WOULD YOU LET THESE PEOPLE PLAN YOUR CLASS REUNION??!!
Hi, everyone. As you can see, I spent the weekend at Govier’s and had a great time reconnecting with old friends. We got together Saturday night for some reminiscing, planning and beer. The next day, Deb and I talked to Dorsett as well, and we reserved the country club for our reunion banquet next year. We went ahead and did that because it looks like the places in town that could accommodate us were being booked already. We discussed places where we would have to set up the tables, hire a caterer, clean up, etc., and decided we’re getting too old for all that, so we went with the country club because they will provide all those services. We made sure we had a separate room, though, so we wouldn’t have any issues with others who may be “reuning” there.
We will be sending out the questionnaires in the next couple of months. We hope to get them back in a timely manner so we can begin working on the booklet. As for the DVD, we need your pictures! Please email them OR mail them through the US Postal Service. You can send them to me or Cheryl Franssen, Janice Barnes or Bill Fann. If you send them by “snail mail”, I will scan them and send them back to you, so you don’t need to get duplicates made. We would like pictures “through the years!” If you have any pictures taken 10 years ago, 20 years ago, 30 years ago, etc. please send them.
April has been a tough month for several classmates. Becky Arnold Crawford lost her dad, Opal lost her dad, and Terry Brand lost his mom. Some of you were relatives such as cousins. Some of you were friends and neighbors. Several of you attended the funerals, which I’m sure meant a lot to Becky, Opal and Terry. I was out at the Catholic cemetery while I was in BBow. I went out after attending Mass. The only people I recognized in Mass on Sunday morning were Mike Goeden’s folks. But at the cemetery, I recognized a lot of names. It struck me that all these people were a part of my impressionable years. Many wonderful people are now gone. We are blessed to have had them in our lives. We express our condolescenes to the Arnold, Ferguson and Brand families. You are in our thoughts and prayers.