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Upcoming Reunions

Class of 1963
Title: Reunion class of 1963
Venue: Colony Banquet Hall
Date: August 4th, 2018
Address: 3014 West 12th st , Erie , , 16505
Details: On Friday August 3rd casual get together a Joe Roots
Class of 1962
Title: Class of 1962 55th Reunion
Event 1: Class Of 1962 55th Reunion
Venue: Millcreek Brwing Company
Date: August 11th, 2017 5:00pm
(ending August 11th, 2017)
RSVP By: August 1st, 2017
Details: Also, picnic at Robertson's farm on August 12th from 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
Please r.s.v.p to emayeux@bellsouth.net.
Event 2: Picnic At Robertson's
Venue: Robertson's Farm
Date: August 12th, 2017 2:00pm - 10:00pm
RSVP By: August 1st, 2017
Address: 9509 Middle Rd , Lake City , , 16423
Details: B.Y.O.B.
Bring a dish and lawn chair
Class of 1967
Title: McDowell Class of 1967 Reunion
Event 1: Mcdowell High School Tour Of Building-meet On Front Steps
Venue: McDowell High School
Date: August 11th, 2017 10:00am
RSVP By: August 9th, 2017
Address: 3580 West 38th Street , Erie, , , 16506
Details: Meet on McDowell Front Steps at 10AM
Event 2: Classmates And Guests Get Together
Venue: Plymouth Tavern
Date: August 11th, 2017 7:00pm
RSVP By: August 9th, 2017
Address: 1109 State Street , Erie, , , 16501
Details: Come and mingle with fellow classmates the night before our Reunion Event.
Event 3: Erie Yacht Club Reunion Dinner
Venue: Erie Yacht Club
Date: August 12th, 2017 6:00pm
RSVP By: August 9th, 2017
Address: 1 Ravine Drive , Erie , , 16505
Details: Attire:Dressy Casual
Ticket Prices: $55.per person $110.per couple due no later than August 9th, 2017 Make checks payable to McDowell Class of 67 and send them to the Class Treasurer: William Root 5403 Pebble Creek Court, Fairview, Pa. 16415
Class of 1971
Title: McDowell Class of 1971 45th Class Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: August 24th, 2016 6:00pm
(ending August 26th, 2016 12:00pm)
Class of 1966
Title: McDowell Class of '66 Reunion
Event 1: Meet And Greet At The Erie Yacht Club
Venue: Erie Yacht Club
Date: August 5th, 2016 6:00pm - 10:00pm
RSVP By: July 1st, 2016
Address: 1 Ravine Drice , Erie , , 16505
Details: Bring a jacket or sweater as it can be cool near the lake. Dress is casual.
Event 2: Tour Of Mcdowell High School
Venue: McDowell High Cchool
Date: August 6th, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Address: West 38 Street , Erie , , 16506
Details: Classmates will meet at the main entrance to McDowell at 1 PM.
Event 3: Mcdowell Class Of '66 Reunion
Venue: The Boston Store Place
Date: August 6th, 2016 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Address: 716 Peach Street , Erie , , 16501
Details: Please park in the Peach Street parking ramp. The entrance is on the Peach Street entrance of The Boston Store place. The parking is free.
Class of 1966
Title: McDowell Class of '66 Reunion
Venue: Boston Store Place
Date: August 6th, 2016 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Address: Peach Street , Erie , , 16501
Details: We will meet Friday, August 5, at the Yacht Club, 1 Ravine Drive, from 6 PM to 10 PM. On Saturday, August 6, at 1 PM, we have arranged a tour of McDowell High School.
Class of 1995
Title: Class of 1995...21st Reunion!!
Event 1: Family Roller Skating Party
Venue: Presque Isle Skating
Date: August 6th, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm
RSVP By: August 6th, 2016
Address: 3162 W Lake Rd , Erie , 16505
Details: Family fun, all are welcome:
Saturday, Aug-6th_11am-1pm_Presque Isle Skating
We'll have the place to ourselves for 2 hours!! It will be roughly $6 per skater...

You do not need to purchase a ticket to come for the skating event only. All are welcome!! There will be food and games for those who are uncertainly of their mid-life roller skating prowess :)

Much love ~ JP & Co.
Event 2: Class Of 1995...21st Reunion!!
Venue: BrewErie (Upstairs Beergarden)
Date: August 6th, 2016 6:00pm - 10:00pm
RSVP By: August 6th, 2016
Address: 123 W 14th St , Erie , 16501
Details: Adults only, find a sitter ;-) :
Saturday, Aug-6th_6pm-10pm_BrewErie Beergarden
We'll have the upstairs beer garden and are planning on music, light fare, and of course...beer. Please purchase tickets here:

The ticket price covers food, open bar, music, and all the extras that go along with the event. Tickets will be available up to an hour before dinner. I'd appreciate if you purchase in advance (so I don't have to walk around with a load of cash in my pocket) but I would never turn you away if you showed up on short notice! :)

Much love ~ JP & Co.
Class of 1981
Title: Class of '81 Reunion
Venue: Oasis Pub
Date: July 2nd, 2016 2:00pm
RSVP By: July 1st, 2016
Address: 3122 West Lake Road , Erie , , 16505
Details: No fee to attend. Casual attire. A few snacks will be provided. Food and drinks are at your own expense. We hope to see everyone there!! Our class has the BEST reunions
Class of 1966
Title: Class of '66 50th Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: August 6th, 2016
Details: Save the date for our 50th Reunion time and place to follow closed to actual date.

Past Reunions

Class of 1975
Event 1: Mcdowell Class Of 75 Reunion
Date: July 2nd, 2015 4:30pm
(ending July 2nd, 2015)
Address: DOWNS CLUBHOUSE & LOUNGE , ERIE , , 16509
Event 2: Mcdowel 75 Classmates Only Party
Date: July 3rd, 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Address: 1022 WYOMING , ERIE , , 16505
Class of 1975
Title: Class of 1975 Reunion 40 years
Event 1: Buffet Dinner At Presque Isle Downs
Venue: Presque Isle Downs
Date: July 2nd, 2015 4:30pm
(ending July 2nd, 2015)
Address: 8199 Perry Highway , Erie , , 16509
Details: Classmates and Guest

Downs Clubhouse

$10.00 in free play or horse racing
Event 2: Class Of 1975 Reunion
Venue: Stephany's Grove
Date: July 3rd, 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Address: 1022 Wyoming Ave. , Erie , , 16505
Details: Classmates only for Friday night event
Class of 1985
Title: Class of 1985 Reunion
Venue: Bayfront Convention Center
Date: August 1st, 2015 5:00pm - 11:00pm
RSVP By: July 15th, 2015
Address: 1 Sassafras Pier , Erie , , 16507
Details: Ticket Price: $ 50.00 per person


Option 1: PayPal

1. Go to Paypal.com
2. Clink button " Pay or Send Money"
3. Click button "Send Money to Freinds or Family"
4. Enter the following email address: Jovifan100@cox.net
and add total purchase price of ticket or tickets you are purchasing.
5. Click "Next" Button
6. Add your name to the " Note Section"
7. Click the "Send" Button.

Option 2: Mail Check to the following address.

Dawn Cerwin - Gammo
8426 Adams Valley Street
Las Vegas, NV


Class of 1965
Title: Class of 1965 50th reunion
Venue: Erie Yacht CLub 24th + Tom Ridge Center 25th
Date: July 24th, 2015
(ending July 24th, 2015)
Class of 1965
Title: Fifty Years
Venue: Undetermined
Date: July 1st, 2015
(ending July 30th, 2015)
Class of 1994
Title: Class of 1994 - 20 year reunion Friday night event
Event 1: Class Of 1994 - 20 Year Reunion Friday Night Event
Venue: Plymouth Tavern
Date: August 1st, 2014 7:00pm
Address: 1109 State Street , Erie , , 16501
Details: Cash bar and food available. Spouses and significant others welcome.
Event 2: Class Of 1994 - 20 Year Reunion Saturday Picnic
Venue: McKean Community Park - Pavilion 1
Date: August 2nd, 2014 1:00pm
Address: 8800 Main Street , Mckean , , 16426
Details: Families welcome. Tickets will be sold through eventbrite.com. Refer to Facebook McDowell Class of 1994 group for more information.
Class of 1964
Title: McDowell High School 50th Class Reunion
Venue: Valley of Erie Scottish Rite
Date: August 9th, 2014 7:30pm
Address: 4701 Old Zuck Road , Erie , , 16505
Details: There will be a Friday night get-together (August 8th) at the Elks Club on Peninsula Drive starting at 8:00pm for classmates and guests/spouses with snacks and cash bar. Invitations will be mailed June 1st for both events and details.
All Classes
Title: All-Year Reunion for Longfellow Elem. School-Erie, PA
Event 1: All-year Reunion For Longfellow Elem. School-erie, Pa
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Details: Informal attire is fine. This is open to anybody whoever attended Longfellow Elem. School. Call or e-mail me for more details. Call me at 941 379-6543, e-mail me at tmcfate3@verizon.net
Event 2: Longfellow Elementary School All Year Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: March 15th, 2014
Class of 1974
Title: Class of 1974 Reunion
Event: Mcdowell High School 40th Reunion-1974
Venue: Erie Yacht Club
Date: September 13th, 2014 7:00pm
Address: Ravine Drive , Erie , , 16505
Details: Open to classmates and to their spouses/partners. We will have food stations, music, dance and a cash bar. Dress is casual/comfortable. Although we are not yet finalized on the food details, we are attempting to maintain a per/person ticket amount to be somewhere around $25. Details later.

For those who may need accommodations(room rates as quoted 5/1/14 for dates of 9/12/14 and 9/13/14: per night, without AAA or other discounts)
Sheraton on the Bay:$189-249
Comfort Inn(airport): $99-124
Homewood Suites & Springhill Suites(Mall): $136-164
Country Inn & Suites(I-90&Peach): $101.15
Wingate(I-90&Peach): $118-139
Hampton(I90-&Peach) $143-169 (almost sold out)
Hilton Garden(I90&Peach): $143-169
Holiday Inn Express(I90&Peach): $157.99 (almost sold out)
Residence Inn(I90&Peach): $169
Glass House Inn(26th st): $89
All Classes
Title: Longfellow Elementary School all year reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Class of 1984
Title: Class of '84 - 30 year reunion "Out the Door in '84"
Event: Out The Door In '84 - 30 Year Reunion - Class Of 1984
Venue: Sloppy Duck Saloon
Date: August 29th, 2014 5:00pm
(ending August 29th, 2014)
Address: Bayfront , Erie , , 16501
Details: We are keeping it casual... we are headed back to the Sloppy Duck. I will have more information shortly.
Class of 1969
Title: 45th Reunion- McDowell Class of 1969
Venue: 7/11- Victorian Princess/ 7/12- Erie Insurance Arena
Date: July 12th, 2014
Details: Friday's event will be a dinner cruise of the Erie shoreline on the Victorian Princess and socializing at The Cove (at the dock). On Saturday we have a meeting area in the newly remodeled Erie Insurance Arena. Food stations and drinks are planned. More details will follow.
Class of 1978
Title: 35th Year Reunion
Venue: Stephanie's Catering
Date: July 20th, 2013 7:00pm - 7:00pm
Address: 1022 Wyoming Ave , Erie , , 16505
Details: Friday night we will meet at the Cove on State Street, 7PM. Saturday night is at Stephanie's, 7PM. Contact Therese Fogel Silver if you need more information ter343@hotmail.com
Class of 1993
Title: Class of 1993 ~ 20 year reunion
Venue: Avalon Hotel
Date: July 27th, 2013 6:00pm
Address: West 10th st , Erie , , 16510
Details: On Friday night, we are also meeting at The Oasis for a night of fun. And on Sunday, to the beach.
Go to http://www.mcdowell1993.com/ for more info and/or https://www.facebook.com/groups/175945985753792/?fref=ts
All Classes
Title: Class of 1968 45th Reunion...
Venue: Details to follow ...please mark your calenders. Golf...party...music. My E mail ... - Micred@Verizon.Net
Date: June 1st, 2013
Class of 1973
Title: class of 1973
Venue: August 10, 2013 at 7:00pm to 11:30pm - Stephany's
Date: August 10th, 2013
Class of 1967
Title: 45Year Class Reunion
Venue: August 17th. 2012 - Friday Night Gathering 6:00 till - Sandbar West 8th & Penisula - No Charge
Date: August 18th, 2012
Details: Saturday August 18th, 2012 ElPatio Motel Dinner 7:00 Reservations are due by August 12, 2012 Donna Unger Straub 833-4833 3218 Atlantic Ave, Erie, Pa, 16506 Olga Deak Zeiner 838-6864
Class of 1987
Title: 25th Class Reunion
Venue: Masonic Temple - 32 West 8th Street - Erie, PA 16501
Date: July 7th, 2012
Details: Send check or money order to: Jeff Boam 3418 Atlantic Ave. Erie, PA 16506
Class of 1987
Title: 25TH Class Reunion
Venue: Masonic Temple - 32 West 8th Street - Erie, PA 16501
Date: July 7th, 2012
Details: If you plan to attend, get your funds in to Jeff ASAP! send check/money to: Jeff Boam 3418 Atlantic Ave. Erie, PA 16506
Class of 1967
Title: Class of 67
Venue: August 17, 2012 Friday Night get-together - Sandbar 2835 West 8th St. - - August 18,2012 Saturday Night Dinner ElPatio 2950 WestLake Rd.
Date: August 18th, 2012
Details: Donna Unger Straub and Olga Deak Zeiner are organizing the reunion this year, Please update your address and e-mail address. remember it's been 5 years since we sent anything out to you. Make sure your info is updated. Please pass information on to others as we may not have found them.
Class of 1962
Title: Class of 1962, 50th / 68th birthday Party
Venue: Erie Yacht Club
Date: August 18th, 2012
Details: Fri eve meet at Joe Roots Grill,informal Sat night EYC,food to be determined Sunday Picnic Need more email address'
Class of 1992
Venue: Undetermined
Date: June 23rd, 2012
Class of 1982
Title: Change in Venue for Class Reunion
Venue: Calamari's Squid Row - 1317 State Street
Date: September 1st, 2012
Details: ‎10/4/11 Important Reunion update info! Due to the GREAT response and expected turnout, we are moving the main event to a larger venue. Please note the changes for the weekend: Main event - • Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 6:00pm • Location: Calamari's Squid Row 1317 State Street ... Friday night Happy Hour at 5 p.m. * Gastropub Under the Clock 8th & State Street, the Boston Store Building Be sure to make your Hotel RESERVATIONS – Avalon Hotel: 1-800-822-5011 or 814-459-2220 & ask for renovated room at The GROUP RATE for the McDOWELL REUNION Class of 1982 CUT-OFF DATE to reserve room at the group rate is 07/30/2012 **Event donations made payable to • McDowell Class of 1982 & sent to Julie Schmidt Iddings 529 Vermont Ave, Erie PA 16505. See the EVENT for complete details on all! We are really looking forward to spending the weekend with the everyone!
Class of 1982
Title: Class of 1982 30th Reunion
Venue: The McDowell Class of 1982 reunion weekend is not far off. - Reunion Events: - Friday night Happy Hour at 5 p.m. - * Location: Under the Clock - 8th & State Street, the Boston Store Building
Date: September 1st, 2012
Details: To contribute to the reunion fund contact Julie Schmidt Iddings via Facebook or email her at jiddings811@roadrunner.com We reserved a block of rooms at a special price at the Avalon Hotel which is the closest Hotel to UTC & main strip of bars on State Street. RESERVATIONS � CALL IN: 1-800-822-5011 or 814-459-2220 & ask for a "RENOVATED Room" at the group rate for the McDowell Reunion Class or 82 Rates: �$94/night for a Single � 2 double beds �$94/night for a Double - King Sized bed & minifridge in room �$105/night for a Suite; king bed, mini fridge, sofa bed, table Each attendee is responsible for costs of their own room, tax (11%) & incidentals. Rooms need to be guaranteed by each individual with a major credit card or cash deposit; otherwise, rooms will be held 24 hours of arrival then released for general sale. CHECK-IN TIME/CHECK-OUT TIME: Our check-in time is 3:00 PM & check-out time is 11:00 AM. You can request a late check out � depending on what time a $10 to $25 fee may be added to your bill. PRE-ARRIVALS/STAY OVERS: For any guests who may wish to arrive early or depart later than indicated in the official dates mentioned above, The Avalon will honor the group rate for two (2) days prior & two (2) days after our reunion date of 9/1/2012. CUT-OFF DATE to reserve room is 07/30/2012. Any cancellations within 24 hours from the date of arrival will be billed for 1 night�s room & tax. �If you'd prefer to stay at the Sheraton On The Bay call 814-454-2005 & ask for the "Gannon University Rate" when booking your room. It is my understanding that this rate is $85.00, even on the Holiday weekend, & they should not ask your affiliation to Gannon. I�d double check that rate when booking as their usual rate is over $200/night. �For those who will be in town Friday night August 31st the plan is to meet at "The Cove" located in the Sheraton on the Bay for Happy hour(s) around 5 p.m. Closer to the date we will have to get another count to include those bringing their husbands/wives.
Class of 1977
Title: 35th reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: August 4th, 2012
Class of 1971
Title: McDowell Class of 1971 40th Reunion
Venue: July 22, The Sandbar, 8th & Peninsula. July 23, Yacht Club, various stations of food to be determined, Cash bar. July 24th, a day at Beach 7 (Waterworks), picnic style-bring a dish to share and beverages.
Date: July 22nd, 2011
Details: Attendance price is per person - Please RSVP with your current address to s.groh@yahoo.com. We're compiling an updated address list for a mailing. Mail check payable to Linda Sutto and Richard Hunter to: Richard Hunter, P.O. Box 478, Fairview, PA 16415.
Class of 1990
Title: McDowell Class of 1990 20 Year Reunion
Venue: Clarion/Bel Aire Hotel and Conference Center
Date: August 7th, 2010
Class of 1965
Title: 45 years!
Venue: Friday - The Sand Bar - no charge - 8th and Peninsula Drive - Saturday - The Erie Club $30/person - 6th and Peach Sts, Erie
Date: August 6th, 2010
Details: Invitation to follow in mail or submit your email to Gayle Kightlinger Elmer at gaelmer@aol.com Class of 1965 celebrates 45 years on August 6 and 7, 2010. Friday night 5 PM -? The sand Bar at 8th and Peninsula. Cash bar. Saturday night The Erie Club 6 - 10PM. Reservations required. $30/person. Cash bar.
Class of 1970
Title: McDowell Class of 70- 40th Reunion
Venue: Erie Yacht Club
Date: July 3rd, 2010
Details: Time and price to be determined. Please contact Jan Flynn Kidder: jjkidder@velocity.net or Dick Coursey: courseyrj@yahoo.net
Class of 1980
Title: 30 year reunion
Venue: Stephany's Grove - More info to follow
Date: December 14th, 2010
Class of 1969
Title: 40th Class Reunion
Venue: Reunion is at the new Bayfront Convention Center, Erie. 14th and 15th
Date: August 14th, 2009
Details: Classmates on Friday 8/14 at the Bayfront Convention Center and bring your significant other for dinner at the Sheraton on Saturday evening, 8/15. Special rates are available for those wishing to stay at the Sheraton! For details and/or found classmates, please call Dick Buck at 814-833-2118 or Diane (Curry) Gleisner at 814-833-3590. If you know of classmates may be interested in attending, please pass their contact information along to us!

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