The hotel and reunion banquet venue are located in downtown Grand Rapids. Downtown GR is a busy, vibrant place to visit and we hope you enjoy having access to great bars, restaurants, shopping, and museums on your doorstep!
WELCOME - THURSDAY, AUGUST 8TH
We look forward to welcoming you all to Grand Rapids on August 8th! We'll be welcoming guests, handing out t-shirts and gift bags when you check into the hotel. We will also have a casual family gathering in the hotel's rooftop lounge.
Don't forget that the hotel offers 'Evening Social' Monday to Thursday which includes free food and drinks!
FREE hot breakfast is offered daily
PICNIC - FRIDAY, AUGUST 9TH
Approx Time: 9:15 am to 4 pm
We'll be hosting a reunion picnic on Friday, August 9th at Pere Marquette Park in Muskegon, Michigan. Muskegon is a 45-minute drive from Grand Rapids. THE COACH BUS WILL DEPART HOMEWOOD SUITES
AT 9:15 A.M.
The picnic venue is right on Lake Michigan on Pere Marquette beach which USA Today recently voted one of the most beautiful in the country! It's famous for its white, powdery sand and for being one of Michigan's cleanest, most environmentally pristine beaches.
This will be a great opportunity for everyone to catch up and enjoy lovely Lake Michigan. Facilities include a covered shelter, restrooms, and a great playground for the kids. Don't forget to bring your bathing suits!
BANQUET - SATURDAY, AUGUST 10th
6pm to 10pm
The reunion banquet will be held at Eve (pics on left), located at The B.O.B. in downtown Grand Rapids.
*There will be a cash bar available*
6pm to 7pm: Cocktail Hour with live jazz provided by Elgin Vines
7pm to 10pm: Dinner/reunion program
FAMILY MEETING - SUNDAY, AUGUST 11TH
We will gather at Homewood Suites for the family meeting and to decide where the next family reunion will take place.