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2017 North America Old Vandals Reunion

The OVA-North America is teaming up with the University of Ghana Alumni - North America to have the reunion this year. This year's reunion will be the second for OVA-NA but first for the University of Ghana Alumni - NA. Special guests to this year's reunion weekend include the following:

1. Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu - Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana
2. Prof. Frank Nyame - Hall Master, Commonwealth Hall
3. Isaac Nketia-Sarpong ESQ - Old Vandals Association President
4. Mrs. Christie Badu - University of Ghana Alumni Relations Officer

There will be plenty to do. While plenty of fun is assured, we will also use the opportunity to plan the North America Branch of the Old Vandals Association and elect officers for the association. Don't miss this year's reunion weekend...be part of this history.

General Information

The 2017 reunion is being held in Maryland. The PAWA Nite and meetings will all be held at the Holiday Inn Express, 14402 Laurel Pl, Laurel, MD 20707. Saturday's main Fundraising Dinner/Dance banquet event will be held @ the Plush Occasions Banquet Hall, 9375 Washington Blvd, N. Laurel, MD 20723. On Sunday, the picnic event will be held at the Acredale Park, 4200 Metzerott Road, College Park, MD.

Event fee is $100.00 per person and does not include accommodation. The fee includes Friday night PAWA Nite, Saturday morning meetings, Round Table with the VC, as well as the food for the Sunday picnic.

Event and Hotel Registration...

To register for the event please send an email to Alan Ato-Smith (atosmith2@yahoo.com) or call any of the planning committee members listed below. Payments must be mailed to P. O. Box 8213, Woodbridge, VA 22195 and made payable to Old Vandals Association - North America. Please click here to make payment.

Reservations with the hotel must be placed directly with the hotel. Please call the Holiday Inn Express - 301-206-2600 and provide them with the following code for a discounted rate - Old Vandals Association Group. This daily rate of $89.00 is for a limited number of rooms and its on a first come first serve basis.

For additional information please contact us. or call any of the Planning Committee members:

  • Buchey - MA 774-240-1157
  • Komfo - VA 571-234-3699
  • Taju - MD 240-535-9729
  • Sagoe - VA 703-728-502
  • Fisho - MD 301-526-8058
  • Sir Folie Maapa - MD 301-755-4770
  • Turbo - MD 301-256-5007
  • Dr O - VA 703-400-6000

Schedule

Friday September 1, 2017
  • Meet & Greet (4pm - 7pm)
  • Bacchus/PAWA Nite (7pm - 11.30pm)
  • @ Holiday Inn Express , 14402 Laurel Pl, Laurel,, MD 20707

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Morning:

  • OVA Congress
  • @ Holiday Inn Express , 14402 Laurel Pl, Laurel,, MD 20707
  • Time: 8.30am – 11am
  • Tea/Coffee and Refreshments
Late Morning/Early Afternoon :
  • Roundtable with Vice Chancellor
  • @ Holiday Inn Express, 14402 Laurel Pl, Laurel, MD 20707
  • Time: 11am – 1pm
Evening:
  • Fundraising Dinner/Dance
  • @Occasions Banquet Hall, 9375 Washington Blvd, N. Laurel, MD 20723
  • Time: 7pm – TBD

Sunday September 3, 2017

Morning:

  • Church Service
  • @ Mowatt United Methodist Church
  • Time: 10am – 11am

Afternoon:

  • Vandal Picnic and Games
  • @ Acredale Park, 4200 Metzerott Road, College Park, MD 20740
  • Time: 1pm – 7pm