2011 H.F.A.
Bellingham Washington

JUNE 17, 18, 19, 2011
Our HFA Hosts:
Betty and Don MacDonough
E-mail them at:
Hotel Information:
We will be staying at the
Hampton Inn
3985 Bennett Drive
Bellingham, WA 98225
1-800-426-7866 or 360-676-7700
Brief Itinerary:
Friday Afternoon – Registration.  
Hob-nob with Hathaways, renew old
friendships and make new ones.
Friday evening dinner will be on your own.  
Saturday - The business meeting will take
place in the morning followed by a group
luncheon at the hotel.
After lunch, a comfy bus will tour the area
for us to see some of the Pacific Northwest.  
A glimpse or two of Mt. Baker, Puget Sound
and the San Juan Islands will be interspersed
with a shopping stop at Fairhaven before
arriving at the American Museum of Radio
and Electricity for an interesting and
enlightening tour.
Our Saturday night dinner will be at the
Museum facility.  Perhaps some old time
entertainment may emerge.  
Sunday Morning - we will have breakfast
together at the Inn.

Your children, and the children of your
first cousin, are second cousins.  Your
grandchildren and her grandchildren are
third cousins.  You, however, remain a
first cousin to all of her descendants--a
first cousin once removed to her children,
and a first cousin twice removed to her
grandchildren, and so on.
Source: Summer 2005 HFA Bulletin
Call the Inn directly to reserve your room and mention you are with
the HFA or register with the Inn directly online:
Hampton Inn  
All rooms are $124.00.  Shuttle service is provided to and from the
airport and other travel centers in town.  Hot breakfast and high
speed internet services are complimentary

There are many ways to visit Bellingham.
Fly into, Vancouver, British Columbia (you will need your passport),
drive down to Bellingham. It is about 54 miles but you might have a
wait at the border. There is also a shuttle service called Quick Shuttle
that would bring you to Bellingham Airport. Then the hotel shuttle will
pick you up by calling 360-676-7700. To drive from Vancouver Airport,
go South on Canada 99 which becomes US I-5 continue south on I-5 to
Exit 258 go west on Bakerview Road and right on Bennett Drive and the
Inn is on the left.
Fly into, SeaTac airport, drive up to Bellingham. It is 101 miles from
Sea Tac airport to Bellingham. From Sea Tac Airport, take I-5 North to
Exit 258 turn west onto Bakerview Road, right onto Bennett Drive and
the Inn is on the left. There is also an Airporter Shuttle that comes
from Sea Tac to Bellingham Airport, then the hotel shuttle will pick you
up by calling 360-676-7700. You can make reservations ahead of time
for the shuttle at www.airporter.com
The most convenient way is to fly into Bellingham. Alaska Airlines uses
Horizon to fly into Bellingham Airport from Sea Tac Airport. Call the
Hotel Shuttle 676-7700 or rent a car at Bellingham Airport. The Amtrak
train also comes into Bellingham. The hotel shuttle will pick you up at
the Amtrak station. If you are coming by RV; there are RV parks near
by. (It would be great if we all stayed at the Inn)

If you have any questions:
Call Betty MacDonough at 360-733-3308
The American Museum of
Radio and Electricity
See the compelling story of how electricity
was discovered, harnessed and applied
through over 400 years of scientific and
artistic accomplishment.