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Friday, September 25, 2020


Borscht Belt reunion to return

By Robin Kauffman  - coord. - borscht belt former catskill hotel staff

Borscht Belt Reunion 2.0 will return to the Villa Roma Resort this April.
SULLIVAN — Calling all former Catskill hotel staff, guests and bungalow colony members, based on the great success of the historic reunion that took place in May last year, another is being planned for the weekend of April 24-26, 2020.
Whether you join us for the first or second time, this will be another opportunity to gather with old friends, make new ones, and learn things you did not know about yesteryear and the once thriving Sullivan and Ulster County resorts.
All former Borscht Belt/Catskill Hotel(s) Staff and those who spent their summers vacationing in the many bungalow colonies are invited to attend. Guests may choose to join us for an entire weekend of special programs/activities or only to attend our Saturday evening Dinner Dance Celebration on April 25, which will take place from 7 p.m. until midnight at the Villa Roma Resort Clubhouse in Callicoon.

The cost is $90.00 per person and will include passed hors d'oeuvres and cold stations, Buffet Dinner, live band featuring former Borscht Belt musicians, Music Masters DJ Entertainment, photo booth, and a strolling magician.
We are excited to announce that Comedian Max Dolcelli, who is represented by the iconic Borscht Belt talent rep, Arthur Graham, will be our featured entertainment!
For those who would like to extend their experience and make it a weekend getaway, the Villa Roma Resort will be offering a special rate for Reunion 2.0 guests.
The weekend will kick-off on Friday evening at 6 p.m. with a private Meet and Greet (optional light dinner for $18 will be available) and will be followed by nostalgic programs throughout the weekend featuring successful Borscht Belt authors Marisa Scheinfeld, Eileen Freed Lindenblatt, Eileen Pollack, Barry Lewis, Ross Padluck, Allen Frishman, Linda Morganstein, & Elliott Udell.
Sullivan County Historian John Conway and New York Times Reporter and Documentary Film Writer Andrew Jacobs will also be among our program presenters.
There will be nostalgic t-shirts by Yesteryear Wear, books, Borscht Belt music, “tchotchkes” and more!
For information about Saturday's Reunion 2.0 Dinner Dance registration, hotel etc., please email or call 401-487-9646. Hotel reservations on or before March 24, 2020 may be made online directly using the following group link:

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