FLASH! Dinner at Otto's has been changed from Monday,
October 16th to Monday, October 23rd because of the rain storms.
Flooding may make it difficult to get to Otto's which is just north of
Buffalo Bayou. Time and location remain the same for the new
1960 Alumni Gathering
Saturday October 7,
- Classmates interested in planning our 50th Reunion met at 2
Riverway Drive in the ground floor Conference Room. The
following events were approved by the attendees:
1960 Dinner and Conversation Evenings organized by Joan
Parker and Ann Comstock Hornbeak:
|Monday, October 16,
December 5, 2006
February 6, 2007
Pei Wei Restaurant
April 3, 2007
James Coney Island
June 5, 2007
August 14, 2007
October 9, 2007
Romano's Macaroni Grill
December 4, 2007
Spdwy @ Westpark
Kirby @ Westpark
begin gathering at 6:30 PM to 6:45 PM
are joining your classmates for dinner, RSVP by 5:30 PM the day of the
event to either Joan Hall Parker,
(713) 782-3609, email@example.com,
or Ann Comstock Hornbeak, (713)
492-0466,firstname.lastname@example.org, so that they
can tell the restaurant how many are coming. The
separate checks for the diners.
have questions or need a ride, ask Joan or Ann. If
unable to join us for dinner, please come for coffee. Everyone is
Reunion Planning Gathering on Saturday, January
20, 2007, 9:30 to 11:00 AM,
Ground Floor Conference Room, 2
Riverway Drive (near
Woodway and South Post Lane).
Our 50th Reunion
will be headed by Deanna Schiro Stubbs, Chair, Ann Comstock Hornbeak,
Secretary, and Nelson Smith, Treasurer. Committees
will be organized at this meeting.
Our 65th Birthday Party, set for Saturday Evening, 5
to 7 pm, February 17, 2007, at a location to be determined
later. James Coney Island may cater. Ridhard Hall and
Barbara McNeir will be organizing this event.
join Redskins and Redskin friends young and
have some fun and get some exercise at the 3rd Annual Big Red Run 5K
fun run benefiting the
Lamar College Corner, a group dedicated to helping guide Lamar students
through the maze of college searches and applications.
What: 3rd Annual Big Red Run (5K run/1K walk)
Where: In front
of Lamar HS - 3325
What time: 8:00
am (run), 8:45 am (walk)
How much: $20
(run), $12 (walk)
receive a specially designed
t-shirt. The after party will include food, music, children's
games, and free massages. Prizes to be awarded in all age groups.
Registration Options: www.signmeup.com or Call 713 522-2960.
more info, visit the Lamar Alumni website @ www.lamarhsalumni.com
|Since our 45th
Reunion we have lost several of our favorite classmates: Bunny Moore,
Steve Lawrence, Ronnie Cloud, Key Welch, Bill Rice, and Jack
Bunny was at our 45th Reunion. On the right is a picture of him
at the 45th Reunion, Friday night event at Felix's Mexican
Restaurant. We don't have recent pictures of the other
classmates. Bunny was a car collector and brought his 1957 red
Chevy Convertible to the 45 Reunion Saturday Picnic at Lamar. Bunny drove up in his
Chevy and pretty soon a crowd gathered. Front and
back views of the car and Bnny are below.
| 5th Reunion Invitation Committee
is the Mailing Committee on May
15, 2005, after
completing folding, stuffing, addressing, and stamping those red
envelopes containing the invitations to the 45th reunion, October 28
members are Nelson and Alice Bell Smith, Larry Stewart, Dene Hofheinz
Anton, Liz Mobley Wayne, Margaret Deats Bott, Joan Hall Parker, Becky
Judy Pence Jordan, Georgia Reynolds White, Dale Beneke, Sally Henderson
Ralls Johnson, and Chair Barbara McNeir. The Committee met
several times to plan the 45th reunion weekend.
to right top row: Pam Ballard,
Chair Babs McNeir, Left to right bottom row: Catherine Compton,
Kay Dunlap Henderson and Sally Henderson Yates. Not pictured but
there and working, Marilyn Ralls Johnson, Deanna Schiro Stubbs and her
hubby, J. E. Stubbs.
|The first Big
Red Run on October 30, 2004, was fun and successful.
twice as many runners as expected turned out. Lamar High
Alumni Association, Inc., Executive Director Fran Callahan says it
be even better next year.
At least two of
attended. Pictured are (l to r) Jan LaMaster Redford
her husband, David Redford (1958) 2004-2005 President of the Board of
the Lamar High
School Alumni Association, Inc. (LHSAA), and Marilyn Ralls Johnson
(1960). David announced
winners and handed out awards. He also ran the 5K race in a
time for his age group.
Ralls Johnson just completed a three year term as the Recording
Secretary of the LHSAA Board,
and she says that LHSAA is the way to bring together the generations of
Lamar graduates. Visit their web site Lamar
Alumni Central for more about LHSAA.
2004 Genesis Photographers
buzz is all about the Lamar High School Alumni Association, Inc.'s
Tune Event benefiting the Lamar Auditorium and celebrating Ruth
90th birthday. It was a great evening with our own Bob
Foxworth as MC. Shortly after appearing for the Lamar
Bob's father died here in Houston.
you missed the show, you can buy a video tape of the interviews which
Bob, Tommy Tune and Jaclyn Smith from LHSAA for $20.00.
at left is Bob Foxworth,
handling the Master of Ceremonies job for the Lamar Auditorium
right, Bob is shown
talking to Lamar Principal, James
On this occasion, he was the guest of the Lamar High School Alumni
Inc. (LHSAA) for lunch at River Oaks Country Club.
The main topic
for discussion was the Lamar Auditorium renovation. Bob expressed
an interest in helping LHSAA raise funds for the "extras" that HISD was
unable to provide for the Lamar Auditorium. His participation in
the benefit was greatly appreciated.
After the lunch, Bob
that it was his first conversation with a high school principal that
present at the
luncheon - (l to r) Jim Bernhard, (class of 1955) TUTS, Marilyn Ralls
(class of 1960) LHSAA Board Secretary, the host John Adkins (class of
LHSAA Board President, pictured below with Bob.
underwriters of LHSAA's 2003
Distinguished Alumni Luncheon honoring Lamar's
County District Attorneys, Carol S. Vance (1951), John B. "Johnny"
Jr. (1959), and Charles "Chuck" Rosenthal (1963).
former Judge Richard Hall and Marilyn Ralls Johnson,
from the class of 1960, (front row), and behind them, Carol Vance (on
the left) and
Lamar Principal James McSwain on the right.
Publishing published a 2005 directory of all Lamar alumni as a
and a CD. LHSAA is sponsoring the directory. Click
here for more information.
Braly, Class of '52 and Charter Member of the Choralettes, still wants
former Choralettes to contact her regarding the Choralettes project for
the new Music Library at Lamar. She is much further along and
to do a program with the Choralettes next Spring. Call her at
or write her at 7027 Triola, Houston, Texas 77074.
Dickey's picture was in a recent newsletter sent to State Rep. Martha
constituency. He has been lobbying for underground utilities in
Upper Kirby Management District and was present when Gov. Rick Perry
House Bill 3578 allowing utility lines to be buried along Kirby Drive
changing the name of the Upper Kirby Management District to the Harris
County Improvement District #3.
Stewart reports that he has retired from the Navy, has moved to College
Station, Texas, and has been on an African
He also sent in some good pictures for our Remember When page.
need pictures and printed memorabilia from our days at Lamar for a new
"Remember When" web page.
And we would like to link your personal
and business website to this site.
Send your pictures,
information and messages about this web site to:
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