2000 REUNION

WYNDHAM HOTEL - COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO

September 7-10, 2000

Hosted by Reunion Chairman Bert Bickel

Total attendance 56 with 23 Shipmates and including 8 Plankowners

      Attendees:  Bert Bickel; Ken* & Lannette Dahms & guests son in law & daughter Art & Kerry Brice & 3 children; Bill & Mary Curtis; Chuck & Louanna DeLand; Jim & Versie Durborow; Keith & Lupe Everman; Art & Joanne Jarvis; Joe & Helen Kilmurray; Andy & Josie Kusch; Stan & Eleanor Lappen; Clarke* & Mildred Mahaffey; Helen McMasters; Chuck* Markley & Kate Kelley; Cliff* & Betty Moore & 4 guests;  Bill & June Prain; Charles & Dorothy Rausch; Peter Renna & Connie Puzello; Alice Rickman & guest Dorothy Graham; Frank* Ryan & Grace Amoroso; Bob & Maryanne Schelling; Hal Skinner; Vince & Jean Stegenga; Chet* & Ruth Thomason; Mike* Van Audekirk and Bill* & Marge Wenger.

*Plankowners

       On Friday morning we took a guided bus tour of the US Air Force Academy in particular the three Chapels.  The tour continued to the Garden of the Gods and then on to Old Colorado City.  Saturday we again boarded the bus to visit the Broadmoor Hotel on Cheyenne Lake and then into Cheyenne Canyon to visit "Eagles Nest" overlooking "Seven Falls" and returning by way of Old Colorado City.  Sunday we had a morning business meeting of the Association the highlight of which was the presentation of gifts to our retiring Reunion Chairman and acting Secretary Bert Bickel.  The evening banquet was entertained by magician Mark Whitehouse then off to the hospitality room before packing for the return trip.

Colorado Springs 2000 Pictures

 

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