50th Reunion all set – Fifty Years of Excellence !

Its time! The 50th is here!! If you haven’t RSVP’d feel free to drop in either or both nights!

August 24-25, 2018

Details from the invitation are below:

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
 Friday, August 24, 2018  6:30 – 11:30 pm  Holiday Inn – 226 17th Street, RI  Mixer in the Ballroom  View Memorials and Memorabilia  3 Cash Bars — Bottled beer, soda, wine, wine coolers, mixed drinks.

 Light snacks provided
– snacks are not sufficient to replace a meal.

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
 Saturday, August 25, 2018  6 pm – Midnight  Stern Center* – 1713 3rd Avenue, RI  Class photo at 6:30 before dinner  Cash Bar  7 pm Dinner  7:45 pm Program  Silent Auction  9 pm – Midnight DJ/music  Photo booth props for casual photos with classmates.

 Memorial table  Memorabilia table
*The Stern Center is the old McCabe’s Department Store.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
A block of rooms is reserved at the newly renovated Holiday Inn, 226 17th Street, RI. $94 per night for one king or two queens. Reserve by August 2. Phone: (309) 794-1212.

Bennigan’s Restaurant is located on the first floor and serves breakfast from 5:30 – 10:30 am, menu and buffet. Consider donating to our silent auction. This is a great way to participate and raise funds for future Class of ‘68 events. Donations may be goods or services. Also, dig out and bring some RI High School memorabilia on Saturday night. There will be a display table where classmates can peruse it and reminisce. If you wish to have them back, let us know with a note attached. Do you have memories or stories about McCabe’s Department Store? Send them along with your RSVP. We hope to have a poster with these memories on display.

Email your 3 favorite songs from 1966, 67, or 68, Send them in the format: TITLE-ARTIST-YEAR.
1. Create a NEW email to rihs1968@gmail.com
2. Subject: MUSIC
3. Feel free to add comments, e.g. “saw in concert,” “heard on KSTT,” “played at homecoming dance,” “our song” etc.

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