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Welcome Class of 1969!

Alumni Weekend: June 20-24, 2019

Welcome, Class of 1969!

It’s time to come back to Palatine Hill for your Golden Reunion! 

Check out our photos from Alumni Weekend 2018 when our friends from the class of 1968 celebrated their 50th Reunion!

ALUMNI WEEKEND SCHEDULE
The full schedule of events is posted here. Please read through the schedule before registering.

The class of 1969 celebrated at Alumni Weekend 2014.

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR ALUMNI WEEKEND 2019 HAS CLOSED. SEE US AT STEWART HALL TO CHECK-IN AND ADD EVENTS.

PLANNING TO ATTEND:
The following members of the class of 1969 have registered for Alumni Weekend 2019. The list will be updated weekly.

John Barton
Anne Spencer Caputo
Dave Grube
Naida Hedgepeth
Marcia Weidig Hilton
Michael Homan
Steve Hopkins
Paula Henry Janz
John Kralovec
Vicki Kreimeyer
Joan Lackey Lotze
Alan Masden
Marti Park
Bill Sage
Susie Ettinger Schneider
Mike Shiffer
Jo Ann Staebler
Nan Forsyth Stewart
Ron Stokes

Check out your Class Letter here.

ALUMNI WEEKEND SCHEDULE 

Alumni Weekend begins on Thursday, June 20 and ends on Sunday, June 23. There will be events for your class on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the weekend. Your class event will be on Thursday. The Golden Medallion Luncheon, which is held in your honor, is on Friday. The Northwest Salmon Bake and Barbecue, is on Saturday. We want to especially draw your attention to the following events:

Thursday
Opening Social
- Kick off the celebration with some delicious appetizers, drinks, and merriment!

1969 Class Reunion Reception and Dinner - A reception and dinner in honor of the class of 1969 including appetizers, dinner, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.

Friday
Golden Medallion Luncheon
- Your class will be inducted into the Albany Society! The classes of 1954, 1959 and 1964 will also be honored.

Pioneer College - Albany to Fir Acres: The “Cinderella College” Arrives
Professor Emerita Jean Ward explores how courage, patience, and vision, three
virtues prized by L&C President Morgan S. Odell, helped shape the college in its early years. This presentation will take place immediately following the Golden Medallion Luncheon.

Greek Life Reunion - All fraternities and sororities are invited!

Friday Night Sing-Along - Join David Grube ’69, Marcia (Weidig) Hilton ’69, Richard Moore ’71, Jan (Friesen) Pearce ’74, and others for a sing-along. Song sheets will be provided.

Saturday
All Decades Brunch -
A few things on the menu for this brunch are fried chicken, waffles, scrumptious toppings, eggs, potatoes, bacon, fresh fruit, granola and Mimosas!

Communication/Rhetoric and Media Studies Reunion - Including alumni storytelling and a reception with appetizers, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.

All Class Northwest Salmon Bake & BBQ - Come together with the whole Lewis & Clark community to enjoy salmon caught and prepared by the Charley Family. The Russell Charley family, members of the Warm Springs Tribe, will prepare salmon on wood cooking sticks over an open fire pit.

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Alumni Choir
- Gathering the choir has become a tradition, much loved by weekend guests. All who feel an affinity to L&C music programs are welcome!

Visit the Alumni Weekend schedule for details and more events. Please read through the schedule before registering.

ALUMNI WEEKEND ACCOMMODATIONS AND FAMILY PROGRAMS

Visit our housingFAQ, and family pages to find information on on- and off-campus housing, information on how to get to campus from the airport and train stations, and what activities we will be offering for families and kids.

WHO IS WORKING ON THE REUNION?

For a list of your class reunion volunteers, and to join in on the fun, visit the Alumni Weekend volunteer page.  

WHERE CAN I FIND CLASSMATES?

Start with the Alumni Directory to connect and reconnect with classmates. Or, let your staff reunion coordinator know you’d like a list so you can contact friends to encourage them to attend the reunion.            

HOW CAN I CONTRIBUTE TO MY 50th REUNION GIFT? 

The Annual Fund Class Gift is a way for you and your classmates to give thanks for your L&C education - and help current students experience L&C like you did. Contributions of all sizes are welcome and appreciated. If you would like to join the Philanthropy Council or have any questions about giving to Lewis & Clark, please contact Julie Newsome, jnewsome@lclark.edu or 503-768-7963.

JOIN THE VOLUNTEER GROUP!

There are many ways to support the reunion to ensure a great turnout, and that the reunion is a meaningful and fun time for your class and your overseas or off-campus group. Learn more about volunteering here or contact your staff reunion coordinator. 

STAFF REUNION COORDINATOR

Emily Decker, Interim Director, Alumni, Parent and Student Engagement, 503.768.7838, emily@lclark.edu.

Find the Alumni Weekend website here.