Vol 15 No 3

Dec/Jan 2005
Vol. 15 No. 3


Dec/Jan 2005 V15n3

Alum&I A plan of action: before and during the class reunion by Margaret Malsam
All school reunion, Golden Oldies celebrate 50, how many to expect to 10, class ring returns and other class reunion stories

Scrapbook New years resolutions for the reunion planner
THE BIG EVENT! African American Family Reunion Conference
and conference review by Carole Neal
Christmas in Bethlehem, holiday reunion gifts, reunion postage, site inspection handbook, cruise reunion program, express check-in, Underground Railroad Center, Northern Indiana, presidential treasures, DNA bank, reunions of Acadians apprentices and prisoners

Branch Office If these walls could talk by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
What stories your house can tell, reunions add to database, pioneer families share memories

MasterPlan Generosity drives family reunion by Kristi O’Harran
Thanksgiving tradition by Wynelle Catlin
Petersens celebrate Christmas by Sharon Benda
The Best Laid Plans by Georgia Burnette
Many families: Sewell-McFarlane, Knox-Harrison-Wheat, Iverson, Dunn,

Venues and places
Babble on about your beachy-keen reunion by Jacky Runice
Big city, southern hospitality and a brilliant CVB by Jack Runice
Themes Bluegrass Luau by Ellen Clark
Red, White and Blue Utley Family Reunion by Jackie Utley
Family treasures by Joan C. Waters
Choice of themes: Christmas in July, comedy, masquerade, Oktoberfest, mystery, Olympiad, family history
Favors, door prizes and goodie bags
Eight easy family reunion favors by Melody Warnick
Goodies galore, requesting goodies and door prizes, persistence pays off,

MRN Army Air Force Squadron celebrates 60th anniversary, Touching memorial (National Dusters, Quads & Searchlights Association)
Lots of reunions: USS Zeal, Kansas Vietnam Vets, Buffalo Soldiers, nisei soldiers, medics, 5th Army Band, 101st Anti-Aircraft, Company F at Camp Ripley, USS Topeka, Ranger memorial, Luxembourg honors, “Ghost Division,” Third Infantry

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


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
Sales Assistant Shnee McNeil-Hatchett
Operations Manager Karla Lavin
Administrative Staff
Jean Salzer

Patrick Aikman
Carlitta R. Armour
Sharon Benda
Georgia Burnette
Paulette Collier
Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Wynelle Catlin
Ellen Clark
Pam Iverson
Margaret Malsam
Jonathan Miller
Carole Neal
Kristi O’Harra
Kent Ramsey
Fred C. Rufe
Nancy Stephen
Jackie Utley
Melody Warnick
Joan C. Waters