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  • 10 Feb 2015 4:40 PM | Anonymous

    Commissary Highlights Bulletin for February 10, 1979: Avocados hit the commissary shelves, so, of course, you will want to know how to grow your very own "pot-plants," and a recipe for English Country Meatballs.

  • 10 Feb 2015 10:13 AM | Anonymous

    Once again, we have a special, online raffle for reunion attendees...with 3 different prizes!  Only those who register for the reunion by the early registration deadline (3/31/2015 CDT) are eligible to participate in the drawing to win:

    1. 4 complimentary room nights at the Omni Hotel*

    2. $150 Mokara Spa gift certificate

    3. $100 Omni gift card 

    Tickets are $5 each. We will pull a name for each prize, so be sure to buy at least 3.  You could win more than one prize!

    Please be sure to read all rules carefully!


    * Prizes must be used during the reunion.  If you win the room nights and are only staying for 3 nights, you will receive 3 complimentary nights.

  • 06 Feb 2015 8:28 AM | Anonymous

    Please be advised that the Omni is almost completely full, particularly Saturday night.  We will be offering some overflow options, but, in the meantime, we ask those of you who will not be able to attend as planned but who still hold Omni rooms to please cancel your reservations and release those rooms to other Brats.


  • 31 Jan 2015 9:39 PM | Anonymous

    Registration for the 15th biennial reunion in Houston this coming Memorial Day weekend (May 21-25, 2015) is now open!  Check out the schedule of activities to see what your committee has in store for you.  It's the Super Bowl of Bratdom, only much cheaper...and everybody wins!  Don't miss the kickoff Thursday, May 21st, at the Black Swan!

    Please read all instructions carefully and make note of early registration deadline and any cancellation dates.

    Early registrants will be eligible for a special raffle offer.  Stay tuned for details.


  • 28 Jan 2015 7:06 PM | Anonymous


    Commissary Highlights Bulletin for January 27, 1979 - Some Valentine's Day history and goodies, including a recipe for a Valentine Cheesecake, and a plea for hallalas.

  • 26 Jan 2015 3:12 PM | Anonymous

   registration for the 2015 ABI Reunion in Houston is imminent (a link to online registration will follow this week), but we wanted to stress the importance of your arrival Deep in the Heart of Houston on Thursday night, May 21st, if you can swing it.

    The Houston Reunion Committee/ABI have "Texas-Big" plans unlike any other Brat reunion in the history of Brat reunions -- including an organized BRATStravaganza on Thursday evening.

    Please join us Thursday evening from 8PM to 2AM at a private party in The Black Swan - a famed nightclub/lounge owned and operated by the Omni Hotel. Simply take the elevator down to the bottom floor and enjoy drink specials, a dance floor (complete with disco ball), live DJ and karaoke -- just for Brats.

    And you globetrotters know that flying on a Thursday is more cost effective, so be sure to book your hotel room at the Omni for Thursday through Monday.

    If this news flash isn't enough to entice you to boot, scoot and boogie on down to Houston for Thursday night...stay tuned for our "Top 11" reasons to attend this reunion. Book your hotel room soon...BIG news travels fast and space is becoming limited!

  • 21 Jan 2015 1:11 PM | Anonymous

    Amber Perkins Neal (DH '86) is our new Database Director. For several years, Amber has designed and maintained databases in the University setting and, currently, for a philanthropic foundation. Living by the "OCD-works-for-me" philosophy has served her well.

    Amber decided to use her skills to give back to a community that has had a profound impact on her life and to remain better connected to those with similar experiences and background.

    When Amber isn't at work, she spends her time trying to find places to camp and kayak since moving from NH to TX. An amateur chef, she is currently teaching herself the art of Moroccan cooking!  Yum!  Amber, her, hus

    band and her mother are raising four kids who are "hers, his, and not ours, but we'll keep them."

    As Database Director, Amber approves new membership requests and maintains existing database entries. Call on her if you have any questions or problems with updating your information in the database or accessing the directory.

    Welcome to ABI's Board, Amber!
  • 15 Jan 2015 9:33 PM | Anonymous


    Commissary Highlights Bulletin for January 13, 1979 - Out with the old and in with the new:  Arabic language and new children's magazines hit the racks, plus stop those nasty habits of stealing grocery carts and smoking.

  • 09 Jan 2015 6:46 AM | Anonymous

    Happy 2015 -- the year of our 15th Biennial Aramco Brat Reunion in Houston this Memorial Day weekend (May 21 - 25). We think your immediate "to do" list should include finalizing your plans to attend this amazing event. If you have not already done so, we strongly encourage you to book your room(s) at the fabulous Omni Hotel NOW as there are only 60 rooms left! Everything is BIG in Texas...and this reunion is definitely going to be BIG!

    Past reunion attendees will be very familiar with the benefits of staying at the reunion hotel where much "reunion-izing" takes place into the wee hours of the morning. We can't wait to share our "Top 11 Reasons" why you should meet your fellow Brats in Houston, Texas this May. Registration will be opening soon, but you should reserve your hotel room(s) today!

  • 28 Dec 2014 12:09 PM | Anonymous

    Commissary Highlights Bulletin for December 25, 1978 - Recipes for making friends, a Wassail Bowl, and some Christmas trivia, including the derivation of "toasting" at the table.

    Here's to another great year with our Aramco Brat family and the upcoming "reunion year!" CYC* and happy holidays!

    *Consider yourself clinked

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