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2019 Lexington, Kentucky Mini-Reunion

There is no registration fee for this reunion.

This Mini-Reunion is open to all members of the 589th Engineer Battalion Association and their Guests.


Sept 26th thru Sep 29th -Thursday, Friday, Saturday, checking out on Sunday the 29th.


Lexington, Kentucky Airport Area.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Lexington Northeast. The hotel is located at 1780 Sharkey Way, Lexington, KY.  Please make your reservations directly with the hotel at 859-231-0656 and press “0” to get the front desk staff.  Make sure to reference “the 589th Engineers Reunion” for the group rate. 

We have a block of 40 rooms reserved with your choice of either two Queen beds or one King size bed. Please check with the hotel if you have any special needs. This block of 40 rooms is on a first come first served basis and expires on expires on Sep 5th so don't wait to long to make your reservations.

All rooms are non-smoking. They each have a small refrigerator/ microwave and coffee maker. A full breakfast is included.

Special Group Rate:  $119 per night.


This Mini-Reunion is intended to give everyone the opportunity to catch-up on old times, but that doesn't mean that we will be simply sitting around all the time. There are a number of activities for you to partake in around the Lexington area in addition to those we have listed below. Additional events or activities that are put on the agenda will be updated on this page prior to the reunion.

What We're Doing:

Thursday: Check in after 3pm - Welcome reception in the Hospitality Room from 5-10 PM, BYOB.

Friday: Breakfast, and renew old friendships. Explore Lexington area on your own.

Friday: Get together in the Hospitality Room all day until 10pm - BYOB and snacks.

Friday 7 PM: Memorial service for our Fallen Brothers in the Hospitality Room

Saturday: Breakfast and renew old friendships.

Saturday 9AM:

Watch our very own Maker’s Mark Ambassador, Jim Swick, bottle his own bourbon that has been aging for 7 years just for him. We plan to leave the hotel at 9AM to meet at the Maker’s Mark distillery parking lot at 10:30 for a group tour. Tickets are provided by Jim Swick, free of charge. The distillery is located at 3350 Burks Spring Rd. Loretto, KY 40037 A Tasting room, Restaurant, and Gift shop are also on the property.

Saturday Evening at 7:00 PM - We will be holding a raffle/auction in the Hospitality Room room. Bring an item to raffle to raise money for the HOF program and any other 589th expenses incurred at this Mini Reunion as needed.

Sunday: Breakfast, final farewells, and checkout.

Things To Do:
The Organizers: Bruce Daniels
(859) 200-1994
Perry Blanchfield
(770) 366-4411
Notes: Don't forget to register for this reunion on our 589th website here: 2019 Lexington Mini Registration

Business Meetings are not conducted at Mini Reunions.