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40 Year Reunion Announcement!
Great Showing & THANKS to All!
2014 - 6:00 pm
Main Event: American Legion w/our very own Wilson Bradley Band!
(I had to put a future date so this will post-reunion note will show on the main page. No, we're not having another reunion 8/1! :D )
Well, our big 40th class reunion is over, & THANKS to everyone, it seems it was a big success! I'd like to thank all of you for taking the time to travel & join us, so many volunteers (Thank You!), & especially my girl, Mary Pritchard-Stumbo, who has worked on this with me since last spring/summer; as well as Brad Wilson, who has also been there thru thick & thin, as well as putting on a Great show!
The Wilson Bradley Band will be back to PR August 9th for Logging Days if you'd like to enjoy their entertainment again! I know I do!
Thank you to all of you for helping to make this a success, & the Volunteers we couldn't have done without! Thank you to Sherry Blackburn-Safrotowich for being our tour guide at the high school. They really enjoyed it, & we have some great photos to share! Thanks to the school staff for sharing some "momentos" & school mascot Panther head to adorn the Legion hall! & a big Thank You to our prior staffmembers & spouses that attended Fri. & Sat. evenings: Mr. & Mrs. Allen, Mrs. Carter, Mr. Lingle & others. Very special & photos coming :)
We only had a few "glitches" (that I'm aware of ;) & several classmates couldn't come due to prior commitments or personal family circumstances, but we will share all we can with them, as well. They were missed, but was so great to re-connect & enjoy time with so many again!
We had a moment of silence for the classmates that are no longer with us, & Brad & the band played a tribute song to them - very nice. Thank you, Brad. Lots of food, drink, music, dancing & celebrating. Seemed to be a good time had by all :)
I'm sure I've missed something, but this is just a quick recap while posting pics. I will put something more 'organized' together later!
We've received a lot of thanks for a great time, which we're very grateful for, & only a few 'hiccups', but there always are! I'll be putting a more formal reunion slideshow together here, but for now, am uploading photos as I get them so everyone can see them. I hope to put a photo memory book together, as well, but am taking a little break right now ;)
GREAT showing both Fri. & Sat. nights, along with prior staffmembers & spouses. Brad's band put on a great show for us Sat., and Kim Waldorf's Hungry Bear BBQ was great! They all put in a lot of time & effort on this, so please be sure to thank them if you haven't.
I'll try to list all attendees later, but 60+ strong in the class photo, & pushing 80's in classmates attending the reunion?! For now, I'll be uploading photos (in stages!) so those that could not attend can see them if you're not on our Facebook.
Pls give us your feedback if you haven't, good or not so good ;) Our class' next big one will be the 45th, but we're more than willing to join you all for annual class reunions until then if you'd like to meet somewhere :) We've already had a great offer of help from a classmate who's also an event planner & photographer, willing to help the next team with both! Yeah!!! But, that will be a while!
THANKS again from all of us, & SO good to see so many of you again! Sorry I missed seeing or chatting much with some :( Thank you for making our 40th Great! All Our Best.
Please contact me if you have any questions: Email link below, 903-327-3384 or on Facebook.
Julie Jorgenson-Eley, Mary Pritchard-Stumbo, Brad Wilson, Kate Hawkins-Henry & Tiny Blanchard (& all of our other volunteers!)
2/24/2014 Our Thoughts & Prayers to the Krueger Family
Skip's father, David recently passed away. His obituary can be found here: http://www.dennisfuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=2420425&fh_id=10307
Funeral services will be
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1/30/2014 RSVP & Register by Wk-end! Current Attendees & Missing - Will Invite Some of ou
Please RSVP by this wk-end, & register at the site-update contact info for mailing next wk, updates, name tags, etc. Gonna be a Great turnout! Need feedback re: Sunday, potluck/picnic so we
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12/30/2013 In Memory of Carol Terhark's Mother, RIP 12/27/2013
I'm very sorry to hear that Carol & the family have lost their dear, sweet mother, June. Her obituary & service info is below. Our family was very fortunate to have them as dear friends, d
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