Blackhorse E-News – April, 2011

IMPORTANT REUNION INFORMATION:

Hotel Reservations- Treasure Island Resort and Casino has graciously offered to extend our special reduced room rate period. Strongly encourage you to reserve your room now to take advantage of these special reduced rates. Reservations may be made by calling (800) 944-7444 or (888) 503-8999 Monday through Sunday 6am to 10pm Pacific Time. Our Group or Block Code is: THEBLAC. Be sure to identify yourself as being with the Blackhorse Association Reunion and use our Block Code in order to take advantage of the reduced room rates. For more information on the reunion please see Reunion Details below.

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Golf Outing- If you intend to play golf at the Friday golf outing, you should indicate by submitting your registration form to Gene Johnson. Printable forms are available at www.blackhorse.comopens in a new window. We will play at the beautiful Angel Park Golf Club. Tour the course at www.angelpark.comopens in a new window. The cut-off date for a tee time reservation is 15 April. If you wish to play and have not so indicated, notify Gene at Gene677@aol.comopens in a new window.

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1901 CLUB OPERATIONS FUNDRAISER:

All members should have received the annual fundraiser mail out. We ask that you support this effort at a level most comfortable to you. Please realize that this is the program that has permitted us to revitalize our association. If you did not receive your mail out or have misplaced it, you may send your donation to:

Don Wicks, Dir. Fundraising

1807 Hunt Ave.

Richland, WA 99354

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TIME SENSITIVE INFO FOR BLACKHORSE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS:

Children of the Blackhorse who wish to apply for a Blackhorse Association Scholarship must submit applications to CSM Ernie Ford, Dir. of Scholarships no later than 1 April 2011.

All requirements are found in the recently published newsletter, The Blackhorse, and on our website at www.blackhorse.orgopens in a new window at the Programs/Scholarship link.

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Reunion Details

The 2011 Blackhorse Family Reunion will be held from Wednesday, June 1st, through Sunday, June 5th, 2011, at Treasure Island Resort and Casino centrally located along the “strip” in Las Vegas. Treasure Island is almost next door to one of Las Vegas’ largest shopping malls.

Our point man in Las Vegas is Gus Flangas, a former Cobra pilot in Air Cavalry Troop and now head of a successful law practice in Las Vegas. Gus will have staff personnel from his law firm available to assist attendees in scheduling sightseeing in the area and reservations for the many wonderful plays and shows available along the strip.

Reunion planning is progressing and we have completed our hotel contract with Treasure Island. You should begin now to reserve your room at the special reunion rate. Reservations may be made by calling (800) 944-7444 or (888) 503-8999 Monday through Sunday 6am to 10pm Pacific Time. Our Group or Block Code is: THEBLAC. Be sure to identify yourself as being with The Blackhorse Association Reunion and use our Block Code in order to take advantage of reduced room rates.

In addition to making your room reservations, you’ll need to mail us your completed registration formopens in a new window along with your payment.

Click here to download a registration formopens in a new window.
Instructions are included in the form.

Click here to download a tentative Schedule of Eventsopens in a new window
for the 2011 Blackhorse Family Reunion

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CORRECTION: CSM James Richardson was incorrectly identified in our previous mailer. Here is the corrected information:

Flangas-McMillan provides funds for wounded soldiers.

Falangas

Gus Flangas of Flangas-McMillan Law Group in Las Vegas presents a check for
$5,600 for aid to soldiers wounded in Afghanistan to LTC Kurt Neddenriep, Commander 1-221 Cavalry (Wildhorse) and Command Sergeant Major James Richardson.