Reunion Information

2014 Reunion will take place in Buffalo, NY


USS Harold J. Ellison DD-864 Reunion
Buffalo, New York
October 1, 2014 - October 5, 2014
We look forward to being your host for the USS Harold J. Ellison 2014
Reunion. Enclosed you will find information about the reunion. If you have
any questions please contact us at (757) 482-2885 or at
Hope to see you there!
Phil and Darlene Fuller
Hotel Reservations:
Millennium Hotel Buffalo, 2040 Walden Ave, Buffalo, NY 14225
The cut-off date for reservations is 9/01/2014. The cost of a room is $99 plus
tax. The room rate is good for 3 days prior and/or 3 days after to the reunion.
This rate includes a hot breakfast for two each morning.
You must mention the USS Ellison when making your reservation to get the
correct room rate. You can register by calling the hotel at (716) 681-2400; or
(800) 323-3331
Free Airport Shuttle to and from to Hotel, Call the Hotel couple of days
ahead and let them know what time you are arriving to arrange pick-up.
If you have problem getting reservation give me call 757-482-2885 or e-mail
me at
Reunion Agenda
Wednesday, October 1 - Registration, hugs and kisses, free time in
hospitality room.
Thursday, October 2 - Goat Island to tour Niagara Falls, American Side (9:30
AM - 11:30 AM), Buffet Lunch at Quality Hotel. After lunch for couples that
wish to renew their wedding vows there will be a ceremony at the falls. If
there is remaining time we will stop at a local shopping area.
Friday, October 3 - Tour day (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM) will include a tour of the
Buffalo Naval and Military Park, Memorial Service on USS Little Rock and
with lunch buffet. Visit the museum and the dedication of the HJ Ellison
Saturday, October 4 USS Ellison All Hands Business meeting in the
hospitality room. Following the meeting we have an Auction in the
Hospitality Room. Please remember to bring an item to auction. All proceeds
from the auction will go to help defray the cost of the reunion. On Your Own
Day until the Banquet 6:30 PM until 11 PM with DJ Johnny K supplying the
Sunday, October 5 - Breakfast and hugs and kisses farewell. See you next
year at the USS Ellison reunion!
While we are at the hotel the Hospitality Room will remain open until midnight
each evening and will be open until 11:00 am on Sunday.
Mike Raaker President
Mike Kerr Vice President
George Broniszewski Treasurer
Bob Harrigan Secretary
Board Members
Frank Hupfer
Frank Jones
Mike O’Shea
USS Harold J. Ellison DD-864 Reunion
The fees should be paid by check prior September 3, 2014. Fill out the form below, make your
check out to PHILLIP FULLER and send them both to:
Phillip Fuller
USS Ellison Reunion
400 School House Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Name: ________________________________________________________
Address: ______________________________________________________
City: _________________________________ State: ____ Zip: ___________
Phone: _________________ Email: _________________________________
Guest Name: ___________________________________________________
Would you like to have your wedding vows renewed at Niagara Falls? __ Yes __ No
What type of beer do you prefer? ____________________________________________
Banquet and Optional Tours Fees:
Thursday, October 2, 2014 – Tour of Niagara Falls, Lunch, Wedding Vows and Shopping
Cost is $35.00 per person, inclusive.
Number Attending ___ X $35 = ____ Total Included
Friday, October 3, 2014 – Buffalo Navy and Military Park and HJ Ellison Museum tour
Cost is $35.00 per person, inclusive. Lunch is included.
Number Attending ___ X $35 = ____ Total Included
Saturday, October 4, 2014 – Banquet Banquet and DJ (Tax and gratuities included) CostNumber Attending ___ X $45 = ____ Total Included $_______ Total Included

Past Reunions Pictures and Highlights:
2005 - Buffalo, NY (8th)
2003 - Mobile, AL (7th)
1997 - Baton Rouge, LA (4th)
1995 - Virginia Beach, VA (3rd)
1991 - Cherry Hill, NJ (1st)

These reunions are without photos - if you have some, let us know!!