SEALAB RECOGNITION EVENT
SEALAB RECOGNITION EVENT
Here is your first invite and schedule, this is subject to some minor changes, but we will all be there. All events will take place Friday, November 11 and Saturday November 12, 2022.
Friday November 11:
1300 Tour of NDSTC
1400 Tour of NEDU
1600 SEALAB recognition ceremony, downtown Panama City, https://www.pccenterforthearts.com/
1730 SEALAB Documentary on big screen (same location)
1830 History Class Brewing Company, SEALAB beer tasting
Panama City Center for the Arts, 19E 4th Street, Panama City 32401
Saturday November 12:
1200-1600 Family picnic and reunion at Man in the Sea Museum
17314 PCB PKWY, PCB FL 32413
We have a few locations for recommendations for hotels.
They gave us the per diem rate for that time.
Hampton inn, Panama City Beach, gulf front, use link to get group rate: $146 plus tax, no other fees
The Hyatt is a new hotel on the beach with a good rate of $159 with a resort rate.
We will be sending out official invitations once the city has approved the permit for the outside event.
Please feel free to contact me if you need anything.
Man in the Sea Museum
5OTH SEALAB II REUNION
HOLIDAY INN BAYSIDE
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
OCTOBER 29 - 30, 2015
SEALAB/MITS NEWS FLASH
This is a "heads up" announcement to the upcoming special event, hosted by the Marine Technology Society of San Diego, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of SEALAB II. For such a special event, many organizations are being invited, and at present, there is an expected attendance of at least 200 people. More detailed information will be forthcoming as the details are worked out.
The event is being held at the Holiday Inn, Bayside in San Diego on October 29, 2015 and all attending Aquanauts will be recognized. There will be a presentation about the SEALAB/MITS program as well as historical diving activities. Speakers have not yet been firmly established, however it is expected Ben Hellwarth, author of "SEALAB", will be the keynote speaker.
a. Rooms will be available at the Holiday Inn, Bayside for $124/night.
b. There will be no registration fee.
c. There will be a Hospitality Suite at the Hotel from noon October 29 until noon October 30. Evening closing time hasn't been established.
d. There will be a dinner and raffle. Dinner reservations, at present estimated to be $58.00 per person, will be handled by the local MTS personnel.
e. There will be commemorative cups presented to all who attend the dinner that evening.
In the event there are any extra funds generated by the raffle remain after paying the costs of the Hospitality Suite, the funds will be set aside to help pay for an appropriate new headstone for Berry Cannon who died at the beginning of the SEALAB III experiment. Funds may also be remaining to be used in the restoration work on the SEALAB I Habitat.
San Diego is a very nice place to visit. There are plenty of places to enjoy for those who will choose to come to this very special event, either before or after the dinner.
Any person who intends to attend this one day event, please contact Dick Bird at 619-301-3171 or [email protected]. He needs to know how many are planning on attending as soon as possible.
Mark your Calendar for October 29, 2015
See you there,