Vol 13 No 5

April/May 2003
Vol. 13 No. 5


Apr/May 2003 v13n5

Professional reunion planners work hard for you by Darla Methey
Fear never fades by Russell Flint
“You haven’t changed a bit” by Chris Balicki
Online “cyber reunion” benefits, ask the experts, reunion dynamics, celebrate milestones

$25,000 for two 2003 family reunions, Underground Railroad reunion, Ways to save $$$, Kitty League centennial reunion, Project Success 25 years of success to be celebrated

Branch Office
Truth in advertising by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
“Orphan” reunions, Family History Writing Contest

A triumphant return to Stratford Hall by Sharon Cavileer
Edisto Island reunion by Dale Geise
A Cabell style reunion by Jeannette Cabell Coley
Midnight ice cream run: Fall out, men! by Sandy Brass Jenkins
Double JJ Resort caters to reunions
Review: The Family Reunion is not a Real Vacation by Valerie Rose

Venues and places Warm welcome plus cool costs = great reunions by Jacky Runice
CVBs: Service masters by Jacky Runice

The world’s largest neighborhood reunion at Elfreth’s Alley by Joe Curreri; Review: Discovering the History of Your House and Your Neighborhood by Betsy J. Green
Music: the rhythm of reunions
I was a teenage band geek by Robin Pinnel
Watch out, Leoti, Kansas (Wilson/Leverich Family Reunion), Feaster/Lyles family sings praise, make a joyful noise: family band, arranging for live music, personalized parodies and reunion theme songs, Rock and Roll 50th anniversary celebration

Workbook Portion
The legacy of our proud troops stands tall by Ray Pezzoli Jr.
Veterans Memorial Museum Branson, Guide to America’s World War I and II Memorials, Baker’s Creek Memorial, Vetereansearch.com

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

On the cover
Marsha Payne Lewis, Richmond, Virginia, stands proudly in front of an exhibit at the Payne Family Reunion at Virginia’s Stratford Hall.


Publisher Jeffrey P. Wallman
Editor in chief Edith Wagner
Associate Editor Mary Thiele Fobian
Travel EditorcJacky 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

Julie Backus
Chris Balicki
Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Sharon Cavileer
Jeannette Cabell Coley
Joe Curreri
Regelyn “Reggie” Edwards
Russell Flint
Dale Geise
Cassandra Hamilton
Sandy Brass Jenkins
Darla Methey
Ray Pezzoli Jr.
Robin Pinnel
Phyllis Rowland
Patty Sachs
Bill Williams