Alumni plan 2017 reunions

If you graduated in a year ending in a “7” or “2” your class may be having a reunion in 2017.
Also, some schools have all-class alumni dinners.  
 
Check below to see if your class or a family member’s class has plans for a reunion or at least persons to contact to keep informed. Send committee members your updated contact information.
 
If your class isn’t listed, check with officers or committee members and have them send any information available -- even if it’s only a couple contact names with phone numbers, mail and e-mail addresses. Send: name of school, class year, committee members’ names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, to living@RNY.com or mail to:
Living -- class reunions
Daily Sentinel
PO Box 471
Rome, NY 13442-0471.
 
If you list price information, be sure to mention how to write out check (i.e.: pay to order of --- ).
Rome Free Academy alumni should also send their information to:
Jeanette Taverna Dominic
4 Flower Court
Rome, NY 13440-4521
Phone 315-723-8413 or e-mail: jjtd2480@gmail.com
 
NOTE: Beginning Feb. 11, those making telephone calls within the 315 area code must dial ALL 10 DIGITS, including the 315 (or 680 when those numbers are assigned). 
 

RFA reunions

Below are details and contacts for RFA classes with reunions submitted to the Daily Sentinel or to Jeanette Taverna Dominic who helps coordinate RFA reunions.
1942 -- 75-year reunion. No information supplied.
1947 — 70-year reunion Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, The Beeches, 7900 Turin Road (Route 26) gathering 5 p.m.; dinner (ordered from menu), 6 p.m. Contact: Class President Walter DuBlanica by mail atWalt Dublanica, 27 Valley Drive, Birdsboro, Pa. 19508 or call 610-370-2605 or e-mail him at wndublanica@msn.com. Beeches phone 315-336-1700, motel at Beeches, 315-336-1775.
1952 -- 65-year reunion. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. 1-5 p.m., Franklin Hotel, 301 S. James St. Contacts: Janet Maycock Conti, 315-271-7283 or Jeanette Taverna Dominic, 315-723-8413 or e-mail, jjtd2480@gmail.com
1957 —  60-year reunion. July 14 and July 15, 2017. Contact: Patricia Taverna Destito, 315-335-6622, e-mail pdestito@twcny.rr.com or facebook. A detailed mailing will be sent in May. 
1962 -- 55-year reunion.Aug. 11-12, 2017 (with SAA). Friday, Legends Sports Bar & Eatery, 526 Erie Blvd. W. $10 cover charge at door.  Saturday, The Beeches,  7900 Turin Road, at Potter Road.  If you haven't gotten invitation, contact: Cordellia Raines Urbanik, 315-336-1395 by July 26.
1967-- 50-year-reunion. Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, Delta Lake Inn, 8524 Fish Hatchery Road; Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, The Beeches,  7900 Turin Road.  Contact: William K. Guglielmo, 315-337-1700, wkg@RomeChamber.com

1972 -- 45-year reunion. 45-year reunion events July 28, 29, 2017.  (With RCH).  Friday, July 28, starting at 7 p.m. Woods Valley, 9100 State Route 46, Westernville. Cash bar, food available for purchase.  Saturday, July 29,  7 p.m. "Grillin N' Chillin at the Beeches" on patio, 7900 Turin Road. It's $50 per person with payments due by July 8 payable and sent to: Cynthia Flanders, 6660 Stokes-Westernville Road, Ava, NY 13303.   That includes an open bar from 6 to 7 p.m. with wine, beer, soda and hors d'oeuvrs, steak sandwiches, grilled marinated chicken breast, kicked up baked beans, summer picnic salads, chicken riggies, salt potatoes, desert with coffee. There will be music by DVD the Band (Dean Blask and Vinny Esposito). Summer causal attire.

 
1975 -- 60th birthday bash.  Saturday, June 10, 2017, from 4-9 p.m. Stanwix Veterans and Men’s Club, 6774 Lamphear Road, with a barbecue buffet and beverages. $20 per person with checks made out to Cynthia Yager and sent to Attn: Yager, 6453 Lamphear Road, Rome, NY 13440 before June 1. Cash bar will be available. A raffle at this event will help establish a new scholarship fund for RFA graduates. Contact cyndiyager@gmail.com or 315-281-4468 or Facebook.com/LOL
1977 -- 40-year reunion.  No information supplied.  
1982 -- 35-year reunion. July 28-29, 2017. Friday, July 28, 5:30 p.m. Palisades Hotel, 1921 N. James St., cash bar and food available for purchase.   Saturday, July 29, 6 to 10 p.m. Delta Lake Inn, 8524 Fish Hatchery Road, dinner buffet, cash bar and entertainment by DJ Joe Rosato Jr. $45 per person checks payable to RFA Class of 1982 mailed to RFA Class of 1982, P.O. Box 343, Rome, NY 13442-0343.   Contacts: Facebook Rome Free Academy (RFA) Class of 1982 or email RFAClassof1982@gmail.com.
 
1987 -- 30-year reunion.  Aug. 4, 5, 2017.   Friday, 7 p.m. Casual get-together at Copper City Brewery, 1111 Oneida St.  Saturday, 6-10 p.m.  Delta Lake Inn,  8524 Fish Hatchery Road.  $40 per person.  Send checks payable to RFA Class of 1987 to: Christine Amodio Benedetto, 6450 Anderegg Drive, Rome, NY 13440-7321 by July 29.  Info: 315-292-0409.   Food, cash bar and DJ. 
 
1992 -- 25-year reunion.  July 7,8, 2017.   Friday July 7- The Mill, 611 E. Dominick St.,  7 p.m. Drink Specials. Saturday, July 8, 7 p.m. The Savoy, 255 E. Dominick St., Dinner, DJ and 2 hour Top Shelf open Bar
$60.  

Make Checks payable to and mail to Paula Jones, 7 Mildon Road, Canton, NY 13617-1167. Contacts: Paula Zakala Jones at 315-267-6200, or Bryan Hand at 315-281-7065 and on Facebook: RFA Class of 1992 .

 
1997 -- 20 year reunion. Friday, July 28, 2017, 7 to 10 p.m. Pavilion at Toccolana Club,   1412 E Dominick St., $50 per person.   Info: Facebook, RFA Class of 1997.  Contact: RFAclassof97@hotmail.com
2002 -- 15-year reunion. No information supplied.
2007 -- 10-year reunion.  Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at Teugega Country Club, 6801 Golf Course Road. Contact: Vanessa Marquette, vanessa.r.marquette@gmail.com
2012 -- five-year reunion. No information supplied.
 

Rome Catholic, SAA, AHN

Besides checking the list at www.RomeSentinel.com (click on living, then alumni/reunions), Rome Catholic and Rome’s other Catholic School alumni can call 315-336-6190 ext 0 or e-mail pbliss@syrdiocese.org for information about alumni or reunions.

 Rome Catholic High Class of 1967, 50-year reunion.   Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.  5 p.m. Mass at St. Peter's Church in memory of deceased classmates. 6 p.m. Cocktails, dinner and dancing at Teugega Country Club, 6801 Golf Course Road. Contact Mary Carmel (Lupica) Wolf at marycwolf@hotmail.com  Also, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, RCH grads invited to RFA Class of 1967 pre-reunion event, Delta Lake Inn, 8524 Fish Hatchery Road.  Food, music begin at 7 p.m.  Contact Bill Guglielmo at wkg@romechamber.com.

Saint Aloysius Academy Class of 1950 — An impromptu reunion, Savoy Restaurant, 256 E. Dominick St., Wednesday,  Aug. 16, beginning with a social  hour at 4 p.m., Contact  Don Rung, phone 814-571-8672, email:  drungpsu@gmail.com
 
Saint Aloysius Academy Class of 1962 -- 55-year reunion.Aug. 11-12, 2017 (with RFA). Friday,  Legends Sports Bar & Eatery, 526 Erie Blvd. W. $10 cover charge at door.  Saturday, The Beeches,  7900 Turin Road, at Potter Road.  If you haven't gotten an invitation, contact: Marguerite (Lupica) Maurer at 315-337-9453 or Shirley (Lyndon) McCormick at 315-336-3714 by July 26.

Rome Catholic High Class of 1972 -- 45-year reunion. 45-year reunion events July 28, 29, 2017.  (With RFA).  Friday, July 28, starting at 7 p.m. Woods Valley, 9100 State Route 46, Westernville. Fully stocked cash bar, food available for purchase.   Saturday, July 29, 7 p.m. "Grillin N' Chillin at the Beeches" on patio, 7900 Turin Road. It's $50 per person with payments due by July 8 payable and sent to: Cynthia Flanders, 6660 Stokes-Westernville Road, Ava, NY 13303.   That includes an open bar from 6 to 7 p.m. with wine, beer, soda and hors d'oeuvrs, steak sandwiches, grilled marinated chicken breast, kicked up baked beans, summer picnic salads, chicken riggies, salt potatoes, desert with coffee. There will be music by DVD the Band (Dean Blask and Vinny Esposito). Summer causal attire.

Rome Catholic High Class of 1975 -- 60th birthday bash.  Saturday, June 10, 2017, from 4-9 p.m. Stanwix Veterans and Men’s Club, 6774 Lamphear Road, with a barbecue buffet and beverages. $20 per person with checks made out to Cynthia Yager and sent to Attn: Yager, 6453 Lamphear Road, Rome, NY 13440 before June 1. Cash bar will be available. Contact cyndiyager@gmail.com or 315-281-4468 or Facebook.com/LOL
Rome Catholic High, Class of 2007 -- 10-year reunion.  Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at Teugega Country Club, 6801 Golf Course Road. Contact: Ashley Engle, ashleyjane33@yahoo.com

Other area schools

The following is information on contacts for other area schools:
Adirondack/Boonville Alumni banquet, Saturday, June 10, Elks Club, 13054 State Route 12.
 
Boonville Class of 1967, 50-year reunion, Friday, June 9, 2017, at Freddy's Diner (the former Ted's), 101 Ford St., with social hour at 5:30 and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Send email and mailing addresses to: Joe Pfeiffer, at jpfeiffer1967@hotmail.com or PO Box 251, Boonville, NY 13309-0251
 
Camden Alumni Association,Info: camdenalumni.com, Camden Alumni Association,Scott Souva, Registrar, 10154 Florence Hill Road, Camden, NY 13116 registrar@camdenalumni.com. President Scott Baker sbaker007@twcny.rr.com.
Constableville Alumni Association,  Saturday, June 10 (always second Saturday in June), 6 p.m. family-style dinner in Alpine Restaurant, 3008 Route 26, Constableville. Cost TBA. For anyone who attended Constableville School. Contact: Sue Adsit, PO Box 22, Martinsburg NY 13404 or call 315-376-0156 and leave a number for her to call back. 
Holland Patent Alumni Association, Stuart and Geraldine Gates, 10035 Korber Road, Holland Patent, NY 13354-4707. Phone (315) 865-5711.
Oneida alumni information: Oneida City School District Foundation, 565 Sayles St., Oneida, New York 13421 ocsdfoundation.org or e-mail lcimpi@oneidacsd.org
Oneida High School, all classes, Florida reunion — Saturday, March 4, 2017 from noon to 4 P.M. at the Colony Cottage Recreation Center 510 Colony Blvd. The Villages, Florida. (More than 150 attended in 2016.) The reunion is open to all attendees of O.H.S., or those who have friends from there. If you have questions or would like an application sent to you or wish to be placed on the mailing list contact Steve Tibbits ‘60 at tibial@yahoo.com.
Oriskany, Class of 1967 -- 50-year reunion. Aug. 11-12, 2017. Friday mixer TBA. Saturday, Delta Lake Inn, 85243 Fish Hatchery Road, Rome. Contact:  Sue Vanderwood Bordiuk 315-337-0671 or suejane913@aol.com
Remsen Alumni Association, Info: President Mark Williams, mark2025@gmail.com or (315) 576-1974.
Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Class of 1957 -- 60-year reunion. Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, 1 p.m. Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel, 4229 Stuhlman Road, Vernon. Contacts: Arlene Kiser, 315-336-0634 or Doris Sansoucy, 315-336-9058.
Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Class of 1972, 45-year reunion. 
Aug. 4 and 5, 2017. Scheduled are: Friday, Aug. 4 5-8 p.m. Meet & Greet, Villa Verona Vineyard & Bistro, 4914 State Route 365, Verona. $10 per person for Wine Tasting or Beer Flights, Cheese & Crackers. Cash Bar following the tastings - Casual Attire. Saturday, Aug. 5, 10-11 a.m. - Guided Tour of VVS School. The following events will be held at Old Erie Golf Club, 3387 Foster Corners Road., Durhamville, 1 p.m. - Tai Chi Lesson (taught by John Drobnica), 2 p.m. - Goofy Golf - $20 per person, with cart. A fun event for everyone - you don’t need to be a golfer. You can use golf clubs, tennis rackets, baseball bats, etc. 5 p.m. Barbecue Dinner and hors d’oeuvres - $25 per person. Cash Bar. Casual Attire. Reunion Website: www.vvsclassof72.wixsite.com/1972. Reunion Email: vvsclassof72@gmail.com Reunion Committee: Brian Loucy, 315-687-5021, bloucy54@aol.com; Deb Woodward, 315-264-4172, dwoodwar@twcny.rr.com; Phyllis Witzigman, 315-761-5198, pwitzigman@yahoo.com; David Nieman, 315-420-4050, dave@cnygolfcarts.com; Donna Brown, 315-829-3957, dfaye@tds.net; Donna Parker, 315-335-3965, dparke5@twcny.rr.com
Westmoreland Central School — send inquires to:  Westmoreland Alumni Association,  PO Box 281, Westmoreland, NY 13490. Classes planning 2017 reunions are asked to contact: Rita Mossler at ritaduffer@gmail.com, phone 315-853-2667 or 315-335-0109.