2018 Schedule of Events

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 
 

Wed 26 September   --   Reunion arrivals begin -- if you arrive early, please plan to join us                                                                                             for dinner at Paul's Steakhouse  (across the street from our hotel).   

                                        Upon arrival, pick up your Helen GA Welcome Bag -- your Saturday Dinner Tickets will be                                                 in an envelope with your name on it.

1800                 DINNER at PAUL'S STEAKHOUSE  (We get a 10% discount)
                        They serve the best steaks and seafood in town. Also well know for their fantastic drink specials.
                         http://www.paulssteakhouse.com/


Thu 27 September    --   Reunion arrivals continue

1700                Meet/Greet in Hospitality Room and get the reunion started. (Bring your own bottle - BYOB)
1900                ** Very Special Guests will visit our Hospitality Room
2000                ** Very Very Special Guest will visit our Hospitality Room
             
            Evening at leisure -  Stay in the Hospitality Room, Tour the City, Festhalle.

Fri 28 September   --   Tour the area / Shopping / Group Meeting / FESTHALLE

1200                Hospitality Room Open. (BYOB)

1630               Dinner at BIGG DADDY'S RESTAURANT (807 Edelweisstrasse)     www.biggdaddys.com  
                           
(We get a 10% discount)

                         BIGG DADDY'S has a great menu with many different types entrees and a superb variety of DRAFT German Beer.
                        They are offering our members 10% off your food items. Be sure to tell them you 
are with the Rhein Main Air Base                           Veteran Reunion Group.  Dinner at individual's expense.  Please feel free to dine in the many other fine German                              restaurants in town:

                               **** Bodensee Restaurant - Across the street from our hotel. (Our dinner location on Saturday)
                                     **** 
Old Bavarian Inn Restaurant --  Superb Food/Beer/Service  8619 N Main St
                                            https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g35004-d406861-Reviews-Old_Bavaria_Inn_and_Restaurant-Helen_Georgia.html

2000               Fun & Festivities at the FESTHALLE

Sat 29 September    -- Morning & afternoon at leisure (Tour the area / Shopping)

1715            Group Photo in front of Helendorf Hotel Arch Muriel -- Helendorf Inn
1730            Social (1/2) Hour -  We will walk together to the Bodensee Restaurant  - about a 5 minute walk                        The bar area is small, so folks can pick up their drinks and walk about before being seated.
1745             Seating for dinner
1800            Grace / Dinner is served

1930            Finish eating -- head over to the Festhalle, which will be a 5 minute easy walk.  I have requested
                    seating for 90(+) folks.

                       Note: When the band is on break, Reunion Comments will be made.

Sun 30 September    - Reunion Departures

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GENERAL INFORMATION

1. Your hotel room.  Depending which room you select at the Helendorf, the price will vary. Inform them you are with the Rhein Main Reunion Group for a room discount.

2. Hospitality room:  I had to pay for it out of my pocket, and will have donation jars out during the reunion. I appreciate your generous donations to cover the cost of the room and food items. .

3. Hospitality room:  we'll have a 6 foot Sub Sandwich, Pizza, Chips, Dips, Sodas, etc. There will be donation jars to help defray the costs

         ** T-Shirts / Hats will be available for pick-up in the Hospitality Room. (Order info is listed below)
         ** Members will need to bring their own alcohlic drinks.

4. FESTHALLE:  a variety of beer/wine, 5 types of brats, pretzels, red cabbage, as well as t-shirts and Oktoberfest items are offered here.
                     All Active / Retired Military get free admission (w/ ID)                                                                                        Former military (non-retiree), non-military, spouses/family members  $8 Thurs/Fri,  $10 Sat 
                    ** In order to qualify for the Group Rate for our for former military, non-Military, spouses,                                  family members, and guests, I will be taking names and prepayment.

5. Bodensee (German) Restaurant - (Saturday evening)
                           64 Munich Strasse, Helen, GA 30545
                          (Dinner tickets MUST be paid NLT 18 SEP 18).

                           $30.00 per person (Tax/Tip Included). Tea/Water provided, alcohol is pay as you go.
                          The German meal will be served Family Style.
                          Four guests will be seated at each table. 

                         The Restaurant will also be handling their large amount of regular customers.

Each table will have the following:

                        FAMILY STYLE DINNER WITH
                        2 - Pork / 2 - Chicken Schnitzels, Smoked Pork Chops
                        4 - (small) Chicken Breasts with Creamy Mushroom Gravy
                        3 - Different Kind of Sausages: Knockwurst (Pork), Garlic Sausage (Pork-Beef and Garlic),                                   and Weisswurst (Veal), Sauerbraten (beef), Schweinebraten (Pork)
                            Sides:     Spaetzle, Red Cabbage, Sauerkraut, German Potato Salad
                            Gravy:  Creamy Mushroom Gravy, Creamy Bavarian Gravy, Creamy Onion Gravy
                            Salad with Garlic - Dill Dressing and Freshly Baked Bread

                       ** If your table runs out of an item, just ask for more.

Note: I MUST have your payment for this meal  NLT 19 SEPT.   No payments will be accepted after this date

6.  Door Prizes: I am accepting donated door prizes to be given out during the reunion..
                      ** Leon Farmer Beer Distributor donating a few door prizes. (Thank You)

7.  I have had some emails asking about payment for the various reunion events.
      ** I will be accepting payment via PAY PAL at a later date. (PREFERRED METHOD)
             Note: Due to the Surcharge charged by  Pay Pal, there will be $2 Surcharge for each
                       PAY PAL payment.
 
    ** I will also accept checks.  Please send them to: 
Stanley Miller
7213 Avila Drive
Fayetteville, NC  28314