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2019 Reunion – Nashville, Tennessee
Millennium Maxwell House Hotel

August 29th to September 1, 2019

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Millennium Maxwell House
2025 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard
Nashville, TN 3722

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Start planning now for the 2019 MRFA Reunion in Nashville, TN.  Check in will start on Thursday August 29, 2019 and the reunion will end on Sunday September 1, 2019.  

You will be able to start making reservations on Sept. 8, 2018.  The number to call for reservations is 1-800-457-4460 from 7am to 7pm Monday thru Friday.  Please make sure to reference the MRFA when making your reservations.  You can also make your reservation on the hotel website.  Use code: 1908MRFAFJ at the following website:

http://www.maxwellhousehotel.com/

The cutoff date for reservations is July 27, 2019.

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*** Click HERE for a Fillable Registration Form. ***

*** Click HERE for a Fillable Flight Form for Airport Pickup. ***

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!!!…THE MRFA INITIAL BLOCK OF ROOMS FOR $125.00 + BREAKFAST HAVE SOLD OUT 10 MONTHS EARLY…!!!

We have 2 rooms on 8/27, 10 rooms on 8/28, 29 rooms on 8/30 and 8/31 and 20 rooms on 8/31 at the Millennium Maxwell House while they last. These rooms cost $145 per night and include Breakfast.

We have 15 rooms on 8/28 and 25 rooms on 8/29, 8/30 and 8/31.  Room charge is $189.00 per night with Breakfast.  No Airport Shuttle is available at the SpringHill Suites.  Go HERE to book your reservation or Phone: (615) 244-5474.

InShuttle Transportation offers roundtrip shuttle service to and from the SpringHill Suites for $25 to $30 per person.  To Book your shuttle call them at:  (615) 255-3519

!!!…When these rooms are filled then anyone attending the Reunion will have to find their own lodging…!!!

SpringHill Suites Nashville MetroCenter
250 Athens Way
Nashville, TN 37228
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnasm-springhill-suites-nashville-metrocenter/
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The room rate for all Millennium Maxwell Hotel rooms will be $125.00.  All registered guests at the Millennium Maxwell Hotel will also receive a great breakfast buffet every morning at the hotel.  

We have also arranged for an ADA accessible bus to transport our guests to the Opryland area, which includes stops at the Grand Ole Opry, the Opry Mills Mall, and the General Jackson riverboat tour.  The bus will run on the hour from 9 am to 7 pm only on Friday August 30th, 2019.  The hotel has a smaller shuttle every half hour to downtown Nashville from 8am until 10pm every day.  Opryland and downtown Nashville should be a great time! Lots of music and food.

The hotel will run a free daily shuttle service from the airport.  A flight form will soon be included here on the website.  To co-ordinate an airport pickup, you must submit a form.  This airport shuttle is not ADA approved.  Those needing assistance with wheelchairs or scooters will need to call 1-615-256-7000 or 1-615-865-4100 at least two days in advance to reserve a shuttle.  We are sorry, but the ADA shuttles will have to be paid for by the members.

This is a no pets allowed hotel.  Service dogs are the only animals allowed.

There will be a BBQ on the covered pavilion Friday and Saturday for lunch.  This is a cash BBQ.

The hotel parking is free.  RV parking is allowed on the outer edges of the parking lot in the designated area only.  No AC power is provided.

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2019 REUNION
PLAN OF THE DAY
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Dress Code: Dress is to be comfortable. Always wear a pair of comfortable shoes if you plan on visiting the local sites. Most of all, just come and have a great time.

Individual Hospitality Rooms: Opening and closing of the individual hospitality rooms will be up to the different units.  More detailed information to follow.

*** Please note: you must have a conference badge to enter the conference center events so Register First before you try to attend any events! ***

Thursday August 29th

Start Time   

End
Time
Event Location                                 Comments
0900 1700 Registration Conference Center Lobby Register here first before attending any events. You must have your ID badge on to enter events.
0700 2100 Main Hall OPEN Conference Center Hall is open for coffee and donuts, beer and meet all your friends
0900 1700

MRFA Mobile Museum

OPEN

Outside Conference Center MRFA Trailer with all the KIA listed on sides of trailer, plus pictures and Memorabilia 
0900 ??? Individual Unit Rooms OPEN Conference Center Individual Unit Rooms and MRFA Museum Room Open

 

Friday August 30th

Start Time End Time Event Location                                 Comments
0700 2100 Main Hall Conference Center Hall is open for coffee and donuts, beer and meet all your friends
0900 1700

MRFA Mobile Museum

OPEN

Outside Conference Center MRFA Trailer with all the KIA listed on sides of trailer, plus pictures and Memorabilia 
0900 ??? Individual Unit Rooms OPEN Conference Center Individual Unit Rooms and MRFA Museum Room Open
0800 1700 Registration Conference Center Lobby
1000 1900 Free Bus Service Outside Conference Center Free Bus Transportation to Opryland, Mall and Downtown (Runs every hour) See below
1100 1500 BBQ Lunch  Outside Patio This is a pay your own event
1930 2130 Entertainment: Sailor Jerri Main Room See Bio of Jerri

 

Saturday August 31st

Start Time End Time Event Location                                 Comments
0700 2100 Main Hall Conference Center Hall is open for coffee and donuts, beer and meet all your friends
0800 1600

MRFA Mobile Museum Trailer

OPEN

Outside Conference Center MRFA Trailer with all the KIA listed on sides of trailer, plus pictures and Memorabilia 
0900 ??? Individual Unit Rooms OPEN Conference Center Individual Unit Rooms and MRFA Museum Room Open
0800 0900 Late Registration Conference Center Lobby
0900 1100

Memorial Service and Presentation of MRF

Medal of Honor recipients

Conference Center

Main Room

1100 1500 BBQ Lunch  Outside Patio This is a pay your own event
1900 1930

Saturday Night in Music City USA

Entertainment by Country Music Singer, Brian Huff

Conference Center

Main Room

Welcome from Stan Melton ATC 91-5
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Grand Ole Opry performers

Mike Snider Group

Conference Center

Main Room

See Music City Tours.

Free Friday Transportation: While attending the reunion you can see why Nashville has been declared the “It City” by the New York Times and about 100 people move there every day.  We have arranged for an ADA accessible bus to transport our guests to the Opryland area which includes stops at the Grand Ole Opry, Opry Mills Mall and General Jackson Riverboat tour.  The bus will run hourly from 10 am to 7 pm only on Friday.  Our hotel also has a small shuttle every half hour to downtown from 8 am till 10 pm every day.

Pay to see Tour: Additionally, Flair tours will run 3-hour sight-seeing tours from 2 to 5 pm both Friday and Saturday for $35 per person.  Places such as the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators & Sounds stadiums, homes of some of the music and movie stars, Natchez Trace parkway and bridge, Andrew Jackson Hermitage, State Capital, Vanderbilt University, famous Music Row where Elvis recorded, Printers Alley,  Belle Meade Plantation, Johnny Cash Museum,  Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, and the Wild Horse Saloon.  Pre-register for these tours directly with Flair Tours at 615 361-3737. They may have representative in lobby.

Friday Night

 Sailor Jerri

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Sailor Jerri is a Navy Veteran from central Minnesota.  Although she’s always had a love for singing, she began playing guitar so she could sing for the long term care at the VA, and in veteran support groups.  Jerri’s “Hallelujah Veterans Version” has been viewed over 125 million times, and her music has been downloaded in 37 countries.  Her album “No Rules In Sight”, which reached #14 on the country charts.  She is traveling the country bringing light to veteran issues through music.  Jerri has performed in over 16 states this year, both alone and with her band!

Saturday Night

 Brian Huff

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Brian Huff is an up and coming Nashville singer and songwriter who does a variety of country, acoustic rock and Americana music. Brian has played at the Grand Ole Opry.  His latest single, Gettin’ Over You, can be found on iTunes and other streaming websites.  More about Brian can be found on line at https://www.brianhuff.com. Brian is excited about the opportunity to sing for the MRFA.

Mike Snider

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Mike Snider has been a member and regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry for 30 years.  A showman to the core, Mike’s genuine Tennessee drawl incites laughter the moment he opens his mouth.  Not only does he have an endless supply of jokes about country life, Mike and company play serious music.  His string band will play for our reunion old-time country music that laid the groundwork for today’s bluegrass and country music.  More about Mike Snider is found at http://themikesnider.com/ and https://www.opry.com/artist/mike-snider.

 

We’re hoping this will be the best reunion yet!

More information to follow as we further develop the plan.

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If you have any Questions or Input then please contact:

Frank Jones
mrfatango48@gmail.com

Cell: 314-303-2730

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