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2017 Daytona Beach Florida USS Galveston Reunion

  • 26 Sep 2017
  • 30 Sep 2017
  • Residence Inn Daytona Beach Oceanfront, 3209 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida 32118


  • Requires a paid one membership per couple and $42 per Banquet Dinner Reservation
  • Paid up membership through Oct 1, 2018 required for attendance.

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CLG3 Shipmates' Reunion September 26-30 2017

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Residence Inn Daytona Beach Oceanfront
3209 South Atlantic Avenue
Daytona Beach, Florida 32118


Our reunion will begin with registration on Tuesday, September 26 and officially end following the Banquet Saturday, September 30.  

Preliminary Plan of the day:

Hospitality Room hours will be posted on/near door, but hotel policy requires closing each night at 10:pm 

9/26 Tue—Check in -- Hotel 4pm; Hospitality Room, Noon  -  New name tags will be provided, but please bring old plastic holders. For those members whose renewal date is Oct 1st 2017 should be prepared to renew during the hospitality room check in.

9/27 Wed — Local Day Tour -A bus tour to Daytona Speedway, followed by a stop for lunch at the Racing's North Turn Restaurant and a trip to Light House = $25 per person (museum entrance fees and meals are extra)-- Leaves the Hotel At 9:15 Arrive Ponce inlet lighthouse at 10:00,(price included with tour fee) and departs at Noon, for Restaurant for lunch, Depart at 2, for tour of speedway. Arrive Speedway For 3 PM tour until 4:45. (Speedway tour is an optional full access tour for additional $18.00 P/P Which is a discount). and arrives back at Hotel 6:15. 

9/28 Thu — St Augustine Day Tour (We have a bigger bus, so this tour is OPEN again A bus trip to historic St. Augustine -- the oldest city in the U.S. includes on/off city wide shuttle pass and discount coupon book) 8:15/8:30, departure for Ripley's Red Train tour of St Augustine, 6 Hrs. 10:00, to 4pm.  Arrive Back at the hotel at 5:15 to 5:30.  Red Train Admission is included in Tour Price: $36 per person.

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9/29 Fri — Biz meetings & followed by auction (am) -- Attendees are encouraged to bring an item for the auction. for more information of the auction CLICK HERE

9/30 Sat —Evening Banquet, an Old Fashioned Buffet, will include:

Virginia Baked Ham with a Brown Sugar Glaze

Sliced Roasted Turkey & Gravy

Sirloin Beef Tips with Mushroom Sauce

Rice Pilaf . Garlic Mashed Potatoes . Country Style Green Beans . Honey Glazed Carrots

Freshly Baked Rolls with Butter

Chef's Surprise Dessert

priced at $42 per person


While you are welcome to dress as you wish, the recommended  dinner dress is Florida-Caribbean Casual

10/1—Sun — Check out


This all-suite hotel has offered us a selection of high quality rooms: "Our guaranteed discounted rates officially expired Sept. 3rd --  but  anyone still needing to reserve a room should contact the hotel sales department 386-944-2000, and speak to Jamie for our discounted rate. 

  •   Studio suite with a king bed, $129 
  •  River View suite with a king bed, $129
  • One Bedroom suite with a king bed, $139
  • One Bedroom suite with two queen beds, $149
  • One Bedroom Ocean Front suite with king or two queen beds, $229

Each suite has “All the Comforts of Home” with fully equipped kitchens and a separate dining and living area. All rooms offer a pull out sofa bed in the living area.

 A full service oceanfront bar and grille is open for lunch and dinner featuring specialty appetizers, entrees and desserts. A complimentary full, hot breakfast buffet for each guest is included with each suite reservation along with wireless Internet access in the lobby and guestrooms, onsite parking, 24-hour fitness center and 24-hour business center.

The above suite selections are limited so early reservations are recommended by calling the hotel at 386-944-2000 (when connected press 0 (zero), be sure to mention, that you are with the USS Galveston 2017 Reunion.  Or you may make a reservation online with this >>>CLICK HERE for  <<<< link for online reservation.

If calling, be prepared to specify the room/bed type, arrival, and departure dates. Reservations at the group rate will be accommodated up to four days before and/or after the official reunion registration date. A one-night deposit is required on all reservations and will be forfeited if a cancellation is requested later than 48 hours from the arrival date. 

While the hotel does not provide any shuttle service, at just 9.2 miles from Daytona International Airport, reasonable rates for taxi and other private transportation are available. Onsite hotel parking is complimentary.


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