Program

Program of Events for Niger-Senegal 64-66 Reunion

Monday, September 29 – Thursday, October 2

Monday, September 29

3:00pm – Room Registration begins at Long Peaks Lodge, and is continuous for later arrivals

Afternoon: 4-5:00 pm in Long Peaks Diamond East and West Meeting Room

  • Happy Hour with Light Refreshments. Committee will provide water, sodas, and some munchies. Wine and beer are provided Monday, and are available the other evenings with a cash contribution. Attendees are encouraged to bring drinks and mixers of their choice and any special munchies to add to the refreshments.
  • Distribution of information packets and name tags

Dinner: 5-7:00 pm in Aspen dining room

Evening: 7:00 pm in Long Peaks Diamond East and West Meeting Room (light refreshments)

  • Socializing, African background music, viewing photos and memorabilia
  • 7:30 pm: A 30 minute Orientation by YMCA Representative – overview of the conference center
  • Sign-Up sheets for activities Wednesday morning and afternoon
  • Distribution of information packets and name tags

Tuesday, September 30

Breakfast: 7-9:00 am in Aspen dining room

Morning: 9:15 am – noon in our Long Peaks Diamond East and West Meeting Room

9:15 am – 11 am: Panel discussion on Africa, focusing on Niger and Senegal, with Ambassador Niang of Senegal as Moderator

 11:10 am – noon: Presentations and general discussion of projects to support in Niger and in Senegal

Lunch: 12 – 1:30 pm in Aspen dining room

Afternoon: 4 pm Joint Social with ’65 Niger-Senegal (TBA-Barclay Cabin or our meeting room)

Dinner: 5:30/6 pm – 7:00 pm in Aspen dining room

Evening: 7:00 pm in Long Peaks Diamond East and West Meeting Room (light refreshments)

  • Socializing, African background music, Photo Show
  • Live Music-Irish traditional and American roots
  • Dancing

Wednesday, October 1

Breakfast: 7-9:00 am in Aspen dining room

Morning: Open for socializing and sign-up activities (i.e. walking, hiking)

Lunch: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in Aspen dining room

Afternoon: Open for socializing and sign-up activities (i.e. walking, hiking, storytelling)

          Long Peaks Diamond East and West Meeting Room

3:45 pm – Joint Discussion with ’65 on projects to support in Niger and in Senegal

         5-6 pm – Happy Hour with Light Refreshments

Dinner: 5:30-7:00 pm in Aspen dining room

Evening: 7:30 pm in Long Peaks Diamond East and West Meeting Room (light refreshments)

  • Social evening of African music – everyone is encouraged to wear their African attire
  • Dancing

Thursday, October 2

Breakfast: 7-9:00 am in Aspen dining room

Morning: Farewells and Departures (Long Peaks Diamond East and West Meeting Room available until noon)

Lunch: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in Aspen dining room