50 + 2 REUNION

Join Us On:

SEP

9

FRI

Sep 9, 2022 (Fri)
Friday Gathering Event


 




Location:

Abilene Country Club
4039 S. Treadaway
Abilene, TX 79602


Join Us On:

SEP

10

SAT

Sep 10, 2022 (Sat)
Saturday Box Lunch at CHS Cafeteria


 




Location:

Cooper High School Cafeteria
3639 Sayles Blvd.
Abilene, TX 79605


Join Us On:

SEP

10

SAT

Sep 10, 2022 (Sat)
Walking Tour of Downtown Abilene


 




Location:

NCCIL
102 Cedar St.
Abilene, TX 79601


Join Us On:

SEP

10

SAT

Sep 10, 2022 (Sat)
Saturday Evening Event


 




Location:

NCCIL (National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
102 Cedar St.
Abilene, TX 79601


Ticket / Activity Registration for Events

  • TICKET / ACTIVITY NAME
    PRICE
    QUANTITY
  • Friday Gathering Event
    $25.00
  • Saturday Box Lunch at CHS Cafeteria
    $15.00
  • Walking Tour of Downtown Abilene
    Free
  • Saturday Evening Event
    $45.00

  • Include yourself and any guests you are bringing in quantity above.

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Event Details

ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.  DEADLINE: AUGUST 21, 2022



FRIDAY

Friday, September 9 - Abilene Country Club, 4039 S. Treadaway, 6:30-10:30pm

Enjoy the All American Buffet of hamburgers, hot dogs, potato chips, and baked beans.   A cash bar will be provided and will accept cash or credit cards.  This is a great evening to start catching up!!!  No stairs or elevators needed because we will be on the first floor in the Forty39 Room, Fireside Room, and Outdoor Patio.



SATURDAY LUNCHTIME

Saturday, September 10 - Cooper Library, 3639 Sayles Blvd., 11:30-1:30pm

The Saturday Box Lunch meal will feature time to break into Junior High groups!  Come to see CHS and get in lots more visiting!

About 2pm:  The Downtown walking tour route is about 1.5 miles long.  Leaving from North 1st and Cedar (in front of the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (the NCCIL), Bill Minter (CHS '69) will guide the tour and update participants on the vibrant life of the revitalized Abilene Downtown, SoDA District, and Abilene Heritage Square (former Lincoln Jr. High).  Exciting changes in A-TOWN!!!  To talk to Bill Minter and ask questions, call him 325-829-0617 or better yet, email him at bill@mintermedia.com. 



SATURDAY EVENING

Saturday Night, September 10 - The NCCIL, 102 Cedar St., 6:00-10:00pm

The Saturday Evening Event will feature a barbecue meal of brisket and chicken, Cowboy beans, potato salad, peach cobbler and iced tea, provided by 5C Smokehouse.  Cypress Street Station will provide the cash bar, accepting credit cards or cash in payment.

Local historian, author, humorist, and speaker Jay Moore will provide a 20 minute review of the Abilene of our youth!

A large group PHOTO will be taken during the evening, plus pictures of Band or Choir or FFA groups, junior high buddies, and more!  Pictures can be ordered and paid for at this time, or Mindy Morris, longtime Abilene photographer, will give you the order form to mail in with your payment.

Our event location, The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (NCCIL) is a treat in itself!  The NCCIL exhibits, tours, collects, preserves and promotes original art from the finest children's literature.  Their vision is to inspire and empower children to read and be creative.  Through their programming and outreach, the NCCIL actively promotes children's literacy, both art and reading, in the Abilene community and beyond.  It is a non-profit organization, www.nccil.org.

Parking for the NCCIL:  A few places on Cedar Street, a parking lot west of the NCCIL, and the Abilene Public Library lot to the north of the NCCIL.  Also, First Baptist Church has a large parking lot about a block away (west) between N. 1st and N. 2nd Streets.

***Special Note***  Ed Elmore is interested in having a worship gathering on Sunday morning, September 11, and would like to hear from any of us who would like to participate.  Contact him by email: eelmore@hle.com, or cell: 979-229-0618.



 HOTEL BLOCKS:  Ask for CHS Class of 1970 50th Reunion block of rooms.  TELL THEM THE DATES YOU WANT!!  There's another CHS reunion soon after ours!!

MCM ELEGANTE SUITES, 4250 Ridgemont Dr., phone #325-698-1234, $114.00 + tax, offer available until August 10, 2022 (Block of 20 rooms:  10 KING, 10 two DBL BEDS each night in block)

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT, 4350 Ridgemont Dr., phone #325-695-9600, $139.00 + tax, offer available until August 10, 2022 (Block of 20 rooms:  10 KING, 10  two DBL BEDS each night in block)



 

 

 

 



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