William Amazy Watson and Elizabeth Evaline (Alexander) Watson
Photo courtesy of Harold Houston Watson
A. C. Alexander
Daily Bible Verse
Saturday, June 25, 2005
Greetings! We hope you are well, happy, and WARM. It is time again to make plans for the annual Watson Reunion to be held on Saturday, June 25th at noon in Logan, Iowa. Please RSVP so we will know how much food to prepare.
We have reserved 10 nonsmoking rooms (7 rooms with 2 beds and 3 rooms with 1 bed) for Friday, June 24th and Saturday, June 25th at the Days Inn at Missouri Valley, Iowa. The College World Series Baseball finals will be taking place during this time period, so we strongly urge you to CALL NOW to make your reservations. These reserved rooms are temporarily reserved under our name and the lodging hold expires May 31st. The motel offers continental breakfast and has an indoor swimming pool.
The Days Inn at Missouri Valley is approximately 20 miles north from Council Bluffs, IA and Omaha, NE. For those who may be flying into Eppley Airport, Omaha, NE, a shuttle is NOT provided by the motel. If you need a ride, just call or e-mail with your flight information and someone will be there to greet you.
1967 Hwy 30
(I-29 at exit 75)
Missouri Valley, IA 51555
Map and/or Directions
Accommodation costs are as follows:
2 people, 1 bed = $72 + tax
3 people, 2 beds = $82 + tax
2 people, 2 bed = $77 + tax
4 people, 2 beds = $87 + tax
Mini suite = $108 + tax
Here are a few web sites with local features to check out: www.visitomaha.com, www.councilbluffsiowa.com, and midwest.fws.gov/desoto. For those who do not have access to a computer, here is a short attraction list for the Omaha and Council Bluffs area:
- Joslyn Art Museum
- Heritage Museum
- Lauritzen Gardens
- Henry Doorly Zoo
- Heartland of America Park
- Gene Leahy Mall
- Lauritzen Gardens
- Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
- Lewis and Clark Monument and Scenic Overlook
- DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge
- College Baseball World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium
- Summer Arts Festival
- "Annie" at Omaha Comm. Playhouse
For those arriving Friday night, let's have dinner together. We'll leave a note at the motel's front desk where we'll be.
Please, when you receive this information pass it along to other family members via email or hard copy as we do not have everyone's email address. Also send any new or changed e-mail family member's address to us so the listing may be brought up to date. Thank you for your cooperation and hope to see you soon.