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Well the reunion was great fun! During the day on Friday some of us toured the new Garfield Heights High School and were very impressed with this beautiful facility. Friday night the Cleveland Indians managed to scrape up two whole hits and loose to the Boston Red Socks who also are not doing well this season. We did not really care as we were having fun socializing and catching up on what life had thrown at us. Saturday afternoon we visited the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame and got to see and hear rock and roll history first hand. It was amazing and fun roaming around together to see videos of all of the artists, to see their musical instruments, and to hear their music again. Saturday night we got together again for the dinner/dance at the Marriot Rennasaince next to the Terminal Tower. It was an intimate setting with low lighting and big round tables. The D.J. played music from the early sixties in the background and did a great job. Unfortunately for him, most of us were too busy catching up to do much dancing. We stood up and sang the alma mater and the fight song for old Garfield High. We projected this website onto a wall and so that eveyone would be aware of it and use it as a central communication point in the future. We passed out two DVD sets of videos taken in the old high shool in 2002 and 2004. These DVD's are free to any alumni. Just send the webmaster an e-mail with your address. We also have bricks from the old high school. Again, just send an e-mail to the webmaster and you will receive a brick via UPS. We only have about 50 bricks.

We will be adding photos and movies from the reunion to this website in the next month or so. We will also be adding a lot of other photos and features. So make sure that you refresh each page when you revisit this website so that you are looking at the website and not a cache page in your computer. Check back each week for additions to this website.

 

GHHS Class of 1962 Reunion

 

Dates:  Friday August 10th to Sunday August 12th, 2011

 

Where:  Marriott Renaissance

                   24 Public Square

                   Cleveland, OH 44113

                   Reservations:  1-800-468-3571

 

All rooms are either king or 2 queens; the rooms have been renovated this year.  Daily room rates include a group discount of $30.00 per day.  Don’t forget to give them your Marriott Rewards card for credit.

 

Room only:  $119.00 plus tax

Room with two buffet breakfasts $139.00 plus tax

Room with two buffet breakfasts and valet parking $159.00 plus tax

These rates are also good for Sunday night.

Valet parking only:  at the Marriott is $30.00 per day. I have not lived in Cleveland since 1974, other parking is probably available.

 

We have reserved a block of 50 rooms.

 

These rates are good until July 11th, so make your reservations early.

 

Check in 4:00pm

Checkout 12:00pm

 

Friday night Indians versus Red Sox at 7:05pm meet in hotel lobby at 5:00pm for a short walk to the Stadium.   We have Club seating, (see attachment for details) which includes food and soft drinks, alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.   Food is served from 4:30 until the 7th inning. You may sit in your reserved seat or the air-conditioned Club lounge.  Seats are located in Section 326 along the right field line, which is accessible by escalators.  I have to make a deposit of $867.00 this week, so I need an accurate count and your check ASAP.

 

Saturday, 1:00pm meet in lobby to take the Rapid to the Rock and Roll hall of fame.  The Rapid costs $1.00 each way for seniors; bring a Medicare card or other proof of age

 

After enjoying the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, return to the hotel at your leisure, dinner is on your own.

 

Dance Saturday night at 8:00pm in the Shucker’s ball room with a DJ, and photographer.  Each family will receive a DVD with all the pictures that have been taken during the dance.   If you have a digital camera and would like your pictures added to the DVD, bring a cable to connect your camera to our laptop computer.

 

If you wish to visit the Horseshoe Casino (bring your Harrah’s slot card) located in the old Higbee building, you may leave your car in valet parking during the day on Sunday at no additional charge.

 

You may pick and choose your activities on the enclosed information sheet.

 

|will provide you with a complete income expense statement once I have paid all the bills.

 

 

Mel Brazie

 

 

Name: _______________________________ Maiden Name______________________

 

 

Home Address: ___________________________________________________________

                             Street                                    City                                            Zip Code

 

Telephone: Home: ___________________________ Cell:_________________________

 

E-mail _________________________________

 

 

Spouse or significant others name: ________________________________

 

I am willing to help lead the singing of our Alma Mater___________________________

 

List two songs you would like played at the reunion______________________________

 

                                                                                   ______________________________

 

Tell us about your life and family since you last attended a reunion, use the back of this sheet.

 

Do you know of any classmates who have died in the last 10years?

 

________________________________________________________________________

 

How often should we have a reunion? ______________________________

 

Bring photos or other memorabilia for display.

 

# Attending Indians game                      _______ @ $55.00 ea.  __________

 

We need 10 people for the group rate, otherwise the rate will be $65.00 each.

 

# Visiting Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ________@ $15.00 ea. __________

 

# Attending Dance                                 ________@ $50.00 ea. __________

 

Total                                                                                                    $__________

 

 

 

Please make your check payable to Mel Brazie, in memo field write GHHS 50th Reunion.

Mail: to Mel Brazie, PO Box 716, Vandalia, OH 45377-0716.  I will send you a receipt.

 

I’m looking forward to seeing you.

 

Mel

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