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Sunday, March 12, 2023

Updates to the Sons and Daughters of Douglass Alumni Reunion


Updates to the Reunion for the Sons and Daughters of Douglass on Friday June 30th, Saturday July 1st and Sunday July 2nd:

Questions have come up about reserving rooms.. although you're free to book hotel reservations with any hotel of your choosing, the new Fairfield Hotel at 2485 South Wilcox Drive, Kingsport, Tennessee 37660 is the hotel that the Douglass Board has special price accommodations worked out.. BUT...

You're not able to book reservations under the special rate just yet.  You cannot reserve a room until May 15th, according to the hotel's agreement with us.  You also have to use this special code to get the special rate:

S & D 301

Use that code when you make your reservation on May 15th or after at the Fairfield Hotel.  Again, you are free to reserve rooms anywhere you like, but the special rate will be at the new Fairfield Hotel in Kingsport.

We have compiled excellent food menus for the Alumni Saturday afternoon gathering, the Alumni Banquet that night, and have assembled tentative speakers for the Saturday night banquet in the Douglass Community Room at V.O. Dobbins, and also the Sunday afternoon Memorial Service at the Central Baptist Church.

At your earliest convenience, please let us know that you'll be attending the Reunion, so that we we can get an accurate count for food, accommodations and attendance.  Just drop us an email at, or let us know when you send your $50.00 alumni dues to:

Sons and Daughters of Douglass Alumni Association, Inc.

301 Louis Street, Ste. 304

Kingsport, Tennessee 37660

More information will be forthcoming as necessary.


We've been getting quite a number of inquiries about the new Bristol casino, located in what used to be the Bristol Mall on the Gate City Highway in Bristol, VA.  You are also free to visit there on your own as additional activity, but we have no connection to the casino.  The website to click on, or copy and paste is:

Also, the New Vision Youth is holding a Fish Fry fundraiser on Friday, June 30th, 2023 to raise money for a transportation van to take the members to various activities.  The fundraiser will be at the Riverview Community Room on Wheatley Street beside the Pickle Ball Courts at 2 PM.  Fish sandwiches and fish dinners (fish, soup beans or baked beans, corn bread, cole slaw, dessert and bottled water or sodas) will be available.  Proceeds go to the fund for New Vision Youth van transportation.