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PATRON SIX BLUE SHARK ASSOCIATION

 

2018 CINCINNATI REUNION


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October 10th (Wed.)




8AM-10PM

Blue Sharks Hospitality Room  Registration . Drop off your Raffle/Auction items and purchase your tickets for the Annual Raffle/Auction and join in on this association fund-raiser.  



 9:00AM- 
4:00PM  

Early Bird Golf Event at the Devou Golf and Event Center (Individual transportation)T-off time is 10AM



 6PM-9PM 

"Wednesday Evening Welcome Reception" at the Marriott Cincinnati Rivercenter, Covington, KY (in the Blue Sharks Hospitality Room - Kentucky Room)


October 11th (Thurs.)


8am-10pm

Hospitality Room (open if manned) Late Arrival Registration continues. Drop off your Raffle/Auction items and purchase your tickets for the Annual Raffle/Auction and join in on this association fund-raiser.


8AM-5PM

Board Chartered Bus at hotel for the "Wright Patterson AFB Museum Tour (Bus will leave at 8AM - BE ON TIME)
Museum Location: 1000 Spaatz Street, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH
Museum exhibit areas include: Early Years Gallery; WWII Gallery; Korean War Gallery; Southeast Asia War Gallery; Cold War Gallery; Missile Gallery: Space Gallery; Research & Development Gallery; Presidential Gallery; Air Park; Memorial Park; and other  exhibits
Movies to attend at your leisure (cost per movie is $8 or $7 Seniors):  Aircraft Carrier Guardians of the Sea (11AM & 3PM); Memphis Belle - 1944 (12 Noon); D-Day Normandy 1944 3D (1PM); Fighter Pilot Operation Red Flag (2PM)
Interactive Flight Simulator ($16 per ride): State of the art motion control and high performance digital flat panel technology; Movie Ride ($8) Motion simulator - 5 rides to choose from: Virtual Reality Transporter ($10) Space Walk on the ISS (3D 4D); Interactive Flight Simulator ($16) Thrilling days of the "Golden Age of Air Racing in the 1920s & 30s (choose from 4 historic flying machines, the Lockheed Vega, the Beechcraft Model 17 Stagger wing, the Curtiss R3C-1 Racer, and the Gee Bee Z! 



Open

At your leisure for those not taking a Tour the following are some local activities for members to attend during you stay.  Main attractions include: 
Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel – Bar is old Art Deco; 
Hofbrauhaus - (one of only 4 in the US) smaller version to the one in Germany; 
Baseball Museum at the Great American Ball Park; 
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center downtown Cincinnati between Paul Brown Stadium and Great American Ball Park; 
Cincinnati Art Museum located in the cities Eden Park Cultural District; 
Art Deco Train Station; 
Horseshoe Casino in the heart of downtown Cincinnati
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens;
Newport Aquarium;



6PM-10PM

Boarding on the Riverboat for the Dinner Cruise at the Ohio River Pier, River Boat Row, Newport, KY  (BE ON TIME)
(Only for those who pre-purchased Dinner Cruise. Must have preserved/purchased on our website- seating is limited)







October 12th (Fri.)


8am-10pm

Hospitality Room (open if manned) Late Arrival Registration continues. Drop off your Raffle/Auction items and purchase your tickets for the Annual Raffle/Auction and join in on this association fund-raiser.


   8:00AM-4PM
Board Chartered Bus at hotel for the Lexington Bourbon Trail - Tour 2 distilleries, the Woodford Reserve, the oldest (1812) in Kentucky  and Wild Turkey (started in 1895) distilleries.


5:00-7:00PM

Annual BLUE SHARKS BUSINESS MEETING in our BLUE SHARKS
Hospitality Room. (We “could” start AND end earlier, depending on when the tour returns, and “by agreement of a quorum.”).


                                    ***TONIGHT IS AN OPEN EVENING WITH NO PLANNED EVENT***


October 13th (Sat.)




 8AM-6PM

Hospitality Room (open if manned) Registration continues. Drop off your

items and purchase your tickets for the Annual Raffle/Auction and join in

on this fun fund raiser. (Winners will be drawn tonight at the Banquet)



 8:00 AM-
5:00 PM

City Touring - "Done at your leisure and  "on your own schedule"  See the listing of local attractions in the Thursday listing.



5:00PM-
6:00PM

Pre-Banquet Cash Bar & EVENING SOCIAL HOUR,

 

 




6PM-10PM
BANQUET and our Annual Blue Shark Raffle/Auction (at the Marriott Cincinnati Rivercenter, Covington, KY, Hotel Banquet Room)  
(Raffle/Auction to be held at the conclusion of the Banquet Meal)

MAIN MEAL SELECTIONS

Salad - Hearts of Romaine with  Sliced Strawberries, Toasted Almonds and Goat Cheese - Dressings Include Balsamic Vinaigrette, Ranch, Strawberry Vinaigrette, Italian, Bleu Cheese and Caesar Dressing

Entrees (Select one):

Filet Mignon with Caramelized Onion Demi-Glace
Butter Herb Roasted Chicken
Salmon with Citrus Cream

Herb Roasted Yukon Potatoes
Julienne Vegetables

 Desert -Assorted Berries in Grand Marnier with Whipped Cream and Mint Leaf Garnish