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Reunions

By Staff
August 22, 2004
Aug. 24-28 The USS Saint Paul (CA-73) and the USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (SSN-708) Association will host its 11th reunion in Boston. The organization is trying to contact former crew members. For information, write George M. Takis Jr., 125 Spaulding Drive N.E., Atlanta, Ga. 30328; call (770) 393-3185; or e-mail 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. 3-4 Welch/Whitaker Reunion at the home of Chuck &Sandra Welch Niehuss, 8539 Lakewood Circle, Lauderdale (Dalewood). Pictures needed for display; prepare to share family stories. Catfish fry, Sept. 3 at 6 p.m.; barbecue, Sept. 4, 3 p.m. Registration, $40 per person. Send by Aug. 14 to: Sandra Niehuss,8539 Lakewood Circle, Lauderdale, MS. Best Western Motel, Meridian, has a special rate for reunion. For more information, call Peggy at 693-3210, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., weekdays. For additional information about reunion, call Sandra Niehuss, 632-1718 or 604-1718; Robert Charles Welch, 632-1040; or Edith Welch, 632-1138
Sept. 5 The Semmes Family Reunion will begin at noon at St. Patrick Family Life Center. the reunion will be potluck. For more information, call Norma Walters, 632-4758.
Sept. 10-11 Meridian High School Class of 1994 is planning its 10-year reunion. Meetings are now held biweekly to finalize plans 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. 10-12 Descendants of Aaron Scott Sr. will host their fourth family reunion in Meridian, with Ruby Scott Yarbrough as hostess. For more information, contact Yarbrough at (601) 483-8106,
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. 11 Enterprise Class Reunion for the classes of 1958, 1959 and 1960 will be held at Holiday Inn North. Classmates will meet in the Hospitality Room at 1 p.m.; dinner is at 7 p.m. For more information, call Angela Allen Jones at (601) 483-1802.
Sept. 17-19 Meridian High School Class of 1954 is planning its 50th reunion. For more details, call Hookey at (601) 737-5387.
Sept. 30-Oct. 2 Navy reunion of the USS Sperry (AS-12) Association will be in Baltimore, Md., at Days Hotel Timonium. Contact Arnold Ross, 2916 Colonial Drive, Dickinson, TX 77539; call (281) 534-2459 or send e-mail to ARoss14573@aol.com.

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