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USS Holder Association's 37th Annual Reunion

30 September 2015 through 04 October 2015

Shipmates of the ships named USS Holder DE401, DD819, and DDE819 it is again time to come together to enjoy the company of one and other, this time in Erlanger, KY for their 37th reunion at the Holiday Inn Cincinnati Airport Hotel.

Shipmates attending 2015 Reunion

  Bavender  John   STG3   65-67                    Lower       Eugene  SEM3   57-59 

  Bernacchi Ray    EM3    46-48                      Mayne       Paul    MM2    57-59 

  Bortle    Jack      YN3  55-57                         McCoy    Dave     QM3    50-54 

  Byrd        Jim       GMG1 64-67                      McCrain Edward  SFP2  61-65 

  deBarrios Jim     MM2    59-61                      Noland   Donald   MM2  62-66 

  Delgado Joe       ETR3   59-61                       Peryea  Gary    DCFN  69-70 

  Dierbeck  Bob     MR3    61-62                       Pinkus  Joel        BT1   66-67 

  Ellsworth   Robert  SK2  71-72                      Powers  Theodore PC3    66-67 

  Fyfe      John      SFM3   59-60                        Quinn    Harvey   BTFN 59-60 

  Gill    Doug            FT3    57-59                        Reed     Allen    BTC  48-55 

  Grundman Jack   TM2  52-55                        Seal     Leon     FN     53-54 

  Harrison Fred     BTCM  64-67                       Sipple   Hank     ETN2 65-68 

  Jenkins  Gary      BT2    66-67                         Slodysko  Robert   DK1  72-74 

  Johnson   Tim     STG2   66-69                        Smith    Loyd     RM3 63-65 

  Kaim    John        MR3    56-58                         Stigall    Ronald  BT3   57-61 

  Kea      J.C.       MMCM  60-62                          Stoffa   George   SO2  54-57 

  Kearney  Ed         PC3    69-71                        Tabing    Richard MM1  54-57 

  Kemp      Peter    LTJG   57-58                        Zimmerman  Anthony STG3  65-67 


Events of the 37th USS Holder Reunion


Wednesday, 30 September 2015

After check-in we will have heavy snacks the first night.

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Thursday, 01 October 2015

Starts out with a 3 hour guided tour along both sides of the river and down- town Cincinnati with 3 stops at local attractions. Then on to the Hofbrauhaus for a German themed lunch and entertainment.    

We take the Last Bus to Clarksville, for you Beatle fans, to Bonney Brook Farm where we can hay ride to the river, tour the working barn, play Clodhopper Golf, (miniature golf farm style), target practice with giant slingshots and bean bags or just laze about in the gift shop and pavilion. Then a farm style BBQ dinner followed by fire pits and Símores before we head back to the hotel.    

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Friday, 02 October 2015

We will have a Memorial Service for shipmates lost this past year. It will be held at the World Peace Bell Park, where we will ring the 33 ton bell which was a gift from France to celebrate Y2K (year 2000). Then on to lunch, entertainment and a 3 mile tour of the River.    

Free time for the rest of the day.    

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Saturday, 03 October 2015

We will hold our business meeting to select future reunion sites.    

Rest and visiting in the afternoon    

Our final night dinner with a beef, chicken and hopefully a vegetarian selection (still working on that). Highlight of the evening will be our world famous raffle, and pictures for a memory book.    

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Sunday, 04 October 2015

Good-bys and departures.    


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For hotel information contact Robert Adams at:
E-mail = adamsrt@verizon.net
Phone = 813-645-7601

The deadline for hotel reservations is:
September 02, 2015.  
You must make your own reservation.

  There is a free airport shuttle.



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