25 Year Reunion

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CGA '89     25th Reunion - 10-12 October 2014- We hope you can make it!

If not please upload some fun photos, memories or even a video for the Sat night classmate show!

The key '89 Events are the Friday night social, Sat Tailgate, Sat night dinner and Sunday goodbye breakfast. We are making New London our HOMEBASE this reunion. The Friday night and Sat night events are walking distance from the Holiday Inn. 

Please Note: Tickets for our events MUST be purchased in advance on this website(Scroll down). We will have virtual tickets for our events(we know who you are!).

Tickets for general CGA events should be purchased from the alumni assocation directly at www.CGAAlumni.org under the homecoming tab. They have physical tickets you will need to pickup.

We have made it easy for you to re-join the Alumni Association in the checkout process. Click the box and we will take care of the rest.

Please consider making a donation to the '89 Class Gift Fund during the checkout process.

       ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 2014 HOMECOMING WEEKEND     

THURSDAY, 09 OCT:            TICKET PICKUP ~ ALUMNI CENTER    -   8:00 am - 5:00 pm

6:00 - 10:30          ALUMNI & ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME AWARDS DINNER: Officers’ Club - Cash Bar; Dinner 7:00 pm; honoring the Alumni Award Recipients & Academy Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees; Reservations required - Reserved Table Seating

FRIDAY, 10 OCT:                  TICKET PICKUP ~ ALUMNI CENTER    -   8:00 am - 6:00 pm    

7:00                ALUMNI GOLF -‘BEAR OPEN’-Arrival/Continental Breakfast -Stonington Country Club

8:00                ALUMNI GOLF - Shotgun Start, carts, lunch, raffle, prizes; Reservations required

9:00 - 4:00     COAST GUARD MUSEUM – Open to Visitors – Waesche Hall

9:00 -11:00    L-44 TOURS - C.G.A. Waterfront (see what our 20th year gift help to fund)

11:00 - 11:45   HALL OF HEROES - Open to Visitors -  Chase Hall Quarterdeck area:  includes Wall of Gallantry, Wall of Remembrance, and the Cadet Memorial Wall       

11:45 - 12:30   LUNCH WITH CADETS – CADET WARDROOM/CHASE HALL Reservation required; Be seated by 11:45 - enter north side of Wardroom; limited seating

6:00 - 9:00         '89  HAPPY HOUR - Hot Rod's Cafe 114 Bank Street (yes that bank st!)Heavy appetizers/drinks served.  This is an opportunity to unwind and try to remember faces and names.  Casual dress, casual atmosphere.  Children are welcome, and we will be holding a memorial for our classmates.

SATURDAY, 11 OCT:            TICKET PICKUP ~ ALUMNI CENTER    -   8:00 am - 2:00 pm    

TBD                    FUN RUN/WALK- Run, walk or crawl one lap around CGA - start/finish at Leamy

9:00                    REVIEW OF CORPS OF CADETS - in honor of 1964 (weather permitting)

10:00                   Presentation:   LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AT C.G.A.; Dr. Jefferson, Director of the Academy's Institute for Leadership - McAllister Auditorium

10:00 - 11:00       L-44 TOURS - C.G.A. Waterfront

10:00 - 12:00       CHASE HALL - Full Barracks Open to Visitors

10:00 - 4:00         COAST GUARD MUSEUM – Open to Visitors - Waesche Hall

10:30 - 11:00       ALL CLASS MEMORIAL SERVICE - Coast Guard Memorial Chapel

11:00 - 12:30       89 CLASS Tailgates . . . Mac Hall AtriumGreat location in the north atrium for quick access to food, beer and football. March-on is 1300 at the south end of the football field; alumni only. Football tickets must be purchased separately.

1:00                     CLASS WALK-ON - Cadet Memorial Field-line up South end Billard

 1:30                    FOOTBALL GAME – C.G.A. vs. Curry ~ Academy Stadium; Reservations required;

6:00                    '89 Reunion Dinner (adults only) Location Tony D's 92 Huntington st.New London , music, and the Oscar Nominated Video Presentation.

SUNDAY, 12 OCT:  

9:00                     '89 Casual Bagels & GoodByes- Come for coffee and a schmear on your way out of town. Mystic. Hellers House 19 Packer Ln Mystic

9:00                      CATHOLIC MASS – Fellowship following

10:00 - 12:00       WLIF NETWORKING BRUNCH – (WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP initiative fund)  Alumni Center - all welcome! Reservations required

11:00                     PROTESTANT WORSHIP SERVICEFellowship following

Reminder: For class events you must purchase the tickets here in advance.Tickets for Class 89 Events (Fri Nightsocial, Sat Tailgate, Sat Dinner, Sunday Byes) All Events kid friendly except Sat night Dinner

Lodging info- We are doing a New London centralized theme this year. We have three lodging options for you which you need to reserve ASAP. The new HOLIDAY INN New London is the "base camp" and is walking distance to the Friday night gathering. We also have a block reserved at The Whalers Inn in Mystic for those preferring that. In addition we are providing some links to houses that are available for rent for the weekend if you want to get a crew together. The Homecoming committee declines to serve as the Master at Arms so please make your own lodging decisions!

 1)  Holiday Inn New London (Downtown) Rates $159 (use code "UCR")   Reservations: 1.888.HOLIDAY or 860.443.7000 direct http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/new-london/hfdnl/hoteldetail    (HOMEBASE)

2) The Whaler’s Inn ( reserved under CGA 89) Rates: $129-$179 per night

Reservations: 1.800.243.2588 http://www.whalersinnmystic.com/

3) Houses: a sample- check out the website for more...

http://www.vrbo.com/425004  http://www.vrbo.com/396236  http://www.vrbo.com/464789

http://www.vrbo.com/125393ha http://www.vrbo.com/3490744ha  http://www.vrbo.com/403892

http://www.vrbo.com/552684

4) Other local hotels- no special deals

Mystic Hilton (Mystic Village exit 90, right off I95)Reservations: 1-888-237-1366 http://www.hiltonmystic.com/

Marriott Residence Inn at Mystic (Mystic Village exit 90, right off I95)  Reservations: 1.860.536.5150

   http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/gonmy-residence-inn-mystic-groton/

 

 



MAP

Directions: Directions- as if you could forget!

'89 Friday Night Social Hot Rods (Friday October 10 2014)

$20 PP for heavy apps/cash bar (adult Price kids free)
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NAME OF ITEM QTY COST
'89 Friday Night Social $20.00
'89 Tailgate (Saturday October 11 2014)
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NAME OF ITEM QTY COST
Tailgate- Classmate Ticket(includes March on item) $40.00
Tailgate -Family Ticket $20.00
'89 Sat Night Dinner Tony D's (Saturday October 11 2014)

Adults only
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NAME OF ITEM QTY COST
Sat Night Dinner Ticket $90.00
Sunday Bagels and Byes (Sunday October 12 2014)

Casual Farewells at Hellers
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NAME OF ITEM QTY COST
'89 Sunday Bagels & Bye $10.00
Join the CGA Alumni Association (Friday October 10 2014)

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NAME OF ITEM QTY COST
1 Year CGA Alumni Associaton membership $96.00
3 Year CGA Alumni Association Membership $265.00
Lifetime CGA Alumni Association Membership $1650.00
Donation to the Class of 1989 Gift Fund! (Friday October 10 2014)

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NAME OF ITEM QTY COST
$100 Donation to 89 Fund $100.00
$250 Donation to 89 Fund $250.00
$500 Donation to 89 Fund $500.00
$1,000 Donation to 89 Fund $1000.00