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Reunions 2018-19

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Contact: Michelle Cruise
PO Box 947, Columbus NE 68602-0947
Phone: 402-563-7000 Ext. 10651
Email: cruisem@discoverers.org

1949 – Locals meet the first Monday of the month for breakfast at Picket Fence Cafe. All classmates welcome. Contact: Rosella (Blaser) Norris for info. 402-564-7498.

1956 – Meets at 10 a.m. the first Wed. of every month at Stack & Steak for morning coffee. All classmates welcome.

1957 – 60th Reunion – Sept. 1, 2017. Social at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. all at Dusters. For more information, contact Jane Ellefson at 402-942-2908 or Carolyn Cattau at 402-564-1932.

1958 – Class lunch the first Wednesday of every month at noon at Maximus. All classmates and spouses welcome.

1959 – Meets the second Thursday quarterly (January, April, July and October) at Stack n’ Steak at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and conversation. Classmates and spouses are welcome.

1960 – Meets the first Tuesday of each month at Maximus at 11:30 a.m.

1962 – Meets the first Friday of every month at 8:30 a.m. at Stack ‘n Steak. All classmates and spouses are welcome.

1963 -55th Reunion – Sept. 21 & 22, 2018.  There will be a tour of new high school Saturday at 2:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kay (Sinclair) Ferris at rferris@neb.rr.com or call 402-564-5847.

1964 – 55th Reunion – August 16 & 17, 2019.  Rooms have been reserved at the newly renovated Ramada Inn (formerly New World Inn) for the reunion. The ice breaker will take place at the Whiskey Sands Bar on Friday evening.  A private buffet will be served in The Loup banquet room on Saturday evening. The Ramada Inn will also hold a block of sleeping rooms for our class under the name Class of 1964 Reunion.  Call 402-564-1492 for reservations. Besides the complimentary breakfast that is served to registered guests, the Ramada has a Sunday brunch buffet. More details to follow.

1968 – 50th Reunion – August 17-18, 2018. Contacts: Diane Schwank at 402-910-1539 or Steve Anderson at 402-563-1347 .

1973 – 45th Reunion – August 17 and 18, 2018. August 17- Casual meet & greet at Maximus Bar, 329 23rd St., at 7 p.m. August 18 – informal dinner at Dusters Restaurant, 2804 13 St. Social from 6-7 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. There will be some tables reserved at Frankfort Square to listen to the band after dinner. For more information, contact Ardis Bruckner at ardisbruckner@yahoo.com or Jeanne at sjoh145854@aol.com.

1978 – 40th Reunion – August 10 and 11, 2018. August 10 – Columbus race Track (combined with Scotus Class of 1978 and following the races meeting at Glurs Tavern. August 11 – Izaak Walton, 3521 S 9th St. from 6:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Pizza will be provided and bring your beverage. Cost is $20 per person or $30 per couple. RSVP and mail money to Beth Craig 11960 S 192nd St Gretna, NE  68028. For more information, contact pottsie359@gmail.com or rodcarstensen@gmail.com Facebook link https://www.facebook.com/CHS-Class-of-78-40th-Reunion-158319894798027/

1988 – 30 Year Reunion – August 17 & 18, 2018. Contact: Steve Hughes, shughes@neb.rr.com or 402-270-4647.  For updates, follow us on Facebook ColumbusDiscoverers – Class of 1988

1993 – 25 Year Reunion – August 4, 2018. Tour of the high school (3434 Discoverer Dr. – enter on the south side) 1 p.m. and tour of the middle school (2200 26 St. – enter on the east side) 3 p.m. Social at 7 p.m. at Whiskey Sands (Ramada Inn).

1998 – 20 Year Reunion – August 3 and 4, 2018. August 3 – Horse races at Ag Park. There will be tables reserved.  After the races meeting at Maximus. August 4 – CHS tour at 11 a.m. and CMS tour at 12:30 p.m.; 7 p.m. Whiskey Sands inside Ramada formerly known as New World Inn. There will be a DJ and appetizers. The cost is $15 per person if paid by July 20 and $20 per person after July 20. A PayPal account has been set up on Facebook. If you are not on Facebook, contact Leslie Anderson Larson at 402-304-6084 or Lindsay Berlin Ogle at 402-942-4077, Jesse Bordy at 402-606-9023 or Cory Schaefer at 402-270-0856 for more information. A block of rooms have been reserved for Friday and Saturday at Ramada Inn. The rooms must be reserved by July 20.

2008 – 10 Year Reunion – August 31 & Sept. 1, 2018 – August 31 – 7 p.m. CHS Discoverer Football game vs. North Platte. The class will be recognized at the game. Sept. 1 – Husker Football watch party at Maximus. Time TBD. Possibly going to the horseraces depending on the football game time. Tours of the old and new high school TBD. For more information join the Columbus High School—Class of 2008 Reunion on Facebook or contact Anne Ronhovde at anneronhovde@gmail.com.