Our 60th CLASS REUNION is now History
It was held on AUGUST 8, 9 & 10, 2014
We had 71 Beaumont Classmates that signed up for part or all of the Reunion events. 19 from the Jan.
1954 Class, 38 from the June 1954 Class & 14 from other years.
We had several who came in from out of town.
FRIDAY AUGUST 8, 2014
The Friday event was held at Lombardo's by the Airport.
The combined Men
of Beaumont (MOB) and the Ladies of Beaumont (BG's) Luncheon was very well attended with more than 135 people.
There was plenty of time to renew friendships from the past, the Food was great and our MC (Giles Blair Jun
'46) had plenty of Jokes for the group.
The guest speaker Charlie Brennan (KMOX Radio) talked
“Amazing St. Louis” as the City celebrates its 250th Birthday.
Several people left with
attendance prizes that included 2 beautiful paintings by Joyce Shearer Greco (Jan '54) and Jim Greco (Jan '53). Thanks to
Harriett Lee Wayne (Jan '55) and Scott Scholle (Jun '54) for making the arrangements for the Friday event. Carmen Lombardo
(Jun '52) and his staff did a great job handling the over flow crowd.
SATURDAY AUGUST 9, 2014
The Saturday Banquet was held at Spazio's near Westport Plaza (same place as our 55th reunion).
We had 76 sign up for this event.
head count and given them the required deposit.
We had plenty of time
to socialize, the sit down meal was great as was the service. Virginia Callies Elm (Jun '54) took pictures that we have
posted on the ????? page. Karl Erselius (Jun '54) handling the MC tasks.
As a special feature Carolee
Binder Hermann (Jun '54) and Virginia Callies Elm (Jun '54) crowned a new Prom Queen Nadine Adams Oestereich (Jun '54),
see the picture below.
SUNDAY AUGUST 10, 2014
The Sunday get together provided more time to socialize and see a
interesting collection of Antique Cars, Toy Trains, Pedal Cars, Models &
much more. We had about 40 -50 in attendance.
We made up a 60th Class Reunion flyer for those in attendance, below is a link to the flyer
click here to download the 60th Class Reunion Flyer/Handout
The 60th Class Reunion Committee would like to thank everyone who was able to attend and we hope those that where not
able to attend will enjoy the information we have put together on our website.
|60th Class Reunion Committee
Here is some information about our 55th reunion
JANUARY AND JUNE
With lots of time and opportunity to get reacquainted,
over 60 members and spouses of the January and June 1954 graduation classes enjoyed a get together in the Garden Room at Spazio’s
in Westport in west county on Friday and Saturday evenings. A good time was
had by all but we really missed those who couldn’t make it. We hope you
can join us next year for our annual picnic.
A big “thank you” from all of us to those
who served on the planning group: Nancy Garrett, Joann Jansing, Carolyn Mohrman, Norma Jean Swope and Peggy Vaal from the
January class; Carole Binder, Karl Erselius and Don Hoelscher from the June class.
And, as you all know, Don Briscoe was a real motivator on the committee until his passing.
You’ll find pictures on the reunion pages (Cocktail
Party Pictures, Tour Photos & Banquet Photos pages).
Friday evening was casual and was a great opportunity
to visit with each other (see Cocktail Party Pictures page).
On Saturday, some of the out-of-towners donned Beaumont
blue and gold and toured some St. Louis attractions that we had not seen in many years, i.e., Union Station, Budweiser Brewery,
Soulard Market and the Gateway to the West – the Arch!! (The arch picture was “photo shopped” - no photo op available –
we were actually at union station……who knew?)
On Saturday evening we enjoyed a wonderful buffet
dinner and more nostalgia as we visited with those we have not seen for several years.
On a sad note, we observed a moment of silence as Karl read the names of our many friends and classmates lost
since our 50th reunion.
A picnic is being planned again for next September
(2010) – so be sure to put it on your calendar when the date is announced.
Watch this website for further information.
See you then!
Ginny Callies Elm