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 2001 USS Rich DE695 Survivors Association Reunion
June 5th - June 9th, 2001
The Lodge of the Ozarks
3431 West Highway 76
Branson, Missouri  65616

    Are you ready for a fun time?  Well, we think we found it so how about joining us at the USS Rich Survivors Reunion in Branson, Missouri, June 5-9, 2001.  Enjoy the warm Ozarks hospitality and family-friendly environment of the area.  A superabundance of activities exists, a wide variety of enter­tainment and shows, attractions all around, beautiful scenery, golf courses, good restaurants and shopping... Oh yes, must not forget that. You'll find shops with crafts of local resi­dents such as quilts, pottery, hand woven baskets, beautiful intricate glassware, wrought iron and more!  There are also art galleries, specialty shops of every style and description, unique gift selections which can be found at shopping plazas, malls, and stand-alone shops.  Even an old fashioned 5 & 10 (Dick's 5 & 10) in Old Branson.  Our trip, "A Slice of the Ozarks" will tell you and show you some of the history of this area, the Shepherd of the Hills, Old Branson and more.  Come and see why BRANSON is considered the live entertainment capital of the world....BRANSON IS ENTERTAINMENT!!!

    Here you will find all the information needed for an enjoy­able visit and trip.  Please read carefully, make necessary telephone calls and/or return forms as directed, especially making sure to do so before the deadline date of May 6, 2001.

Lodging and Reservations

Arrival Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2001
Departure Date: Saturday, June 9, 2001
Check-In begins at 3:00 p.m.  Check-Out by 11:00 a.m.
Rates are valid two (2) days prior and two (2) days after
the event, based on availability.
For those in need, the parking lot is handicapped accessible.
Wheelchairs are available.

Room Rates
$72.30 per night, including tax.  Handicapped rooms are available upon request.
Included in room rate is a "Quick Start Breakfast" of pastries, cereal, fruit juices, coffee and tea.
Your room key will serve as admission to the Rafters Restaurant, which is part of the complex.
A complete hot breakfast may be purchased for $3.99. 

Individuals must make their own reservation at the Lodge of the Ozarks, 1-800-213-2584, toll free. Reservations at the above mentioned rate must be made no later than MAY 6, 2001.
When making reservations, ask for USS Rich block to receive the above rates.  All calls made after the cut-off date of MAY 6, 2001 will be handled on a space and rate availability.

The USS Rich itinerary from Gray Line will give you the necessary information for round trip airport transfers and car rentals.

Gray Line
The Gray Line is helping us plan a great visit for you so please read the enclosed forms you received in your mailing with the last USS Rich newsletter, check what you would like to do on the "Activities Order Form", and return it along with your check to:

Gray Line
1316 West Highway 76
Suite 192
Branson, Mo.  65616

ATTN: Doris Cosky. Sorry, no credit cards... only checks. 

The prices of tickets to various events include the shuttle services, so no extra charge. If you don't have a form, you can print this order form and fill it out.

After registering for your room at the front desk, go to the Hospitality Room, 2nd floor, Suite 255, sign our register so we know you arrived safe and sound, get your name tags and look for a friendly face and ENJOY!!! 

We are looking forward to your visit.

Any questions, please call Joe and Alta Podorski at (636) 530-0226.

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