50th Reunion 2018
Celebrating 50 Years Together - It is difficult to comprehend that our friends are old enough to have graduated from high school 50 years ago, but it’s true! We hope you decide to join us in celebrating their old age and your old friendships.
The first weekend of June 2018 has been selected for our 50th Reunion.
Weekend Activity Schedule
Friday – June 1st
Classmates lunch – Dutch treat at Village Garden Restaurant
The first Friday of each month local classmates meet for lunch at 11:30 AM.
Golfers Alert - The Salem Hospital Foundation annual golf tournament at the Salem Country Club is also Friday. Cost is $125 per person for a four-man/woman team. Through its 19 years, this event has raised over $300,000 for the Salem Hospital. For information contact Mick McGuire 618-335-6835, your personal golf tournament liaison.
Decorate the Elks – 1:30 PM Available classmates will decorate for the evening.
SCHS Class of ’68 Mixer will be upstairs, stair-lift available, at the Salem Elks Lodge from 6 PM – 11 PM. Hors-d'oeuvres will be provided with a cash bar. SCHS classmates and their invited guests can purchase dinner in the main dining room. Elks membership is not required. Guests from other classes, friends, and family will be welcome to stop by 8 PM - 11 PM.
Saturday, June 2nd
SCHS tour 10 AM – Join us for a tour of Salem Community High School.
Classmates and guests meet at the school’s office.
One Room School – 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM. The One-Room School, located on the SCHS campus next to the AG building, will be open for visitors.
Open House – 11 AM to 1 PM. Nancy Parish Meyer will open her home at 915 North Broadway to old friends and guests. Park in Bryan Park off Boone Street.
Decorate the Salem Community Activities Center (our Junior High School) Classmates are invited to decorate from 1 PM–2 PM.
The Main Event – Saturday night's Dinner Party at the SCAC is only $50 per couple ($25 for singles). There will be a cash bar.
5:30 PM – Reception & pickup lanyard ID
6:30 PM – Class photo followed by optional individual photos
7:00 PM – Catered Dinner
7:45 PM – Program
8:30 PM – 11 PM Dancing to ThePresswoods
Sunday, June 3rd – Farewell Friends
A farewell get-together is scheduled from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Salem Country Club with lunch available for purchase at the Clubhouse Grille.
The Holiday Inn Express in Salem is new, their rooms run $113-$138
and suites $128-$137. Their rates include continental breakfast.
The hotel has a nice lobby and an outside firepit area. As of December 1,
they have 5 king suite rooms available. Our recommendation is to book a
refundable room rate for maximum flexibility.
Book at HIExpress.com or call 1-888-480-0427.
There are other accommodation choices, old Holiday Inn is a Days Inn, the former Comfort Inn is a Quality Inn and (Woodruff's) Continental Motel (618-548-3090) continues to offer clean economical accommodations.
For the RV'ers there are hookups at the Marion County Fairgrounds. To book, call the fair office at 618-548-1251.
Leave a message and Marilyn will return your call.