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Communications and Agricultural Education

Kansas State University
1612 Claflin Road
301 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3402

785-532-5633 fax

50-year KSU Agricultural Education Reunion

1969, 1970, and 1971 Graduates: Join us in Manhattan May 27 and 28, 2020, for a time to renew friendships, attend the Kansas State FFA Convention, and hear of Agricultural Education program updates. 

Tentative Agenda: 

  • Wednesday afternoon, May 27: registration/welcome reception from 3:00pm - 6:00pm at Bluemont Hotel - 1st floor (reserved area in breakfast bar area) with cash bar. 
  • Dinner, May 27: On-your-own dining in the Aggieville District - choice of many restaurant options across the street from the Bluemont Hotel. https://www.aggieville.org/restaurants
  • Wednesday evening, May 27: Attend opening session of Kansas FFA Convention in McCain Auditorium on K-State's campus from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Mary Kane has indicated she will have a seating area reserved for our group. 
  • Thursday morning, May 28: Attend second session of Kansas State FFA Convention, 8:30am - 10:00am.
  • Thursday, May 28: Reunion reception and luncheon from 10:00am - 2:00pm. We will have a brief program at Bluemont Hotel's 5th Floor Excel Room. 
  • Thursday afternoon, May 28 after luncheon: KSU Campus tour

Hotel Reservation Information:

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Bluemont Hotel in Manhattan, Kansas for Wednesday, May 27, to Friday, May 29. The rate is $94 per night and each individual is responsible for booking their own rooms. The rate will be available until April 15, 2020

Make reservations in one of two ways: 

  1. Call the hotel reservation line (785-473-7091, press 0) and ask for "FFA FOUNDATION BOARD rate". 
  2. Book a reservation online:
    • Go to http://bluemonthotel.com/
    • Click on BOOK ONLINE.
    • Click on Group Login (right side, below photo)
    • Enter the Group #: FFAB0520 / password: ffa
    • Enter the correct arrival/departure date and make the reservation

** NOTE: If coming/going before or after the dates, you will not be able to reserve online. 

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