USS Thomaston Reunions...
2019 Reunion Information - September 12th, 13th, and 14th in Rapid City, South Dakota
Our 2019 USS Thomaston Reunion will be held in Rapid City, South Dakota
September 12th, 13th, and 14th at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center, Rapid City, South Dakota
For general information, please contact
Phone: (714) 906-1513
Plan of the Day
USS Thomaston Reunion Information
Attendee Registration and Payment
Please make your check out to Johnny Witt and mail it with your choices to the following mailing address:
Johnny Witt PO Box 7633 Ruidoso, NM 88355
Hello Shipmates and Families !
It's that time of year again. Our 2019 reunion will be held in Rapid City, South Dakota
Our hosts this year will be Chuck and Wendy Jividen
Best Western Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center
2111 N. LaCrosse St. Rapid City, South Dakota, 57701
Direct Line: 605.737.5644 | Hotel: 605.343.8550 | Fax: 605.343.5086
The airport express shuttle complimentary to hotel guests.
Call (605) 343-8550 for the Airport courtesy shuttle which is available, 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
There are special group rates:
The room rate is $99.00 a night plus taxes
Rates are effective September 9th through 17th
(3 days prior to and following our reunion dates on a space and rate available basis)
Make sure that you provide our group code which is 'USS Thomaston LSD-28' when booking
Click Here to make your Hotel Reservation
Guest Room Features
• Cable satellite television
• AM/FM alarm clock
• Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board
• Desk/work area
• Dataports, Wi-Fi & limited hard wire available
• High-speed Internet access complimentary
• Free local calls under 30 minutes
• Free long distance access
• In-room movies
• Complimentary newspaper
• Room service from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
• 100% smoke-free hotel
• Restaurant on-site
• Indoor pool, heated, ideal for lap swimmers
• Business center, free, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
• Exercise facility, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
• Dry cleaning, daily pickup and delivery, (excluding weekends)
• Cocktail lounge, great happy hours! Pool tables; video lottery
• Ice/vending machines
• Gift shop or newsstand
• Free airport courtesy shuttle 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
• Free parking
• Fax services
Wednesday Sept. 11th:
Our Reception room will be getting setup at sometime on Wednesday Sept. 11th. Join us in the hotel bar area until then !
Thursday Sept. 12:
GROUP GATHERING / RECEPTION ROOM
There will be a place for our crew members and family to gather, talk and share memories including memorabilia such as cruise books, documents, photos, and more so bring yours with you !
Friday Sept. 13:
GROUP TOUR at 8:00am:
The tour will include
• Crazy Horse Memorial
• Mount Rushmore National Memorial
• Keystone town in the Black Hills
• Black Hills Gold Factory Tour
• Downtown Rapid City Tour
• 7:30am - Gather in Lobby
• 7:45am - Board the bus
• 8:00am - Depart Hotel for our Tour
• 5:30pm - Arrive back at the hotel
Saturday Sept. 14
• 9:30am - Annual Business Meeting
• 5:30pm to 7:00pm - Our Happy Hour (Cash Bar) with a selection of mixed drinks, wine, and Beer
• 7:00pm - Buffet Dinner, followed by a Silent Auction and Raffle
Places of Interest
Rapid City, SD Official Tourism Website
South Dakota Films
The Beauty of South Dakota
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