POVA Biennial Reunion Update
Thursday 19 July - Sunday 22 July 2018
IMPORTANT Note Re: banquet dress "code:" casual, neat; POVA-branded shirts preferred. No jacket/tie required. hawaiian shirts acceptable. we all know but "casual, neat" means, right?
Day & Date TENTATIVE Reunion Activity/Event(s)
Thursday 19 July 2018
1500 – 1800 Arrival at Reunion hotel(s), Registration, POA Info table and POVA store
1800 – 1930 Welcome Reception, HQ Hotel, light snacks, cash bar
1930 – 2000 POVA Officer Call/Meeting (location TBD)
Friday 20 July 2018
0830 - 0900 Briefing on Australian PSYOP in Viet-Nam by POVA Life Member Derrill de Herr
0930 – 1130 POVA Business Meeting (members only)
1200 – 1730 Cleveland Attractions: Cleveland University Circle attractions
Included in the Cleveland CirclePass ($35 per person) (also includes shuttle between sites):
Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Cleveland History Center
Cleveland Botanical Garden
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Also available in the University Circle area:
Cleveland Museum of Art..........FREE
1830 – 2100 Buffet Dinner @ Buffalo Wild Wings (on same property as HQ hotel): hosted by the PSYOP Association (POA)
POVA Raffle held beginning around 2015 hours
Saturday 21 July 2018
0900 – 1800 Downtown Cleveland Awesome Attractions:
Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame
Mather Shipping Museum
Great Lakes Science Center
1830 – 2100 POVA Banquet & Remembrance Celebration (HQ Hotel banquet/conference room)
POVA Recognition and Awards
Sunday 22 July 2018
0800 – 1200 Buffet breakfast and Joint POA “PSYOP Update” program, presentations.
Speakers/Special Guests include:
PSYOP Regimental Commandant Robert A. B. Curris, COL-USA
PSYOP Association President Dennis Bartow, LTC-Ret.
POVA Life Member Curtis Boyd, COL-Ret.
POVA First Vice President and Life Member Lawrence Dietz, COL-Ret.
POVA Life Member Edward Burley, BG-Ret.
Update on Banquet Meal Options
Our Reunion Banquet on Saturday 21 July will include the following menu selections:
Sliced Roast Beef with Mushroom Demi-Glace, chefs starch and vegetable, salad with dressings, rolls and butter, coffee, decaf or iced tea
Cod Milanese (white wine, butter and capers) chefs starch and vegetable, salad with dressings, rolls and butter, coffee, decaf or iced tea
Chicken breast with a sauce (agreed upon by the group), chefs starch and vegetable, salad with dressings, rolls and butter, coffee, decaf or iced tea
2018 Biennial Reunion Hotel Updated Information
Marriott Cleveland East
26300 Harvard Road
Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
Special POVA Reunion Rate: $112.00 USD per night + applicable taxes
To make your reservation, CTRL+click HERE; it will take you to a special reservation page already set up with our Reunion dates and special rate. Fill in the data, enter your credit card information, and your reservation will be confirmed.
Extended Stay America – Beachwood, Orange Place SOUTH
3820 Orange Place
Reservation Phone: 844-548-5571
Includes Kitchenette and Grab & Go Breakfast
Studio Suite with 1 Queen bed
Military Rate is $90.24
Advance Purchase is $85.49 (Reservation must be made 60 or more days in advance)
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING ALTERNATE HOTEL
To take advantage of these favorable rates, you must make your reservation immediately. Because POVA cannot accurately estimate the number of those in attendance, we are unable to lock in a rate without a guarantee for 10 or more rooms.
Both rates go up as it gets closer to summer……Hotel is already half full for July.