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Reunion Gatherings 2022

We’re doing something new with old friends!

  

Come and visit with your classmates. Share your news, remember the good memories, and share stories from the past. Class representatives and the alumni office have organized gathering times for classes ending in 2 and 7. Check below to see what has been planned and contact your class representative(s) if you have questions.

 

Heritage Classes

Class of 1957: Coordinated by Rachel Guedea ([email protected])

Attend Homecoming events beginning at 3:00 p.m. Heritage Dinner at 5:00 p.m. Dinner is $15/person, please prepay and register. 

Class gathering in room 337 after dinner.


Class of 1962: Coordinated by Carol Birkey ([email protected]) and Vernon Hoover ([email protected]

Attend Homecoming events beginning at 3:00 p.m. Heritage Dinner at 5:00 p.m. Dinner is $15/person, please prepay and register. 

Social gathering at Carol Birkey’s home after the meal.


Class of 1967: Coordinated by Betty (Miller) Gruber ([email protected]

Attend Homecoming events beginning at 3:00 p.m. Heritage Dinner at 5:00 p.m. Dinner is $15/person, please prepay and register.

Class gathering in room 333 after dinner.

 

Golden Anniversary Class

Class of 1972 (50th Reunion): Coordinated by Bryan Mierau ([email protected]), Elizabeth Barker ([email protected]), and Gail Brumbaugh ([email protected]

Friday, Sep. 23 at 3:00 p.m. Meet at Goshen Brewing Company if you would like to FaceTime with Jan Unoson. 

Friday, Sep. 23 at 5:00 p.m. Informal dinner at Grace Community Church, 20076 CR 36, Goshen. 

Saturday, Sep. 24 at 2:00 p.m. Visit Darrel Hochstetler, Wilbur Hollinger, and Irene Gross at Greencroft location TBD

Saturday, Sep. 24 at 4:00 p.m. Tour at Bethany 

Saturday, Sep. 24 at 6:00 p.m. Dinner at Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury from 5 - 8  p.m. The cost is $31 per person which includes tax and a tip. Please send a check to Karen Stichter, 400 W Waterford Street,  Wakarusa, IN 46573 by September 10th. We can meet there at 5 and the sit-down dinner will start at 6 p.m.


Alumni Classes

Class of 1977: Coordinated by Dan Ganger ([email protected]) and Deb Hershberger ([email protected])

Met July 17, 2022, at Dan’s lake house in Bristol then had dinner at Das Dutchman Essenhaus.

Welcome to attend Homecoming events at Bethany on Saturday, September 24. No formal gathering is being organized on this date.


Class of 1982: Coordinated by Jessica Lapp ([email protected]).

Keep up with plans through Jessica’s Facebook Messenger chat.

Grab your meal at the food trucks and bring it to room 113 to eat and gather at 5:00 p.m.

Zoom Meeting with extended classmates in room 113 starting at 5:30 p.m. (Ask Jessica L. for the Zoom invite.)

After Homecoming, gather at the Elephant Bar to socialize.


Class of 1987: Coordinated by Lois Hochstetler ([email protected]).

Grab your meal at the food trucks and bring it to room 112 to eat and gather at 5:00 p.m.

Welcome to attend additional Homecoming events at Bethany prior to meal and afterward.


Class of 1992: Coordinated by Lenora Hirschler Magatti ([email protected]).

Grab your meal at the food trucks and find the table reserved for the Class of 1992 in the Friendship Garden. Gather in room 111 after the meal.

Welcome to attend additional Homecoming events at Bethany prior to meal and afterward.

After Homecoming, gather at the Elephant Bar to socialize.


Class of 1997 (25th Reunion): Coordinated by Cory Livengood ([email protected]) and Ben Hartman ([email protected]).

Grab your meal at the food trucks and find the table reserved for the Class of 1997 in the Friendship Garden. Kids and partners are welcome. Room 114 is available for gathering time.


Class of 2002: Coordinated by Laurel Yoder ([email protected]). 

7:00 a.m. Pancake breakfast at the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale (http://www.mennonitesale.org/)

10:00 a.m.+ Michiana Pottery Tour (https://michianapotterytour.com/), this is also taking place Sunday if interested.

Explore downtown Goshen; many new shops/restaurants within the past 5-10 years

Main Homecoming activities: 

Attend Homecoming events and eat at food trucks. Gather for a class photo; aim for 3:30 p.m.

4:00 p.m. Grab your meal at the food trucks and find the table reserved for the Class of 2002 in the Friendship Garden. Kids and partners are welcome. Room 116 is available for gathering time.
5:00 p.m. Girls' soccer match / 7:00 p.m. Boys' soccer match

Check out the Class of 2017 Facebook event invite: https://fb.me/e/2d50UhuYS


Class of 2007: Coordinated by David Plaster ([email protected]).

Attend Homecoming events and eat at food trucks. Room 115 is available for gathering time.


Class of 2012: Coordinator to be identified. Contact [email protected] if you are able to volunteer. 

Attend Homecoming events and eat at food trucks. Open 10-year predictions! Room 305 is available for gathering time.


Class of 2017: Coordinated by Sarah (Leininger) Newton ([email protected]).

Attend Homecoming events and eat at food trucks. Room 307 is available for gathering time.


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Registration closed on Sep. 15.
Please contact Bethany if you have questions.

If you need assistance with registration or making a payment please contact Eric Dyck Hilty in Alumni Relations ([email protected]) or call Bethany Christian Schools at (574) 534-2567.

 

 
 
 
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