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Reunions

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July 8-11 The USS Boston CA-69, CAG-1 and SSN-703 shipmates, crew members of all Navy ships named Boston are planning a July reunion. For details, contact Arthur L. Hebert, P.O. Box 816, Amherst, NH 03031-0816; call (603) 672-8772; or visit www.ussboston.org.
July 9-10 Okolona College is planing a reunion. For information, call Alvin Thomas at (662) 447-5922; Mary Lowery Gates at (662) 447-3361; Myles Standfield at (662) 447-2235; Jimmy McClendon at (662) 767-3203; Louise Floyd Cole at (662) 447-2752; or Ella Collins at (662) 369-9582.
July 10 The first Savell family reunion will be from 11 a.m.-until at the city park pavilion in Union. All descendants, relatives and friends of Carol and Ida Tucker Savell are invited to attend. Lunch will be served at noon. Bring a covered dish if you want. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided. For more information, contact Glenn and Renee McKinnion at (601) 298-0030.
July 10 The Stallings reunion will be at Archusa Water Park pavilion. Family and friends are invited to attend. Bring a covered dish. For information, call 693-5984.
July 10 The Complete reunion will begin at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church Family Life Center. Call Norma Walters at 776-3212.
July 10 The 1974 class reunion for Meridian High School will be at 7 p.m. at Briarwood Country Club. MHS class members would like to invite the classes of 1974 from Lamar, Whynot and Jeff Davis to the reunion. Cost is $35 a person. Make check payable to Class of 1974 and send with a biography to: Cheryl Love Robinson P.O. Box 1209 Meridian, MS. Plans for other activities are being planned. Send e-mail to Teresa Lowery Church at TCH4101@aol.com for further information.
July 13-18 Members of the 4th Infantry Division Association National Reunion are planning a reunion for July. For information contact Gregory Rollinger, 8891 Aviary Path NR-82, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 or visit www.4thinfantry.org.
July 16-18 The descendants of Richard and Julie Shanks and the children of Ruby and Viola Edwards will hold a reunion at Archusa Water Park in Quitman. Cost is $60 for married families and $30 for singles. Senior citizens 70 years and older are free. A memory book will be available for an extra $10. Please turn in money as soon as possible. To request information or send money, contact Eula Gates Leggett, 1865 Shubuta Eucutta Road, Shubuta, MS 39360, (601) 687-5730, or Jerlean Edwards Pruitt, 9690 Highway 18 West, Quitman, MS 39355, (601) 776-5828.
July 17 The annual Cullum family reunion will be at the Masonic Lodge in Little Rock. Family and friends are welcome. Bring your favorite covered dish. For information, call Mary Cullum at 635-3141.
July 19 Members of Meridian High School Class of 1964 will hold a planning meeting for their reunion at 5:30 p.m. at Best Western in Meridian. For information, call Pat Reinhold at 483-4103 or Nelda Dearman at 483-5170.
July 24 Family and friends of Bradie Watson Price are invited to a family reunion. The event will be in the Temple Theatre ballroom on 24th Avenue in downtown Meridian beginning at 11 a.m. Bring food and drinks for lunch. For more information, call Jimmy Hoffer at 482-3228, Dot Price Hoffer at 485-4332, Nell Joiner DuLaney at 681-9929 or Nelda Jones Dearman at 483-5170.
July 31 Members of Meridian High School Class of 1994 will meet at Ryan's Steakhouse banquet room at 12:30 p.m. for reunion planning. The reunion is set for Sept. 10-11. Registration and fees for weekend reunion are $100 per person. Fee includes class member, spouse, children, rental of banquet rooms at Quality Inn, park pavilion, DJ, band, food activities and souvenirs. For information, call 483-0851 or 626-7985.
July 31 The Tuxedo Reunion will be at the Church of the Mediator, 3825 35th Ave., Meridian from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bring a covered dish; drinks will be furnished. For information, call Eula Fae Latham at 483-6802.
July 31 Meridian High School Class of 1969 will hold its 35th reunion at 7 p.m. at Howard Johnsons. Call 482-4027 or send e-mail to Mhsclassof69@yahoo.com.
Aug. 14 Meridian High School Class of 1951 will hold its reunion at Mike Anderson's Sesfood Restaurant, 406 Classic Drive, Hattiesburg. Hospitality hour is from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Casual dress. Major hotels are located nearby on Highway 49 (Hawthorn Suites are next door). For information, call or write Don Hall, Eight Northgate Dr., Laurel, MS 39440, (601) 649-2437 or (610) 577-6384; or e-mail: Transico@comcast.net or: Msmagnolia51@aol.com
Aug. 24-28 The USS Saint Paul (CA-73) and the USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (SSN-708) Association will hold its 11th reunion in Boston, Mass. The organization is trying to contact former crew members. Contact, George M. Takis Jr., 125 Spaulding Drive N.E., Atlanta, GA 30328; call (770) 393-3185; or send e-mail to gtakisatlcom.net@mindspring.com.
Aug. 25-29 USS Maddox Destroyer Association Reunion (DD168, DD622, DD731) will be held in Kansas City, Mo. Contact Cliff Gillespie, 215 Wichita Ave., No. 605, Huntington Beach, CA 92648; (714) 960-5283; or send e-mail to cwgilles45@aol.com.
Sept. 10-11 Meridian High School Class of 1994 is planning its 10-year reunion. Monthly meetings are held the last Saturday of each month at Ryan's Steakhouse banquet room at 12:30 p.m. Registration and fees for weekend reunion are $100 per person. Fee includes class member, spouse, children, rental of banquet rooms at Quality Inn, park pavilion, DJ, band, food activities and souvenirs. For information, call 483-0851 or 626-7985.
Sept. 11 USS Forrestal CVA/VC/AVT-59 annual reunion will be held aboard the Caribbean Princess Cruise Ship departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. for a seven-day western Caribbean cruise. Contact Brian Forrester at (800) 998-1228 or send e-mail to brian@cruiseholidaysaz.com. You can register online at www.cruiseholidaysaz.com.
Sept. 17-19 Meridian High School Class of 1954 is planning its 50th reunion. For more details, call Hookey at (601) 737-5387.

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