Dear Brooks, Carter & Sherrod Family Members:
Greeting from the 2015 Brooks, Carter & Sherrod Family Reunion Planning Committee! We have been working hard planning a great and exciting weekend for everyone. The Brooks, Carter & Sherrod Family Reunion will be held Friday, May 22th – Monday, May 25th, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s theme is: “A Legacy of Hope”. Our reunion colors are Red, White and Black. Let’s make this Family Reunion one to remember! We are hoping to see all of you in Atlanta in May!
To assist with our plans, we are asking that you begin sending money for your dues so that the funds can be utilized for its intended purpose. Family members and guest can start sending their payments as soon as you receive this letter. No money will be taken at the reunion. NO EXCEPTIONS. Wristbands will be REQUIRED for ALL family functions and will be included in the reunion packets and will be given at the Meet & Greet Friday night. All other packets will be left at the hotel front desk for you to pick up at your convenience.
All dues are due by April 24, 2015
The Brooks, Carter & Sherrod Family Reunion Dues are as follows:
Toddlers 0-5 yrs. old - FREE
Children 6-15 yrs. old - $30
16-69 yrs. Old - $90
70 yrs. And older – $45
We are in the process of planning a fund raiser to help with the cost for our children and senior citizens. More details forthcoming.
*** Please note: All checks and money orders should be made payable to Brooks, Carter & Sherrod Family Reunion and should be sent directly to: Melinda Ruff, 231 18th Street NW, Unit # 7336, Atlanta, GA 30363
***Incentives: 1) The first 5 families to pay their dues will get one free t-shirt. 2) Anyone paying dues prior to April 5, 2015, will have their name placed in a drawing to win a BIG prize. Winners will be announced at the reunion.
T-Shirt colors are Red, White, Black. Hats (Sun Visor) are White with Red Lettering (minimum order of 10)
T-Shirt Price: Children - $9.00, Adults: S-XL - $12.00, Adults: 2XL-4XL - $15.00
Hat (Sun Visor): $10 (Please fill out the attached form for your T-shirts and Hat order).
Host Hotel Accommodations:
We have reserved rooms for the family at the:
Marriott Marquis Atlanta
265 Peachtree Center Avenue * Atlanta, GA 30303 * 404-521-0000
This hotel was once the 4th largest indoor atrium in the world and is walking distance to the city’s most sought after attractions, including World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, College Football Hall of Fame (new), CNN Center, Sky View Ferris Wheel (new) Center for Civil and Human Rights (new), and convenient to Piedmont Park where our Jazz Festival Family Fun Day will be held.
The group discounted rate:
$109 - King or 2 Queen Standard guest room
*Hotel Valet Parking is $22/per night (MANDATORY) Limited Off-premise parking is available
Deadline for your room block is May 1, 2015. After this date you are responsible for the current hotel rate, so please reserve immediately!!! Make sure you give them the reunion name: Brooks, Carter & Sherrod Family Reunion. If you make your reservation and need to cancel, please do so 48 hours prior to check in or you will be charged for at least 1 nights stay. If you have additional questions regarding the hotel features and amenities, please refer to enclosed brochure or call them directly. They are available to assist you with your travel needs and are eagerly awaiting your arrival.
Can’t wait to see all of you in the great City of Atlanta! Be blessed family! Love you all.
From the President Elect: Melinda Denise Ruff
***To obtain a copy of the official invite, a State Representative has been assigned and listed below. These individuals are responsible for getting the reunion information to family members in each state. Please identify your representative and make a connection.
Veronica Spearman-MO & TN