Invitations to VAW-VRC Community members to 2017 East and West Coast Hawkeye Greyhound Balls

All VAW-VRC members are welcome and encouraged to attend the East and West Coast Hawkeye Greyhound Balls. The East Coast Ball will be on September 30th, 2017. The West Coast Ball will be held on 21 October 2017. Below is complete information on schedule, hotel reservations and meals, and links to RSVP. 

Ladies and Gentlemen,

The pleasure of your company is requested at the 42nd Annual Hawkeye Greyhound Ball (East).  Tickets are on sale for $85 for a single and $160 for a couple.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E Main St.
Norfolk, VA 23510

Be sure to reserve a room at the Marriott PRIOR to September 18, 2017, as the rooms will be released to the public after this date. Please reference “Hawkeye Greyhound Ball” when making the reservation.  Hawkeye Greyhound Ball guests will be offered the room rate of $109.00 per night plus tax for either single or suite rooms.  Phone number for reservations: (757) 627-4200

Menu options include:
– New York Strip Steak with Peppered Cabernet Reduction
– Chicken Florentine with Braised Spinach and Fontina Cream
– Atlantic Salmon with Leeks and Lobster Butter Sauce
– Manicotti with Tomato and Spinach Fonduta

All Entrees served with:
– Cheese & Crudité platter
– Seasonal Greens with Grana Padano and Sherry Vinaigrette
– Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes  
– Seasoned Asparagus  
– Fresh baked dinner rolls
– Lemon Mascarpone Italian Torte with Berries or Triple Chocolate Cake

Link for Tickets:


The Symposium and Women’s Forum will be Friday, Sept. 29th at the Marriott, and The Golf Tournament will be Thursday, Sept. 28th at Eagle Haven Golf Course (JEB Little Creek), with Sports Week the Monday to Wednesday Prior.  Details to follow.

The VAW/VRC Foundation requests the pleasure of your company at the 48th Annual Hawkeye/Greyhound Ball (West)
Sat, October 21, 2017
Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
450 East Harbor Boulevard
Ventura, CA 93001

Link for Tickets:
Password: HawkeyeGreyhoundBall

Link for Accommodations:
Crowne Plaza has offered rooms at a group rate of $158 for the evening of the Ball. To access the group rate use the following link:

Invitations to VAW-VRC Community members to 2017 East and West Coast Hawkeye Greyhound Balls