2015 CLASS REUNION IN ARIZONA
PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK "45 YEAR ARIZONA REUNION" ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THIS PAGE FOR SHOWING INTEREST IN CERTAIN EVENT OF THIS REUNION.
DATE: President's Day weekend, February 13-16, 2015 (Doubles as a Valentines' Day getaway)
PLACE: Wild Horse Pass "Hotel and Casino" in Chandler, Arizona, close to Phoenix. The web site is: wildhorsepass.com
SCHEDULE of EVENTS:
THURSDAY: (Pre-Reunion) 4:30 p.m. until....... Meet at Organ Stop Pizza, 1149 East Southern Ave. (Intersection of Stapley and Southern) in Mesa, AZ. Please contact Deb Fougner Croucher if interested (701-799-7498) We will need to know how many seats to try to save. Originally planned Arizona Opry is sold out so this event was canceled.
FRIDAY NIGHT MIXER: Belle's Sallon and Rawhide Steak House at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, 6:00 p.m. ............ Take free shuttle bus from Wild Horse Pass Hotel entrance to Rawhide Western Town (or you can drive to Rawhide Western Town Parking Lot and park for $5) Cash Bar.. Casual Dress. Contact: David Romans 612-670-6989.
SATURDAY MORNING TOPGOLF: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet at Wild Horse Pass parking lot at 9 a.m., carpool from there to TopGolf in Scottsdale. $35/hour party of 6 until noon. $45/hour from noon-5 p.m. We will try to put groups of 6 together. Times based on signups. Contact: Duane Foster 602-482-4010
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Arizona Botanical Gardens, Noon - 2 p.m., Meet at Wild Horse Pass parking lot and carpool to the gardens. $20/person. Contact: Deb Schmitz Heen 605-999-4365
SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING: Mixer at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino Ocotillo Room with cash bar, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Dinner Banquet and Program 6:00 p.m. until midnight. Cash Bar..Dressy Casual. Program Chairs: Jim Stenehjem & Cindy Holter Iverson.
SUNDAY MORNING: Arizona Open House progresive Brunch 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Meet at the home of Jim and Laurie Stenehjem, near the intersection of Baseline and Val Vista, 1310 E. Sand Dollar Ct., Gilbert, AZ (Val Vista Lakes area) at 10 a.m. and will carpool or caravan from there to other homes. Classmates may arrange carpools from WHP to the first location on their own. Schedule willbe available at reunion. Contact: Laurie Huss Stenehjem
SUNDAY AFTERNOON GOLF: 2 P.M. UNTIL................ Contact: Rick Medalen 701-774-8684
POST REUNION TRIP TO SEDONA & GRAND CANYON, MONDAY/TUESDAY: Meet at Wild Horse Pass parking lot at 9 a.m. Monday. This group is closed since hotel reservations etc. have already been made based on pre-reunion signups. Contact: Diane Stockman 612-991-7787
OPTIONAL EVENTS: Rawhide Western Town, Horseback riding, Golf, Spa, Shopping or other Hotel/ local attractions.
**OPTIONAL EVENTS can be on your own, or you can post them on the website and get a group going. Many are accessible by shuttle bus from the resort. You can go to the hotel web site for more information by clicking on "local attractions".
TRAVEL & LODGING: All major airlines fly into Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Allegiant Airlines has direct flights from Minot, Bismarck, and Fargo to Mesa Gateway Airport. The Hotel has rooms available at discounted rates for the reunion, and there is a parking lot for overnight campers at a minimal fee. There are also other lodging sites available in the area, and houses with pools for rent.
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:
1. To REGISTER for the event, send in your check, payable to WHS Class of 70 Reunion, to Rick Medalen at 1216-9th Ave. West, Williston, ND 58801. Cost is $70.00 per person, reduced to $50.00 per person if you pay by December 15. Registration is nonrefundable, but is transferable.
3. Spread the word to others in the class to make sure as many as possible know about this event. We would like a good turnout!
4. Arrange for your transportation and lodging. Discounted lodging is available at the Hotel, but not required. Accomodations should be made asap as room will be sold out over the reunion weekend. Best prices are on hotels.com.
Other nearby hotel choices are: LaQuinta, Holiday Inn Express, or Marriott Courtyard, all in Chandler, AZ. There is also the Wild Horse Pass resort (more expensive), see the WHP website.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING VIA EITHER PHONE OR THROUGH OUR CLASS WEB SITE:
DIANE STOCKMAN (612-991-7787)
DEBB FOUGNER CROUCHER (701-799-7498)
DAVE ROMANS (612-670-6989)