next Ghost Rider Reunion will be held in Vancouver, Washington
- 8, 2010
Prices for the
rooms at the Red
Lion Inn at the Quay are $79 - $89 per
Check back frequently for more updates
Update Aug 2, 2010
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Thank You All!
August 5 thru 8 and a couple days each side of that we are scheduled for
and eager to have everyone at THE RED LION AT THE QUAY in Vancouver,
Washington (America's Vancouver) Our hospitality Room 125 looks over the Columbia River and is adjacent to
a large outdoor patio area also over the river. A pool and patio area are
located at the north end of the hotel and are part of plans for a possible outdoor
BBQ, with movie night..... Business meeting will, of course, result in our next
reunion's destination so come with an idea of where we all meet next.
-No formal dinner planned ... yet. Oh yes, staging for a trial is available...gangplank near!
-prayer service for our fallen per Roscoe Sun am
-5K run/crawl to the Hazel dell Brew pub 9:30 Sun - Dana's buying!
-Vancouver is very walking friendly and bikes too. Bring comfortable
-Free hotel shuttle from PDX airport - both ways!
-Book into the "West Wing" and get price without upgrade fee
river view near Hosp. Room
-RV sites available ($40 a night but we'll talk, ok?)
-$79 or $89 single queen or double queen room rate - upgrade to suite $20
-Rates are good for up to 5 days prior and 5 days after our reunion
-cutoff date for registration is July 18, 2010
-register at 1 360 694 8341
You will be staying at the Red Lion Hotel, Vancouver at the Quay
100 Columbia St
Vancouver, WA 98660
Make reservations by calling
1-800-REDLION, the Front Desk at 360-694-8341 or Cindy Keller,
Monday-Friday, at 360-750-4938 - cindy.keller@....Please be sure to reference the "Ghost
Riders Military Reunion group".
You may also book online on their website.
Go to: www.redlion.com/vancouver
Enter dates of the reservation, and then
check "Special Rates".
In the "Group Rate Code" field, type in
the code: GHOS0805
Click on "Check
You should book as soon as you can to get
the best selection of room type: example, 2 beds, river view,
ADA....for the best selection, book early. Rooms are
based on availability and require a credit card to guarantee. Our Hotel
cancellation policy is 4pm, 24hours prior to arrival.
The last day to
get the Special Price $79 (Single Queen Bed) $89 (Double Queen Beds) will
be July 18, 2010. Dates blocked out for the
Reunion Rates are from 8/5-8/9. (For those that want to get in early to
Meet and Greet.) Actual Reunion Dates are 8/6-8/9.
This was added by Mike Harding on July 31st:
Howdy Ghost Riders:
Just a quickie to let you know of any 'plans' for the reunion this far in
Don't forget the free shuttle from the Portland, Or airport (PDX) to the
Thrifty Car Rentals are our best bet for rental cars....we have an insider
Our weather is in the 80's with little humidity so evenings may require a
sleeve shirt but not likely.
Possible "Duck Boat" rides right from the hotel on the Columbia.
We will have one van for day tripping from Friday morning thru Sunday.
We have not gotten scheduled events with payments so we are depending on
auction of items on Saturday night and pluggin' the donation jar in the
Hospitality Room to meet expenses for drinks, pizza and rental of the van
hall for dinner.
AGENDA for Ghost Rider Reunion, Vancouver, WA. 5,6,7 and 8 August 2010:
Weds: early arrivals; on your own for day trips and such. We will provide
guide service without accompanyment today.
Thursday: On your own for dining and day trips. Hospitality Room opens at
Day trips encouraged today.
Friday: Hospitality Room opens 9am. Day trips with the rented van (2) one
up the Columba River Gorge; pm day trip unplanned at this point, depending
wishes of attendees collaboration. Dinner on your own. Pizza at the
Saturday: More loose time for visiting and day trips until 4:30 departure
to 'Banquet" at the 40 et 8 Chateau (vans and private vehicles to
attendees in multiple runs from the Quay to the 40 et 8. Returning to Quay
around 9-10 pm dependent upon length of remarks, tributes, trials and the
auction of Ghost Rider items.
4:30 to 10pm- bar open at 40 et 8...Hospitality Room closed at Quay.
6:30- 7:30 Dinner; $15 per plate for BBQ ribs plate. Some remarks and
presentations during dinner using PA system (No ARC next door making noise
7:30 - 10:00 presentations and auction of Ceiling panels with signatures
other Ghost Rider items to pay for Hospitality Room and rental of hall and
Sunday: 9:00 am ...Memorial Service by the pool to honor those Ghost
have passed and those who couldn't be with us. Led by Gary Rossome;
Harrel and potentially, Gunther Fritsch.
Immediatly following Memorial Service will be a 'Business Meeting' to
determine next Ghost Rider Reunion location and conduct any business
to the happiness and wellbeing of the group.
Saying those goodbyes and parting company in the afternoon is remaining
schedule for Sunday.
Of interest: Fort Vancouver is a destination visit and is walking distance
the Quay. A number of very good restaurants are within walking distance
the Quay, along the Columbia River. Food is very good at the Quay but
other breakfast and lunch options nearby too that are less costly. The
averages 85 degrees this time of year. We are a BIG area so rental cars
tripping are encouraged. Details of sightseeing locations will be
the Hospitality Room or through Mike and Dana.
Cel phone contacts with Mike and Dana are as follows:
Mike 360 281-4632 Cel
Dana 360 892 2261 Cel
We will try to stay on top of all your needs while here, don't be afraid
Posted by Mike Harding