China Post 1, Colorado Springs, CO, 19-22 September 2019
This year’s China Post 1 reunion will be held at the:
HOTEL ELEGANTE’ CONFERENCE AND EVENT CENTER
2886 SOUTH CIRCLE DRIVE, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
Our room rate is $134.00 per night and includes free breakfast buffet for two which will be served in our conference room each day. No resort fee and both parking and Wi-Fi are free. Rooms will be available at this rate for at least three days before and after the reunion, from September 16-25, 2019.
RESERVATION: To reserve your room at the negotiated rate click on the following link:
https://www.reseze.net/servlet/SendPage?hotelid=1410&skipfirstpage=true&page=2324053 , or call the Hotel at 800-981-4012 and use the code “American Legion China Post 1” or 2324053
TRANSPORTATION: When you register tell the hotel you are requesting transportation from the Colorado Springs airport to the hotel.
REGISTRATION FEE: to be determined.
Thursday, 19 September
Check into hotel and register. Hospitality Suite will be open from Thursday Morning, through Sunday, noonish.
! China Post 1 Dragon Riders Ride! – email Tony Archer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. There will be two rides scheduled one on Thursday to Bishops Castle and the other on Friday to Cripple Creek, Colorado.
Friday, 20 September – Sightseeing and touring local attractions
Once you are at the hotel, everything downtown is easily accessible. The Hotel offers a free shuttle downtown or you can use yellow cab, Uber or Lyft. Colorado Springs showcases awe-inspiring natural beauty and a multitude of noteworthy tourist attractions. I’ve listed some of my favorite attractions below. I hope you’ll include them as part of your Colorado Springs visit!
GARDEN OF THE GODS, 1805 N 30th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, (719) 634-6666;
US OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER, 1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO 80909, (719) 866-4618;
PIKES PEAK, Elevation: 14,114 feet (4,302 m), First ascent: 1820, Prominence: 5,509 feet (1,679 m); CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO, 4250 Cheyenne Mtn Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906, (719) 633-9925; PRO RODEO HALL OF FAME, 101 Pro Rodeo Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80919, Phone: (719) 528-4764; UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY, – Located just north of the city, the USAFA is home to roughly 4,000 students. It’s also one of the state’s most famous tourist attractions, with a million visitors every year. And of course there is Historic Cripple Creek and Manitou Springs, Colorado
Hank Hoffman will be setting up a tour of the Air Force Academy which will include access to restricted areas of the campus. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity. For more information contact Hank at email@example.com.
Saturday, 21 September, meeting locations to be announced.
9:00 Executive Committee meeting
10:30 General membership meeting, all members of the American Legion family are invited, China Post members, Auxiliary members, and Sons of the Legion.
13:30 The ALA and the 40&8 meet simultaneously, room assignments will be posted later.
19:00 Banquet. Plated, double entrée (beef and chicken) with sides and dessert, $42.00 a head including tax and gratuity.
21:00 Retire to the Hospitality Suite.
Please remember that this is a work in progress. I’m trying to provide a heads up for planning purposes. There are many more things to do in Colorado Springs if you’d like to extend your stay.