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June 8-12, 2016

 


2829 Williams Blvd.

Kenner, LA  70062

Front Desk:  504 - 457-5611

 

RESERVATIONS:  

     Website:        https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/kenner/msyap/hoteldetail  
 

 Rates:          $119 with breakfast for two (2) for single or double occupancy plus tax.  (Ask for USS Ajax Reunion Rates).  Free parking is offered to all guests.  FREE AIRPORT SHUTTLE IS AVAILABLE  FROM 4:00 AM UNTIL 12:00 MIDNIGHT.  If you need a handicapped wheelchair accessible room please specify when booking room                                      

Complimentary parking.   

Directions: 

From the East: Take IH 10 East toward New Orleans.  Take the Williams Blvd. Exit 223A-223B toward LA-49/N.O. International Airport (about 22 miles).  Merge onto Williams Blvd./LA 49 (.10 miles).  Hotel is on the right. 

 From the West: Take IH 10 West toward New Orleans from Slidell (about 30 miles).  Keep right to take I-610 West via Exit 238B toward N.O. International Airport/Baton Rouge (about 4.47 miles). I-610 becomes I-10 West (about 6 miles). Merge onto LA-49 S/Williams Blvd. Via Exit 223A (about 1 mile). Hotel is on right
 

CUTOFF DATE FOR RESERVATIONS IS NEED TO BE MADE BY MAY 16, 2016.  USS AJAX RATES AND ROOMS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE AFTER MAY 16, 2016

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SHIPMATES! REMEMBER TO DONATE AN ITEM FOR THE ASSOCIATION RAFFLE WHICH WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016 AFTER OUR DINNER BUFFET.  THESE ITEMS COULD INCLUDE AJAX MEMORABILIA, BOOKS, NAVY AND MILITARY ITEMS, GIFT BASKETS, HOMEMADE CRAFTS AND OTHER ITEMS.  ALL DONATIONS ARE APPRECIATED.



Wednesday, June 8, 2016      10:00 am - 9:00 pm        Hospitality room 

                                       

Thursday, June 9, 2016      

                                        9:00 am - 3:00 pm     Tour to World War II Museum, lunch and show

                                        5:00 pm - 6:00 pm      Cocktail hour / photographs

                                         6:00 pm - 7:00 pm      Dinner buffet

                                        7:00 pm - 9:00 pm       Association business meeting

 
Friday, June 10, 2016      

                                    9:00 am - 12:30 pm       City tour

                                  

Saturday, June 11, 2016

                                         8:45 am - 12:30 pm   Swamp tour

                       OR            8:30 am - 12:30 pm   Oak Alley Plantation tour

                                    
                                         5:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Cocktail hour / photographs

                                         6:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Banquet 

                                         7:00 pm - 8:00 pm    Raffle

                                     

Sunday, June 12, 2016   Meet for breakfast in restaurant to say goodbyes.  Shipmates return home. 

 

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Below is a tentative itinerary for the USS Ajax Reunion Association 2016 reunion in New Orleans, LA.  Rates include roundtrip motor coach transportation from Crowne Plaza to the tour destination, admissions where necessary.  
  

Thursday, June 9, 2016       9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tour of the World War II Museum and Beyond All Boundaries or Final Mission; includes lunch and show at the Canteen.

$65.00 per person (based on 33 paying passengers)


Friday, June 10, 2016            9:00 am - 12:00 noon

City tour

$48.00 per person (based on 33 paying passengers)


Saturday, June 11, 2016        8:45 am - 12:30 pm

Swamp tour

$45.00 per person (based on 33 paying passengers)

OR

Oak Alley Plantation tour        8:30 am - 12:30 pm

$40.00 per person (based on 33 paying passengers)

 




 

 

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Chef's featured soup of the day

Tossed garden salad with assortment of dressings

Creole potato salad

BBQ pork loin

Southern fried chicken

Chef's selections of vegetable and starch

Basket of fresh rolls and cornbread

Chef's choice of dessert

Coffee, iced tea and water




House salad with assorted dressings

Chicken Marsala

Chef's selections of vegetable and starch

Basket of fresh rolls and cornbread

Chef's choice of dessert

 Coffee, iced tea and water



House salad with assorted dressings

Medallion of Beef Tenderloin with two crab stuffed shrimp

Chef's selections of vegetable and starch

Basket of fresh rolls and cornbread

Chef's choice of dessert

Coffee, iced tea and water



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                            USS AJAX REUNION 2016 REGISTRATION FORM

In order to keep our roster up to date please fill out the above information                      and return it even though you cannot attend the reunion.

NAME: _____________________________________________________

ADDRESS: _________________________________________________

CITY ________________________ ST ______  ZIP CODE ___________

PHONE # __________________  CELL PHONE #___________________

EMAIL ADDRESS: ______________________________

WHAT YEARS DID YOU SERVE ON AJAX? _________________________

NAME OF SPOUSE and/or GUEST ________________________________

ARE YOU A PLANKOWNER?  _______Yes  __________ No



Please make checks payable to:  USS AJAX REUNION ASSOCIATION

Mail to:     Kathy Dewey

               USS Ajax Reunion Association

                511 Carmody Hill Road

               Cantonment, Florida 32533

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ANNUAL DUES AND REUNION SIGN UP PAGE


      Registration @ $10.00 PER PERSON                 ____ X $10.00 = $______

              *2016 Association Dues                                 ____ X $10.00 = $_____

June 9, 2016  - Tour @ $65.00 per person                _____ X $65.00  = $______

               - Dinner $37.00 per person                        ______ X $37.00 = $______

       

June 10, 2016- Tour @ $48.00 per person           ______ X $48.00 = $______

             

June 11, 2016  - Swamp Tour @ $ 45.00 per person    ______ X $45.00  = $______

or     Plantation Tour @40.00 per person                    _______ X $40.00 = $_______

            - Banquet 

            Chicken Marsala @ $28.00 per person         _______ X $28.00 = $______

or        Beef and Shrimp @ 44.00 per person           _______ X $44.00 = $______


**  Preorder 2016 Reunion Cap @ $15.00 each  _______ X $15.00 = $_______

                                                                               TOTAL $_________

*Reminder:  Dues are for members only who:

       Are NOT Life members

       Are UNDER the age of 80

** Available only through preorder



NAME AS IT WILL APPEAR ON NAME TAG:  MEMBER

First name: ____________________

Middle initial: _________________

Last name: _________________

Years served:  19___ - 19 ______

Rate: __________

NAME AS IT WILL APPEAR ON NAME TAG:  SPOUSE/GUEST

First name: _____________________

Middle initial: ________________

Last name: __________________

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Contact:  Thomas Judge, President, USS Ajax Reunion Association

11131 N State Hwy 123, Falls City, TX  78113

(830) 745-2141 or Email:  tjudge7673@sbcglobal.net

210-288-7904 (cell)

 
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