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Reunion 2018

8TH BATTALION 4TH FIELD ARTILLERY
The 2018 Reunion Information
Schedule of Events
By Bob Mueninghoff

THE HOTEL

Wyndham Springfield City Centre
700 E. Adams Street, Springfield, Illinois

They do have a shuttle from the Airport to the hotel.

You will need to call (217) 789-1530 once you arrive.

Check-in is Wednesday, September 12 - Check out is Sunday, September 16.

Room Rates per night: $102.00 plus tax of $12.24 for Total of $114.24 per night.

These rates are good for 3 days before and after the dates above.

Upon check in you will receive, four buffet breakfasts tickets per guest and a parking pass for each room for the parking deck.

THE REUNION COMMITTEE

The Reunion Committee members are Bob Mueninghoff (Reunion Chairman), Larry Martin, Marvin "Buddy" Beamer, and Jerry Mazur

WEDNESDAY, September 12:

The registration table will be open 1500-2100 in the Hospitality Room which is the Plaza 3 room on the Mezzanine level.

THURSDAY September 13:

The registration table will be open 0700-1500 in the Hospitality Room which is the Plaza 3 room on the Mezzanine level.

Breakfast, then an unguided walking tour of downtown Springfield, go at your own pace. Lunch is on your own, some places to eat will be provided at the registration. The hospitality room which is the Plaza 3 room on the Mezzanine level will be open all day.

There will be a shuttle bus that will be traveling in a loop to all the following locations, some will have a timed entry, this will be provided at registration:

- Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Union Station
- Lincoln Home National Historic site
- Old State Capitol
- Illinois State Capitol-New

The association will be paying for all the tickets/donations for the above attractions.

The Dana Thomas House-a Frank Lloyd Wright home is another attraction. ($10 donation per person.)

At 1800 come to the Prairie Room on the Mezzanine level for the dinner buffet.

FRIDAY September 14:

Breakfast, then we will divide into groups, with a committee member as a guide.

The Hospitality room which is the Plaza 3 room on the Mezzanine level will be open all day.

The buses will board for a full day of new experiences, which includes lunch, the Military museum, Lincolns Tomb, Lincoln’s New Salem Site and the Illinois War Memorials.

At 1800 come to the Prairie Room on the Mezzanine level for the dinner buffet.

SATURDAY September 15

Breakfast, then you have the day to yourself to visit or revisit any of the sites you may have missed on Thursday, lunch is on your own.

The Hospitality room which is the Plaza 3 room on the Mezzanine level is available from 0800 – 1330.

Board Meeting at 1330 in the Hospitality Room which is the Plaza 3 room on the Mezzanine level

Members meeting at 1430 in the Hospitality Room which is the Plaza 3 room on the Mezzanine level.

Main Dinner at 1800 in the Prairie Room on the Mezzanine level.

SUNDAY September 16

Breakfast, then check out.

See you all in 2 years in 2020.