Roosevelt High School Class of 1970

Class Reunion

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

RHS 1970 50th +1 Reunion
as of 06/22/2020

As you may know, we have cancelled our date for this September and have moved it to September 24-26, 2021.

Hello 1970 Classmates.
It’s a challenging time for all of us in a number of ways right now.
Covid-19 is on a march through every continent on our planet, along with a particularly hard hit to the US. Given that there are so many unknowns regarding how a second wave may affect us this fall, we decided to postpone our reunion.

Greetings from the RHS 1970 50th +1 Reunion Committee of Wyandotte RHS Classes of January and June 1970! Thank you all for joining our Facebook page, sending us information about classmates and yourselves and contributing to posts and general conversations.

See below for Information regarding the new weekend date of September 24-26, 2021.

*** Reunion Committee Fundraising and Donations ***
We are attempting to keep the ticket fees as low as possible. Please look below to find out more about how local businesses and individuals can help in this effort. Please contact Jean Bogart Miller for additional information.

*** What expenses are involved ***
Price of The Bentley dinner and venue, decorations, party gift, photographer throughout the weekend activities, program booklet, music DJ and more.

*** Additional Group Activities: ***
Arrangements include a Saturday morning tour of RHS, a Saturday afternoon Wyandotte history presentation at Bacon Memorial Library, a Saturday afternoon boat ride on the Detroit River, golf, a group breakfast on Sunday morning, and possibly more – details to come. Activities such as the boat ride, golf, and group breakfast are not included in the $45.00 per person charge for Friday night at The Bentley Banquet and Conference Center.

*** How You Can Help ***
Please send your contact information to our group email address rhs1970classreunion@gmail.com :
Name (please include married and maiden name for women), Address, Email, Facebook (name), Mobile Number, Landline number
Our goal is to reach as many of our classmates as possible. Fortunately, electronic communications are a wonderful gift. Please help inform your 1970 friends by sharing our Facebook group page and website address and continue to spread the news by direct phone calls and contacting family members and friends of friends. A good number of our classmates have already helped in using these types of connections. Again, thank you!

*** Reunion Committee Members ***
Donna Ellis-Thornthwaite, Estella Macintyre Johnson, Al Hanlon, Pat Rauch McMahon, Jean Bogart Miller, Alana Branch Paluszewski, Paula Bunce Witting, Jan McCaskey-Hodge Yontz, Connie Caldwell Young, Ken Varga (Class of 69, volunteer website creator)


Reserve & Pay


What, When, & Where

Welcome to the RHS class of 1970 50th +1 Reunion. Listed below are the times, locations, and events planned for this celebration. Catch up with old friends, Relive old memories and create new ones. Come be a part of this special time.

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Dinner & Party

Dinner and Party will be at The Bentley Banquet & Conference Center.

Payment can be made via PayPal or by check.  Information for both options are below or click HERE.  Please RSVP below or click HERE.

Friday, 24 September 2021
6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
The Bentley Banquet & Conference Center
646 Biddle Ave
Wyandotte, MI 48192

Buffet Style – Round Tables seating up to 10 people
Includes full buffet dinner and non-alcoholic drinks, Cash Bar/Bartender, dance floor, sound system, DJ, professional photographer, and more

Dinner Menu
2 Meat Dishes (Gluten Free)
1 Vegetable Dish
1 Pasta
Salad (Gluten Free)
Rolls & Butter

Cost
$45 per person – this price  may need to be adjusted.

Please reserve your electronic ticket(s) August 31, 2021.  A final attendance count is required one week prior to September 24, additional details will be added as we move forward
Tickets will not be sold at the door

Payments
Can be made by using PayPal on our website –  www.rhswyan1970.com

or by check sent to

RHS 1970 Reunion c/o Pat Rauch McMahon
2385 19th Street
Wyandotte, MI 48192 

Suggested Dress
Comfortable business casual, prefer no shorts or flip flops

Who Should Attend
Graduates of January and June of 1970 classes and others who may not have graduated with these classes for various reasons.

If you plan to attend, please feel free to bring a guest with you.

Email Communication
rhs1970classreunion@gmail.com



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School Tour

Come and walk the halls of RHS.  Relive your memories from 50 years ago.  Look at the changes since we graduated.  Please RSVP below or click HERE.

Saturday, 25 September 2021
10:00 AM

Roosevelt High School
540 Eureka
Wyandotte, MI

Cost
Free



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Wyandotte History Presentation

Enjoy learning about the history of Wyandotte with old friends at Bacon Memorial Library.  Please RSVP below or click HERE.

Saturday, 25 September 2021
PM – Exact Time TBD

Bacon Memorial Library
45 Vinewood St
Wyandotte, MI

Cost
Free



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River Cruise – Family Event

Take a leisurely 2 hour cruise up and down the Detroit river on the Diamond Jack.

Payment can be made via PayPal or  check. Information for both options are below or click HERE.  Please RSVP below or click HERE.

Saturday, 25 September 2021
Afternoon Boarding begins at TBD 

Bishop Park Public Tour Dock
2840 Van Alstyne St.
Wyandotte, MI

Cost
$TBD per person



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Golf

Enjoy playing golf with old friends.  The groups will be 4 people in size.  This is for NINE holes of golf.  Please RSVP below or click HERE.

Time TBD
Location: TBD

Cost
TBD per person

 



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Sunday Morning Brunch

Enjoy gathering for brunch with old friends at TBD. Please RSVP below or click HERE.

Sunday, 26 September 2021
9:00 AM

Location TBD

Cost
Payable at the Door




Pictures From The Past

Scenes From our Yearbook



Our Teachers

The People Who Helped Mold Us


Teachers


January Class

The January 1970
Class


January


June Class

The June 1970
Class


June


The Gallery

Scenes From RHS


Gallery



Memories

Our memories from back in the day

Your memory here

April ’70 – Your Name

Your Memory Title

Your memory here

April ’70 – Your Name

Your Memory Title

Your memory here

April ’70 – Your Name

Your Memory Title


Memory 4

December ’70

School band

Memory 5

July ’70

Summer holiday

Memory 6

June ’70

Happy hour



Have any good high school memories that you would like to share?






Your Name

Memory Month/Year

Your Memory



Gone Too Soon

Classmates who are no longer with us
List as of 21 JUN 2020

If there are misspellings, other mistakes or 1970 January and June Classmates who are deceased and who are not on this list, please let us know at rhs1970classreunion@gmail.com or contact Donna Ellis at donnaellis543@gmail.com. Thank you. Your help in updating this list is appreciated.

Linda Batkiewicz (Brucker)

Melford Beaudry

Don Brown

Gary Browne (verify)

Nelson Brown

Kenneth ‘Ken’ Brucker

Karen Bryson

Bill Caruso

Al Consiglio

William ‘Bill’ Conway

Debbie Cowie

Judy Thomas Cywinski

Christine DeLucia

Walt Denman

Dennis Derrick

Mike Favot

Don Fronczak

Ron Fronczak

Bill Gage

Jill Gallimore

Elizabeth Gentiles

Jerry Glotfelty

Margorie Goins

Lemar Gray

Ray Grooms

Gloria Guffey

Paul Harris

Kathy Hart (Maloney)

Robert ‘Bob’ Hart

Jerry Johns

Nora Lacy

Rich Malinowski

John Mann

Lorie Meneffe

Paul Milligan

Nancy Passalacqua

Rosemary Pahl

Kathy Reames

Linda Sage

Jack Sarazin

Jim Singbiel

Terry Skok

Nancy Stacks

Frank Stogeria

Mike Stoner

Fay Simpson (Strochine)

William ‘Bill’ Swiecki

Sidney Thomas

Phil Tocco

John Wieclaw


Once in a Lifetime Event

50 years is quite an accomplishment.  Come out and celebrate with the people you grew up with.  Please let us know if you can attend or not.  The next few sections are to allow the reunion committee to “fine tune” the events to maximize everyone’s enjoyment and level of participation.



Please Respond

The reunion committee is working to have multiple events during our reunion while keeping the cost to a minimum. Please reply and indicate whether you will be able to attend any of these events. Your time is greatly appreciated.






Your Name

Your Email

SubjectWyandotte RHS 1970 50th +1 Reunion

Will you attend

Number of Attendees

I Will attend the School Tour

I Will attend the Wyandotte History event

I Will attend the River Cruise family event

I Will attend the Golf event

I Will attend the Sunday Brunch event

*** Check the box below to ADD your name as an attendee ***
*** on the website ***

Notes




Attendees

The following people have committed to attend the RHS Class of 1970 50th+1 Reunion

Last Update: 6 January 2020

Sponsorship

We are attempting to keep the ticket fees as low as possible. Please visit our web site to find out more about how local businesses and individuals can help in this effort. Please contact Jean Bogart Miller for additional information at 734.218.2078 or jeanssite2001@yahoo.com.

The Wyandotte Roosevelt High School Class of 1970 is looking for sponsors for our 50th +1 Class Reunion. Several events will be held at various venues around Wyandotte the weekend of September TBD.  We expect upwards of 200 people in attendance. We are offering four levels of sponsorship:

EVENT SPONSOR: $600
We are looking for one sponsor. The Event sponsor will receive recognition on large boards strategically placed in the hall and a full page ad in the program.

REFRESHMENT SPONSORS: $400
We are looking for two to four sponsors. Refreshment sponsors will receive recognition on large boards strategically placed in the hall and a half page ad in the program.

GIFT SPONSORS: $120
We are looking for gift sponsors to pay for mementos. An 8½” x 11” poster near each gift will recognize the gift sponsor and a 2½” x 2” ad in the program.

TABLE SPONSORS: $30
We are looking for twenty sponsors for each of the tables at the dinner banquet Friday night. Each sponsor will have a 4¼” x 5½” table card acknowledging their contribution.

PROGRAM SPONSORS:
There is an opportunity to purchase an ad in the program.  Can’t make it?  Leave a message in the program for everyone to see.

Half page ad: $100
Quarter page ad: $50
Eighth page ad $25

DOOR PRIZES
Gift certificates and/or items will be greatly appreciated. Sponsors will be listed on an 8½” x 11” poster at the registration table.

Table and certificate sponsors will have their name acknowledged in the program.  We ask all sponsors to provide logos and desired ad copy in electronic form.  Please contact TBD by email at sponsorship@TBD for more information or to submit logos and ad copy.  Invoices are available on request. Please make checks payable to: “RHS Class of 1970 Reunion” send to c/o Pat Rauch McMahon
2385 19th Street, Wyandotte, MI 48192 or through PayPal (treasurer@TBD).







Your Name

Your Email

SubjectSponsor – Wyandotte RHS 1970 50th +1 Reunion

I want to be a Refreshment sponsor: Cost $400

I want to be a Gift sponsor: Cost $120

I want to be a Table sponsor: Cost $30

I want to be a half page Program sponsor: Cost $100

I want to be a quarter page Program sponsor: Cost $50

I want to be an eighth page Program sponsor: Cost $25

I want to be a Gift Certificate sponsor

Notes



Accommodations

Group rates for the weekend of September 24-26 are available at two hotels in Southgate. Please let them know you are with the 1970 RHS 50th +1 Class Reunion. Both hotels have airport shuttle busses and serve breakfast. Holiday Inn Express & Suites has a small conference room available on the other side of their breakfast area seating that can be reserved at no expense for small groups. Don’t hesitate to check online with AAA or AARP to check for a cheaper rate. *Given our change of date, these prices and hotel accommodations may change, the hotels may change and other hotel venues added.

Both hotels have an airport shuttle bus and serve breakfast


Holiday Inn Express & Suites

1333 Heritage Center Drive
Southgate, MI 48195
Phone: (800) 370-3469

Free Breakfast

Airport shuttle bus

A small conference room is available that is adjacent to the breakfast area

Cost: Group Rates – $110 or $115 per night, depending on number of beds and amenities


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Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Hampton Inn

13555 Prechter Blvd
Southgate, MI 48195
Phone: (855) 479-0732

Free Breakfast

Airport shuttle bus

Cost: Group Rates – $124 or $134 per night, depending on number of beds and amenities


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Hampton Inn


Reserve and Pay

Reunion Payment can be made by either Check or PayPal for Your Dinner and Party Seats

Pay By Check

If you are paying by Check then make your check out to

“RHS Class of 1970 Reunion” and mail it to

c/o Treasurer Pat Rauch McMahon
2385 19th Street
Wyandotte, MI 48192

*** Include your e-Mail address so we can ***
*** send you your electronic ticket(s)  ***

Make sure to include the cost for all events that you plan on attending



Pay Using PayPal

If paying by PayPal then select the option(s) below and
*** pay like you normally do on PayPal ***




Events & Prices

All RHS Class of 1970 50th +1 Reunion events and sponsorship are listed below. Add all the event prices up and add an itemized list in the “NOTE“ box on the PayPal site for what you are attending. Thank you for adding the note. Without the note we do not know what events you want to attend.


EVENTS
50th +1 Reunion Dinner: $45.00 per person
River Cruise: $TBD per person

SPONSOR
Event: $600.00
Refreshment: $400.00
Gift: $120.00
Table:$30.00
Program 1/2 Page: $100.00
Program 1/4 Page: $50.00
Program 1/8 Page: $25.00


PayPal

IMPORTANT
Please add a note to you PayPal transaction indicating what you are purchasing, including the number of tickets.  This helps us keep our records straight and minimize calling to verify your purchase(s)

Thank you for adding your note


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