Reunion FAQ

Mai Pen Rai @ the Oasis 2021 El Conquistador Resort, Ora Valley, AZ.

FAQ

******Please register before May, 5 2021 to take advantage of the current reunion rate!! *******

Q: How do I register for the ISB Network 2021 Reunion?

The registration process is two-fold. Hotel reservations are made online or with the hotel directly after August 1, 2020. The reunion registration fee can be made online or mailed in and paid by check. See the details below on how to make a room reservation and how to pay for your reunion registration fee.

Venue: El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort in Oro Valley, Arizona

Reunion dates: July 23-25, 2021. Reunion block good from July 20-27, 2021.

Phone: After August 16, 2020 call Lori Gregoire at 520-544-1709 Mention Room Block: “ISB” Reunion

Email: (best and fastest) : “Click Here” to Contact Lori Gregoire for a room reservation or to make changes to your existing reservation. Lori.Gregoire@hilton.com

Online: After August 16, 2021 Click Here for Online Reservations

Rates: $115.00/night single, double, triple, quad (includes free wifi, waived resort fees, free self-parking and more).

If you are having a problem with room reservations, please call Lori Gregoire at 520-544-1709 and she will take care of you.

Note: You will be charged for one room night when you make your reservation. This charge is totally refundable provided that you cancel 72 hours prior to your first night’s stay. If you cancel or change inside of the 72 hours you will lose your deposit.

Q: How do I register and pay the ISBN Reunion fees?

To register/pay online visit: Click Here

Q: How much is the reunion registration fee?

The current reunion fee for members is $200.00 per person, spouse/guest is $200.00. Note: ****** (You must log in with your username and password in order for the shopping cart to identify you as a member) ******. The fee for non-members is $220.00 and $220.00 spouse/guest. The fee for children 11 and under is $180.00/members and $190.00/non-members. Children 12 and over pay the full reunion price. When you register for the reunion, you will see an option for the Thai dinner (details below).

You can also contact David Wilkerson by emailing director.reunions at isbnetwork dot com for additional details.

Remember!!

Class of 1961 – 60th
Class of 1971 – 50th
Class of 1981 – 40th
Class of 1991 – 30th
Class of 2001 – 20th (This is mind-boggling to me!)
Class of 2011 – 10th

Q: Does the hotel offer a shuttle to and from the airport?

No! We feel UBER is your best option at $33-35.00 each way. We are also working on alternative options through the hotel. We will update this post as that unfolds.

Q: I can only attend part of the reunion events. Do I have to pay the full reunion fee?

You can still attend, but you will not have to pay the full reunion fee. The prorated fees will be announced as the reunion draws closer. Please email David Wilkerson (see contact page) for a-la-carte pricing and payment details.

Q: Is membership with the ISB Network included in the reunion registration?

No! Your registration fees are separate from your membership fees. To become a member of the ISB Network go to www.isbnetwork.com

Q: Do I have to become a member in order to attend the reunion?

No! We hope that you do become a member of the ISB Network and we welcome you to attend the reunion and look forward to seeing you in Tucson or at a future reunion!

Q: Why are we asked what our T-shirt size is when we register?

We collect T-shirt size data for the purpose of ordering inventory for The Shack.

Q: Do I have to be a graduate of ISB in order to attend the reunion or join the ISB Network?

No! The ISB Network welcomes and embraces all alumni, whether you attended ISB for one day or for 12 years! We also welcome your friends, relatives, and guests of the ISB Alumni family.

Q: What activities can I expect?
• Thursday night off-site Thai dinner (optional)
• Friday night cocktail party*
• Saturday BBQ lunch*
• Saturday night banquet (dinner/entertainment/dancing)*
• Sunday morning breakfast*
• Teen Club live music by alumni
• House Games competition
• Shopping at The Shack Mercantile
• Browsing the ISB Archives
• Parties in the class suites

*Denotes what the reunion fee covers which is primarily the catered events, entertainment, liability insurance, reunion badges, equipment rental, archival shipping, giveaways

Q: Is the Thursday night Thai Dinner included in the reunion fees?

No. The Thursday night dinner is not included in the reunion fees. It is an additional $40.00 members and $45.00 non-members if you choose to attend.

****NOTE**** We are currently sold out of the (optional) first Thai dinner, but we are working on a second Thai dinner. If you would like to be put on the waitlist for the first dinner, or interested in the second dinner, please email: David Wilkerson

Q: Are party suites available?

Yes. If you would like to request one for your class(es) contact: David Wilkerson (see contact page). Suites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. There will also be an ISBN party suite available to everyone.

Q: Am I guaranteed a room with a pool view?

No. Our contract reads “run of the house.”

Q: Is there parking available at the hotel?

Yes, there is free self-park for registered guests and the guests of a registered guest.

Q: What is the cancellation policy for the reunion fees?

In order to receive a full refund for your paid registration fee(s), you must cancel in writing prior to August 15, 2020.

****Note**** Paypal transactions after 180 days are not refundable through Paypal. Any transaction that can’t be refunded through Paypal will be refunded via check less any PayPal transaction fees.

Cancellations received after August 16, 2020, will be considered for a refund after the reunion but only to the extent that funds are available.

Cancellations after July 1, 2021, will not be refunded.

Q: What is the cancellation policy for my hotel room?

You are responsible for canceling your hotel reservation directly through the hotel. Room cancellations received by the hotel less than 72 hours prior to arrival will be billed for one (1) night room and tax.

NOTE:If you must cancel your room, please let us know prior to canceling so that we may preserve your room in our room block for someone else. Contact David Wilkerson (see contact page).

Q: What is the cancellation/refund policy for my Thai Dinner?

There is a possibility that we might be able to refund the Thai Dinner if we are able to sell your seat to someone else.

Q: What is the refund policy for the Presidential Suite Raffle?

Since the raffle tickets are number sequenced we will only be able to refund them if we can resell them. You can request a refund in writing to David Wilkerson (see contact page). We will make every effort to resell your raffle tickets and refund your money.

Q: I am looking for a roommate.

Contact David Wilkerson (see contact page).

Q: Does the ISB Network make any profit from my reunion fees?

Typically no, but any profits that occur will be used to enhance future reunions.

Q: Is there a schedule of events for the reunion?

TBA…. Keep checking the website for updates of all the reunion activities!

Q: Is there golf or a golf outing sponsored by the ISBN?

Contact Bill McIntyre at: Billymac

Q: Will there be a reunion logo design contest this year?

Yes! Please submit directly by email to: David Wilkerson

****NOTE**** Submissions must be received by May 1, 2020. The preferred file type would be vector art if possible.

Q: I’d like to volunteer at the Reunion. Who do I contact?

This is great as the network and reunion can only be successful due to volunteers! Contact David Wilkerson Volunteer options can include greeters, set up, tear down, and Shack sales.

Q: How do I find out who is going to the reunion? Who’s Coming?

Q: I am sensitive to heat and worry that my room may be too far from the main building where most of the activities will take place.

All of the buildings connect with an outside covered sidewalk approximately 20 feet long, so you will be able to walk around the entire property only being outside for less than one minute at any given time.

Q: Is there a raffle for the presidential suite?

Yes, click Here for details.

Q: What stores are close by?

Fry’s Grocery, Office Max, Target, UPS store, Pier One and much much, more, are 1.5 miles away.

Walmart, In and Out and tons of other stores are 2-3 miles further down the road.

Total Wine and Spirits has Singha and Chang beer for $40.00 per case or $1.67 per bottle is ten miles away. I would suggest pre-ordering the beer from Total Wine and Spirits. All grocery stores sell beer, wine, and liquor with the closest liquor store being Fry’s.

Fry’s – Target shopping center: 10661 N Oracle Rd, Oro Valley, AZ 85737 – 8 minutes – 1.5 miles

Walmart – In And Out – and much, much more: Walmart Supercenter, 2150 E Tangerine Rd, Oro Valley, AZ 85755 – 10 minutes – 3.9 miles

Total Wine and More – Your Singha and Chang beer connection: Total Wine & More, 4370 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705 – 8 miles – 16 minutes – (520) 887-0174 – I suggest that you pre-order Singha and Chang.

Attractions/Distractions

My old and dear friend Liz Ellis’ List. Liz has lived in Tucson for years and worked at the botanical garden in Jackson, Ms, and Tucson. I totally trust her list.

Liz’s List

1. Tucson Botanical Garden
2. Saguaro National Park East or West
3. Arizona – Sonora Desert Museum
4. Tohono Chul Park
5. Pima Air & Space Museum
6. Sabino Canyon
7. Sabino Canyon
8. Of course Mexican food and breweries
9. Downtown – walk and tour the murals, we’ve got some great ones!
10.Tombstone and Bisbee are two hours outside of Tucson.

25 Plus Best Things to Do in Tucson (AZ)

San Xavier del Bac
Arizona – Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon
Saguaro National Park
Tucson Botanical Garden
Rhino at Reid Park Zoo
Tohono Chul Park
Biosphere
Pima Air & Space Museum
View From Sentinel Peak
Old Tucson Studios
Cathedral of Saint Augustine
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Karchner Caverns
Tumamoc Hill
Visit Mount Lemmon
Kennedy Lake
Colossal Cave Mountain Park
Degrazia Gallery In The Sun Museum
Garden of Gethsemane
Desert Gold Diggers
Tombstone Arizona
Mexican Food
Tucson Breweries
Fort Lowell Museum
University of Arizona Art Museum

Great People Reuniting