All Class Reunion a few weeks away
Another “All Class Reunion” for Homecoming 2012 is planned for Saturday, Sept. 8, from 2 p.m. to midnight at the Sweetwater High School Cafeteria.Jeff Stein of Radio KXOX will be emcee, and Big Boys BBQ will cater the supper at 5:30 p.m. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. and a short program will be held at 5 p.m. After the barbecue supper, J.B. Cloud of Radio KBCY, Abilene, will serve as D.J. for the music and dance beginning at about 7:30 p.m. The D.J. will present music from the 50’s to the present.The crowd will be able to congregate inside the cafeteria as well as outside on the patio in the breezeway between the cafeteria and the gym. It should be noted that no smoking or alcohol will be allowed on the school grounds.Entrance to the cafeteria will be on the north side of the high school near the gym.Tickets, to be paid in advance, prices for attendance and the meal are $25 each; tickets for attendance only are $10. Approximately 300 meal tickets will be available. Checks should be mailed to Linda Miller, P.O. Box 2652, Abilene, Texas 79604. Tickets will be mailed upon receipt of checks. At the welcome desk, tickets will be traded for name tags, which will also work as a come and go pass. For more information, contact Miller at 325-675-5789, or cell 325-725-0872 (Abilene) or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.Cold water, sodas, will be available during the day.The deadline for the caterer is August 25th, which is two weeks in advance of the reunion and only three weeks away. It is extremely important that checks in the mail be received by Miller as soon as possible. Call or email Miller at email@example.com to let her know the check is in the mail. "We want to have another great time this year," Miller said. "We will be allowing 'pay at the door' for 'entrance only' up to the capacity of the location (inside approximately 300).""We will also be allowing 'pay at the door' BBQ depending on the availability of food from the caterer, but to make sure you will be able to eat, we need your money in advance," Miller added. The Class of 1967 will join the All Class Reunion in celebration of its 45th anniversary. Gayle Reed Greer is in charge of that group’s plans; she can be reached at 325-236-6998.All other classes celebrating a milestone year are also welcome to come join. Each class is encouraged to promote this reunion, in order to have as many of their classmates attending as possible. "Please call or email anyone you know who ever attended any of the Sweetwater schools," concluded Miller. "This event is not just for those who graduated from SHS."