Roger and the rest of the Reunion Committee has asked that those of
who have comments, good and bad, about the Reunion to email Linda,
Lucille, or even me. They only want to know how you, our Classmates,
feel and how we can make future gettogethers better.
We would like to publish them here.
(we can omit your name if you wish)
Ben Beauchamp -
I enjoyed myself very much and know that a lot of effort went into the program. Saw a number of classmates I had not seen since "62". Sorry to be so late on my reply but have been out of town.
Again, you are all to be congratulated on a job well done.
Susan Holtman Phillips -
The bar downtown was really neat but maybe a little small. I know that you are limited as PA does not have much to offer in that respect. You might take a poll of class mates who attended for suggestions of other places to go. Also, you might consider meeting in a larger town if there is any interest. I do not know how many attended the 50's party in Houston a number of years ago, but I really enjoyed that.
We also enjoyed the museum tour as my husband is not from PA.
We plan on attending the next reunion if our travel schedule allows. Fall or spring are great times for it.
Thanks again to the committee for all it's work!
Roland Gooch -
Sue Stokes Greenman -
One thought - There were a lot of us "old" Maroon & Gold Band folks there. I think we would have liked to reminiss too. I guess the Hussars are in PA and not any band folks? HA.
Next reunion 5 or 10 years?
Charlotte Maltese Ober -
I wouldn't miss these reunions for the world.
Sandy Smith Steele -
Thanks for all the hard work - including the web site which so many are able to enjoy.
Talk to you soon.
Warren Henry -
Charlie McDonald -
Looks & Sounds as if a good time was had. Even though I missed it, I want to say thank you to all of those folks who spent time and effort planning and organizing the event.
See you in '07.
Harriett Ellerbee Wise -
On the way home, Carolyn and I talked about getting together in Houston sometime, maybe at one of our billiard rooms. We might think about a Saturday afternoon at Shooters Billiards on the Richmond Strip from say 4 to 8 PM. We will throw in free pool so all it would cost would be whatever anyone wants to drink. Anyway, keep it in mind and let me know.
Thanks again and let's keep in touch a little better this time....
Donald King -
The weekend went by in a flash and I was sorry to see it end.
Jack Hensley -
Keep in touch and see you in 2007.
Skip Austin -
Lucille Miller Armintor -
Would like some feedback from those attending about the activities offered and what they would like us to do different or better next time.
Thanks to everyone who came and helped make this a great 40th Reunion.
Carolyn Anawaty -
The Friday night welcome social was a great kick off. It was so great seeing "old" classmates. The many various activities gave us time to get around and visit more than in the past. It was obvious that all had a good time as the dance floor stayed packed till the very end. Sunday was a perfect ending to a lovely reunion.
Thanks to you and the rest of the committee for your hard work and efforts.
Karen/Benny Knight -
What a nice variety of activities you put together for all of us to enjoy. It was fun and we certainly enjoyed seeing you and all of our "old" classmates. Benny took lots of pictures with his digital camera -- just wish we knew who half of them are. Time has definitely made it tougher to recognize each other!
Thanks again. Take care.
Ron Mosier -
Thanks for your hard work.....
Lew Smith -
The Food was excellent, the music fun, and Andrews was great. Please pass on my thanks to the committee members my regards and thanks for a job well done.
Looking forward to the next time we all get to visit.
Frank J. Maranto -
I really had a great time. You were right, once I got there and began to see and talk with different ones, the nerves went away.
I really wish I'd not missed the other reunions.
One of the things I really liked was the picture name tags. The food was great. The atmosphere was one of fun and excitement. A real party atmosphere. I can't think of anything, but if I do I'll pass it on to you.
Gretchen Verboon Miertschin -
Paul Fitzner ('61, and a great help himself) -
Elizabeth Adams Jeffery -
Wayne Taylor -
Seriously, all the work and planning leading up to the Reunion made for some great expectations. Just to see two old friends meet and their eyes light up, it made all the work so very rewarding.
So many people I wanted to talk to and was planning to, but just like that it was all over. But the ones I did talk to, the guys I shook hands with and the girls I hugged (or vice versa), it made it all worthwhile. When I was able to speak to them and say "It was GREAT to see you again", I meant it from the bottom of my heart.
If only we COULD go back to 17-18 years old and be full of piss and vinegar again..... If only we could relive the moment when we first heard that great old song..... If only we could again walk those halls so crowded with perky faced girls and laughing guys..... If only we could gang up in that bathroom between classes and fight to get a spot in front of the mirror.... And, if only we could again look upon the faces of our friends who are no longer here.....
For a short time, a VERY short time, we COULD and we DID all of that.
Thank you ALL so Very Much.
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