code ABD for room rate.
$119 per night, not including taxes
Includes complimentary parking
and a breakfast voucher for each person per day.
For transportation arrangements to and from the airport, please call
Ed Wick at 812-789-3026 or the hotel front desk.

Campground information (10 min drive to hotel):
Rocky Falls Campground and RV Park
11901 Deer Run
Evansville, IN 47712
Phone: 812-985-9100

Visit Evansville

Call 800-433-3025 for a Visitors Guide

THOSE PLANNING TO ATTEND:


67-68


68

Mr and Mrs Rick Browne

Mr Mike Horigan


68-69


Arthur Pue and Judy Browning

Mr and Mrs Darrel Heinsohn

Wayne Carrara

Mr and Mrs Sid Collinsworth

Alan Seral

Tom Graney

Mr James Gary Ervin

Mr & Mrs Leo Flory

Mr & Mrs Dwayne Huseman

Mr & Mrs Dave Kissell

Mr Dave Krautscheid

Mr & Mrs Dave Reinheimer

Mr Al Searl and friend

Irvin (Moose) and Spencer McCoun

Luther Starks and Anne Millington

 


69


Mr & Mrs Bart Thompson

Mr & Mrs Ed Wick

Mr and Mrs Larry Muller 

Mr and Mrs Larry Jackson

 


69-70

Mr & Mrs Chuck German

Mr Phil Hazen

Mr Keith Maxwell

Mr & Mrs Larry Parkhurst

Mr & Mrs Mike Silverthorn

Mr & Mrs Larry Wedig

George Hunt

Mr and Mrs John Marks

70

Lyle Kohmetscher

Rodney Carpenter

Ralph Hiefner

Mr & Mrs Melvin Olsen


70-71

Stephan Mally and Caroline Putnam

Mr Steve Forsstrom

Mr Norm Miller & Sam

Mr Don Otto and guest

Mr Craig Willcutts

Robert Layton


71-72

Mr George Jimenez

Click here for registration form

ITINERARY:

 

 

Wednesday, 16 Oct

Gale and I will be available in the afternoon to welcome early arrivals.
Check-in: 3:00 pm CST
Dinner will be at your leisure.

Thursday, 17 Oct

Enjoy your time visiting downtown Evansville. Main Street is a short 2-block walk from the hotel or a free shuttle is available through the hotel. A list of restaurants, shops, and attractions are provided at the end of the itinerary.

Friday, 18 Oct

Tour of French Lick and West Baden Springs-Hear the fascinating stories of the grand hotel era of the early 1900’s. The beautifully restored French Lick Hotel (French Lick, IN) and West Baden Springs Hotel (West Baden, IN) are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

All times are Central Standard Time.
8:45 Load buses
9:00 Leave for French Lick
11:00 Tour French Lick Springs Hotel
12:30 Bus to American Legion Post 76 for lunch
1:45 Bus to West Baden Springs Hotel for tour
2:00 Tour West Baden Springs Hotel
3:30 Bus leaves for America Legion Funkhouser Post 8
4:30 Arrive at American Legion-Dinner at 5:00
6:15 Leave for DoubleTree Hotel
8:00 Hospitality Room-meeting with board members and decision for reunion 2021.
Anyone interested in hosting the 2021 reunion, please feel free to contact me with any questions. I will have an information package to help with setting up the reunion.

Saturday, 19 Oct

Time to visit downtown Evansville and area attractions. Free shuttle service is available through the hotel for attractions within 5 miles of the hotel. List of attractions, restaurants, and shops provided at the end of the itinerary.

4:30-5:15 Individual & Couples Pictures-Photographer provided
5:30 Group Pictures
5:30-6:00 Social Hour in Banquet Room-Cash bar available.
Raffle tables will be set up and tickets will be sold in the Banquet Room. The drawing will be after dinner and winners will be announced in the Banquet Room.
6:00 Banquet Dinner
Presentation of Colors & Guest Speaker

Sunday, 20 Oct

Breakfast
Goodbyes and depart for home
Hope to see everyone at the next reunion in 2021!

Attractions in the Downtown area (short walk or shuttle ride):

* LST 325-WWII Landing Ship
* Tropicana Land Base Casino
* Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science
* Bower-Surheinrich Foundation Art Gallery
* River Walk along the Ohio River
* Dream Car Museum
* Evansville War Time Museum
* Reitz Home Museum
* Ford Center
* Victory Theater
* Evansville Philharmonic
* Aiken Theater

Downtown Restaurants and Shops (within 2 blocks of hotel on Main Street):

* Too many to list-please see Downtown Evansville brochure in welcome bag

We will be raffling this 223 DPMS-Slick Slide with heavy barrel with custom engraving by A&A Engraving in Rapid, SD. Serial number 005, comes in case. Those are are unable to attend and are interested in purchasing raffle tickets may send a check to Ed Wick, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope and return labels to cover the number of tickets purchased. Entries must be postmarked no later than 1 Oct 2019.

Tickets $10.00 each or $25.00 for 3

Please send payment to:
Ed Wick
1320 N Crestview Rd
Petersburg, IN 47567

We encourage you to fill out our reunion response form if you’re planning to attend. This doesn’t obligate you in any way OR make
your reservation, but simply lets us know how many are planning to come.

 

 

 

Reunions have been held almost yearly since 1990. Reunion sites have been: Wash DC-1990, Colorado Springs CO-1992, St Louis MO AND Victoria TX-1993, Ft Campbell KY-1994, Victoria TX-1995, Red Wing MN-1997, Ft Campbell KY-1998, Ft Campbell KY-2000, St Louis MO-2001, Ft Campbell KY-2001, Kansas City MO-2003, Bayside TX-2004, Tulsa OK-2005, Bayside TX-2006, Portland OR-2007, Kalamazoo MI-2009, Branson MO-2011, Bayside TX-2011, Bayside TX-2012, Fargo ND-2013, Reno NV-2015, Great Falls MT-2017

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