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Introducing the 2019 Family Reunion

45th Annual Reunion
Washington, DC
July 4 - 7, 2019

Greetings Family Members:

Happy New Year and Blessings! I hope this letter finds you well. The excitement is in the air and plans are already in place for the 45th Gaither-James Family Reunion, July 4 - 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. We are excited about the reunion being held in the nation's capital during the celebration of this country's independence and look forward to your presence.


We have secured rooms at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel for $129 per night plus tax (single and double rooms will be available). Make your reservations now!!! Reservations must be guaranteed with a valid major credit/ debit card. You may reserve your rooms online with this link:

You will have the opportunity to participate in our raffle to win one free night's stay at the hotel. More details will be available in the near future.

All hotel reservations and raffle entries must be received by May 17, 2019.

2019 will mark the 45th anniversary of our family coming together to bond and share our rich history. At past reunions, we have shared pictorial, verbal and some written history of our family heritage. This year, we would like for you to be able to relive and enjoy that history even after the reunion is over.

Annual Dues for every family member are $10 per person. Even if you cannot attend this year's reunion, please mail your payment. Dues may be sent directly to our Treasurer George R. Coulter at 1129 Micott Dr., Hampton, VA 23666.

For up to date information, please visit the 2019 reunion website at Further updates and downloadable versions of the reunion forms will also be posted on our family website at

Please email all questions and information to To be added to the mailing list, please email us or use the "contact" link on the website. We were missing some last year so don't hesitate to share this information with other family members. More information and an activity form will follow soon.

Blessings and Best Wishes for 2019!

Very Truly Yours,

LaKisha Nickens-Gaither - Co-Chair
Sharon Ondeje - Co-Chair

Washington, DC Reunion Planning Committee 815 Grand Champion Drive
Rockville, MD 20850

View and download more information on the 2018 Reunion using the link below:

2019 Information Page
This page is under construction!

Coming soon!
We will start building a comprehensive events calendar to keep everyone abreast of family happenings and get-togethers!


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