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September 18-20 Weekend Reunion Celebration

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50th Reunion Committee

 

Post-reunion there are many 

"shout-outs" that need to be made. 

While there is always an risk of complimenting one and unintentionally leaving someone else out,.. we're going to do our best to put the spotlight on some classmates who helped contribute to the special qualities of our reunion.  This list is in addition to the many classmates who have donated money or provided discounts to our class and are already listed as fundraising "Patrons" 

 

Planning Committee

Mike Bailey, Karen Edwards-Rutger, Cathy Gentry-Platte, Judy Lewis-Corso, Jim Jackson, Kathy Silcox Holmes, Bea Smith-Van Meter, Annette Tomich-RiestererCarol Young-Fosco

 

Classmate Search, Directory

Bea Smith-Van Meter

 

Class Communications, Email

Carol Young-Fosco

 

Reunion Budget, Fundraising, Registrations

Bea Smith-Van Meter

 

Reunion Decorations, Centerpieces

Jenny Till-Schoewe

 

Reunion Publicity, Programs, Website

Bea Smith-Van Meter

 

Programming Artists, Musicians, Streaky

Mike Bailey

 

Facilities, Hotels, Police, Sandusky Register

Carol Young-Fosco

 

Food & Beverage

Annette Tomich-Riesterer

 

DJ , Audio

Jim Jackson

 

Firefighters' Children Shoe Fund

Karen Edwards-Rutger

 

Displays, Raffle, Give-Aways, Signage

Bea Smith-Van Meter

 

Checkbook

Judy Lewis-Corso

 

"Classic Blue & White" Koozie (donation)

Peggy Siegel-Batz

 

Nostalgic Blue/White Key Chains (donation)

Jim Seiler

 

Antique Toy Display, Reunion Bingo

Richard Gallagher

 

Columbus Avenue "Buzz the Ave" Banner (donation)

Kathy Silcox-Holmes

 

Friday's Dessert Chocolate Bar (donation)

Linda Streng-Howell

 

Washington Park Mound  (donation)

Mike Bailey, Kathy Silcox-Holmes, Judy Lewis-Corso

 

Photography & DVD Services (donation)

Carol Young-Fosco

 

Blue/White Cupcake Desserts (donation)

Jill Curtis-Shrock

 

Art and Design Services (donation)

Bea Smith-Van Meter

 

Patsy Cline Performance, Corvette for "Buzz"

Linda Streng-Howell

 

Wine, Time-Share for Raffle (donations)

Norm Weaver

 

Silver Vases, Keys, Candy, Table Runners (donations)

Jenny till-Schoewe

 

 

Volunteers for directory search, mailers, reunion set-up & clean-up, hospitality, check-in, raffle sales, speakers, give-aways, plus a multitude of other essential tasks!

 

Barbara Alexander-Huston, Ron Balconi, Darlene Dunkel-Salzeber, Dudley Ehrhardt, Shannon Eskridge, Billie Feltner-Johannsen, Tom forster, Nancy Furlong-Simon, Richard Gallagher, Pat Herold-Jensen, Cora Johnson-Wiggins, Velma Keaton-Price, Joanne Kilgore-Gerold, Roger Kleckner, Jeanne Kromer-Menefee, Rick Lange, Noel Larson, Tom Lazzara, Julie Lewis-Christiansen, Linda Lewis-James, Dianne Merkle-Meredith, Lynn Meyer, Barbara Miller-Cicalese, Paula Miller-Hoffman, Rosalie Nickester-Thomas, Patsy Nickle-Dehn, Jennifer Norris-Washington, Terry Parker, Pat Pavis-Hire, Carolyn Sarrica-Sieber, Dave Schoewe, Jim Seiler, Peggy Siegel-Batz, Sally Sletz-Benson, Linda Streng-Howell, Kathy Taylor-Sharpe, Theresa Traupman-Langthorne, Jean Unckrich-Puckrin, Dennis Walker, Norm Weaver, Jacke White-Day, Buck Wilson, Kathy Witter-Blake, Jack Zieber, Peggy Zimmerman-Lazzara, Phyllis Zlasney-Stimler (and any unsung heroes that have been inadvertently left off this list).

 

 

 

The biggest reason our reunion was such a great success is that so many classmates took 

"ownership" in its success!  

Heartfelt thanks goes to each and every one of you!

Lots and lots of Give-Aways

Friday and Saturday many classmates walked away with something special from the reunion events

 

 Friday night offered every classmate a commemorative "Classic" koozie,  and a blue and white key chain.  On Saturday everyone had an opportunity to get a commemorative caricature drawing of themselves during the evening, plus over 50 prizes were given away during the night from a drawing all classmates were automatically entered into.  Prizes included photography and notecards created by local artists of local scenes, including works by our own classmate, Roger Kleckner.  In addition there were blue flashdrives, Italian wine from the local Sortino label, award winning DVDs on the history of Cedar Point bands/music, books with a historical Sandusky theme, and gift certificates for some Toft's Dairy ice cream, Classmate, Larry Schlett, received a one-of-a-kind "Classic Blue and White" cap in recognition of his long time support of our class reunions and his display of loyalty through the use of an email address <bluewhite65@aol.com>

WINNERS!

The real winners are, of course, the children of the Sandusky area. 

 In ONE HOUR we raised $1900

that has now been donated to the Sandusky Fire Department for their Children's Shoe Fund in Honor of Classmate and Sandusky Firefighter, Robert Kowalk.

Class of 1965 50th Reunion Raffle Winners

Winner had "choice" of item in the order numbers drawn

 

First Place:  Jeffrey Pollack - Handmade OSU Quilt/Pillow case set

 

Second Place: Carolyn Sarrica-Zieber & Jack Zieber- Cabo Vacation (time share condo)

 

Third Place: Dianne Merkle-Meredith- OSU Autographed Football

 

Fourth Place: Dudley Ehrhardt - Cleveland Cavaliers Autographed BB

 

Fifth Place: Norm Weaver- OSU Autographed Mini-helmet & rookie cards

 

Sixth Place: Dave & Jenny Tilll-Schoewe- Jewelry

 

Seventh Place: Lynn Meyer - Limited Edition Cleveland Indians Lithograph

 

Eighth Place: Patty Francis-Coffman - Commerative Sandusky Schools Throw

 

Ninth Place: Lyle Wurzel - Antique Cedar Point Ferry Ornament

 

Tenth Place: Wade Tolleson - 4 set Star Trek Memorabilia (unopened)