The reunion will be held in the Spartanburg County area of South Carolina starting early Friday morning May 28th and ending late Saturday night May 29th. We would like to extend it over until Sunday, May 30th for those that would like for us to have a Church Service or attend a local church.
Agenda A FRIDAY 5-28 Golf:All golfers bring your clubs for tee times at 8:30-9:00am for mixed playing (men & women) for Captain’s Choice or something else.This event will be held at Willow Creek Golf Course Highway 101 and Highway 417. Cost will be +/- $35 including cart.
Golfers may join the tour group (Agenda B) at the Westgate Shopping Mall around 12:00 noon-12:30 pm for lunch and the rest of the tour.
SATURDAY 5-29 Golf: Same as Friday above. (Except the location may change to Greer Country Club or Links of Tryon.)The cost will be $35-45 including cart. Plan to play even if you think you are not a golfer. We just want to have fun and a good time.
Herbert and Connie Nodine will be in charge of the golfing.
Agenda B FRIDAY 5-28 Tour Group:If you are not playing golf then you want to join us for the tours etc. 8:30 am travel to BMW Auto Manufacturing Plant located at the intersection of I-85 and Highway 101, Greer, SC. The first tour will start at 9:00 am and the second at 9:15 am. Each group (up to 25) will watch a movie prior to going on the plant tour.The cost of the tour will be $5 each (school age $3.50 each). The tour group should depart BMW 10:30-10:45 am and go to the Westgate Shopping Mall (Food Court Area) for lunch and shopping on your own.
We will depart the mall around 1:15-1:30 pm and travel to Hatcher Gardens and Woodland Preserve (www.hatchergarden.org).
1:30 pm-2:45 pm Tour the Hatcher Gardens and Woodland Preserve. The gardens are located at 820 John B. White Sr. Blvd, Spartanburg, SC. This is a non-strenuous walk and will be guided. This will last 50-75 minutes. This is free; however, donations are how the gardens are able to continue.
Flora (Flo) Nodine is in charge of this tour.
2:45-5:15 pm Tour Group may do any of the following: 1. Free Time 2. Putt-putt Golf & Games, 1650 John B. White, Sr. Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 3. 294 Fun Park, 300 Southport Road, Roebuck, SC (Go Carts, Putt-putt, all types of games, etc.) 4. Cleveland Park, located just off of Asheville Highway, 141 North Cleveland Park Drive, Spartanburg, SC
5:15 pm Depart for the World Famous Beacon Drive-In, 255 John B. White, Sr. Blvd, Spartanburg, SC. (www.beacondrivein.com) Go inside to Private Room Reserved for the Nodine Family Reunion next to the Ice Cream Bar.After we gather in the room, we will have the blessing of the food and everyone will go through the line. Pay at the end of the line. We will start through the serving line at 6:00 pm.
SATURDAY 5-29 Recreation Activity:The activities on Saturday will start around 8:30 am and continue until 9:00 pm at the beautiful Lyman Lake Lodge, owned by SJWD Water District and located on the beautiful Lyman Lake.
I. We plan to have different types of ball games available so if you have soft ball gloves, bats, balls, etc., please bring them. II. Bring any basketballs or soccer balls. III. We plan to have some pontoons available for lake tours and rides. IV. Music:If you have or play any musical instruments, please bring them along with any music you may have.We want to practice or play music and sing during the morning and organize groups and songs for performing in the evening. V. We need singers so if you sing solo, duets, trios, quartets or any combination of any of the above, bring your tapes and cds for backup.We just want to have fun and singalongs.
LUNCH: 11:30-1:30 pm: Hamburgers and Hotdogs with trimmings will be served along with drinks. (We will need your help in preparing the food. Bring any snacks, cakes, drinks.Let Boyce know what you are bringing.)
Pontoon rides during the afternoon, so bring your bathing suits as there is an area for sunbathing. (No Swimming)
DINNER MEAL:6:00-7:30 pm: Meal will be catered and will be good with some good desserts, etc.
ENTERTAINMENT:To include those that practiced all day or those that didn’t have to practice all day.
Contact Boyce Nodine, firstname.lastname@example.org for Registration form, Hotels, and/or Directions.