DMR Family Reunion 2017

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Greetings Family,

We are less than two weeks away from our Family Reunion, and we are looking to your arrival.  Here are a few updates.  Below is information on Dining, Shopping, and other activities for you during your stay in Raleigh.

We are still accepting DMR Registrations in person, via PayPal and Mail.  DMR Family Reunion 2017 Registration will officially end Saturday, June 24, 2017 @ 11:59pm. All registrations by mail must be must be postmarked by June 21st, to be received by June 24, 2017.    Thanks to all who have registered thus far. Please ensure all your obligations are met by deadline.  Only money accepted will be for extra T-shirts. Please check website for updates and to register on line.


On Saturday, July 1st, the children will be attending Frankie’s Fun Park.  The cost will be $22.00 per child.  Please bring extra spending money.   If you would like for your child to attend, please see Jerika or Tiana Dumas on Friday, June 30th in the Hospitality Room.  They are asking that you have your child in the Lobby by 9:30am, for departure at 10:00am.

Registration Packet pick-up:   Friday, June 30th from 3:00pm – until in the Cape Fear room on the 2nd Floor. An itinerary of all weekend events will be provided at registration.

The Hospitality Rooms – will open on Friday, June 30th at 3:00pm and Saturday, July 1st at 12:00pm.

The DMR Family Reunion Banquet – will be held on Saturday, July 1st, at 6:00pm.  Our family Portrait will be taken at 5:15pm, prior to the Banquet.  Our Banquet Speaker is:  Rev. Dr. Eric L. Leake.

MENU:  This will be a Buffet.

Southern Fried chicken

BBQ Ribs

Cajun Dusted Salon w/lemon juice

Mixed greens Salad

Roasted garlic mashed potatoes

Vegetable Medley


Assorted Cakes and Pies

Tea, Water, and Coffee

The DMR Reunion – Sunday, July 2, 2017

Church Service – 9:00am – Room to be announced – Speaker – Deacon Maurice  Miller

DMR Family Reunion Meeting – 11:00am – following Church Service

Reunion Cookout – 1:00pm on grounds of the Embassy Suites


Grilled Hamburgers


Toppings and condiments for food


Baked Beans

French Fries


Strawberry shortcake

Chocolate cake

Tea, Water, and Coffee


Doherty’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen

Herons (American)

City Barbeque

Bonefish Grill

Dean’s Seafood Bar & Grill

Rey’s Restaurant (Steakhouse)

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Jimmy V’s Steakhouse

The Angus Barn

Second Empire Restaurant (American)

Corbett’s Burgers & Soda Bar

Carolina Ale House

Lugano Ristorante

Tazza Kitchen Stone Creek Village

Nazara Indian Bistro

Dame’s Chicken & Waffles

Rally Point Sport Grill

Shopping, Entertainment & Attractions


Reedy Creek Plaza (2.7mi)

Preston Corners Shopping Center (5.5mi)

Northwood’s Shopping Center (2.5mi)

Cary Town Center Mall (6.2mi)

Stone Creek Village (6.8mi)

Chatham Hill Winery (3.6mi)

World of Beer (0.4mi)

The Wine Merchant (5.3mi)

ABC Store (NW Cary Pkwy, 5.3mi)

Frankie’s Fun Park (9.2mi)

Sky Zone Trampoline Park (13mi)

Buffaloe Lanes Family Bowling Center (4.3mi)

NC Museum of Art (5.1mi)

Marbles Kids Museum (9.8mi)

Wells Fargo (0.5mi)

Bank of American (2.5mi)

BB&T (2.5mi)

NC State Employees Credit Union (3.3mi)

Fitness & Recreation


Walking/Hiking Trails

   North Cary Park (1.9mi)

   Lexie Lane Park (3.7mi)

   Fred G Bond Metro Park (5.8mi)

PGF Basketball Courts (3.0mi)

Golfing (will need to call ahead for pricing and/or additional info)

Prestonwood Country Club

Lochmere Golf Club

MacGregor Downs Country Club

Embassy Suites On-Site Information


Complimentary Breakfast

Bistro in the Park

Crystal Falls Lounge

Room Service

~Entertainment & Attractions~

Complimentary Evening Reception

~Fitness & Recreation~


Fitness Room


Tennis Court

Indoor Pool (including Whirlpool & Sauna)

Angela Dumas-Leak

2017 Family Reunion Chairperson