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We are excited about the events we have planned!

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60th HIGH SCHOOL REUNION
Friday, October 4, 2019 to Sunday, October 6, 2019

Come spend a fall weekend in Des Moines renewing friendships,
remembering times we have shared and just having fun.

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Plan your trip:

REUNION HOTEL
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
700 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309

**Cutoff date for booking rooms at the group rate is September 12, 2019**

We have reserved a block of rooms from Thursday, October 3, to Sunday, October 6th. Our group rate per night is $145.00 plus 7% state tax and 12% hotel/motel tax.

To Reserve Online:
Click the following reservation link. It will direct you to the Marriott's homepage with the group code already entered in. All you need to do is enter your arrival date to begin the reservation process, and your reduced rate of $145.00 will automatically be selected. Please keep in mind the cutoff date for guests to make reservations is September 12, 2019.

Book your group rate for Roosevelt HS 60th Reunion Room Block

To Reserve by Telephone:
Call their reservations department at 1(800) 228-9290. Be sure to identify yourself as a member of the Roosevelt High School 60th Reunion. Please confirm the rate of $145 + 7% tax & 12% hotel/motel tax. If you are a member of Marriott Rewards, be sure to ask if you can use your Rewards number when you book your stay.

Need a Ride?
For those flying into Des Moines: After you land, call the hotel at 515-245-5519 and they will send the shuttle to pick you up.

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REUNION EVENTS

Friday, October 4, 2019

6 pm – 10 pm: Party at the Cub Club Restaurant at Principal Park
6 pm: Class Picture will be taken

We will have a Ball Park Dinner Buffet. Cost per person $30. Those staying at the Marriott can be shuttled to the ball park. Casual Attire.

 

Saturday, October 5, 2019

The Marriott does not provide breakfast with your room, but there is a restaurant on the second floor that is open for breakfast.

Another option is to walk two blocks south of the hotel to the Downtown Farmers Market. It opens at 7 am and runs until noon.

The Farmers Market supports 300 family farmers, bakers, artists, and crafters from around the state, and averages 20,000 visitors each Saturday. It spans nine city blocks in the Historic Court Avenue District.

For more information please visit their website: desmoinesfarmer'smarket.com

10 am: TOUR OF ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL
(we may be able to have the Marriott shuttle take those staying at the hotel to Roosevelt)

11:30 am: LUNCH

Those that are interested can go to lunch at a restaurant on Ingersoll. You will order off the menu and pay for your own lunch.

6 pm – 10 pm: DINNER AT THE DES MOINES EMBASSY CLUB, 33RD FLOOR

Take in the spectacular panoramic views of the city and State Capitol complex from atop the Ruan Building. Those of you staying at the Marriott can just walk across the street. The Club is within walking distance for the other hotels downtown. Cost per person $60. Dressy Casual Attire (men do not need jacket and tie).

 

Sunday, October 6, 2019

9 am: BREAKFAST AT THE DOWNTOWN MARRIOTT

Before you head home, join your classmates for breakfast at the hotel. Order from the menu and pay for your own breakfast.

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Other downtown hotel options with airport shuttle:
Des Lux Hotel 800 Locust St 515-288-5800
Hilton Des Moines Downtown 435 Park St 515-241-1456
Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center 929 3rd St 515-282-5251
Embassy Suites Downtown 101 E Locust St 515-244-1700
Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown 418 6th Ave 515-282-5555
Renaissance Downtown Savery 401 Locust St 515-244-2151

Hotel option — NO airport shuttle:
Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown 120 SW Water St 515-244-1650

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After the 4th of July you will be sent more information and the Reservation form to fill out (return to Edgar Smith with your check).

If you have any questions please contact:

Sue (Lynn) Faller at 515-256-9484 or email her at JoelSueFaller@aol.com

Edgar Smith at 515-205-7255 or email him at esmith1065@gmail.com


YOUR REUNION COMMITTEE

Sue (Lynn) Faller, Chair
Edgar Smith, Treasurer
Mardelle (Abram) Oakley
Sue (Laster) Sutphin
Joanne Haakinson
Roger Chapman
Ellen Kelly Smith




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