CHS Class of 1967

The Charleston High School Class of 1967 will hold its 45-year reunion on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1.

A social hour will begin at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 at Mother’s, 500 Monroe, Ave., Charleston. A DJ will play at 8 p.m. CHS alumni and teachers are welcome to attend.

On Sept. 1, attendees can participate in several activities, including:

n Golf with Fain McFarling — Tee off at will be at 11 a.m. Contact McFarling at okfain@frontiernet.net or 217-768-3426 to participate.

n Bicycle Fun Spin with Cary Way — Contact Way at caryway@hotmail.com or 615-893-0721.

n School Tour with Bill Reed — Email Read at vetrepbill@yahoo.com or call 217-348-8626 for a Saturday morning tour.

n Reunion Dinner and Class Photo. Reservations need to be made for the dinner at the Charleston Country Club, Country Club Road, by Aug. 10.

Contact the planning committee with questions at chsclassof67@sc.rr.com.

Schwartz family

The Schwartz family reunion will be held at noon Sunday at Tuscany Steak and Pasta House, north Route 1, Paris.

Attendees may order from the menu or have the Sunday buffet.

Grissom family

The descendants of Thomas Grissom and Nelson Grissom gathered for the 62nd annual Grissom Family Reunion on July 15, at the Greenup Municipal Building.

As was extended in the invitation, people started coming at 10:30 a.m. to help with the preparations.

About 45 people attended.

Susie Brown welcomed all in attendance at 12:30 p.m.. Bill Roan gave the blessing followed with a meal. Brown then shared the events of the past year along with the changes that have taken place within the Grissom realm.

Janice Ray gave the secretary/treasurer’s report, followed by the election of officers for the 2012-2013 year.

Brown was nominated for president and Ray as secretary/treasurer. There were no other nominations or objections.

A special quest, President Abraham Lincoln (portrayed by Joe Woodard), joined the reunion.

President Lincoln shared many stories and adventures of his era.

The family of Irene Floyd donated blocks for a friendship quilt at last year’s reunion. Joanne Grissom volunteered to make a quilt with the blocks and the quilt would be raffled at the next reunion. Seth Clark was the winner of the raffle.

Wayne Grissom once again shared his kiosk of the Grissom ancestry. All enjoyed the review and truly appreciate his time, effort and hard work.

The committee appreciated all who came early to help in the preparation and stayed late for the clean-up. Also for the donations that will make our gathering possible for next year.

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