Vol 12 No 1

Autumn 2001
Vol. 12 No. 1


Welcome home by Karen Wagner Scanlon
Identification ribbons, awards and some unique musings

Think seasonally, family reunion conference, research project, preserving the past, searching?, town reunions: Dyess, Arkansas; Manitowoc, Wisconsin; North Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Middletown Kentucky

Branch Office
Are you prepared for disaster? by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Looking for look-alikes, family health history, real family trees, family concentration game

RSVP Communication that works


Baby’s 50th Anniversary by Maria Behrens
Closing in on a century and Rinehart Family Jeopardy by Maggie Ellis
Desjarlais family celebrates Metis Heritage by Joan Airey
Many families: Burdick Countryman, Newton, Dreisbach, Whitworth, Fontenettes

Venues CVBs have what reunions need by Megan Moyer
Features Lumberjacks, Loons & Leaf Peppers, A Northwoods family reunion by Jacky Runice
Start fundraising now by Megan Moyer
Planning a banquet

Rats of Tobruk
Take two, the next generation carries on by Adam Rose
Events celebrating December 7th, Combat Action Ribbons, Missing, Veterans History Project, Korean War search

Reunion Resources A directory of reunion-friendly places, services, vendors and products

On the cover
Northwoods blaze for autumn reunions. Photo credit: Ted Jarosh


Publisher Jeffrey P. Wallman
Editor in chief Edith Wagner
Art Director Jennifer Rueth
Sales Lynn Ryan, Senior Account Manager
Marion Liston, Senior Account Manager
Webmaster Kevin Kahler
Editorial Assistants
Megan Moyer
Adam Rose
Administrator Karla Lavin
Administrative Staff Jean Salzer

Joan Airey
Lisa A. Alzo
Carrie Bodensteiner
Maria Behrens
Howard Bresnik
Pat Newton Brown
Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Forrest S. and Ruth Buck Clark
Ted Dreisbach
Maggie Ellis
Sandy Sladik
Jacky Runice
Karen Wagner Scanlon
Megan Smolenyak
Richard Walton Whitworth
Franklin Willis