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September 2019 – President’s Message
It has been too long since I’ve written to everyone. For those who don’t know, in July I returned from a year-long electrification project assignment in Uganda and am now catching up on various things I’ve neglected while I was AWOL.
Here’s what’s new and cookin’ with your alumni association:
- It was decided at the 2018 Grand Reunion in Portland to move to holding our reunions every other year. Did anyone miss it this year?? I certainly did, but your Board decided that we might get better attendance by making this change, and the membership attending Portland agreed. So, it’s time to get a-planning for the 2020 reunion. We will be trying a new format next year – a week-long vacation at the beach in Emerald Isle, N.C. that we’re scheduling for May 10-17 to avoid the summer crowds, avail of off-season rates…and avoid hurricanes! I have a beach house there, and we will be renting a number of other beach properties … Read more …
2018 Schutz Reunion Recap
by Marilyn Watkins
It was late afternoon on a very hot day in the Portland area and I was sitting in my sister’s room at the Edgefield Hotel. (The temperature was in the high 90s every day we were there). On the way up we had greeted a few people that I literally had not seen since my sophomore year in high school. And, we had just come to the realization that the Edgefield was not air-conditioned. (This makes perfect sense given the rich history of the hotel). And I was wondering, what on earth did I still have in common with everyone here, beyond the obvious that we had all been at Schutz at various life points?
Thursday evening we all gathered at the outdoor restaurant for a lovely meal. Apparently, it was the 50th anniversary of the class of 68 high school graduation (a fact that had not dawned on me and that I am not entirely sure I was pleased to learn) so we had two tables …. read more
Did You Know?
that Ed Pollock has passed away?
that “Mr. Tony” (Antoine Cordahi) has passed away?
that St. Andrew’s Church shipped over 6000 books to Ethiopian Bible School?
that we have posted new Yearbooks from the past?
that Leah Pollock Preston is marrying Don Vander Ploeg?
Read all about it here ..
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