2008 Reunion Info
Association Reunion San Antonio Texas is November 14th - 16th 2008
EVENT A: GROUP DINNER & CRUISE ON THE FAMOUS SAN ANTONIO RIVERWALK
Friday, November 14th (5:30pm-8:30pm)
Board your private water taxi at the El Tropicano Hotel for the short cruise to the Casa Rio Restaurant . You will then enjoy an authentic Mexican Dinner in a beautiful location amid the oldest part of the Riverwalk . After dinner, board a chartered barge for an exciting river cruise. You will be amazed at the dazzling lights, sights, and sounds that make the Riverwalk not just famous, but fabulous at night. Your private sightseeing cruise will begin at the restaurant and end at the hotel. Don’t miss out!
EVENT B: SAN ANTONIO SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Saturday, November 15th (9:00am-2:00pm)
Your day begins with an informative bus tour of some of the city’s wonderful sights. You will stop at the San Jose Mission, one of the largest in San Antonio, known as the “Queen of Spanish Missions”. There will be time to see a documenta ry film and explore the grounds. Then drive past El Mercado, the Mexican Market, the San Fernando Cathedral, and the Alamodome as you make your way towards the Alamo Plaza where you will view the award winning IMAX movie presentation “The Price of Freedom” which chronicles the story of the battle of the Alamo. With fresh images and the story in your mind, you may then proceed to the Alamo itself. See where it all
actually happened and walk the hallowed grounds of history. You will have plenty of time to visit the Alamo, have lunch on your own, and souvenir shopping around the Alamo Plaza before returning to the hotel.
Please Note: After allowing time to visit the Alamo the motor coaches will return to the hotel. For those who are interested; you may extend your visit at the Alamo and tour some of the other sites in the area on your own. For those who choose not to take the motor coach back to the hotel, you will be responsible for your own transportation back to the hotel.
Saturday, November 15th (7:00pm at Hotel)
Join all of your friends for the Banquet Dinner at the hotel. Cocktails will be available from the cash bar at 6:00pm; dinner will be served at 7:00pm. All banquet dinners include salad, vegetables, potatoes, rolls & butter, coffee, tea and dessert. Please make your entrée selection on your reservation form.
MEMORIAL SERVICE & BUSINESS MEETING
Sunday, November 16th (8:00am at the Hotel)
Join your friends for the annual Memorial Service & Business Meeting at the hotel. Check your itinerary at registration for specific time and room location. There is no need to pre-register for the Memorial Service or the Business Meeting.
TOUR CANCELLATION INSURANCE
Protect yourself from unforeseen expenses caused by sickness, injury or any other causes that impact your travel plans. This insurance enables a refund of Tour & Banquet expenses up until three (3) days before the start of your reunion. If you need to cancel – please call our office immediately (817-251-3551) for a cancellation number. If you have not purchased cancellation insurance, all tour and meal money is non-refundable 6 weeks prior to the reunion.
Important Event Notes:
The bus tour may be cancelled if a minimum of 30 people per bus is not met. In this case, full refunds will be en.
Please understand that a certain amount of walking is necessary from the bus to attractions and in some instances to also see the attractions. Please consider your abilities before purchasing tours.
Be sure to bring photo identification (like a driver’s license) on all events.
All tour times are subject to change. A final itinerary is available at registration.
Additional Sites worth seeing in San Antonio
1, mission San Jose, one of oldest in the USA
2. Alamo..Just across the street from the River walk
3. Buck Horn saloon and museum...a must to see
4. Market Square...Largest Mexican Market this side of Mexico
5. Ripleys Belive it or not & Wax museum at the Plaza
6. San Fernando Catheral oldest in the USA
7. Spanish Governors Place.... Built during the Spanish Rule
8. Tower of the Americans .. a few blocks from riverwalk