Below is the original announcement page for the 1999 Reunion. The reunion was attended by 55 cousins and spouses. The bus tour was led by a local gentleman who had a wealth of knowledge about the city and area. We toured the Capital grounds, museum, drove by restored historic homes and univerisities.

To order copies of the Official Reunion Photos, please click here.

 


 

 

Poindexter Descendants Association


Reunion 1999

Friday - Sunday, August 13 - 15

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Updated: July 11, 1999

Friday:

  • All afternoon: Networking Time, a chance to compare genealogical research notes, show your photographs and collections, and visit the PDA web site and genealogical database. Or, you can visit the local Library's research room.
  • 7:00 PM: Reunion Social, an informal cocktail hour with cold hor d'oeuvres. Get reaquainted with old friends and cousins, meet new cousins that you didn't know you had.
  • 9:00 PM: Board of Directors Meeting, annual meeting of the PDA Officers.

Saturday:

  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, bus tour of Raliegh area. Cost is $20.00 per person. Points of interest include the Hart Estate, Executive Mansion, Mordecai Historic Park and if time alots lunch at the City Market.
  • 2:00 PM: Membership Meeting, all members are encouraged to attend.
  • 6:00 PM: Family Reunion Group Photograph session. This will be held just prior to banquet. Cost to purchase copies will be announced.
  • 7:00 PM: Banquet, a buffet dinner, good friends and closing ceremony. $21.25 per person. Buffet will feature a 12 item salad bar, broiled salmon in a dill sauce, lemon peppered chicken breast, vegetable medley, zucchini parmesan, stuffed potatoes and toppped off with strawberry shortcake.  NOTE:  Be sure to bring something for the door prize giveaway. Suggestions include crafts, jams, sweats or anything that represents where you live or that you made yourself.

Sunday:

  • Breakfast on your own in the hotel. Bid all farewell till the next reunion in 2000!

BRING A GIFT

Bring something you made or a product ot item made in your area. These items will be given away as door prizes at the banquet Saturday evening. Each year, those attending the PDA Reunions have participated in this tradition to share a little something from home. It is fun to give something that represents your area and just as much fun to receive something at the banquet to take home.



HOTEL INFORMATION

hotel photo

The Reunion 1999 will be held at the Holiday Inn-Downtown State Capital, at 320 Hillborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. Please call 919-832-0501 to make your room reservations or send email to asral@lodgian.com. Be sure to mention that you are attending the Poindexter Reunion.

CLICK HERE for maps of the area showing the location of the hotel.

The Holiday Inn State Capitol is centrally located to the Historical, Cultural and Entertainment districts of Raleigh. It is also located only one mile from North Carolina State University and 14 miles from RDU International Airport. Their 20 story circular facilty features the Top of the Tower Restaurant and Lounge and is the only restaurant in Raleigh with a Panoramic Skyline view of Downtown. They have a fitness center which is open 24 hours and offers the best in todays fitness equipment. You can also enjoy their outdoor pool which is heated and open from May to September. They also offer complimentary covered parking and a USA Today delivered daily.



SPECIAL AIRFAIRS AVAILABLE

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Phoenix/Paradise Valley Office, has arranged for members, relatives, and friends of the Poindexter Descendants Association to receive an additional 10% discount off most of Southwest Airlines already low fares* to Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina for our 16th Annual Family Association meeting in August. You may travel any day between August 4 and August 25, 1999. This will allow those who wish to spend extra time researching in this Poindexter rich environment or visiting additional relatives and friends to do so before or after our meeting.

All you have to do is call Carlson Wagonlit Travel at 1-800-395-8728 with your preferred travel dates and times. For the lowest prices you need to be flexible and book early. The nicest thing about this special meeting discount is the 10% comes off the best qualifying fare* that is available at the time you book, no matter when that is. This extraordinary deal is available through July 30, 1999.

Book today to get rock bottom prices! To confirm the nearest departure city on Southwest Airlines to your hometown, call 1-800-395-8728.

*Only fares not included are Government/Military Contract fares and promotional fares and/or certain restricted fares that are already highly discounted or go on sale after April 15.


LOCAL INFORMATION

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