Thursday, February 26, 2009

2009 Vick Family Reunions

I wonder how many Vick Family reunions there will be this year. The Joseph Vick Family of America (the largest clan of Vicks in the U.S.) will hold its 2009 reunion July 17-19, 2009, in Vicksburg, MS, at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Vicksburg.

The JVFOA reunion committee has reserved a block of rooms for the three nights. The number of rooms is limited, so if you plan to attend you should make your reservations as soon as possible to ensure you get a reservation at the JVFOA discounted rate of $89 per night.

Just call 601-634-8777 to make your reservation. Be sure to tell the reservations clerk you are with the Joseph Vick Family of America. Continental breakfast is included.

The hotel is located at 4330 S. Frontage Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180. More details about reunion activities will be announced soon. You can also watch the Joseph Vick Family of America Facebook group (if you use Facebook group) for more details. If you do use Facebook and you are not a member of the Joseph Vick Family of America Facebook group, you might want to join the group. It is a great way to meet other Vicks and to keep in touch.

The Vick Family of Texas (Joseph Vick clan members in Texas) has announced the following details of its June 26-27, 2009 reunion which will be held in Salado, TX:Friday, June 26, 6:30-8:30pm, Schoeff’s BBQ Dinner, The Rose Mansion, Sun Room & PatioSaturday, June 27, 11:00am-3:00pm, Vick Reunion, The Stagecoach Inn, Longhorn Room-Fajita Buffet, 12:00pm-Bingo, Silent & Live Auction, Kid’s GamesSaturday, June 27, 4:00-8:00pm, Vick Ranch-Bonfire Dinner, 6:00pm-Homemade Ice Cream, Live Entertainment, Kid’s ActivitiesThe following accommodations have been arranged:
The Rose Mansion B&B 254-947-8200 (13 rooms, must reserve by May 26th, $100-160/night, includes breakfast for 2, featured in Southern Living Magazine)The Stagecoach Inn 254-947-5111 (12 rooms, must reserve by May 26th, $70/night)Let them know that you are with the Vick Reunion.There is also a Facebook group for this reunion. It is called appropriately enough Vick Reunion.

Do other Vick clans have reunions planned? It would be interesting to know about them wherever they may be – in the U.S. or anywhere in the world.


katie said...

We are having our Vick Family Reunion this year. It is the third week-end in June. They are held every two years. This is the Joseph S. Vick family. It is held at Shamrock, Texas. This is where my grandfather raised his childfren and where his grandchildren were born and raised in Texas. It will be at the Irish Inn. There will be a block of rooms for the Vick family members that are coming from out of town. They have a very large conference room that we use for meals. We swim, play games, talk about old times and have an auction to raise money for the basic supplies for the next years reunion.

James Larry Vick said...


Thanks for the information. If you will provide me with more information I will be glad to include it in the "Vick Family Newsletter." I am the editor, and I can include it in the April edition which will go out in mid April. I would need who to contact and how they want to be contacted (telephone, e-mail, etc.) as well as any other details you would like us to publish. To get it in the April newsletter I need the information by March 28th.

I see that a descendant of Joseph S.8 was tested as part of the VICK Y-DNA Surname Project. That descendant's Y-DNA signature matched Joseph1's Y-DNA signature. Perhaps one day we will be able to distinguish more about this line's Y-DNA signature (e.g. which son of Joseph1 the line goes to).

My e-mail address is if you want to send me more details about the reunion.