CANADIAN GUARDS ASSOCIATION-- 65th Anniversary
OCTOBER 12 TO 14, 2018
The 2018 Reunion will be held at Garrison Petawawa with most activities centered at the Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess. You are welcome to stop by to say hello at any time during the event. Registration and a fee are required to attend the BBQ, Dinner and/or Brunch [see Registration form].
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday- 12 October – Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess
1400 – 21:00 Registration and Meet & Greet
1600 – 18:00 -- BBQ
Saturday- 13 October - Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess
0900 – Open for Registration
1000 – Annual General Meeting
1200 – Lunch [on your own] Normandy Court Mess Hall will be available.
1330 – 16:00 – Tour of Garrison [Museum, 3RCR lines]
-- Guards Collection Memorandum of Understanding ceremony with 3RCR [Museum]
1730 – Social hour
1800 – Dinner
2000 – 2400 – Dance with live music
Sunday- 14 October –
1000 – 1200 – Brunch at Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess
1100 – Canadian Guards Memorial Stone – Re-dedication Service
Registration is open for Association members and any former member of the Regiment of Canadian Guards and/or spouse, until September 21, 2018. After that date other requests for guests may be accepted on a first come, first served basis if space available.
CONTACTS FOR INFORMATION
President: Norman McBride – Phone: 613-735-2363 or email
Vice-President: Bucky Buchanan – Phone: 613-339-3998 or email
Secretary/Treasurer: Jean Campbell – Phone: 613-732-2482 or email
Accommodations: Junior Warrington – Phone: 613-687-4948 or email
Association Sec/Tres: Al Johnston – Phone: 613-736-9670 or email
The following Hotels/Motels have been contacted and rooms have been set aside for The Canadian Guards Association until August 28, 2018. When you contact them, please tell them you are attending the Canadian Guards Reunion.
Best Western Pembroke Inn & Conference,
1 International Drive, Pembroke. [at Hwy 17 & Hwy 41]
Telephone: 613-735-0131 Toll free: 1(800) 780-7234
Quality Inn & Suites Petawawa,
3119 B Petawawa Blvd, [Civic Center Road], Petawawa.
Telephone: 613-687-2855 Toll free: 1- 866-477-1130
Holiday Inn Express,
8 International Drive, Pembroke. [at Hwy 17 & Hwy 41]
Telephone: 613-629-1990 Toll free: 1-877-660-8550
Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre,
900 Pembroke St. E, Pembroke. [Near Pembroke Mall]
Black Bear Campground, Garrison Petawawa.
Contact: Mark Lawrence at 613-687-7268 or 613-687-5225
Garrison Accommodation, the availability of which will not be known until September. Details will be posted on the net.
To Book Accommodations at Base Petawawa (NEW info..Aug 12)
Provide the following information:
Reason for Visit
Credit Card # and expiration date
Tell them you are attending the Canadian Guards Reunion
Room type preferred
Type of Accommodation available –
Suites: $44.00 per night. Queen bed, Semi-private/private bathroom
Suites: $55.00 per night. Double bed, private bathroom.
Cmre Maryse Williams, Accommodations Clerk
4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa 613-687-5511 ext 5153