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Class of 1969 Reunion info!

posted Jun 3, 2019, 7:26 AM by City High Alumni
Dear Classmate,

As you know, our 50th Reunion Celebration is planned for September 13th and 14th in Iowa City.  In addition to ongoing intensive efforts to locate every class member, a variety of options has been investigated and discussed, venues have been reserved, and only details remain to be finalized.  Planned reunion activities are summarized below; be assured that spouses/partners/significant others are welcome at all activities and events.  We are hoping that the turnout for this reunion will be the best ever - please plan to join us!

Friday Evening, 5 - 10 PM, Joe's Place, 115 Iowa Avenue,
We will have a room with a bar reserved exclusively for our group from 5-10 PM.  Pizza will be provided and the bar will be a cash bar.  Drinks, snacks and bar food are available to order - see the website for the menu.  Anyone is welcome to stay after 10 PM but there will be no space reserved exclusively for our group after 10 PM.  THERE IS NO COST TO ATTEND ON FRIDAY NIGHT, but a free-will donation of $3-$5 per person is suggested to help cover expenses.

Saturday Morning, beginning at 8:30, Golf at Pleasant Valley Golf Course, 4390 Sand Rd SE,
Anyone interested in joining classmates for a round of golf should contact Mike Yoder,

Saturday Morning, beginning at 8 until noon, Tours of City High and West High
On Saturday, schools will be open from 8 AM until noon and there will be a guided tour of each building at (TBD - either 8 or 9 AM), departing from (TBD).

Saturday, Noon - 2 PM, Lunch at Blackstone Restaurant, 503 Westbury Dr,
Space has been reserved at Blackstone's for members of the Class of '69.  Everyone is welcome and attendees will pay for their own lunch; please note that space is limited.

Saturday Evening, 6 - 11 PM, Moose Lodge, 3151 Hwy 6 E,, $40 per person
Hors d'oeuvres will be served, with dinner to follow at about 7 PM.  After dinner, music for dancing and listening will be provided by a DJ.  A cash bar will be open all evening.  If you have suggestions for other activities on Saturday evening, please let the reunion committee know.


    - No registration is necessary for Friday evening at Joe's Place - just show up!
    - For golf: contact Mike Yoder,
    - For school tours: if you want a guided tour, please come at (TBD)
    - Saturday noon at Blackstone: all are welcome, space is limited

    - Saturday evening at the Moose Lodge: please let us know as soon as possible if you plan to attend the dinner on Saturday evening.  To do this, send a brief note with the name(s) of those attending along with a check (for $40 per person) to:

        Iowa City Classes of '69 50th Reunion

        123 N Linn St, Suite 300

        Iowa City, IA 52240

The deadline for registration and payment for Saturday evening at the Moose Lodge is AUGUST 15.

An Important Note
Your reunion committee has priced the Saturday night event based on the estimated attendance and the actual costs for the venue, food and services.  If there are any funds remaining after all reunion expenses have been paid, they will be donated to the Iowa City Community School District Foundation,

We sincerely hope to see all of our classmates at this once-in-a-lifetime celebration.  In the meantime, questions, comments, information, etc. can be directed to 

Finally, please note that we are still in need of contact information for 111 classmates.  Please review the attached list and help us find these "missing" classmates.

With best wishes for a great summer,

Your City/West Class of '69 Reunion Committee

    Jim Balmer
    Jody Braverman
    Lynn Condon Hill   
    Kot Flora
    Ruth Funk Allender   
    Mike Hansen   
    Nancie Hudson Larson   
    Ann Kent Hitchcock
    Kerry Keough Siekmann   
    Diane Krotz Courtney   
    Jerry Litton   
    Janet Nereim Lawler
    Mike O'Leary
    Cynthia E Parsons
    Jim Peterson
    Steve Rouner
    Carol Rummelhart Litton
    Jane Seiffert Rowat
    Connie Smith
    Tim Taylor
    Dave Whiting
    Mike Yoder


Class of 1969
Iowa City City HS and Iowa City West HS
City High Alumni,
Jun 3, 2019, 7:27 AM