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PROFILE UPDATES


•   Ross Ogden  10/29
•   Judith Ann Petsonk  5/3
•   Alain P. Jehlen  5/2
•   Andrew Daubenspeck  4/25
•   Tom Riddell  12/30
•   Martin S. Ewing  10/28
•   Janaki Patrik  10/16
•   Judith Graybeal (Eagle)  8/31
•   Jan Burgess (Bays)  8/10
•   Nancy Bennett (Bennett)  7/7
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW


WHERE WE LIVE


Who lives where - click links below to find out.

3 live in Alaska
1 lives in Arizona
29 live in California
3 live in Colorado
8 live in Connecticut
1 lives in Delaware
4 live in District Of Columbia
6 live in Florida
2 live in Georgia
1 lives in Hawaii
2 live in Idaho
3 live in Illinois
3 live in Indiana
2 live in Kansas
1 lives in Kentucky
3 live in Louisiana
2 live in Maine
9 live in Maryland
17 live in Massachusetts
5 live in Michigan
4 live in Missouri
7 live in New Hampshire
3 live in New Jersey
3 live in New Mexico
24 live in New York
1 lives in North Carolina
4 live in Ohio
1 lives in Oklahoma
8 live in Oregon
18 live in Pennsylvania
1 lives in South Carolina
1 lives in Tennessee
2 live in Texas
6 live in Vermont
6 live in Virginia
7 live in Washington
1 lives in West Virginia
2 live in British Columbia
3 live in Ontario
1 lives in Quebec
1 lives in France
1 lives in Germany
1 lives in Italy
1 lives in Japan
2 live in Switzerland
1 lives in Turkey
2 live in United Kingdom
10 location unknown

MISSING CLASSMATES


Know the email address of a missing Classmate? Click here to contact them!

A great reunion for us all. At least 105 classmates attended some part of the reunion from June 2-5, 2016, and ovr 130 people attended some of our meals which included spouses/partners, significant others, and gate crashers from other classes .

Check out all the photos now posted to the website in the top two sidebars.

Tom Webb, Class President, Reunion Organizer, and Website Administrator 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Dear Classmates,
A friend of our classmate Judy Walenta posted some sad news on Facebook a couple of days ago. Judy has breast cancer that has metastasized. As of this weekend she was hospitalized in California in critical condition. Her daughter has come out from New York and hopes to bring her back there for hospice care. I'll paste in information from a friend of Judy's about support below.
Sincerely,
Daniel Pope

Judy's daughter Angola is going out to CA tomorrow & hoping to bring her back to a Hospice Facility in NYC & this is all going to cost in excess of $15k ~
Her friend has set up a Caring Bridge web-site: "www.caringbridge.org/visit/careforjudy" as a way to start a fund-raising campaign & this is now linked to a Gofundme web-site: "www.gofundme.com/care-for-judy" & donations can be made there ~ we would be so very grateful for whatever you are able to pitch-in to the campaign ~

Chester Children's Chorus Video

This link from the Swarthmore College Alumni Virtual Connection Facebook page is now live.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NPMSvvfs5Q

Just click and you will see the video of the Chester Children's Chorus in action. This may be the video of the visuals that didn't show during the CCC's performance on Saturday afternoon (June 4, 2016).

Our reunion gift is going to support members of this chorus to learn about science in the Science for Kids summer program at the college.

Scott Arboretum Article

Here's a link to an article from the 5/25/16 Washington Post that may be of interest. The focus is on the Scott Arboretum -- there have been quite a number of changes since our days.

 

Reunion Schedule (June 2-5, 2016)

Thursday 

Noon: Class members attending the Barnes trip may store their luggage in Alice Paul Hall.

1PM Bus leaves for the Barnes Museum from Rose Garden Circle by Parrish.

3PM on: 50th Reunion Check-in, Alice Paul Residence Hall

5 PM on drinks and informal gatherings before dinner at the dorm lounge

6 PM Class Dinner, Clothier Hall 2nd Floor (Tarbles)

8 PM onwards: Informal gatherings in Alice Paul lounge, Drinks/munchies.

8 PM onwards: Folk singing and live music in David Kemp lounge

Friday

7-9 AM: Breakfast in Alice Paul lounge

9-10:20: Welcoming gathering, Kohlberg Hall, Scheuer Room

10:30-11:45: Panel of Former Faculty. Science Center, Chang Hou Hall (Room 101)

Faculty expected to participate:

            Bob Bannister
            Tom Blackburn
            Tom Bradley
            Chuck Gilbert
            Jean (Kopytoff) Herskovits
            Harry Pagliaro
            Frederic Pryor
            David Smith
            Pete Thompson

Noon to 1:45: Lunch with Former Faculty and President Valerie Smith

2-3:30: Class of ’66 Panel Discussion: “Civil Rights Work” with Cathy Wilkerson and Walter Popper led by Judy Richardson and Penny Patch: Science Center, Chang Hou Hall (Room 101)

3:45-4:30: Memorial recognition, Science Center patio

4:30PM on: All-Alumni Reception, Science Center Quad Tent

6 PM to 7:30: Dinner in Sharples

8-9 PM : SwatTalks- Introduced by President Smith, speakers are Syd Carpenter (art), Ayse Kaya (political science), Barry Schwartz (psychology)

9-10:30 PM: Freebo, Roger North, and band play in Lang Concert Hall, open to all alums

8 PM onwards: informal gathering in the dorm lounge with drinks and munchies

Saturday

7-9 AM: Breakfast in Sharples

9- noon: Parade to Amphitheater and Alumni Collection, including Class Gift. Collection speaker is Maurice Eldridge ‘61

Noon to 1:30 PM: Picnic lunch in Sharples tent

1:30-3PM: Class meeting: Topic(s) open for suggestions.

2:45-4:30PM: Practice time for singers in Alumni Choral Reading of Fauré Requiem with Chester Children's Chorus

3- 4:30 PM: List Gallery reception to see our classmates’ exhibits

4:30 PM: Alumni Choral Reading of Fauré Requiem with Chester Children's Chorus, who will close the performance with a 30-minute concert, Lang Concert Hall

6:15 PM Pre-dinner drinks, Science Center Quad Tent

7:15 PM Class Dinner, Clothier Hall 2nd floor (Tarbles)

After dinner, many classmates will enjoy continuing to visit by moving from table to table in Tarbles.

9 PM onwards: Informal gatherings in the dorm lounge, singing and fun.

Sunday

8 AM to 11 AM: Brunch in Tarbles for those classmates who registered and paid for this meal. Breakfast is available in Sharples for those who did not pay for brunch.