2019 USS James Monroe(SSBN 622) Reunion: Gulfport, Mississippi – 20 Oct 2019 – 25 Oct 2019
The 2019 Reunion will be at the Clarion Inn , 9445 Highway 49, Gulfport MS, 39503.
Check in will start on 20 Oct. 2019 and check out will be on 25 Oct. 2019.
The room rate will be $65.99 per night plus state and local taxes currently 12%. Breakfast is included.
The reunion rate will be available 3 days before and 3 days after. There will be a Hospitality Room available during most of the time similar to Pigeon Forge, TN reunion in 2017. We will have snacks and drinks soft and beers available in the Hospitality Room.
To make reservations call after Sept 20 2018.
Call the Clarion Inn (228) 868-3300 and inform the reservation agent you are with the USS James Monroe Reunion. Hotel Check In is at 1600 (4pm) and Check out is at noon.
Plan of the week (tentative)
Oct 20, (Sunday)
1600 Check in and meet and greet in Hospitality Room
Oct 21 (Monday)
1000 Gulf Coast Gator Ranch
Enjoy a ride on a high speed air boat and experience the fun of traveling through an unspoiled wilderness. You will witness alligators, birds and marine life in their natural habitat. The estimated cost is $35.00 per person.
Oct 22 (Tuesday)
0830 New Orleans Tour. This tour will be for the James Monroe Reunion Group. It consists of the bus ride to New Orleans which will take approximately 90 minutes, 5 Hours in the French Quarters and return trip back to Gulfport. The estimated cost will be about $30.00 per person depending on the number of attendees.
Oct 21 (Wednesday)
0930 Business Meetin
1100 Memorial Service
1300 Visit to Beauvoir, the last home of Jefferson Davis, the first and only President of the Confederate States of America. it was also the site of his retirement. The estimated price is $12.00 per person.
Oct 24 (Thursday)
0930 Annual Reunion Auction. It will be held in the Hospitality Room. Everyone is reminded to bring an item or two to be auctioned. Proceeds from the auction help defray reunion costs.
1700 Shrimp Boil to be held on the premises. The estimated cost to attend this event will be $5.00 per person. I will be put on by Willie Powell, Jim Powell’s brother.
Oct 25 (Friday) Checkout and Departure