January 25, 2018
Greetings Family and Friends:
                We are extremely excited to invite you to our 60th Payton Family Reunion in New York City the weekend of June 22nd through June 24, 2018.  An initial block of 10 rooms (8 Queens and 2 Kings) have been secured at Crowne Plaza, JFK Airport, 138-10 135th Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11436.  Individual reservations are to be made by calling the Guest Services Department at 718-530-1160 (Code PFR). Room rates are $197.43 per night which includes tax.  Deadline for reservations is May 22, 2018.  All cancellations must be made 3 days prior to arrival date or first night’s room and tax will be charged.  Kindly note parking is free and there is a complimentary hotel shuttle to and from JFK Airport.
The Reunion weekend will be comprised of the following:
Friday, June 22nd “Meet & Greet Reception” 6pm to 9pm (Casual attire)
Saturday, June 23rd Annual Banquet 7pm to 12am (Semi-formal attire) in the Wright Brothers Room
Sunday, June 24th check-out, offsite breakfast and family meeting at the home of Edward & Doreen Odom
Kindly note additional weekend activities are being planned by our newly formed junior Payton Family Reunion committee under the leadership of Ryan Odom.
The weekend fees are children 5 and under free, children 6 to 10 years old, $55.00 and all others $100.00 per person
All checks and money orders are to be made payable to Payton Family Reunion and mailed to:
Willie L. Odom/Payton Family Reunion
P.O. Box 1233
Columbia, SC 29202
The Crowne Plaza contract has instructed us to make 100% payment by June 8, 2018 (10 days prior to the Reunion).  We need to have your payment by June 1st to meet that deadline.  No exceptions.
Should you have questions please feel free to call me directly at cell 347-267-5231 or home 718-763-1067
Edward Odom, Jr.
Event Planner