Vol 14 No 5

Apr/May 2004
Vol. 14 No. 5


Apr/May 2004 v14n5

Alum&I Using a professional planner
Frequently asked questions

Scrapbook Making it easier to plan a reunion White House reunion, Olds in Oldsmar, Yes, there is an Oz Museum, Dorothy, Family history key to health risk information, Memoir contest, Reunion workshop

Branch Office Finding cousins across the big pond by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Do a Memorial Day act of kindness, A bonnie place for reunions

If You Plan It, Will They Come? by Laurence A. Basirico
The reunion was absolutely magical … by Vallery Kountz
Giant joy notes by Karen Robertson
MacDonoughs start something big by Betty MacDonough
Lakefront cottage bridges generation gap by Margaret Malsam
We have been to The Mountain Top by Sheryl Fils
Family enjoys outdoor activities by Dave Simpson
The Eatons meet by Bea Ross
They plan three family reunions by Gene and Reneé LaViness
Reviews Family Reunion by Mary Quattlebaum
How to Plan Your African American Family Reunion by Krystal


Games reunions play
The reunion that plays together, concentrate on family, crosswords delight Jetman-Turner cousins, Ancestor-opoly, games galore, “adult” games, Olympics, High tech scavenger hunts
Venues and places
Why you may need to attend reunion school by Jacky Runice
Merge amid the annals of history by Jack Runice
Sharing a Secret with Jimmy Carter by Sarah Bartlett
Cemeteries are for the living
Roll calling in a cemetery by M. Charee Harvey
Cemetery access problematic, cemetery preservation, finding cemeteries, Military
cemetery services, Fergus family preserves cemetery, Revoluntionary soldier gets
headstone, small cemeteries

MRN National World War II Reunion and World War II Memorial dedication, DC celebrates the greatest generation, Tribute to a generation,
Reunion headquarters by Bernie Cobb

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

On the cover
Jerry Theder, Brookfield, Wisconsin, with granddaughter Carly Theder, 7, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, enjoy a reunion. Photographer Debra Wallman.


Publisher Jeffrey P. Wallman
Editor in chief Edith Wagner
Military Editor Adam Rose
Travel Editor Jacky Runice
Art Director Jennifer Rueth
Sales Marion Liston, Senior Account Manager
Operations Manager Karla Lavin
Administrative Staff
Danielle Johnston
Jean Salzer

Sarah Bartlett
Laurence A. Basirico
Ken August Brunner
Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Nickole Christensen
Forrest S. Clark
Bernie Cobb
Sheryl Fils
Peggy Gleich
Ralph N. Hall
M. Charee Harvey
J. Lynne Wilson Jenkins
K.T. Budde-Jones
Sandra M. Jones
Vallery Kountz
Gene LaViness
Reneé LaViness
Betty MacDonough
Margaret Malsam
Albert “Mike” Mikuski
Gene Pettit
Karen Robertson
Bea Ross
Cynthia Russell
Dave Simpson
Jeri Sprecher
Joan Waters
Susan Clough Wyatt