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Upcoming Reunions

Class of 1968
Title: EHS Class of 1968 - 50th Class Reunion
Venue: Grey Hawk Golf Course
Date: August 24th, 2018
(ending August 25th, 2018)
RSVP By: July 1st, 2018
Address: 665 U.S. Grant Street , Lagrange , , 44050
Details: Friday August 24, 2018
Grade School Mini Reunions & Lunch
Pre & Post Football Game Celebration - TBD
NEW ELY Stadium - EHS Football Game, Reserved Section for Class of 1968

Saturday August 25, 2018
Golf Outing for Classmates, Family and Friends
Tour of EHS
Reunion Celebration @ Grey Hawk Golf Course
Dinner, Music, Drinks and Fellowship - Casual Dress and Commemorative Class Reunion Keepsake
Sunday August 26, 2018
Informal Gathering - TBD
Class of 1961
Title: Class of 1961 56-year mini reunion
Venue: Sorrento
Date: August 9th, 2017 3:00pm - 7:00pm
RSVP By: August 2nd, 2017
Address: 5223 Detroit Rd. (Route 254) , Sheffield , , 44054
Details: No money will be collected ahead of time. Separate checks. Order from the menu. Casual dress.
Class of 1982
Title: Class of 1982 Class Reunion
Event: Class Of 1982 50th Class Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Details: There are several classmates who want our 50th reunion to be special. We have set this page up for ideas, venue suggestions, days, activities and such. No bashing of past reunions, be a part of the planning, fundraising can start now!!!!
Class of 1987
Title: Class of 1987 30th Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: July 15th, 2017
(ending July 15th, 2017)
Class of 1978
Title: Class of 1978 Mini Reunion
Venue: Quaker Steak & Lube
Date: August 5th, 2017 6:30pm
Details: This is also the All Elyria West Alumni Party. We can usually be found between the main building and the outdoor bar. All food/beverage your responsibility. We always have a great time no matter how many show BUT the more the merrier!!!!! Hope to see you there. Next year is the big 40 so keep that in mind.
All Classes
Title: EHS Class of 1968 Mini Reunion
Venue: Smitty's
Date: July 29th, 2016 7:00pm - 10:00pm
RSVP By: July 22nd, 2016
Address: Cleveland Street , Elyria , , 44035
Details: Our Annual EHS Class of 1968 Mini Reunion
A casual informal get together to socialize with classmates and old friends at Smitty's
Class of 1961
Title: Class of 1961
Venue: Elyria Country Club
Date: August 13th, 2016
Address: 41625 Oberlin Rd. , Elyria ,

Past Reunions

Class of 1975
Title: Class of 1975 40th reunion
Venue: Ramada Eyria
Date: July 18th, 2015 7:00pm
Address: 1825 Lorain Blvd. (near the mall, fka HI) , Elyria , , 44035
Details: The reunion is from 7-11pm on July 18th at Ramada Elyria. Advance reservations are appreciated and include 2 drink tickets. Space is limited. Tickets at the door (providing space is available) will be $30 each, will not include drink tickets and will be CASH only.

Please send your e-mail to: elyriahighschoolclassof75@gmail.com no later than April 30, 2015 as evites will be going out at the beginning of May.

There is a casual get together at Smitty's (E. Bridge St) on Friday night at 7, a tour of the new high school on Saturday at 10am, a golf outing, and the reunion at 7pm. Questions? E-mail the class e-mail link above. Hope to see you there!
Class of 1965
Title: EHS Class of 1965 50th Reunion
Venue: DeLucas Place in the Park
Date: July 24th, 2015
(ending July 25th, 2015)
Address: 6075 Middle Ridge Rd , Lorain ,
Details: The middle of April, 2015 we will be sending info & reservation forms for our 50th reunion July 24 - 26. Please make sure we have your current address if you want to receive the information. The committee has been planning the events for months, and we are hoping for a great turnout! Hope to see you in July! Thanks, Marcia (Zink) Harmon
Class of 1980
Title: Elyria High Class of 1980 35th Reunion
Venue: Wagner's of Westlake
Date: August 1st, 2015 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Address: 30855 Center Ridge Rd. , Westlake , , 44145
Details: We will have a Friday night social July 31, 2015 at Wolfey's Bistro & Pub at 7:00 pm (106 E. Broad St., Elyria, OH 44035)

Aug. 1, 2015 Dinner and Dancing....6 pm cocktail hour (cash bar)
7 pm dinner

Hotel Accommodations: Double Tree by Hilton, 1100 Crocker Rd. Westlake, OH 44145 440-871-6000
Group rate: 109.00 + tax (Please contact the hotel directly and mention EHS Class of 1980 to receive the group rate. (Free shuttle to & from Wagner's if you are staying at the hotel.

Please email any questions to: ehsclassof1980@hotmail.com
(I will give you the information where to send check or money order)

If you are on Facebook please request to be added to our group: Elyria High Class of 1980
Class of 1989
Title: Elyria High School Class of 1989 - 25th Reunion
Venue: DeLuca's Place in the Park
Date: September 20th, 2014 6:00pm - 11:00pm
RSVP By: September 5th, 2014
Address: 6075 Middle Ridge Road , Lorain , , 44053
Details: Ticket Price will be $50/person, which includes:
Buffet dinner, DJ Jimbo, caricature artist, photo booth, AND 2 drink tickets!
(cash bar after your 2 tickets)
Please send payment payable to: EHS Class of 1989
C/O Melissa McDonald
255 Michigan Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035
Include the following:
Your name
Your maiden name (if applicable)
Guest name
Current email address & phone #
(for confirmation of receipt of funds/reservation)


***PLEASE purchase your tickets ahead of time. We had a lot of people show up to the 20 yr reunion and pay at the door, but we ran out of food based on ticket sales. If you'd like to surprise your friends, know that WE ARE NOT SHARING THE GUEST LIST WITH ANYONE... your anonymity will be protected!***
Class of 1968
Title: class of 1968 Mini Reunion
Venue: Smitty's
Date: July 25th, 2014 7:00pm
RSVP By: July 11th, 2014
Address: Cleveland Street , Elyria
Details: Informal and casual get together at Smitty's @ 7:00 PM

Class of 1965
Title: EHS 1965 2014 Mini Reunion
Venue: Smitty's Place - on the patio
Date: August 9th, 2014 6:00pm
Address: 368 E. Bridge St. , Elyria , , 44044
Details: No tickets. Get together is cash bar. Smitty's will give us special drink deals for our group.
Class of 1969
Title: EHS Class of 1969
Venue: Amvets Post 32
Date: August 16th, 2014 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Address: 11087 S. Middle Ave , Elyria , , 44035
Details: Please join us at our 45th Elyria High School Class Reunion

Reunion kick-off on Friday, August 15, 2014 @ Quaker Steak & Lube, Detroit Rd (Rt 254), Sheffield Village at 6:30pm.

Tour of new EHS: Saturday, August 16th @ 10am

When: August 16th 5pm – 11pm
Where: Amvet Post 32 Pavilion
11087 S. Middle Ave
Elyria, OH

Tickets can be purchased until July 25, 2014. Please see invitation for best pricing options.

Invitations can be found on http://home.comcast.net/~markstotzer/ehs69.html

Please contact Peggy Schmittgen Howk if you're unable to download invitation at phowk@zoominternet.net.
Class of 1964
Title: Class of 1964 Reunion
Event 1: Photo Slideshow For Reunion Events
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Details: Let's take a walk down Memory Lane. The Reunion Committee would like to put together a slideshow presentation for this year's reunion. So start digging through your old photos from high school.

Anything digital should be sent to Kathy Burrows Mileti's e-mail address: dmileti@oh.rr.com

Send snapshots to: Larry Meschke,
33866 Mapleridge Blvd.
Avon, OH 44011

Photos will be returned.
Event 2: Memory Book For Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Details: If you are interested in sharing what's been happening in your life since high school, think about how you would answer some of these questions.

What is your best or funniest memory from high school? What is your favorite song from that time? Who would you like to see attend the reunion? What are the highlights of your life since high school? How many miles will you be traveling to the reunion? What's on your bucket list? What did you dream of as a career while you were in high school and what did you actually do for a living?

Georgia Harris Bates and Jennifer Jason Affolter are working together on this project. Please wait until May 5 and send your responses to Georgia:
e-mail: bbates@oh.rr.com
Mail to: Georgia Bates
21 Canterbury
Oberlin, OH 44074

Information must be received by June 30. Please include your name and address with your response.

Some memory books will be available at the Saturday and Sunday events. Pre-orders will be taken. Price not yet determined.
Event 3: Class Of 1964 Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: August 1st, 2014
(ending August 2nd, 2014)
Details: A great group of classmates are working on our 50th Reunion.
Committee members are Jennifer Jason Affolter, Carol Heiser Barnes, Georgia Harris Bates, Amy Weaver Brown, Don Dahl, Nancy McDowell Dudley, Leslie Drage Goodman, Jean Ferancy Hans, Joerene Horvath, Jim Jablonski, Lennie Johnson, Sue Kaiser McConnell, Larry Meschke, Kathy Burrows Mileti, Kalle Moore Martin, Alan Petersen, Mary Lou Hancock Petersen, Rich Rankin, Jim Richards and Ann White Harris.

We are looking forward to seeing you in August!
Event 4: Lodging For The Reunion
Venue: Best Western Hotel
Date: August 1st, 2014
(ending August 2nd, 2014)
Address: 636 Griswold Road , Elyria , , 44035
Details: Twenty rooms (10 singles at $89.00 and 10 doubles at $99.00) have been reserved at the Best Western Hotel. The confirmation number is 46525. Reservations must be made directly with the hotel by July 3. The phone number is 440-324-1833.

Other hotels in the area: Hampton Inn & Suites, Ramada, Quality Inn, Econo Lodge and Red Roof
Event 5: Social Evening At Wolfey's
Venue: Wolfey's Bistro & Pub
Date: August 1st, 2014 5:00pm
Address: 1069 East Broad Street , Elyria , , 44035
Details: Gather from 5:00 to 9:00. Linger longer if you like.

The Pavilion is reserved just for us. Purchase your own food and drink.

No reservation is required.

Wolfey's is located at East Broad and Rt. 57 in the strip mall behind Pizza Hut. Parking is available there. It can be crowded so car pool if you can. There is also parking across the street on Abbe Road.
Event 6: Tour Of The New Elyria High School
Venue: Elyria High School
Date: August 2nd, 2014 1:00pm
Address: 601 Middle Avenue , Elyria , , 44035
Details: If you have haven't seen the new high school, here is your chance. It's a beautiful building, and it's great how they have tied some of the old in with the new. You won't believe the Washington Building!

We will meet at 1:00 in the new parking lot at the corner of Fifth Street and West Avenue. This is where we will enter the building with our tour guides. The school is two stories so there will be steps to climb. If you cannot do steps, you will tour the first floor and then meet in the cafeteria for a presentation.

Please RSVP this event by June 30. We need an approximate head count so the school can plan the number of guides needed.
Event 7: Buffet Dinner, Cash Bar And Music
Venue: DeLuca's Place in the Park
Date: August 2nd, 2014 6:00pm
Address: 6075 Middle Ridge Road , Lorain , , 44053
Details: Cocktail Hour 6:00-7:00
Buffet Dinner 7:00-8:00
More Socializing and Music 8:00-11:00
Cash Bar

Reservations due July 18.

Tickets are $45.00 per person. Please RSVP by July 18. Checks should be made payable to EHS Class of 1964 and mailed to Leslie Goodman, 122 Duke Court, Elyria, OH 44035.

There will be a photographer at this event. He will take a group photo and candid shots throughout the evening. A CD will be available for $20.00 plus shipping and handling of $4.00. CD's may be ordered that evening. The CD will also include some pictures from the Friday event at Wolfey's and the Sunday picnic.
Event 8: Picnic And Cook Out
Date: August 3rd, 2014 1:00pm
Address: 11087 Middle Avenue , Elyria , , 44035
Details: Hot dogs, hamburgers and all the other picnic fixin's will be available.
Tickets are $6.50 per person, and there will be a cash bar.

Time is 1:00 until the last person leaves!

Reservations due July 18.

RSVP by July 18. Checks should be made payable to EHS Class of 1964 and mailed to Leslie Goodman, 122 Duke Court, Elyria, OH 44035.

AMVETS location: Coming from town, take Middle Avenue over the RR tracks. Just past the tracks you will see a sign for AMVETS on the left. Turn there and the picnic pavilion sits back off the road.
Class of 1959
Title: Class of "59" 55th Reunion
Venue: Elyria Elks and DeLuca's in the Park
Date: July 25th, 2014 6:00pm
(ending July 26th, 2014 11:00pm)
Details: Social Time at Elyria Elks on Friday night
Tour of the new Elyria High School on Saturday morning
Dinner and Social at DeLuca's Place in the Park on Saturday night
Class of 1998
Title: Class of 1998 Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Class of 1979
Title: EHS Class of 79, 35yr Reunion
Event: Ehs Class Of 79 35yr Reunion
Venue: American Legion Post 717
Date: July 19th, 2014 5:00pm
RSVP By: April 1st, 2014
Tickets By: May 1st, 2014
Address: 8820 Bender Rd , North Ridgeville , , 44039
Details: Hey its me your party coordinator for our 35 year reunion …. I'm so looking forward to seeing you all this summer. The main event will be on Saturday night at American Legion Post 717 at 5pm, a brunch Saturday morning at 11am at Smitttys and tour the new Elyria High School Building around 1 pm. We are starting off the excitement with a get together at the ELKs Club again on Friday night around 6pm till closing.

Bruce Brown owner of Bruce's Fabulous Foods will make some fantastic barbecue delights for us to enjoy at the American Legion on Saturday. He is a spectacular chef and I personally was awestruck at his creations and his talents he brings to the table..no doubt he will not disappoint!! Yummy! Can't wait! Reunion event..https://www.facebook.com/events/177832599064150/
To purchase tickets click here.....
Class of 1993
Title: Class of 1993 Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: September 14th, 2013
Details: http://www.ehsclassof1993.com/welcome.html

Shannon Philo is not involved in reunion planning, I am just posting a link to be helpful. Please do not contact me, just go to the website link.
All Classes
Title: 1965 Mini Reunion
Venue: Smitty's Place (on the patio)
Date: July 6th, 2013 6:00pm
Address: 368 E. Bridge St. , Elyria , , 44035
Details: A casual reunion with classmates who attended EHS or ECHS close to 1965 invited to stop in and say hello. If questions, call Marcia 440-748-2529. Leave message & phone # if I don''t answer.
Class of 1983
Title: Class of 1983 30th Class reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Details: We are currently working of plans for our 30th Class reunion.
Class of 1978
Title: EHS Class of 1978 35th Reunion
Venue: Quaker Steak & Lube in Sheffield Village. Casual dress, pay as you go. - - Hope to see you there!
Date: August 3rd, 2013
RSVP By: July 31st, 2013
Details: Tour of the new EHS planned for Friday, August 2, 2013. Contact Katie at dublk2000@hotmail.com for more info. (Use "Class of 78 Tour" on subject line)
Please ask to join our FB page, "Elyria High School Class of 1978". LOTS OF INFO THERE.
Class of 1973
Title: EHS Class of 1973 40th Reunion
Venue: Elyria Country Club - 41625 Oberlin Elyria Rd. - Elyria, OH 44035
Date: July 20th, 2013
Details: A CASUAL and fun evening is planned! Price includes music, heavy hors'doeuvres, coffee, tea, soda, dessert along with a prepurchased amount of beer and wine. Cash Bar is also available. Deadline for reservations is June 6, 2013. Please send checks to Terri Harris Mattey at 317 Crestview Dr. Elyria, OH 44035 Please send any updated addresses and or address of other classmates to the class email address: ehs1973elyria@aol.com. Cost is 40.00 per person
Class of 1968
Title: Class of 1968 - 45th Class Reunion - July 26 & 27, 2013
Venue: Friday Night @ Smitty's - $5.00 Per Person - Saturday Night @ The Elks Lodge - $35.00 Per Person - - Saturday Tour the NEW Elyira High School - - Optional Golf Event on Saturday at Forest Hills, starting at 9:30 AM. Lets us know if you are interested i
Date: July 26th, 2013
RSVP By: July 8th, 2013
Details: July 26 & @7 - 6:00 PM -11:30 PM Both Days
Smitty's Friday Night The Elks Saturday Night

Please let ALL of your friends and classmates know about our 45th class reunion and provide us with your current contact information.
GOLF OUTING - Saturday - 9:30 AM @ Forest Hills
CANCELLED - Tour of new High School on Saturday @ 11:00 AM
Class of 1992
Title: Elyria High School Reunion
Venue: Dave and Buster's - 25735 1st Street Westlake, OH 44145 - http://www.daveandbusters.com/Locations/Default.aspx?search=westlake
Date: July 21st, 2012
Details: July 21, 2012 Reunion at Dave and Buster’s 6:00 PM 25735 1st Street Westlake, OH 44145 (440) 892-1415 Join Your Classmates for Dinner and Fun! ***Cash Bar*** Cost: $30 per person if payment by July 1, 2012 $40 per person if payment by July 15, 2012 Send Money and # attending the event to: Aaron Dummit 6653 Fitch Rd. Olmsted Twp., Oh. 44138 Make checks payable to: Aaron Dummit
Class of 1972
Title: 40th Class Reunion
Venue: Elyria High School - Dinning Hall - Parking off West Ave. - Casual dress, buffet dinner. - - 4 - 6 p.m. Happy Hour at Smitty's - East Bridge St. - Elyria, OH
Date: August 11th, 2012
Details: Friday Event: Crushers Baseball Game @ 7:05 p.m. Tickets $8 if 50 people take advantage of group rate. Social gathering @ Wood & Wine Fairfield/Marriott Inn and Suites available $85 a night or $99 if less than 10 rooms reserved.
Class of 1962
Title: 50 year class reunion info
Venue: Undetermined
Date: August 18th, 2012
Details: Invitations to be mailed out the end of April! Dates are Fri nite at VFW and Sat nite at ECC. All details and prices will be in letter! Will be in Elyria next week to finalize attendance prices for both nites. Will post again with info! Hope to see alot in attendance for our 5oth!!!
Class of 1992
Title: 20 Year Reunion
Venue: We are working on this. Join our Facebook page "EHS CLASS OF 1992 REUNION" to vote for your favorite! Currently the VFW and Spring Valley Country Club have the highest number of votes.
Date: July 21st, 2012
Details: We are planning events for Friday, July 20 (meet and greet at Wolfey's Pub), reunion gathering for Saturday, July 21 (location TBD... see above), and possibly a family gathering for Sunday, July 22. If you want to be involved, let us know!
Class of 1972
Title: 40th Class Reunion
Venue: Elyria High School Performing Arts Center Lobby
Date: August 11th, 2012
Details: Additional details are being worked on. The time of the event and pricing are still unknown. I am looking for address updates on classmates for the mailing.
Class of 1981
Title: EHS Class of 1981
Venue: VFW on S. Abbe Road
Date: August 20th, 2011
Details: RSVP is August 1st...but register ASAP since we need to confirm our location.
Class of 1991
Title: Class of 1991 - 20th Reunion
Venue: Club Our Space - 201 E. 29th Street - Lorain, OH 44053 - - clubourspace.net
Date: August 20th, 2011
Details: Price is per person. Will include full buffett dinner, soda, water, bowling, DJ services, dancing and the venue rental. There will be a CASH BAR for alcoholic drinks. Doors will open at 6 pm, dinner will be served around 7 pm. RSVP's can be sent directly to email or through the FACEBOOK group page. You will be able to make payment via money order, check (made payable to Jennifer Kerns) and possibly Jen's PayPal account...however, although PayPal is secure and easy...there will be an additional fee of approximately $1.50 for the money transfer from PayPal.
Class of 1991
Title: Class of 1991 - 20 year Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Class of 1956
Title: 55th Class reunion
Venue: 7/22/2011 and 7/23/2001 and 7/24/2001 - At The Ramada Inn of Elyria - formerly Holiday Inn - Contact Linda Brown at 440-537-4220 - for more information
Date: July 22nd, 2011
Details: Friday- Casino Night Sat- EHS tour; Golf; Dinner Sunday- Brunch
Class of 1996
Title: 15 YR Class Reunion
Venue: Lake Erie Crushers Stadium - Field Pavilion - Avon, OH
Date: July 2nd, 2011
Details: contact Angie Martinez thru facebook or @ nlamlein@yahoo.com after June 27th for ticket information.
Class of 1971
Title: EHS/EC 40th Class Reunion
Venue: Spring Valley Country Club - Open Bar, music, appetizers, desserts
Date: August 6th, 2011
Details: More info on FB, Jana will be sending invites out...other plans - maybe golf, picnic, Friday social night...SAVE THE DATE!!!
Class of 1986
Title: EHS Class of 1986 25th Reunion
Venue: Spring Valley Country Club - 1100 Gulf Road - Elyria, OH
Date: June 25th, 2011
Details: Warm up on Friday, June 24, 7:00 PM at Quaker Steak and Lube. Reunion Dinner featuring 80's Band The Sellouts on June 25, at Spring Valley CC. Please email mailing address to mikipritt@aol.com.
Class of 2001
Title: EHS Class of 2001, 10 Year Reunion
Venue: Our reunion will be a 3 day event, Friday, Sept. 2nd - Home Football game vs. North Olmsted, Saturday, Sept. 3rd - Quaker Steak & Lube in Sheffield, and Sunday, Sept. 4th - Family Picnic at Cascade Park 11:30am. More details and prices will follow shortly
Date: September 2nd, 2011
Class of 1976
Title: EHS Class of 76's 35th Reunion
Venue: DeLuca's Place in the Park - Lorain, OH
Date: July 23rd, 2011
Details: Myself, Erin (Beal) Link and Sue (Mahoney) Stefek have started getting things in line for our 35th Class Reunion! Date is Sat. July 23rd, 2011 at DeLuca's Place in the Park, Lorain OH. We've reserved the Pavillion/ Gazabo area for a Casual Luau Event. ANYONE interested in helping out contact me, ERIN or SUE. Feel free to spread the word, we've got lots of people to find...660!

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