I hope that by now you have received your invitation for the Metagenes 40th
Anniversary Celebration. Please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have
As you are making plans to attend, you’ll want to arrange for your lodging as
soon as possible. We have blocked a limited number of rooms at the Courtyard
Marriott on South Main Street in Blacksburg. Rooms are $109 per night. As
stated in our informational letter, you need to reserve these rooms by calling
the local hotel at 540-552-5222, and ask for the “Alpha Rho Chi” rate.
Of course, there are several other lodging options in town. A search this
morning turned up the Blacksburg Days Inn, which is also on South Main St.,
within a mile or so of the Courtyard and Bull & Bones Brewhaus and Grill. The
online rate was about $60 per night, but is subject to change. The Days Inn is
located at 3503 Holiday Lane, Blacksburg, VA 24060 Phone: 540-951-1330. The
Holiday Inn on Prices Fork Road, which is much closer to campus (formerly the
Marriott), is also an option. The online rate is closer to $100 per night.
We look forward to seeing you in April for the celebration of this milestone