2018 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.

They serve the best steaks and seafood in town. Also well know for their fantastic drink specials.

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 a 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 

              They have 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 one of the many other fine German restaurants in town:
            (I recommend these)

                   **** Bodensee Restaurant - Across the street from our hotel. (Saturday - our dinner location)
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 - Tour the area / Stores / Group Meeting / FESTHALLE.
1715      Group Photo in front of Helendorf Hotel Arch Muriel -- Helendorf Inn
1730      Social (1/2) Hour - It will take folks 5 minutes to walk to the Bodensee Restaurant from the                  photo site.

             The bar area is small, so folks can pick up their drinks and walk about before being seated.
1745     Seated for dinner
1800     Grace / Dinner is served

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

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

Sun, 30 September - Reunion Departures



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 to cover the cost of the room and food items. .

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

** 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 - sells a variety of beer/wine, 5 types of brats, pretzels, red cabbage, as well as t-shirts and Oktoberfest items.
All Active / Retired Military get free admission (w/ ID)                                                                              Former military (non-retiree), non-military, spouses/family members  $8 Thurs/Fri,  $10 Saturday 

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 30 AUG 18).

$30.00 per person (Tax/Tip Included). Tea/Water provided, but alcohol is extra per person.
The German meal will be served Family Style.
4 Guests will be set at each table.  (Tables will be moved together, so majority of our group will be able to sit together as a group).The Restaurant will also be handling their large amount of regular customers.

Each table will have the following:

     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 (Homemade Noodles), Red Cabbage, Sauerkraut, German Potato Salad
     Gravys:  Creamy Mushroom Gravy, Creamy Bavarian Gravy, Creamy Onion Gravy
     Salad with Garlic - Dill Dressing and Freshly Baked Bread

** Table runs out of an item, just ask for more.

Note: I MUST have our count/payment to the restaurant NT 30 Aug.   No payments will be accepted after 30 AUG 18.

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. (PREFERED METHOD)
Note: Due to the Surcharge charged by  Pay Pal, there will be $2 Surcharge for each
PAY PAL payment.
** I will also be accepting checks, at a later date.

8. **** BREAKING NEWS ****We will have T-Shirts. TBD Waiting for a price from the person printing them.
     T-Shirts    -  We will have T-Shirts. TBD Waiting for a price from the person printing them.
     Ball Caps -  If you want one, please send me your name and amount. Price: TBD
     Anyone sending their Payment by (Checks) :                       
                     Stanley Miller
                     7213 Avila Drive
                     Fayetteville, NC 28314-5281


Stan Miller - Host
Deb Murphy - Co Host
Very Special Guests will be in our hospitality room around 1900 hours on Thursday
Very Special Guest will be in our hospitality room around 2000 hours on Thursday

Mr. & Mrs. Fred Jenkins - VIP's (Original Owner's of Fred's Famous Peanuts)
Mr. & Mrs. Wayne (Beth) Hurst - VIP's (Owner's of Fred's Famous Peanuts - Family of the Jenkins)
2 (possibly 3) Very Special Ladies

Mr. Don Ostrokski

At the top of the list, I have some VIP's listed.
The Jenkins/Hurst Family proudly supports the US Armed Forces.
Mr. Don Ostrokski proudly supports the US Armed Forces.
We Salute then For ALL They Do For our Military Forces.

Many folks have informed me they are planning to attend. If you plan to attend, please send me an email to stansvets@gmail.com  and I'll post your name.    WE ARE GOING TO HAVE A GREAT TIME.

-- PLUS REQUIRED PAYMENT (will inform you when to send)
-- Which Unit/Agency/etc - You were assigned to (i,e,, 435 OMS Enroute Maintenance Section)
-- What years were you at Rhein Main
-- Which hotel you are staying in
-- Email Address - Reunion Updates will be emailed to Registered Guests

-- Send info to:  rmvets@gmail.com