Come Join Fayetteville High School Classes of 1960 and 1961
55th YEAR CLASS REUNION!
Can you believe it's been 55 years?
The Fayetteville High School classes of 1960 and 1961 will celebrate their 55th reunion on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23, 2016. We are anticipating a capacity crowd at this class reunion. We are making every effort to contact as many classmates as possible in the 1960 and 1961 classes (approximately 600 classmates). Space is limited, so make your reservations early to guarantee your space at this big reunion.
Meet & Greet Gathering
On Friday, April 22 there will be a Meet and Greet Gathering in Cliff's Bar and Lounge at Highland Country Club at 7:00 pm. There will be light refreshments and a cash bar available throughout the evening. There will be soft music so that you can talk and reminisce.
Saturday Morning & Afternoon
Saturday morning activities begin at 10:00 am. Some of the activities are still being planned by the reunion committee. You will have an opportunity to visit Fayetteville High School, and to attend the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival, Airborne and Special Operations Museum, Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry and the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. Cliff's Bar and Lounge will be available for classmates to relax and visit from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.
Golf will be available at the Highland Country Club Golf Course for those classmates who want to play.
The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival will be held on the same weekend as our reunion. The Dogwood Festival is a three day award-winning celebration (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) of live music, dance performances, art, food and much more. We will provide you with a complete schedule of activities and events when available. The Airborne and Special Operations Museum and the Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry are located downtown near the Dogwood Festival activities. The museum is a world-class memorial to al lthe men and women who served our country so proudly.
Highland Country Club
Cliff's Bar and Lounge
If you prefer, you may sign up to play golf at the Highland Country Club Golf Course Saturday afternoon instead of participating in the Saturday Dogwood Festival activities. Also, Cliff's Bar and Lounge will be available for classmates to relax and visit after the Doogwood Festival activities or playing Golf from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.
Big 55th Class Reunion
Saturday night will be the Big 55th class reunion celebration at Highland Country Club in Cliff's Bar and Lounge at 6:00 pm and in the Grand Ballroom for dinner. A great buffet dinner will be served and a cash bar will be available throughout the night. A fantastic DJ will provide the music after dinner. Cliff's Bar and Lounge will be open after dinner to mingle and talk. Plus, there is a rumor that some of the great Motown singers and performers will be at the class reunion to sing a few songs.
Cost for the Reunion
The ticket cost for the reunion weekend is $60.00 per person if reservations are made by April 1, 2016. If space is available, you may make reservations after March 1, 2016; However, the reunion ticket cost will increase to $70.00 per person and will be available on a first come, first served basis. There will be absolutely no tickets sold at the door the night of the class reunion.
If you prefer, you may sign up to play golf at the Highland Country Club Golf Course Saturday afternoon instead of participating in the Saturday Dogwood Festival activities. The Highland Country Club Course was designed by Donald Ross-designed course. Golf tickets are $75.00 per person. Proper golf attire required.
100% Ticket Refund
Paying for your reunion ticket early will make it much easier for the reunion committee to plan for the event . The reunion committee has decided to offer a 100% reunion ticket refund if you can't come for any reason after having bought a ticket by the April 1, 2016 deadline . So there is no reason NOT to buy your reunion ticket TODAY. Just let us know at least 10 days before the reunion that you are unable to attend and we will send you a complete refund.
Please take the time to go through the tabs on the left. The first thing we want everyone to do is sign the guest book, then (1) post your profile information and current photo under the 60 & 61 Classmates tab, (2) post a few pictures, (3) leave your comments, (4) help us find missing classmates we do not have any information on, (5) buy your reunion tickets early, and (6) consider making a reunion donation or being a reunion sponsor.
Whether you are coming to the reunion OR you are unable to attend, we would like to ask everyone to consider making a donation. Large or small, any donation is greatly appreciated. All donations are completely voluntary. Your donation will help pay for printing and postage, name tags, programs, decorations, prizes, music, maintaining the website, financial assistance to any classmates that would like to attend the reunion, plus much, much more.
Would you like to be a class reunion sponsor? The reunion would not be possible without the generous time and effort provided by the reunion committee and the donations of our classmates and sponsors. We have 3 levels of voluntary sponsorship for our reunion. They are as follows:
Diamond Sponsor - $500; Platinum Sponsor - $250; Gold - $100
Friday night will be casual dress. Saturday night will be dressy casual. All other events will be up to you and what makes you comfortable.
Make A Special Effort
The reunion committee is available to help you in any way. Our goal is to make this a memorable weekend with lots of time to discuss the last 55 years and to renew old friendships. We hope everyone will make a special effort to attend the reunion and to help us locate our missing classmates! We look forward to seeing you at the reunion.
It is going to be a great weekend.
Your 1960 & 1961 Reunion Committee