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HE-HI/Thayer Central Alumni Weekend Information

“Alumni Are Treasures”

The Hebron High/Thayer Central High School annual alumni banquet will be held Sunday, May 27, at 6 p.m. in the Thayer Central High School gym at 10th and Eads Avenue in Hebron. Tours will be available at 4:30 p.m.

Theme for the 2012 Alumni Banquet is “Alumni Are Treasures.” The committee welcomes everyone returning to Hebron on Memorial weekend, as well as those from the local area who will attend the festivities.

Honored classes this year will be those ending in “7” or “2” from 1932 through 2007 and the graduating class of 2012.

The new graduates are invited free of charge, but must make reservations so the alumni will have an accurate count for the caterers.


Reunions Planned For Honor Classes

Contact persons and plans for classes known at press time are as follows; Dates referred to are Friday, May 25; Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27.

1937: Mary Rozmajzl is contact person,(402) 768-6658. No plans have been made.

1942: Terry McGovern is contact person. 916-434-2824 tcmcgovern@starstream.net  Reunion plans are not yet confirmed, but plans are being made.

1947: Rose Rauner is contact person. (402) 768-2441. The class will meet at Mary’s Café on Saturday at 6 p.m. to eat and visit.

1952: Don Templin is contact person (402) 768-2437. Meet Saturday night at Brand X at 5 p.m. for a social hour. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.

1957: Jeanette Else (402) 768-2279, Dick Templin (402) 768-2432, Mel Harmon (360) 678-1572. Those who arrive early will meet Friday at the Brand X at 6:00 p.m. Saturday morning breakfast will be at Mary’s Café at 9 a.m. Saturday evening the class will have their reunion at the Country Club (upper level), with a catered meal beginning at 6 p.m. Social hour at 5:00 p.m.  The class will attend the alumni banquet Sunday evening at 6 p.m.

1962: Eileen Asche is contact person. (402) 768-6252. Plans are being finalized. Letters will be sent out.

1967: Linda Simonsen and Ronda (Farnstrom) Frye are the contact persons. The class will hold their class party at the home of Sue (Bauer) Wulfekoetter on Saturday, May 26, at 6 p.m.

1972: We will meet Saturday night at the L & R Hitch’n Post located in Carleton. Happy hour from 5-6 p.m. Catered meal 6:00 & DJ. Contact Rich Dana at: (402) 984-0216 or (402) 356-2022 and let him know if you plan to attend. Free Will Donation.

1977: We will have an informal get-together on Friday evening at a location TBD. On Saturday we’ll meet at Toad’s in Belvidere at 6:00 p.m. for social hour and a meal. We encourage everyone to attend the Alumni Banquet on Sunday where classmate Dr. J Tyler Martin will give the class address. For more information cal Doug Powell at (402) 768-8377, Terri (Kleider) Urich at (402) 768-3314 or Jim Koerwitz at (402) 768-2373.

1982: Deb (Riddle) Bulin, (402) 768-3467 and Sue (Wiedel) Walz are contact persons. Meet at Toads. Letters will be mailed.

1987: Diane (Riddle) Kujath (402) 587-0254 or Greg Else (913) 685-1335. Class will get together at the Country Club lower level on Saturday, May 26, at 6 p.m. Meal will be catered.

1992: We will have a potluck, family lunch on Saturday and will meet at Toad’s that evening. Check the class Facebook page for updates. Contact Staci (Boman) Hergott at (402) 768-6955 or (402) 768-3765.

1997: Tracie Orvis Beavers (402) 356-2541.

2002: Kylee Lawrence (402) 200-0603 and Lindsey Meyer (402) 324-5089.

2007: Benjamin Onnen and Brock Raum are contact persons (402) 768-8304. Check on Facebook. Reunion plans are being finalized.

2012: Graduating Class is urged to attend free of charge. Reservations must be made at True Value Hardware or Thayer County Bank.

Please Make Banquet Reservations Early

It helps the committee immensely if everyone will make their reservations early.

TICKETS are also available at local businesses, Thayer County Bank, (402) 768-6027 or True Value Hardware, (402) 768-6413. Tickets will not be sold at the door the night of the banquet, so make reservations in advance. Tickets previously ordered may be picked up in the lobby of the high school the night of the banquet.

Banquet tickets will be $12.50 each, the same price as the last several years. Ricky’s Café of Hanover will cater the banquet, which will include breaded boneless pork chops, Italian marinated chicken breast, fried chicken, smothered steak, cole slaw, peach parfait, strawberry fluff, pea salad and ambrosia, corn and green beans and homemade bread.

MOTELS: Budget Host Inn, 140 S. 13th Street. (402) 768-6524. (This is the former Rosewood Villa and Wayfarer Motel combined.)  Riverside Motel, 305 South 13th Street, Hebron. (402) 768-7366). At Fairbury there is the Capri Motel, 1100 14th St., (402) 729-3317. It is just east of the intersection of U.S. Highways 136 and 15. There is also the Geneva Inn (formerly the Golden Rod Motel) at Geneva, (402) 759-3176.

The committee works diligently, especially for the honor classes. Therefore, everyone is urged to attend and enjoy the finale of the alumni weekend.

Toad’s Bar and Keno Lounge in Belvidere will have dances both Friday and Saturday this year, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday night “De Ja Vu” will entertain and Saturday night the band will be “Red Eye”. There will be a $5 cover charge. The kitchen will be open from 5-10 p.m. TOAD’S WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY EVENING.

The Hebron Country Club will be open Sunday night after the banquet and will welcome everyone to come and visit with other alumni.

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