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ONLY TWO AND A HALF YEARS AWAY! ~ Our Fifty-Five Year Reunion
Location to be announced
Cost to be announced
Mark your calendars for October 1, 2016 because that's when we plan on having our 55 Year Reunion.
Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know it seems like a lon-n-n-ng ways off, but at our age the days are flying by and it'll be on us before we can say, "Jack Robinson". Or was it "Swiss Family Robinson"? Or "Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson"? Or, maybe, "Meet the Robinsons"? Whatever!
We know several of you weren't able to attend our 50th Reunion in October of 2011 because you had made other plans before we announced when and where it would be taking place.
This time, you won't have to miss out schmoozing with your OLD friends because we didn't let you know far enough in advance. (Or - far less tactfully - no excuses this time, kids!)
Lookin' forward to seeing everyone on 10/1/2016!
Your Reunion Committee
Event Contact: Any Committee Member
Shameless Solicitation for Donations
At the suggestion of our classmate, Tim McPherson, we are inviting those of you who have enjoyed our reunions in the past to contribute a few of your hard-earned shekels (or even the ones you came by easily) to the “GHS Class of 1961” reunion fund. Your donations will help us with required upfront payments for facilities, decorations, mailings, etc.
AND, if it is as spectacularly successful as we know you can make it, we might even be able to help offset expenses for a few classmates on limited incomes who would otherwise love to attend but simply can’t afford it.
Make checks and money orders payable to: GHS Class of 1961
and mail to: GHS Class of 1961, 1109 Oak Grove Drive, Eagle Rock, CA 90041
NEW THIS YEAR! While donations by check or money order are always welcome, this year we are able to accept contributions via PayPal at "email@example.com"...
BUT THERE'S MORE...
We are also able to accept contributions by credit or debit card PROVIDED THEY ARE LINKED TO YOUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT.
Make Checks Payable To:
GHS Class of 1961
Mail Payment To:
GHS Class of 1961, 1109 Oak Grove Drive, Eagle Rock, CA 90041
DVD ~ "Visual Memories" ~ Mr. Buonaguidi's Movies of Our Senior Year
$10.00 each (Shipping via USPS is included in the price)
IMPORTANT: Orders may now be submitted whenever it's convenient
It is still possible to order a copy of the DVD. Please contact Walt Conner (firstname.lastname@example.org). Make sure you give me your full shipping address including Zip ... and, yes, we CAN ship to a P.O. Box.
Shipping is by First Class Mail only. Delivery typically takes 3 or 4 days after mailing.
Since we must receive your payment before shipping your DVD, please take a moment after you've emailed your order to write a check payable to "GHS Class of 1961", and send it to:
GHS Class of 1961
1109 Oak Grove Drive
Eagle Rock, CA 90041
NEW! NEW! NEW! ~ While payment by check or money order is always welcome, we are now able to accept contributions via PayPal at "email@example.com"...
MORE "NEW! NEW! NEW!"...
We are also able to accept payment by credit or debit card PROVIDED THEY ARE LINKED TO YOUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT.
Make Checks Payable To:
GHS Class of 1961
Mail Payment To:
GHS Class of ’61, 1109 Oak Grove Drive, Eagle Rock, CA 90041
Homecoming 2011 ~ Our Reunion Memory Book
PRICE: $13.74 each, plus mailing (& sales tax if where applicable)
You will pay by credit card direct to the publisher at the time you place your order.
You will order directly from the publisher once you click on the link below. As indicated by the publisher, your book will normally ship within 2 to 3 days. Shipping time varies depending on shipment method selected.
NOTE: Patti Smith Earle was very inadvertently and very unfortunately left out of the Reunion Memory Book. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like a self-adhesive label with Patti's pictures and bio sent to you so that she can be a part of your book. Include your mailing address. (IMPORTANT: There is NO CHARGE for this addendum label.)
MORE NOTE: If you have difficulty accessing the order page for the Memory Book, please contact me (email@example.com)& I'll get one ordered for you. AND accept my apologies for the inconvenience.
HOMECOMING 2011 REUNION PICTURES STILL AVAILABLE ONLINE
$10.00 for unlimited picture downloads (See NOTICE below)
As of October, 2013, the pictures and portraits taken during our Homecoming 2011 Reunion are still available for viewing and purchase online. You may download as many pictures as you want for the single low price of only $10.00.
NOTICE: Because there is no way to pay for bulk purchases of digital pictures on the photographer's website, there will be no on-line "shopping cart" or "checkout" procedure as such. Instead, we ask you, as members of a generation raised within a system of values and honesty, to remit payment for your downloads to the name and address at the bottom of this announcement.
If you need help figuring out how to download the pictures, and/or if you're computer challenged / illiterate / phobic, or simply prefer old-fashioned photos, contact Walt Conner at the email address listed below and I will gladly help you.
Follow the link below to our GHS 50-Year Reunion picture gallery.
I went, almost directly, to West Point following GHS graduation and graduated from the Academy four years later in 1965. My military service included Airborne and Ranger training in Ft. Benning, Georgia, a unit assignment in Okinawa, career training in Ft. Bliss, Texas, combat experience (including Unit Command) in Viet Nam, graduate schooling in Engineering in Hobokan, New Jersey, staff duty at the Missile Command in Huntsville, Alabama, and a Battalion level staff position in Anchorage, Alaska. I reverted to reserve duty while in Alaska and served in that capacity for an additional sixteen years while I pursued a civilian career. I joined a wholesale grocery company in Alaska but soon took employment with a steamship company (Totem Ocean Trailer Express) serving Alaska from the Pacific Northwest and stayed with them in the Sales and Marketing Department for just short of thirty years during which time I returned to school for a second Master’s degree in business. In 2006 I retired and moved to my current home in Goodyear, Arizona. I now spend much of my time playing golf (I’m the Vice President of my men’s club) and also serve as the Scribe (Secretary) for my West Point Class.
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