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Class of 1967,
Our 50th Wake Forest Reunion will be September 15-16, so mark your calendars and make plans to be back for this milestone event. On Friday morning we will become Golden Deacs when we are inducted into the Half-Century Club which will begin two days of not-to-be-missed events. This year’s Homecoming and Reunion Weekend promises to be bigger and better than ever. If you are interested in seeing all the new additions to campus as well as Wake Downtown please be sure to sign up for the Golden Deacs bus tour. From 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. put on your dancing shoes and come to the big tent on Mag Quad to enjoy Party So Dear and The Four Tops!
Friday evening will be our 50th Reunion dinner on campus in the Benson University Center where Dr. Ed Wilson (‘43), provost emeritus will be our guest speaker. On Saturday, we can enjoy the Festival on the Quad, campus tours, the alumni tailgate and the WFU/Utah State football game.
We’ve surpassed our $75,000 class goal but we still want to beat the Class of 1966’s participation record of 66% participation. We need 219 class members to make a gift to the Wake Forest Fund in order to do this. If you haven’t made your gift yet, please do soon! The campaign started July 1, 2016 and will continue through Homecoming Weekend.
We would love to hear from everyone in the class regardless of whether you are able to come to the reunion or not. Take a minute and share with classmates your life’s journey since graduation. Include whatever you would like to share about family, career, Wake Forest memories, passions and future plans. Please be sure to include your maiden name if applicable when listing your name.
Contact your friends, make your reservations, make a gift, register to come and keep checking this website for updated information as the weekend gets closer.
We look forward to seeing each of you for this memorable weekend!
Once a Deacon, always a Deacon,
Monty Hogewood and Katy Vargo Garman
Class of 1967 Reunion Committee Chairs
Thursday, September 14
6:30 p.m. Dinner for Thursday Arrivals
Providence Restaurant at the Doubletree by Hilton
If you will be arriving in town on Thursday and would like to join other classmates for dinner at the Providence Restaurant. Please contact Emily Cockerham for reservations by Monday, September 11. Limited menu and individual checks.
Friday, September 15
Golden Deac Events and Luncheon, when the Class of 1967 will be inducted into the Half-Century Club
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
We will gather on the third floor rotunda area of the Benson University Center before having our class photo made at 11:00 a.m. Immediately following the class photo, enjoy a delicious buffet luncheon on the fourth floor of Benson. We will learn more about Wake Downtown which is the University’s newest academic endeavor in downtown Winston-Salem.
Complimentary for Class of 1967 members and one guest
Golden Deac Bus Tour of Reynolda Campus and WakeDowntown Tour
1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. SOLD OUT
Will leave from in front of Benson University Center and will tour Reynolda Campus and will head downtown to see the new Wake Downtown Campus in Innovation Quarter.
$5 per person (limited availability)
Guided Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern Exhibit at Reynolda House
1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Will leave from in front of the Benson University Center with shuttle transportation to Reynolda House.
$20 per person (limited availability)
7:00 p.m. Drinks & Appetizers, 3rd Floor Rotunda
7:45 p.m. Dinner with Dr. Ed Wilson, Suite 401
Join classmates on this special evening to celebrate 50 great years. The festivities will begin immediately following Party So Dear in the rotunda of the Benson University Center. Enjoy drinks and passed hors d’oeuvres from 7 – 7:45 p.m. followed by a delicious dinner buffet and remarks from Dr. Edwin Wilson (’43), provost emeritus. The evening continues with a dessert buffet, giving classmates an additional opportunity to mix and mingle. (Wine will be served with dinner, and a cash bar will open after entrees are cleared and the dessert buffet opens.)
$55 per person
Katy Vargo Garman
Nan Bell Bowles
Vicki Tolar Burton
Jane Glenn Faircloth
Flora Hoffman Milans
Celeste Mason Pittman
Rosemary Greenwood Pulliam
Hazel Gordon Weisner
Barbara Price Whiteway
Kay Sutton Whitworth
Jade Norris Williams
Marcia Black Williams