HCHS'73 45th Reunion
SATurday, October 20th
At: Tekoa Country Club (Westfield, MA) ---
Morning Golf: (Scramble! 9:00 AM):
Followed by afternoon Luncheon:
Beer/wine /Cocktail hour --- 12:30-1:30 PM
Luncheon 1:30-2:30 PM!
2:30 to 4:00 PM - Reunion Activities
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Mary McTigue and Marian (Mikalis) Kennedy are our class historians --- If you have ideas let me know and I will give them to Mary and Marian.
Ellen (Moriarty) Robbins has agreed to be our treasurer. Thanks, Ellen!
Helen Loftus-Perri will be in charge of Registration, checking people in; she needs volunteers for her team! C'mon! So far, she'll be helped out by Sue (Lapite) Garton, Kathleen (Reid) Porcelli, and Debbie (Mooney) Fogarty.
We are going to have a silent auction to raise money for our future events, and Eileen (Healy) Driscoll will be doing this, and she'll be helped by Patty (Hart) Murphy, Kathy (Hogan ) Frigoletti, Kate Spillane and Kate McMahon.
Kathy (Brent) Pateracki is going to head up the Hospitality Table / Raffle, just helping people find a table for dinner after they've registered. Also selling Raffle Tickets. I need multiple volunteers for this so please help Kathy to sell raffle tickets! So far, she'll be helped out by Annie (Brunelle) Jenks, Stella (Ramos) Curtin and Kate Spillane.
Maura (Connor) Mooney and her team will be heading up the morning Golf Tournament on the day of the reunion. They'll be arranging the teams and the awards. Thanks, Sweet Ladies!
Finally, Jim Kennedy is going to be the MC and coordinate some fun activities --- We'll be doing this before and after the luncheon. Our historians, Mary McTigue and Marion (Mikalis) Kennedy will also be helping out.
Finally, Gail (Gubala) Griffin and Mary Beth (Hardiman) Stawarz will be heading up the beautiful decorations that you will see that day. Please thank them when you see them!
A few classmates have been speaking online about creating a Memorial for those classmates who have passed. We think that we have a good list:
Mary Ellen Tauscher
Mary Ann Murray Mitchell
Ann Donahue Hegarty
But let us know if you know of someone who has passed. Email us at: HCHSClassof1973@gmail.com.
And thank you Stella Ramos Curtin and Marian Mikalis Kennedy for doing this.
raffle and Silent Auction DONATIONS:
The Silent Auction/Raffle is meant to pad our reunion bank account for future events, as well as pay for our wonderful teachers' participation in our reunion events.
Please be generous!
One basket of Fall Kringle Candles [$125.00] (Thanks, Deb!)
One basket of Winter Kringle Candles [$125.00] (Thanks, Deb!)
Free Spring Session (2019) Watercolor Lessons valued at $95 with Marie Flahive.
Watercolor Painting: The Cardinal (A Griffin original! Priceless)
Watercolor Painting: American Goldfinch (A Griffin original! Priceless)
Wine Basket with Wine Tools (Thanks, Ellen!)
Ancestry DNA Test (Thanks, Anonymous!)
One website creation valued at $500 via GriffGraff
Two Celtics tickets for the 2018 Season valued at $310.00 (starting in October) (Thanks, Mary!)
A golf bag worth $200.00 (Thanks, Mac!)
A round of golf for four with carts at Tekoa Country Club (worth $200.00) (Thanks, Mac)
Artwork valued at $175.00 from Eva Zang Design (Thanks Eva!)
$100 Gift Certificate to Springfield Symphony Orchestra. (Thanks Kathy and Helen!)
If you need to send me something, please use the following address; otherwise, bring your silent auction donation to the reunion:
Mr. Rob Griffin
P.O. Box 668
Westfield, MA. 01086-0668
I am trying to make money NOW in each reunion so that as we get older we can defray the cost of future reunions.
Does that Makes sense? Of course it does!
Please come to the reunion to buy raffle tickets or bid on the silent auction --- bring your checkbooks! Or, if you can’t make it just donate to the cause.
Text me at 413-374-7891 or private message me via Facebook for any silent auction/raffle donation.