USS Galveston

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2019 USS Galveston Reunion

  • 10 Sep 2019
  • 12:00
  • 14 Sep 2019
  • 22:00
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2019

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USS Galveston CLG3
Southern Comfort Reunion 2019
Baton Rouge, Lousiana

Dates:Tues,.Sept.10th (check in). through Sat,.Sept.14th (Reunion Dinner).

Place: Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge, 4728 Constitution Ave.,Baton Rouge LA, 70808. Reservations can be made by calling, 800-678-4065.  Remember to mention the USS Galveston Reunion to receive our discounted rates: single or double are the same $104.00, per night plus 16% tax.  Included is a full breakfast buffet, for 2 people per room.  Check in is 4 PM, and Check out is 11 AM.  Parking at the Crowne Plaza is free. Airport transportation is $7.00 per person each way and can be arranged by calling 225-930-0150.  

Cut off for Hotel Reservations at discounted rate is August 10th, 2019.

Please remember to bring any old name tag holders.

Tours & Events (tentative):

Arranged tours will be available by pre-registration only.  Tour bus capacity is 54.  So, if you are interested in going on any of the tours, you must register early.  See information/registration form at bottom of page for details.

Wednesday, Sept. 11th. Coach bus leaves Hotel, at 8:00 AM to New Orleans; (90 minute ride) to be dropped of at the Hop on Hop off Depot. This double decker bus travels a route through New Orleans.  Just like the Red Train in St. Augustine -- get off and explore, get on the next bus that comes by, Depart New Orleans for the Hotel at 4:45 for 90 Minute return ride back up the highway. 

Thursday, Sept. 12th.  City Tour of Baton Rouge.  Pick-up  8:30, at Hotel.  At 10AM  we will have a Memorial service on the fantail of the USS Kidd DD 661, along with a tour of the Destroyer and their Museum.  Upon departing USS Kidd, we will stop for lunch (on your own) around 1 PM, at the Market Place with a number of establishments, from Cajun or Pizza to burgers.  After lunch, continue on the City Tour, with a stop by the LSU tiger display.  Back to the Hotel around 4:30/5:00. 

Friday Sept. 13th, Business meeting at 9 AM for both Shipmates, and Gals.  Auction news in next Reunion update.  Friday Afternoon, Possible Plantation tour, Swamp Tour, or Casino trip, or all.  Evening of relaxation, and Sea Stories in the Hospitality Room.

Once again, the Gals will be holding a Clock Raffle along with a Chinese Raffle.  There will be NO auction.  Also, ladies, this is an election year for all positions.  If you wish to become more involved, running for office is a great way to show it.

Saturday Sept. 14th, Pictures at 4:30, open cash bar in Banquet Hall, 5:45 Parade Colors, and prayer, Dinner at 6 PM.

This year’s buffet includes:  Tossed salad, Strawberry spinach salad, Cajun style Pork Loin, Chicken Piccata, Fried Catfish strips, Chefs choice of 2 vegetables and one starch.  Dessert consists of Apple Crumb Cobbler, Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce, cake along with sugar free item included.  Dinner also includes rolls and butter, iced tea, hot tea and coffee.   A cash bar will be provided.

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