The Minneapolis Marriott Southwest is the headquarters hotel for the Class of ’61 70th Birthday Celebration (the same location as the 50th Reunion).    The discount rate for September 19-22, 2013 is no longer available.  After the cutoff date of August 29, the rates reverted to the regular price.   

To make reservations, call 888-887-1681 or 952-935-5500 or go to the following website.  


Minneapolis Marriott Southwest Greatroom
Minneapolis Marriott Southwest Greatroom

When: Friday, September 20, 2013 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Marriott Southwest lobby bar & patio
5801 Opus Parkway
Minneapolis, MN
United States

Sip on something from our no-host bar. No fee.  Bring along your guest - we want them to feel welcome too! This is a great ice-breaker and a chance to make personal plans for the 70th Birthday Celebration. 

Contact Jane Johnson Rollins at   janerollins1@hotmail   for more information.

Directions to the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest 
If coming from the East from the airport, take either Hwy 62 or 494 West. If taking Hwy 62, exit on 169 north go to Lincoln Dr exit.  Cross over the bridge and go back to Bren Road exit then follow the  signs to the Marriott Southwest. If coming from the North on 169, you can exit right at Bren Road to the hotel.


When: Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6301 Villa Lane
United States

Due the circumstances beyond the control of the Planning Committe, the 70th Birthday celebration had to be changed to a town house club room.  The club room is a lovely space complete with a fireplace, comfy sofas, dinner tables, a patio and deck in an arbor-like setting. 
Absolutely Vodka Chicken
Tenderloin Medallions
Spinach Tortelloni
Rosemary Red Potatoes
House Bread and Whipped Herb Butter
Pecan Craisin Spinach Salad
Birthday Cake!
Coffee, Decaf, Assorted Teas
The  cash bar with hors d'oeuvres opens at 6:00 PM with service for a deliciuous buffet dinner to begin about 7:15 pm.   You will enjoy music from our era along with an olde time photo booth.   Spouses and partners are most welcome.
Out of Towners: Stay at the Minneapollis Marriott Southwest
Rooms are being held at the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest, Hwy 169 and the Crosstown.  This is the same hotel used for our 50th reunion gatherings.
Chaska Town Course
Chaska Town Course

When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013
Where: Chaska Town Course
3000 Town Course Drive
Chaska, MN
United States

Contact: Jim Morss

Foursomes will play at the Chaska Town Course.  This course is one of the best in the Twin Cities.  Lunch follows at the club house.  Fee is $49 plus $12 for a cart.  Pay on site. 

To play, contact Jim Morss at  or  206-780-9282. 




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