Back
                                            Latest News Update

                                             Last updated:  Monday, November 02, 2009

The 18th annual reunion has come and gone.  It was held in Lafayette, LA  on September 21-23, 2000.  Dinner was served in the hospitality room consisting of locally prepared foods.  On Friday, a full day of sightseeing was enjoyed by all.  Places visited showed the local history and culture of the Acadiana people.  A swamp tour was taken on the Atchafalaya River Basin culminating with a banquet on Saturday evening at I Monelli's Restaurant.

Door Prize Winners were:

Jeanette Cason - Konriko Rice Gift Pack
Art Sivanich - Seafood Gumbo Apron
Gerald David  - Louisiana Igret Statue
Barb Settle - Ink Pen Set
Frances Roberts - Mardi Gras Doll
Norm Bruex - U.S. Coast Guard T-Shirt
Virg Settle - U.S. Coast Guard T-Shirt
Bob Hutchinson - Alligator Potholder
Wil Sanders - U.S. Coast Guard Bear

Grand Prizes--
Norm and Ceil Bruex - Afghan crocheted by Rita Rhodes
Gerald and Beaulah David - Oil Painting by Rita Rhodes

14 Crew Members and 2 Widows along with family and friends attended.

Next year's hosts are Bob and Mary Hutchinson and their daughter Patti.  It will be held on October 4 - 6, 2001 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Details can be found by clicking the Scottsdale logo on the home page.

 

*********************************************************************************

News Archive:

March 18, 2001

September 25, 1999

October 26, 1999

May 6, 2000