Darien High School
Class of 1963
Our 50th Reunion
September 20-22, 2013
Friday Evening: Piedmont Club
152 Hecker Avenue, Darien
20 September 2013:
AN INFORMAL SETTING TO REUNITE AND RECONNECT
Meet and Greet
Heavy Hors D'oeuvres
Cash Only Bar
Register and Pick up your Reunion Packet
Saturday: A Day at DHS
80 High School Lane, Darien
21 September 2013:
The committee has planned this as another informal time to be together, tour the school, hear our
classmate's stories, have lunch on the lawn, and reminisce, with free admission to
the football game.
Come join the fun
TOUR the new DARIEN HIGH SCHOOL (11:00AM)
Tours begin at 11AM and will last about 45 minutes
and will start
at the front door of the school.
See DHS Campus Map (PDF)
Tours are student-led and will tour the school and grounds.
Classmate's Speaker Forum, 12-2PM, Darien High School Cafeteria
12:00 - Martha Denny Shogi, will talk about her experiences as a CIA Spy in Moscow, and her book, The Widow Spy, by Martha D. Peterson
12:20 - Andy Danver, Eleven Cold Days with the Russian Space Program
12:40 - Barbara Dudley, Political Activism, Then and Now
1:00 - Jerry Calvert, President of The Philadelphia Zoo, "The Transformation of America's First Zoo: All Anamals are Let Out of their Cages"
1:20 - Meg Kraepelien, topic TBD
1:40 - Heather Gilbert, How being diagnosed with breast cancer refocused my life from being a technical manager to leading a non-profit.
TAILGATE PICNIC LUNCH
Look for Blue tent Canopy and DHS Reunion Banner
Pre-ordered Box Lunches may be picked up at the Blue DHS Reunion Tent Canopy
Lunch has been prepared by Palmer's, with 4 delicious gourmet sandwich choices, deli salad, cookies, and water.
Come early for best selection.
Gather informally on the grass: bring your lawn chairs or blankets.
No alcohol allowed.
(Rain plans are to use the cafeteria).
The committee has planned this informal time to be together, whether you go to the game or not.
Attend Football Game (2:00PM)
Compliments of DHS
Half Time Recognition of the Class of 1963, 50th Reunion
Come join the fun.
Saturday Evening: Wee Burn Country Club
THE BIG EVENT
410 Hollow Tree Ridge Road, Darien
Cocktails & Hors D'oeuvres on the Terrace
Cash Only Bar
BUFFET DINNER with carving stations
Live Entertainment & Dancing
WILLIE DEMMS AND BILL TUGEAU will lead the fun!
Country Club Dress Code for Gentlemen: Collared Shirt and Jacket, no denim
Sunday: Brunch at The Waters Edge at Giovanni's,
2748 boston Post Road, Darien,
22 September 2013:
Our Graduation Party was held here!
This is a change of the original reunion plan.
The beach warming hut is no longer available in case of rain.
There is a FREE access pass to the beach in each welcome packet
for those who still want to visit the beach.
DHS Reunion Committee Members
Janet (Menard) Clarke, Sue (Coon) Heidbrink, Judy (Gegenheimer) Hyers, Andy Danver, Bill Tugeau,
Carol (Swenson) Foss, Penny Cash, Tucker Scott, Willie Demms, Dan Sharkey, Dom D'Acunto, Max Micha