Aug
28

DC / MD Rugby Reunion, October 6-8

DC area rugby alumni from GWRFC, SudAmericana, MDX and PAC along with the Potomac Exiles are hosting a DC / MD Rugby Reunion Weekend the weekend of October 6-8.  A variety of events and activities are available for anyone that is interested.  The main event will be the Gala Dinner taking place on October 7th, which has limited space and over 160 rugby alumni committed.    Sign up today so you don’t miss out on a chance to catch up with your fellow ruggers!  Details and links to sign up are below.

 

GALA HAPPY HOUR & DINNER

Saturday, October 7th:  7:00 Happy Hour, 8:00 Dinner

Key Bridge Marriott

$100/person (many wives coming)

Includes:

  –Open Bar Happy Hour

  –Full Dinner with Beer/Wine

  –Much fun and frivolity

  –Free parking

  –Discounted rooms for those who want to stay

  –Cash bar after for those who won’t leave

  –Minimum speeches and singing

SIGN-UP AT:  https://rugby-reunion-gala-dinner.cheddarup.com

Contact Ed Staunton at 301-943-0509 or ed_staunton@msn.com for questions.

Thanks to Ed Staunton for your great work in pulling this together.

 

SMITHSONIAN PRIVATE TOUR

Friday, October 6th: 1:30 gathering @ Haupt Garden.

90 minute tour of in front and behind scenes areas

Free

For guys and gals (several solo spouses, while husbands on links)

SIGN-UP AT:

Smithonian Tour Sign up

Contact Ed Staunton at301-943-0509 or ed_staunton@msn.com for questions.

Thanks to Keith Conway for organizing and leading this spectacular private tour.

 

GOLF OUTING

Friday, October 6th:  1:00 shot gun start

Reston National Golf Course

$100/person

Scramble format

Choose your own foursome, or we will match you up.

Includes:

  –Range balls

  –Golf round and cart

  –Boxed lunch

  –Post-round social with munchies and beer

  –Prizes

SIGN-UP AT:  Watch this spot.  Reston constructing link.

Contact Brian at Reston at 703-620-9333 for questions.

Thanks to John Trauth and Bill Ogilvie for getting the golf going.

LEGACY CLUB PUBS

Friday, October 6th:  7:00 to ????

GWRFC/SudAmericana Alumni gathering:  Front Page at Dupont, Washington, DC

See this link for directions:

PAC and Exiles pub:  Watch this spot.  Pubs to be announced.

Discounted cash bar and munchies.

Pubs will be in walking distance — if you want to mingle.

Potomac Exiles — walking between bars looking for free drinks from Old Boys.

Thanks to Mike Green and Tanner Smith for organizing these pubs.

POTOMAC EXILES AND OLD BOYS GAME

Saturday, October 7th:  beginning at Noon

Pitch:  Watch this spot.  Negotiating for Wallenberg or Gonzaga, Burning Tree EM as back-up

PERC vs Baltimore Chesapeake, D1 and D2 Sides

Old Boys:  PAC vs. Exiles Motleys

For Old Boys:

  –As many 10 minute periods as makes sense.

  –Bring shorts, boots, and mouthpiece – jerseys provided.

  –Winner takes legendary Golden Boot

SIGN UP AT:

Old Boy Match Sign Up

Contact Skippers Mike Green or Mike Fabling for questions at:  coachgreen11@gmail.com and mfabling@yahoo.com

Picnic provided pitch-side

Lottery, reunion shirts and other stuff available for purchase to support PERC

Thanks to the triumvirate of Mikes – Minchik, Green and Fabling for organizing and to Big Ben Weidemer for putting on the picnic.

HAVE TO GO HOME BRUNCH

Organize your own get-together send-offs.

Some recommendations include:

  –Le Diplomate at:  http://lediplomatedc.com

  –Old Ebbitt Grill at:  http://www.ebbitt.com/menus

  –The rest at:  https://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc=best+brunch&find_loc=georgetown,+dc

PROGRAM

We are high tech — producing a digital montage for the program.

Send those historic photos to Pat Dynes, our event archivist

Will include.  Nothing to silly or embarrassing.

Reach Pat at:  patrickdynes@gmail.com

161 people confirmed as of 8-29-2017.  Space limited at some events so sign up today!


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