June 21, 2008:
Deadline July 1, 2008:
The reunion is almost
here! You must
RSVP by July 1, 2008. The
committee is in the final stages of
ordering materials and food. We need to
know how much to order. If you have not
already done so, please go to the
now. Let us know, even if you will
Payment Deadline July
Your payments must be
received by July 5, 2008 so that we can
pay our vendors. See the
for payment details. If you pay on the
last day, use the
(subject to online processing fees).
Please see the
details. There will be more information
to come regarding the planned events and
things for kids to do near the hotel.
See you soon!
Early payment deadline extended to April 23, 2008. See the RSVP page for
The ticket prices have been set. Please go the the RSVP and Events pages
The reunion committee will meet on Monday, February 25, 2008 at 5:30
p.m. at Todd Thurlow's office to go over the budget and finalize the ticket
prices. Anyone is welcome to attend. See the
Events Page for details.
Save the date
Our class reunion events will take place
on Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19, 2008. Please save the dates.
Some of our classmates are making flight reservations and wanted to get
a confirmation of the date.
We have contracts with
for our events. However, we are still making adjustments to our budget
and menu selections. When we have this complete, we will let everyone
know the price and start collecting payments.
We have a limited block of rooms available at
Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina, the location of the
Saturday night event. The rooms are $129/night, plus taxes. To get the group
rate you must call the reservations desk at 800-775-5936 (or locally at
772-225-3700, ask for reservations). Make sure you tell them that you are
with the MCHS 1988 reunion group.
We emailed an anouncement to registered classmates regarding the
Thanksgiving weekend gathering. Please see details on the
Events page and
The committee is still focusing of the
weekend of July 19, 2008. We will let everyone know when contracts are
set and the date is finalized. The
Marriott Hutchinson Island Resort is looking good for the Saturday
night main event. However, we need to work out prices before signing a
Please let us know what you are willing to spend by voting on the
poll page. We want this
to be an event for everyone. We hope to hold a block of rooms at
Marriott for $129/night, plus taxes.
The following is a possible schedule of
Friday night cocktail reception
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Cash bar
and very light hors
d'oeuvres in a private room upstairs
9:30 p.m. - close - Go
downstairs to the bar. They have a band
every Friday night
You could eat dinner there on
your own before or after the
Saturday Pool Party
- possibly at Marriott Hutchinson Island Resort
hotel pool or the
Sandpiper Pool next to the beach
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday Main Dinner Event
Sunday Do It Yourself Day
- several people have expressed interest in informally meeting at
Bar, B.Y.O.B. (bring your own boat, or find someone with
We will keep you posted if any of this
will be possible within a reasonable budget. Members of the committee
will continue to meet on an as-needed basis. Let us know if you can help
We would like to have gathering with
spouses and significant others (not a meeting) next month, perhaps at
Carson's Tavern (the old Carmody's) during the Thanksgiving holiday
weekend. We will let you know.