2016 Reunion Update
February 24, 2016
Hi Family,
The Family Reunion is about five (5) months away and we are looking forward to seeing you there. The deadline for reunion fees is April 15, 2016. This year’s fee is $150 per family/$75 per individual.
When registering, please indicate the number of girls and the total number of children under the age of 10 that will be participating. 
The hotel room deadline is June 29, 2016. A block of rooms have been reserved at the Best Western Plus – Westbank (New Orleans). 
1700 Lapalco Blvd.
Harvey, LA 70058
(504) 366-5369 •
    The hotel will hold the block until June 29, 2016. Any rooms not reserved will go back into the hotel’s inventory as open for sale. Individuals may still call to reserve, however, it is based on availability and the group discount is no longer available. 
Checks and money orders are acceptable for the reunion fee. 
Payable to:  Linda W. Griffin
Mail to:        357 Senate Drive
                    Avondale, LA 70094
Or you can give your registration fee to one of the following family members.
Angetta Brownlee – Mobile, AL 
Bernadette Minefield – Mobile, AL
Letrice Griffin – New Orleans, LA
Marion Zachery – Baton Rouge, LA
Patricia Rowser – Mobile, AL
Sarita Collins Harper – Detroit, MI
Linda W. Griffin, 2016 Reunion Chair
(504) 436-8193

Laissez les Bon ton roulette (Let the Good Times Roll)

2016 Reunion Details

This year our Family Reunion will be held in the Great City of  New Orleans, Louisiana, July 29 - August 1, 2016.  New Orleans..."The Big Easy"..."The City That Never Sleeps".  A family friendly city, filled with fun, lots of exciting places to go and things to do.  We are celebrating our children this year.  The theme is "Our Children are Our Future".
Best Western Plus West Bank
1700 Lapalco Blvd.; Harvey LA 70058; (504) 366-5369
Events Planned:
  • Friday, July 29th: Meet and Greet
  • Saturday, July 30th: Family Picnic, Bayou Segnette State Park, Pavilion 7; 7777 Westbank Expy, Westwego, LA 70094; (504) 736-7140; approximately 20 minutes (9.7 miles) from hotel.  Entrance fees to the park are $2.00 per person.  Admission is free for children age 3 and under and seniors age 62 and older.  Hold entrance fee receipts, and refunds will be issued for fees paid.  There is also a wave pool from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm.  Admission $10.00 per adult; $8.00 per child under 4 feet tall.  Certified lifeguards on duty.
  • Sunday, July 31st: Banquet and Program, La Maison Creole, 1605 8th Street, Harvey LA 70058; Approximately 6 minutes (3.0 miles) from hotel.
  • Monday, August 1st:  Family Prayer, poolside or breakfast room before leaving.
Family Reunion Cost:
  • $150 per family / $75 per individual (The cost does not include T-Shirts).  We will have someone in each family area collecting fees or you can send reunions fees, check or money order, payable to Linda W. Griffin, 357 Senate Drive, Avondale, LA 70094.
  • Our definiation of family is: Those living under the same roof age 23 or younger or attending college, receives more than half of their parents support and does not have any dependent children.  Also, those that are over 23 that live with another family member for physical care and support.
Accommodation Rates:
  • Room rates are $121.81 per night ($109.00 + 11.75% tax)
  • Maximum of 4 guest per room.
  • Check In 3:00 pm.
  • Rooms are reserved under Linda Griffin.  Please register early, we may need to reserve additional rooms.
Additional Information:
  • Marion Zachary is puting together a family birthday calendar.  Check out the Renunion Website.
We are looking forward to a fabulous time.  Laissez les Bon ton roulette (Let The Good Times Roll).
Stay Blessed,
Linda W. Griffin, 2016 Reunion Chair