We are finally set up for the 2010 NWA Reunion. Below are the details. Preliminary indications are that we will have our best showing ever so I hope to see you there. Even if you can not attend, please forward to anyone you keep in touch with from NWA so we don’t miss anyone.
I set up the NWA reunion for Saturday October 16, 2010. It will be at a NEW LOCATION this year. We have outgrown the Holiday Inn Appletree where we have been for the past 10 years. The new location is the Holiday Inn Crown Plaza 2700 Pilot Knob Rd. Eagan, MN (I-494 at Pilot Knob). This facility has a bar area that is more conducive to our social event and we have the ability to overflow into an adjacent room if needed.
We welcome everyone to this event who worked for Northwest Airlines or related carriers at any time or if you just knew people at NW and want to reconnect. If you are one of those people who run into former coworkers and say ‘let’s get together sometime”…well now is the time and this is the event.
For those not familiar with the “reunion”, it is a very informal gathering of anyone who worked for NW or predecessor airlines. There are no deposits or fees or formalities. You just show up and have drinks with former co-workers/friends. You pay your own tab or find someone who will cover you. You can slip off with friends to get something in the dining room or just hang out in the bar. Some people come for an hour, others stay all night.
Here are additional details for those attending:
Accommodations: You can call the hotel directly at (651) 454 3434 (651) 454 3434. The rate is $89 (Delta employee/retiree rate). I also noticed that there is an internet rate of $75.99 currently available. The hotel has an airport shuttle.
Eat, drink be merry: The bar and restaurant both open at 5 p.m. until 1a.m. So if you want to meet for dinner with your friends before, during or after the event you can.
Finally, for anyone receiving this, if you think you might attend, could you please shoot me an e-mail letting me know. The e-mail does not commit you to attend, I just like to let the hotel know how many we anticipate so they can staff the bar accordingly. Please let me know if you plan to attend at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope to see you there.
PLEASE FORWARD TO ANY FORMER NW FRIENDS YOU KEEP IN TOUCH WITH SO WE MAKE SURE WE DO NOT MISS ANYONE.