2015 O-2-O REUNION TOUR – SOUTHEASTERN TENNESSEE
JUNE 14-20, 2015
NEWSLETTER # 3
Hello to all of our Ocean to Ocean Family members from the “HILLS OF TENESSEE”.
WELCOME TO CHATTANOOGA TENNESSEE AREA: We are one week away from the reunion. I pray that the weather is good for our day tours.
PARKING: There are two gated parking areas in between the front of hotels that have been made available for us. Please check the front desk for details.
DRIVER/REGISTRATION MEETING: The meeting will include a complementary Pizza Party beginning 5:30 PM, Sunday Evening, 6/14 at Hampton Inn Meeting Room. Information Packets will be distributed. Fruit, cheese, cracker and vegetable platters, bottle water and a verity of sodas will be provided. We have the meeting room until 8:30 PM to reconnect, catch-up, enjoy the food, fellowship and participate in a contest. Prizes will be awarded.
REGISTRATION: We have 16 cars and 32 people listed. 4 UK, 4 CT, 2 OH, 2 MI, 1 TN, 8 VA, 2 GA, 6 PA, 3 NY
COSTS: I will need to collect $27.20 (cash please) per person at Registration Meeting for Ruby Falls and Incline Railway group discounts. Towing Museum is $7.00 Tennessee Valley Rail Road is $17.00 or $15.00 for group of 20 or more. Tennessee Aquarium is an option for Friday at $26.95.
VEHICLE INSPECTION: Each Driver/Owner is and will be responsible to inspect their vehicle prior to the tour and to correct any and all issues before the start of the tour.
NO VULTURE WAGON for this tour. Use AAA membership An alternative is Midnite Oil Gas Station (423) 643-1111 which is next to the hotels and has a flat bed tow truck that cost $85.00 per tow.
DRAFT TOUR SCHEDULE: (Subject to change) (If RAIN is forecasted we may swap trip day to avoid getting soaked)
Monday – International Towing & Recovery Museum & Hall of Fame - Ruby Falls (warm sweater or coat - Cavern Temp 55o) – Raccoon Mountain Reservoir
Tuesday – Chattanooga Tunnels – Chattanooga Choo Choo – Coker Tire Antique Auto Collection – Signal Mountain
Wednesday – L & N Train Depot Museum - River Rapids – 90 ‘Water Falls & Cherokee National Forest
Thursday – Chickamauga National Military Park - Incline Railway - (Lunch) Armando’s Best Burgers in town - Kayo Erwin Auto Collection
Friday – Downtown Chattanooga - Tennessee Valley Rail Road - Harrison State Park State Park) – Closing Dinner at State Park DockSide Café
If you have any questions please feel free to call me on my cell (571) 353-0837.