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THURSDAY June 23, 2005
(Whidbey/Shaw Hospitality Room)

12:00 – 5:00 PM Check-in and Registration
(Orcas/Lopez Room)
5:00 – 7:00 PM Orientation and Getting Reacquainted (Whidbey/Shaw Hospitality Room)
7:00 – 10:00 AM Informal Reception (Orcas/Lopez Room)

FRIDAY June 24, 2005

(Whidbey/Shaw Hospitality Room)


8:00-9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00-4:00 PM Free Time/Tour
(Seattle City Tour)

4:00 – 6:30 PM Cocktail Hour (Cash Bar)
6:30 – 10:00 PM Free Time/Explore the Town
Hospitality Room Open


SATURDAY June 25, 2005

8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast
(Whidbey/Shaw Hospitality Room)

10:00 – 12:00 PM Annual Membership Meeting
(Orcas/Lopez Room)
12:00-5:00 PM Free Time/Tour
(Seattle Harbor Tour)

BANQUET (Seafair Ballroom)
5:00 – 6:30 PM Pictures & No Host Cocktails
(from Hotel Bar)
6:30 – 6:50 PM MEMORIAL Service
6:50 – 7:00 PM President’s Remarks & Invocation
7:00 – 8:00 PM Banquet Dinner
8:00 – 11:00 PM Musical Entertainment & Dancing

SUNDAY June 26, 2005

Check-out – “Fair Winds and Following Seas”
Until the 2006 Reunion (Location: Baltimore, MD
Dates to be determined)

Send your reservation in TODAY! Don't hesitate to drop me a line and/or call if you have questions. Contact Doug Schutz at reunion@uss-king.com

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Best Western Executive Inn
200 Taylor Avenue North
Seattle
Washington 98109

Transportation

Car rentals arranged

North: Take Interstate 5 to the Seneca Exit 165, then turn right on 6th Avenue and go up 1 mile to John, take a left on John and drive 1 block to Taylor and the Best Western Executive Inn.

South: Take Interstate 5 to the Stewart/Denny Exit 166, then turn right on Denny and go up 1 mile to 6th Avenue, take a right on 6th Avenue and continue 1 block to John, take a left on John and drive one block to Taylor and the Best Western Executive Inn.

West: Follow Interstate 90 to Interstate 5 North, take Madison Street exit, turn left on Seneca over freeway, turn right on 6th Avenue, travel 1 mile to John, take a left on John and drive 1 block to Taylor and the Best Western Executive Inn.

"Best Western Executive Inn offers complimentary parking and downtown shuttle service. So park your car and leave the driving to us!"

Sea-Tac Seattle Tacoma Airport Sea-Tac airport

Shuttle Service to the hotel from SEATAC

Information from Best Western Executive Inn, Seattle

The most inexpensive way is Grayline (about $9.50) but is stops at some other hotels also, so it is not the quickest. Next would be Shuttle Express which is approximately $27.00 for the first person and $4.50 for others. If you have a group this would be the best. Cabs are about $35-40. All are available at baggage claim.

USS KING REUNION NEWS

"We Served With Pride - The King Returns"

Best Western Executive Inn, SeattleOur 2005 reunion is right around the corner and the planning process is nearing completion. To keep you up-to-date we have signed a contract with the Best Western Executive Inn, located in Seattle, WA for 23-26 June, 2005.

One of our Board of Directors (Jim Sievers) visited the area and the hotel where we will be staying and was favorably impressed with its central location to the best Seattle has to offer. The Best Western is right across the street from the Seattle's Space Needle and within easy walking distance of the wharf, some great eating, shopping, and entertainment establishments.

Click here for Registration Form

Best Westerns web site: http://www.bestwestern.com/prop_48068 or use this link :Best Western Exective Inn - Seattle

As we finalize our plans we need to get some idea how many to plan on and what you might like to see and do. Please send an e-mail with your desires and intentions to attend to the Doug Schutz Reunion Director, or Jim Sievers Administrative Director.

Friday,June 24, 2005

Seattle Tours will be your host for a day in - Click here for Flier

What to do in Seattle? - click on the Visitor's Bureau link below or select the King Website online Visitor's Bureau pamphlet

Link to Convention and Visitors Bureau

Distance To Local Attractions

1 block from Seattle Center, Seattle Center is the home to the Space Needle Restaurant, Experience Music Project Pacific Science Center, Amusement Park and the Monorail, which is an elevated train that runs from the Seattle Center to the heart of downtown shopping district, approximately one mile away

3 blocks to Key Arena

1 mile from Westlake Center and Pacific Place, 2 up-scale shopping malls in downtown Seattle

1 mile from Pike Place Public Market, the location of our public farmer's market with vendors selling a wide array of items from fresh seafood to souvenirs. Pike Place Market includes some of the finest restaurants Seattle has to offer

1 mile from the waterfront and from the Convention Center, the Convention Center is home to various retailers, restaurants and approximately 121,000 square feet of convention and meeting space.

1 miles from Pioneer Square, located at the south end of Seattle, Pioneer Square contains the finest art galleries, restaurants and antique stores

1 mile from Redhook Ale Brewery

2 miles from Seattle Aquarium

2 miles from Safeco Field, home to the Seattle Mariner's baseball team

2 miles from Seahawk Stadium, home of the Seattle Seahawks football team

4 miles from Woodland Park Zoo, voted one of the top ten in the world

4 miles from University of Washington Arboretum, the arboretumcontains 230 acres of lush landscaped grounds consisting of various botanical and Japanese gardens

4 miles from University of Washington, home of the Rose Bowl winning Husky football team Transportation:

15 miles from Seattle Tacoma Airport

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