Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Reunion follow-up meeting sceduled

Dear Team,
In order to make it possible for Sarah & Diana to attend, I have rescheduled our Reunion follow-up meeting to:
  • Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 6pm.
  • Setup after 5:30pm as usual, in room B.
  • West Florida Public Library Tryon Branch
    1200 Langley Avenue | Pensacola, FL 32504
Hope y'all can attend.


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Event on Sunday May 24th is changed to Nicks boathouse.

Thank you to our Reunion Planning Team for covering so much at the last meeting Tuesday Night.
It was decided...
  • Dear Classmates,
    It was decided... On May 24th at Sacred Heart Cathedral will reserve pews for us so we can sit together at the 11 AM
  • Mass. After the Mass, we plan to meet and eat
    At Nick's Boathouse instead of Hemmingways.
    Nick's Boathouse
    455 W. Mail Street
    Pensacola FL 32502
    Phone Number: (850) 912-8775

Sing'cerely, Have a beautiful day, Simone 2015 Reunion info:
Our Class of '65 Website is not online anymore but we still have a Cass BlogSpot.
and find us on Facebook:

Monday, March 9, 2015

CHS Mass/Fish Fry have been changed TO Friday, March 20th.

The CHS Mass/Fish Fry have been changed TO Friday, March 20th. All else remains the same. Please let me know if you're planning to attend on the new date.
So far I have Nancy Buck +1 & Connie Fell on the new list for Mar 20th tables. So let me know

Simone Simoneaux-Lawson, Class Rep

please email: or text: 850-456-1504 reply

Our classmate, David Bitto passed away.

Dear Classmates,
I received sad news this week from Richie Daniels...
On March 6, 2015 our classmate, David Bitto passed away. Just found his Obituary and guest book Online today at:
Richie was blessed to share a visit with David at his home recently.
David Bitto, ..." will be fondly remembered for his bright smile, jovial spirit, and kind nature. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Monday, March 9, 2015 at 2PM at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Elberta with internment to follow at Prince of Peace Cemetery in Elberta. A reception and celebration of his life will follow at the Elberta Civic Center in Elberta. All are welcome to attend and celebrate David's life. For those who would like to make a charitable contribution in his honor, the family suggests donating to the Baldwin County Sherriff's Boys Ranch in Summerdale; 21870 County Road 32; Summerdale, ALA 36580."...

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Dear “CHS-Class of ‘65” Classmate, 50 year Reunion May 23, 2015

Dear “CHS-Class of ‘65” Classmate,
You are invited! Our "CHS Class of ‘65", 50 year Reunion events are
scheduled. We hope you can join us for these celebration events..

1. May 23, 2015, Dinner Buffet & Dance, at the Pensacola Yacht Club, at 1897 Cypress Street, Pensacola Florida 32502. Live music by Michelle West, 6 to 11 PM, $60 per person, cocktail attire, Jackets for Men.

2. May 24, 2015, Classmates attend together, 11 AM Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 12th Ave, RSVP for Reserved section.

3. May 24, 2015, 3 PM casual attire, Dutch Treat event at Hemmingway's, Quietwater Beach Boardwalk, 400 Quietwater Beach Road #16, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561

4. By March 31, 2015: Please send your Completed Registration Form & check or money order payable to: “CHS-Class of ‘65”, $60 per person in your party to: Sarah Click Carruth, 334 Woodbine Drive, Pensacola FL 32503-3236.

5. You can fill out and print the Registration Form. Please find it at the following Link. Please print an extra copy to keep as a back-up.

If your phone, email or mailing address changes or you have not been receiving emails from us, please send your email address to or text to 850-456-1504.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Still working on that Email List.

We have received some corrections so there will be an updated list soon.

Minutes of the CHS 50th reunion planing meeting of Feb 2nd 2015

Minutes of the CHS 50th reunion planing meeting of Feb 2nd 2015
Attendees were team members:  Simone Simoneaux Lawson; Sarah Click Carruth; Jessie Watson; JoAnn Desbrew Arnold; David Hargrave; John Costa; Ritchie Daniels; Terry Berling;  Dale Hill 
Members unable to attend were:  Diana Cottia Fordham; Diane Faggioni Cannon
Peanut Gallery: Ted Lawson; Henry Arnold
Meeting began with discussion surrounding the Saturday night buffet and dance at the Pensacola Yacht Club May 23rd 6-11PM, music by Michelle West.  Dress is smart casual.  Cost is $60 per person.  Sunday May 24th will begin with 11AM morning mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral followed by an evening social at Hemmingways beginning between 3-4 PM. Food and drinks are dutch.  Dress is casual.  
Additional discussion on the following subjects:
Banking and "payable to" on checks
Action: Sarah willl contact the bank and resolve these issues/questions regarding responsible parties and determine what to put on the RSVP/info "payable to".
RSVP Registration form content and internet access
Action: Simone will draft the RSVP Registration form and provide to team members via email for review and concurrence prior to next meeting.  Content of the form should include confirmation sent  to Simone via email,  payment sent to Sarah, both due by Mar 31, 2015.  Simone to establish web access for the form.
Costs breakdown
Action: a request was made by David for a breakdown of costs for:  the Yacht Club (ie: space, dance floor, cost per plate for the buffet (or an estimate), Entertainment, or an estimate of any other items such as postage.  To include current available bank balance on hand.
Finalizing email and home address list
Action:  additional info was provided to Simone and Diana.  JoAnn/Jessie to finalize the last  list and provide to Simone and Diana prior to the next meeting for consolidation.  Sarah will provide post cards for those with no email addresses.
How best to utilize any left over money
Option 1:  Use on Sunday evening toward an open bar at Hemmingways
Option 2:  Make a donation to CHS
Discussion on how to offer financial assistance regarding the $60 per person cost without reflecting in a negative manner on those who may need it 
Open for next meeting.
Place for Saturday night May 23, 2015 is the Pensacola Yacht Club
Buffet dinner, dancing (for those who can still shuffle around) cost per person is $60
time is from 6PM to 11PM  Dress is smart casual
Sunday morning May 24th, mass will be at Sacred Heart Cathedral at 11AM 
Sunday evening social at Hemmingways.  Food and drinks will be dutch 3-4PM
Dress code casual
The next meeting is scheduled for Feb 17th at the library.  5:30 setup and 6:00 PM start.
These notes are presented to the best of my recollection, and the ability to read my own notes.  Please make changes/comments as needed and provide them to Simone with copy to all members so that we will be able to address any issues before the next meeting.  All action items should be completed prior to the next meeting 
Last action item is for all team members to provide any agenda items to Simone to be addressed at the next meeting.


JoAnn (Desbrew) Arnold

We had a little debate about the Sat night attire. Sarah said Cocktail Attire might be what we want to say. ;-), Simone