July 04, 2019

Greetings Family!

I am excited to announce that plans have begun for the 2019, Brandon Family Reunion!

First of all, let me introduce myself. My name is Bertha Thomas Player; I am the daughter of Ruby Lee Dixon and Billy Jr Harris and the greatgrand daughter of Dave & Bertha Brandon Callaway. I am also the Family Reunion Host along with John Ingram, son of Johnnie Bell Ingram.  We are looking forward to working with everyone who is interested in helping even in a small way to make this reunion fun and memorable for all who attend.

Several of the Reunion Committee members have met to start making preliminary plans. Our first task was to pick a location and come up with dates in 2019. The dates are set for July-04, 2019.The location we have decided on was a unanimous decision, especially after making a trip to visit in person. We have chosen a beautiful spot located between Rockledge, FL and Cocoa, FL. The place we decided on is Solerano Park, 5215 Tavistock Dr Rockledge Fl. and John Ingram will be the Host for this event. There is an abundance of wildlife, Playground, Fishing, tennis courts, Swimming ,Nature trails, and plenty of wide open spaces for our own game (Softball, volleyball, badminton, etc.) for a wonderful weekend. Accommondation will be at the Holiday Inn Expess & Suites Cocoa, FL. There are also several sightseeing attractions nearby for those who are interested, We will send a list of other lodging information as the event gets closer.

We are now less than four months away. The reunion events will begin Thursday evening and go through Sunday evening ; with some free time built into the day on Saturday. An exact schedule of events will be sent at a later date.

Freddy Peterson have Build a website details all of the events on the family Reunion. This information will be used to compile a mailing list for upcoming events. The Reunion Committee will be working hard over the next several months to ensure that everyone has a great time. If you are interested in helping please let us know. We want to hear your ideas! Please feel free to make duplicate copies of this letter or send addresses of other family members that we may not have.We will go through the spreadsheet to eliminate duplicates. It's better to have an address twice than not at all!

I truly hope that everyone that receive this letter will try to make it to the Family Reunion. The Brandon Family Reunion will be the FIRST ONE EVER !!!!!!Can I say this again EVER !!!! Here we Come Cocoa Fl , It is a four day event, giving family members (that span six generations and live from coast to coast) an opportunity to spend time together visiting loved ones, getting to know one another and building relationships to last a lifetime.

Feel free to call, write, or e-mail for more information about the Family Reunion which is schedule for the following dates July 4, 2019 - Sunday  July 7, 2019

Again I must reiterate, please send addresses (email or US Postal Service) of other descendants of Taylor, Callaway, Brandon,Smith, Peterson, Brown, Walker, Fairs, and Ingram, that may not be widely known to me, to the following email address?? or just give me a call.. will love to hear for you (321)525-5662 or John Ingram at  (321) 480-5094

Love, Love, Love


Reunion Committee Host

​States of Georgia / North Carolina/Colorado
Freddy Peterson
​Loretta Evans

​States of Florida/New Jersey
Sandra Smith
Christy Finklea
​John Ingram
Tori Evette