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Upcoming Reunions

Class of 1968
Title: Jefferson Class of 1968 50th reunion
Venue: Flamingo
Date: August 4th, 2018 5:00pm - 11:00pm
RSVP By: June 15th, 2018
Address: Ellis Blvd , Cedar Rapids , , 52405
Details: We will be having a buffet meal at the Flamingo on Ellis Blvd. N.W. The social hour will start at 5 p.m. and the meal at 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Class of 1972
Title: Thomas Jefferson Class of 1972 Reunion
Event 1: Friday Night Social Time
Venue: Double Tree by Hilton
Date: August 4th, 2017 1:00pm
(ending August 7th, 2017 12:00am)
RSVP By: July 31st, 2017
Address: 350 1St. Ave N.E. , Cedar Rapids , , 52401
Details: Feel free to invite other Jefferson alumni, family or teacher. All are welcome. Stay and visit with your homies or join a group leaving the Hotel at 6:30 pm for a Pub Crawl and return around 8:00pm..
Need more information e-mail:
Event 2: Saturday Afternoon Events
Venue: to be determined
Date: August 5th, 2017
RSVP By: July 31st, 2017
Details: Saturday activities will be Sleep-in / Golf / Bicycle ride.
and request additional information or let us know if you'll join us.
Event 3: Thomas Jefferson Class Of 1972 Reunion
Venue: Double Tree by Hilton
Date: August 5th, 2017 5:30pm - 11:00pm
RSVP By: July 31st, 2017
Address: 350 1St. Ave N.E. , Cedar Rapids , , 52401
Details: Welcome Hour begins in the Grand Ballroom with a cash bar. The evening festivities and program at 6:30. Tickets are $35 in advance or $38 at the door. We will be enjoying Appetizer stations at 6:45 and promise an evening of fun and plenty of photo opts.
Discount rate on rooms. Mention TJHS Class of 72
more information or questions e-mail:
Event 4: Farewell
Venue: Cherry Hill Park
Date: August 6th, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
RSVP By: July 30th, 2017
Address: Stoney Point NW. , Cedar Rapids , 52405
Details: Coffee and bakery will be available.
More information e-mail:

Past Reunions

Class of 1965
Title: Jefferson High School Class of 1965 Bus tour
Venue: Jefferson High School parking lot
Date: June 27th, 2015 11:00am - 2:00pm
RSVP By: June 27th, 2015
Address: 1243 20th Street SW , Cedar Rapids , , 52404
Details: We will board. School bus with Historian Mark Hunter. We will tour our great city and he will share the history. Trip will last about 1 1/2 hour. Then a tour of JHS will end our event.
Hope you can make it.
Class of 1965
Title: Jefferson High School Golf Invitational "50" Year Classic
Event: Jefferson High School Class Of 1965 Golf Invitational "50" Year Classic
Venue: Shellsburg Wildcat Golf Course
Date: June 26th, 2015 8:00am - 1:00pm
RSVP By: June 26th, 2015
Details: Registration at 8:00a.m. first tee time: 9:00a.m.
Green fees-electric cart -Awards-&Prizes. Brats or Hamburger and beverage will be included with $40 cost. Bob Meier, Duane Hinrichs and Don Jones. Send money to Linda Owens, 901 Fernwood Drive NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402
Class of 1965
Title: Jefferson High School class of 1965
Venue: Clarion Hotel &Convention Center
Date: June 26th, 2015 6:00pm
(ending June 27th, 2015)
RSVP By: April 15th, 2015
Tickets By: April 15th, 2015
Address: 525 33rd Avenue S.W. , Cedar Rapids , , 52404
Details: Friday night mixer at the Clarion 6:30pm with free appetizers. Cash bar. Saturday night 6:00p.m. Cost $40. Per person. The Legends will be performing. Can't wait to reconnect. The Committee. Send money to Linda Owens 901 Fernwood Drive NE., Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402.
Price: Dinner - $ 40.00
Class of 1970
Title: Jefferson Class of 1970...45 Year Reunion
Event 1: Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball Game
Venue: Kernels Stadium
Date: June 18th, 2015 6:30pm
Details: Alumni and guests will have a reserved area in the Party Plaza on the upper deck, along the first base line. Tickets are $11.00.

Information on purchasing tickets will be available soon.
Event 2: Cocktails And Conversation
Venue: Clarion Hotel
Date: June 19th, 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Details: Light appetizers. Cash Bar. Vik Hernandez and the "Full Circle" band will provide music starting at 9:00.
Event 3: Jefferson Class Of 1970...45 Year Reunion
Venue: Clarion Hotel
Date: June 20th, 2015 6:30pm
Address: 33rd Ave & 6th St SW , Cedar Rapids , , 52403
Details: Cocktails at 6:30. Buffet dinner at 7:30. Music by "Full Circle". More details to come.
Class of 1984
Title: Class 1984
Venue: Up Town - Friday/ Chrome Horse - Saturday
Date: July 11th, 2014
(ending July 11th, 2014)
Details: If you are in town Friday night - Uptown

Saturday night - Chrome Horse - 3rd Street

Check out the Facebook page - Cedar Rapids Jefferson 30 year Reunion Class of 1984
Class of 1964
Title: Class of 64 reunion
Event 1: Class Of 64 Reunion
Venue: Clarion Hotel
Date: August 15th, 2014
(ending August 15th, 2014)
Address: 525 33rd Ave SW , Cedar Rapids ,
Event 2: Class Of 64 Reunion
Venue: Clarion Hotel
Date: August 15th, 2014
(ending August 15th, 2014)
Address: 525 33rd Ave SW , Cedar Rapids ,
Details: Friday - 7 PM to 12 PM - snacks & cash bar. Saturday Buffet Dinner & Social Time 6 PM - ? (Casual wear at all times) Contact info: Jefferson '64 Reunion; C/O Craig/Dana Daves; 1722 Meiers Ct. NW; Cedar Rapids, IA 52405: 319-654-0299 or cdaves@mchsi.com
Class of 1959
Title: Class of 1959 55th Class Reunion
Venue: Long Branch Best Western
Date: June 20th, 2014 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Address: 90 Twixt Town Rd NE , Marion , , 52302
Details: Meet and Greet with appetizers and cash bar for only $25.00 each. Chat with you classmates at a relaxed evening.
Attend breakfast buffet on Sat AM for only $7.99.
Hope to see you there. Email is for Nancy Showalter or mail her your money and reservation @ 2604 Primrose LN SW, Cedar Rapids IA 52404
Class of 1974
Title: Class of '74 40 Year Reunion
Event 1: Class Of '74 40 Year Reunion
Venue: Elk's Lodge
Date: July 12th, 2014 6:00pm
(ending July 12th, 2014)
Address: 801 33rd Ave SW , Cedar Rapids , , 52405
Event 2: Class Of '74 40 Year Reunion
Venue: Elk's Lodge
Date: July 12th, 2014 6:00pm
(ending July 12th, 2014)
RSVP By: May 10th, 2014
Address: 801 33rd Ave SW , Cedar Rapids , , 52405
Details: We will have other events planned during the reunion weekend. A picnic on Sun. the 13th at Parkview Pavilion 11am-4pm and more.
For questions and more information JHawks1974@gmail.com Join our facebook page Cedar Rapids Jefferson Class of 74.
Event 3: Class Of 74 Reunion Picnic
Venue: Jones Park Parkview Pavilion
Date: July 13th, 2014 11:00am - 4:00pm
RSVP By: May 10th, 2014
Address: Wilson Ave SW , Cedar Rapids
Details: Pot luck type picnic, sloppy joes and buns will be provided bring your own drinks and a dish to share. Price $5 single $10 family.
Class of 1958
Title: Class of 1958 - 55th Reunion
Venue: Jones Park Parkview Pavilion
Date: September 8th, 2013 11:00am - 4:00pm
Address: location is off Bowling Street SW at the end of 29th Ave. , Cedar Rapids ,
Mike Sullivan,
Sheila Schulte,
Class of 1973
Title: Cedar Rapids Jefferson H.S. 40th Reunion – Class of 1973
Venue: Saturday, July 6, 2013: Class of 1973 Dinner, Program and Dancing at Fireside Winery - (Marengo, Iowa) Address: 1755 “P” Avenue, Marengo, Iowa (ph.: 319-662-4222) - The winery is owned by J-Hawk ’73 classmate Rona (Rodemeyer) Wyant. The winery and hall i
Date: July 6th, 2013
Details: *Friday, July 5, 2013 Socializing at 33rd Ave Sports Bar & Grill (located in Clarion Hotel) Address: 525 33rd Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids From 6:00 pm until ? No reservations needed. Cost: $5.00 person Includes soda pop and some free hors d’oeurves. The Reunion Committee is opening this night up as a Cluster Reunion whereby the J Hawk Class of 1972 and 1974 and your spouse/friend are all invited.
Class of 1968
Title: Class of 1968 Reunion
Venue: Dear Classmates from the class of the class of 1968. We have set the dates for our 45th reunion. They will be on Friday, October 4th and Saturday, October 5th. More details will come later as we finalize things. If you read this will you please send m
Date: October 4th, 2013
Details: The event on Friday will be tied to the Jefferson/Kennedy football game at Kingston stadium with a tailgate party afterward indoors at the Hiawatha Community Center. On Saturday we will have a meal at the "Touch of Class" in Cedar Rapids. We will have more details later. We need to find people. Please contact me at dsajusher@juno.com so that I can get your email address, which will allow me to send you updated information. Thank you. Duane Usher
Class of 1972
Venue: Fri 6:30 pm - Midnight, Clarion :525 33rd Ave SW Cash Bar & Appetizers. Sat 8:15 am Ellis Golfcourse. 10am Jefferson Tour. 11am -2pm Sanctuary Spa, 1:30 Chrome Horse Bar. Clarion : 6pm Cash Bar, 7pm Buffet, 9pm Dance. Sun 11:30am Jones Top Pavilli
Date: July 13th, 2012
Details: Fri nite only: $15,00 S, $25 C.(Alumni invited). Sat nite only:$37,50/$75 or skip dinner, join later $10. Tickets: Advanced $10/10, Reunion Night $20/10: Pay to Karolyn K. Lang, Karolynlang8@gmail.com(ckg on Pay Pal here). Please contact Steve Lee, slee@csystems.com asap if Golfing, for count.
Class of 1991
Title: 1991 Class Reunion, Thomas Jefferson HS, Cedar Rapids, IA
Venue: Field House Downtown Cedar RapidsDowntown Fieldhouse411 1st St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401(319) 362-0310 &#82
Date: June 11th, 2011
Details: CrJefferson Class-Ninetyone, details for our 20th class reunion this summer! Saturday, June 11th, 2011 6:30pm Field House Downtown Cedar Rapids Meet at the Field House Downtown around 7 pm for food and drinks. A live band later in the evening. Contact Sara Hefflefinger- Hoskins or Kellie Klosterman Sauser if you have questions!
Class of 1961
Title: Class of '61 50th Reunion
Venue: Clarion Hotel - 525 33rd Avenue SW - Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404
Date: September 10th, 2011
Details: From September 8 to the 10th. Email William Heald at w.heald61@hotmail.com below or call 319-368-3773. Print off document attachment. Website to come, check back often for updates
Class of 1970
Title: 40th Class Reunion
Venue: Clarion Hotel - Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Date: July 3rd, 2010
Class of 1975
Title: Celebrating the 70s
Venue: Longbranch Hotel Ballroom
Date: August 14th, 2010
Details: The class of 1975 is inviting classmates from 1974 to 1979 to "Celebrate the 70s" with us at our 35th Class Reunion. Attached is a copy of the invitation to download for information and to make reservations.
Class of 1974
Title: Jefferson Class of '74 36 year Reunion
Venue: IBEW Miller Hall 1211 Wiley Blvd SW . Social hour 6 to 7 pm buffet dinner served at 7. Good time to get caught up with classmates. Door prizes, silent auction and much more join us for the fun.
Date: July 10th, 2010
Details: A school tour is planned for Saturday morning at 11 am. We will also have a picnic on Sunday from 11 am to 4pm at Jones Park.
Class of 1974
Title: Jefferson Class of
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Class of 1989
Title: 20th year Reunion
Venue: Fairfax Legion HALL - City/Town: Fairfax, IA
Date: June 20th, 2009
Details: Please join us at our 20th Class Reunion! It will be a great night to catch up with old friends. The event will be held at the Fairfax Legion hall in Fairfax IA. A buffet style dinner will be served. As well as Keg beer and a DJ. The cost is $25 per person and should be received by 5-15-09.Checks can be made out to Jefferson Class of 1989. Please mail to PO BOX 9774 Cedar Rapids, IA 52409-9774. The Clarion Hotel has a group of rooms at a discounted rate of 90.50 for Saturday night. There is a shuttle available to take and pick up to the reunion at the Fairfax legion hall. The cost of the shuttle is 30.00 per trip. The van fits about 12 people. So that works out to be about 2.50 per person per trip. You just have to let them know you are there for the Jefferson High Class reunion 1989. And you can sign up for the shuttle the time of reservation or check in. 319-366-8671 or 1-877-949-2992.
Class of 1984
Title: 25th Class Reunion
Venue: Uptown Friday Night - DC Riverwalk - Crown Plaza
Date: July 10th, 2009
Details: Starting Friday Night at Uptown then to DC Riverwalk. Saturday night at Crown Plaza - casual - appetizers and a DJ Mail to- Jefferson Class Reunion 1984 P.O. Box 8686 Cedar Rapids, IA 52408-8686
Class of 1964
Title: Class of 1964 45th reunion
Venue: The reunion if planned for the 14th and 15th of Aug. at the Clarion Hotel on 33rd Ave. S.W. A letter will be going out soon with the details of the reunion. We are unable to find some of our classmates so if you know of anyone that did not get the letter
Date: August 14th, 2009
Class of 1979
Title: 30th Class Reunion - Beinmg planned now
Venue: We will be maiking details known after the 1st of the year - E-mail us if you have any ideals - date will be changing - do not count on that date
Date: July 16th, 2009
Class of 1988
Title: reunion
Venue: St. Judes Sweet Corn Festival. Corner of Edgewood Road and 1ST Ave.
Date: August 9th, 2008
Details: For those that can make it. We will meet in the beer tent and after that if we decide to move it to another local place then that is fine. This is something put together in a short time because no one has done anything about our reunion. If you can make it Great...if not...keep your chin up! Hopefully someone will come up with another one to get more of our class together.

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