Campion Class of 1965 Reunion - 2010
Friends, Romans and Countrymen, lend me your ears. Please read this in its
entirety. It will answer most of your questions regarding our 45th reunion.
When: October 15-17, 2010
Where: Indian Lakes Resort, 250 Schick Rd, Bloomingdale, IL, 60108. Google
"Indian Lakes Resort" for more information.
Cost: $160 for the weekend, [ROOM EXCLUDED], per person
$100 per person if only attending Saturday dinner
$50 per significant other if only attending Saturday dinner
$60 per person if only attending Friday night cocktail party
$25 per significant other if only attending Friday night cocktail
Cash bar for both Friday and Saturday
After careful consideration, it has been determined that the costs are fair
and in line with a resort of this caliber. Besides the actual costs there is
10% tax and an 18% gratuity. Scholarships are available for those who have
difficulty meeting these costs [More on that later]
Room: $ 99 per night plus 12% tax IF you make your reservation before Sept 22nd.
Call 630-529-0200 to make your own room reservation. We have rooms reserved for
us at that price, use the code CHS or Campion 65 when making your reservation
to get the rate, this is a special rate for Campion 65 classmates. The normal
rate is $119 plus tax. Check in is 4 PM. Accommodations will be made for early
arrivals, if rooms are available. Most rooms have either a king or two queen
beds. Rooms can accommodate up to 4 people at the $99 rate.
Sports: Volley Ball
Tennis: Courts are free
Swimming: There are two pools; an indoor and an outdoor. If it's hot,
a cool dip in the pool could be just what the doctor
ordered. Don't forget your trunks.
Golf is $59 on Friday and $69 on Saturday and Sunday. The fee includes
Golf clubs are available to rent for $25, $ 40 for Taylor Made. They have 60
sets. There are 27 holes for your pleasure. There is also a driving range if
you need to get the rust off your game. Make your own foursome or let one of
us know you are looking for a game. We will let you know who is interested.
For The Ladies: There is a SPA with all the services ordinarily associated
with spas. Reservations are recommended. 630-307-1100. Check the Indian Lakes
web site for additional spa information. About 10 minutes from the hotel, a
commuter train leaves practically every hour for Downtown Chicago. A short cab
ride takes you to Michigan Ave. The train schedule, plus transportation to the
train, is available at the concierge desk.
Where To Send Money: Joe Bigane
Unless it's clear, please indicate who you are paying for, especially if it's
another classmate and what functions you intend to take part in. Scholarship
money is appreciated. If you can afford to send additional funds, by all means
do so. Your classmates will appreciate it. Just let Joe know either how or to
whom you want the funds directed, he's not a mind reader.
Transportation: Cabs are readily available at the front of the hotel. The
resort also has two shuttle busses; one holds 13 the other holds 10, for groups
who may what to schedule a Saturday afternoon soiree. Chicago locals usually
have plenty of cars as well.
Food: Friday night cocktail hour is from 5 to 8 PM. You are on your own for
dinner. The resort has two restaurants; Shiraz which is upscale and is open
till around 10 PM and the Masters Club, more modest fare but they close around
8 PM. A list of area restaurants will be provided to the attendees, with some
recommendations. Historically dinner has not been a problem, local classmates
Saturday night there will be a beef, chicken and fish entre. If you have
special meal needs, let us know, we will make the appropriate arrangements.
Sunday morning Shiraz has a brunch and the Masters Club has a breakfast
Scholarships: Scholarships are readily available for those who need them. It's
not a state secret that some of our classmates are less fortunate than others.
Historically this has been handled in an extremely discreet fashion and it will
be again. Please don't let money interfere with us enjoying the pleasure of
your company. Those who can afford to send additional funds please do so. Any
money left over from the reunion will be sent to: Jesuit Partnership in
Milwaukee for the care of elderly Jesuits.
5 to 8 PM, Cash Bar and Hors D’Oeuvres
4:30 Mass Father Dutkiewicz S.J.
6:00 Cash Bar Open
7:00 Group Photo
7:30 Reunion Dinner
Breakfast or brunch
Who to contact with questions:
Joe Bigane John Hoag
joe.bigane AT wolfco-fs DOT com hoagjt AT ameritech DOT net
Bdudek2037 AT @aol DOT com