JUNE 29th - JULY 1st, 2018




Jones Andrews Benjamin


And the legacy continues... We are so excited to host the 2018 J.A.B. Family Reunion in Chicago, Illinois!!! We have a fun filled weekend planned and are looking forward to seeing everyone in 2018. 

The Love...

The weekend starts with an "All White"  Red Carpet dinner cruise around Lake Michigan. Experience a night of Family Fun, Chicago's beautiful Lakefront, dancing, games and just plain ole family fun on the Spirit of Chicago -https://youtu.be/1JKvaCO_LbA .

The evening starts promptly at 5:30 sharp! So, arrive in Chicago early to make sure you don't miss the boat! The menu includes:

Greens and Things, Braised Sirloin of Beef, Pan Seared Chicken, Gemelli Au Gratin -Vegetarian Dish, Au Gratin Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Vegetables, and Desserts...

You'll enjoy games, dance contests, awards and some great give aways!

So get your outfit together, learn the latest dance and Let's show some LOVE!!!

The Laughter...

If you've never visited Chicago in the summer... you are in for a fabulous treat! On Saturday you and the family will take a bus tour of Chicago's beautiful downtown on the Chicago Hop-on and Hop-Off bus tour...

  • Chicago hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour with several stops along the way
  • See top attractions like Millennium Park, the Magnificent Mile, John Hancock Center and Grant Park
  • Capture unobstructed views from the open-top, double-decker bus

From there you can enjoy shopping, go over to "The Bean" and enjoy lakefront festivities or join us at the hotel for a pool party!

The evening concludes with "The Laughter" Banquet at Room 43! Room 43 is one of Chicago's classiest hot spots. Check it out - https://www.room43.com/

So, whether you come dressed to the NINE or summer cool, you will enjoy great food, music and games all while traveling down memory lane and driving up to the present, it promises to be a great time! Leave your selfie sticks at home because a photographer will be on-site to capture family portraits!

The Legacy...

Our Roots are what Keeps US grounded! We will end the weekend giving thanks to our heavenly Father for allowing us to be together again!  Church services will be held at the historical - Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church. Located on 4600-22 S. King Drive.  Check out the history of Mt. Pisgah http://openhousechicago.org/sites/site/mount-pisgah-missionary-baptist-church-chicago-sinai-temple/

After service we will dine in the fellowship hall!

Visit the link below or call the hotel at (312) 567-1234 and ask for the Jones Andrews Benjamin Family Reunion room block to reserve your room. A debit or credit card is required. However, no charges will be processed until check-in. Please keep in mind this is a holiday weekend, so reserve your room ASAP as rooms will sell out fast!


Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive
Chicago, Illinois
$149 per night plus tax (does not include breakfast)

$150 Adults
$60 Children 6-17
Kids 5 and under free (T-shirt $10)

Payment Options
  1. Online payments - there is a convenience fee added per ticket to pay using the payment link ($10.20 adults, $4.56 child). 
  2. Mobile Payments -  Quick Pay, Cash App, or Zelle apps on your iPhone or Android. Call Brandy Jones to use any of these 3 payment options. 
  3. Mail - Make your money order payable to: Brandy Jones. Mail your money order to:  2018 JAB Reunion, P.O. Box 17811, Chicago, Illinois 60617-0811 and it's FREE.
The FIRST 25 Families to PAY IN FULL will receive a special gift during the "All White" Boat Cruise on Friday!

HURRY HURRY HURRY!! Get Your Registration Fees in NOW!


For more information or assistance please contact:

Registration Committee
Brandy 773-616-9907
Sabrina 773-712-5358
Mary 773-339-5183

P.O. BOX 17811
Chicago, Illinois 60617-0811
Jones Andrews Benjamin Facebook Page


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Step 1
Select the number of people you will like to register. (Name fields will then appear)
Enter the first and last name(s) of the registrant(s) in the fields.
Click on submit at the bottom of the page to continue.
Adult Registration $ 160.20
Includes T-shirt
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Child Registration$ 64.56
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Children 5 and under Registration
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Children 5 and under T-Shirt$ 10.00
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Adult Registration - Installment Payment Plan$ 55.00
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Child Registration - Installment Payment Plan $ 23.00
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