June 19-23, 2017
The 80th Annual Reunion of the CREW of the SS Fellowship will dock at the Hilton Northbrook/ Chicago, IL on Monday, June19, 2017.
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Our theme this year is “The SS Fellowship Docks at Navy Pier.” The Navy Pier is a very large entertainment venue built on a pier in Lake Michigan with restaurants, amusements, shops, rides and much more. We will arrange an excursion there sometime Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday at little or no cost. Mate John Sprole is 2nd Mate in Charge of CREW Reunions. If you have any questions, about leisure opportunities, contact Mate John at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CREW hospitality quarters are on the tenth floor of the Northbrook Hilton. The hotel is just off I- 294, the Tri-State Tollway. With your registration you will receive a CREW polo shirt to wear during the convention. Specify your size on the registration form. The hospitality room will have drinks and hors d’oeuvres from 2 to 5 on Monday, June 15 and 1-4pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The CREW’s annual meeting will be on Thursday morning from 9:30 to 11:30 at the hotel. The SS Fellowship will shove off Friday morning, June 23, until next year’s reunion.
As you can see from our registration form, you are on your own for all meals except for a free hotel breakfast. We will be located in the center of Chicago's prestigious North Shore area bordering the glorious shores of Lake Michigan, near the towns of Glenview, Skokie, and Wilmette and close to many Fortune 500 headquarters including IBM, Abbott, Allstate, Kraft Foods, Baxter & Discover. We will be only 12 miles from O'Hare International Airport and 25 miles from downtown Chicago. You can begin your adventure in the North Shore at the Charles Gates Dawes Home, next to Northwestern University. A little north is Grosse Point Lighthouse, built in 1873 and designated as a National Historic Landmark. Continue on to see the Baha’i house of Worship, the only one in North America. Next tour Chicago Botanic Gardens, the Illinois Holocaust Museum, and the North Shore Center for the Performing arts in Skokie.
We’re pulling out all the stops to have many chances to meet old and new Mates of the CREW. That’s why we are giving a special invitation to those of you whose terms in national office ended in 2012, 2007, 2001, 1996/97, 1991/92, and 1986/87 (and before). You should make a special effort to attend and meet up with those with whom you served most closely.
Did you serve with:
- TRAVIS AHLQUIST PRESIDENT, US JAYCEES 2012 - 5 YEAR REUNION
- CHRIS OLDHAM PRESIDENT, US JAYCEES 2007 - 10 YEAR REUNION
- JOHN NYGREN PRESIDENT, US JAYCEES 2002 - 15 YEAR REUNION
- MIKE MARSHALL PRESIDENT, US JAYCEES 1996/97 - 20 YEAR REUNION
- GREG THOMES PRESIDENT, US JAYCEES 1991/92 - 25 YEAR REUNION
- MIKE ALCORN PRESIDENT(DEC’D) GROUP, US JAYCEES 1986/87 - 30 & ALL
EARLIER YR REUNIONS
We will have our hospitality bar open most afternoons of the week for registered Crew Mates only. The CREW will meet at the same time and place as the USJCI Senate annual meeting, but the CREW meeting is a separate function. More details are on the CREW registration form that is part of the Log and is here on our Web site.
Room reservations may be made at (847) 480-7500. Ask for the block code JCI. Hotel room rates are $139.50 per night plus tax. This includes breakfast each day. The special conference rate is available five days before and five days after the CREW meeting. Regular check-in would be Monday, June 19, and checkout would be Friday, June 23. Many Senators will be arriving Sunday, June 18. Room block cutoff is May 15, 2017. More information on amenities can be obtained from the hotel. If you have any questions, contact Mate John Sprole at email@example.com.
Mate John Sprole, 2nd Mate in Charge of CREW Reunions
CREW REUNION 2017 HOSPITALITY SUITE SPONSORSHIP
We are once again requesting sponsorships for our Hospitality Suite, a need of about $1,600 -- for those Mates that would like to remember a Mate or an event in their Jaycee life, who cannot attend the Reunion personally, or who simply want to help sponsor the "hospitality" part of our 80th Annual Reunion.
All donations and sponsorships of $100 or more will be used to defray the cost of the Hospitality Suite and the food and drinks served there. As at the 79th Reunion, a list of the donors and their names will be published in the Reunion Program.
Checks should made out to "The CREW of the SS Fellowship" with a notation of CREW Hospitality on the bottom left hand side and mailed to Mate Kim Newlin, 12455 SW 97th CT, Miami, FL 33176.
A special thanks to the Donors for the 79th Annual CREW Reunion:
CREW HOSPITALITY Sponsors
MIKE MORITZ/GERRY MOORE
AJ MORTON/JIM OLLIS
JAMES HAMATY/JOHN CLARK
GERRY MOORE/ALAN BROCK
CHARLES EBERHARDT/BERT CUMMINS
GIL MAGILKE/BIDDO COSNER