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People Finding is our focus!

On 10/22/17, the 40th Reunion Planners met to discuss People Finding plus research venues for both an evening dinner and a daytime picnic some weekend in July, 2019.

You are invited to read the meeting minutes.

Responses to 'What would make our 40th Reunion fun?:

  • Lots of classmates, like 400+
  • Seeing classmates who I haven't seen in 40 years
  • The more people we can find the better
  • An evening dinner plus a casual picnic
  • Easy for out-of-towners
  • I want my husband to have a good time
  • No booze
  • Booze
  • No-host bar
  • Cater a BBQ, maybe salmon or pork, at the picnic
  • Some kind of a get reacquainted icebreaker (is that too corny?) [Answer is not at all]
  • I use a wheelchair, please make it accessible
  • No stress haha, not too formal
  • Can you help me replace a lost yearbook? [Answer if ebay fails, try http://www.classmates.com/yearbooks ]


  • Finding lost friends, seeing old friends and the event being simple
  • Keep the Mini-Reunion at Prairie Tavern but add more events for the 40th
  • Small organized contests such as "Name That Tune" with 70's Music and "Best 70's Dance Moves"
  • Trivial Pursuit with prizes for the winning teams (70's and 80's Trivia, of course!)
  • Make it as affordable as possible
  • Not have the music too loud so we can TALK during dinner
  • Sit down dinner
  • Are my grand-kids welcome to the picnic? [Answer is yes]
  • As many people coming as possible
  • door prizes for things like who came the farthest, who has the most kids, grandkids, who's been married the longest, the shortest, who has the youngest biological child?
  • <Your answer goes here...>

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