Vol 13 No 1

Autumn 2002
Vol. 13 No. 1


Aug/Sep 2002 v13n1

Ask the experts Should you invite teachers to your reunion?
One Part Nostalgia, Two Parts Enthusiasm: How A Great Reunion Is Made by Pete Steffens

A reenactment of romance by Ami Reeves
Six easy steps to labeling memory book photos, Calitri homecoming, Mother Cumberland reunion, make your own reunion puzzles, certificates for Wisconsin family reunions, game, places

Branch Office
Genealogy 101, A Refresher Course by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Genealogy focus at Knapp/Napp Family Reunion by Mary Thiele Fobian

Having your reunions pay for themselves by Ryan Thornsberry
Preparations for a Caribbean family reunion by Josette C. Goldish
Is there family reunion etiquette?
Lots of families and lots of fundraising ideas, White, Gatson, Melton, Curtis Butler, Werdel, Feaster/Lyles, Black

Sonoma shines by Edith Wagner
To la Familigia by Becca Hensley
Golf: The Belanger Open by Lori Hein
Legends Reunion at the Baseball Hall of Fame by Jeff Wallman
All inclusives are all that by Jacky Runice

Sunshine state soldiers, USS Blandy, Return to Fort McCoy, Together forever, Finding buddies, USS Callaway recap, 1913 reunion, Heroes Day, new association, losses felt years later

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

On the cover
Knapp/Napp cousins at their reunion. (l to r) Ashley and Lindsay Boetcher of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Matthias, Johannes, Christian and Maria Pallasch of Solingen, Germany; and Matthias, Johannes, Christian and Maria Pallasch of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. See page 18.


Publisher Jeffrey P. Wallman
Editor in chief Edith Wagner
Associate Editor Mary Thiele Fobian
Travel Editor Jacky Runice
Production Art Director Jennifer Rueth
Sales Lynn Ryan, Senior Account Manager
Marion Liston, Senior Account Manager
Editorial Assistant Adam Rose
Operations Manager Karla Lavin
Administrative Staff
Kim Hackbarth
Danielle Johnston
Jean Salzer

Virginia E. Aitken
Dr. Judith Berson-Levinson
Barbara Black
Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Marlene Dunham
Josette C. Goldish
Joan Griffis
Richard Hane
Lori Hein
Becca Hensley
Eva Melton
Ami Reeves
Jacky Runice
Ryan Thornsberry
Gertie V. White