The Chatham NJ High School Great Reunion 2008
The Great Reunion 2008 was held July 3 thru July 6 2008 as one of the many events associated with the 4th of July celebrations of the Chathams.
Following was the schedule of the Great Reunion 2008 events:
July 3: Thursday: Check-In
The Commons Room is part of the Boro Firehouse (that has a park/gazebo along Fairmount Ave.), downtown. If you don't get there before 3 pm on Sat., your envelope will be held at the dinner check-in table at the High School athletic field. The dinner check-in opens at 6 pm on Saturday, July 5.
Individual class gatherings begin. Your Class Coordinator will notify you or check the Class Reunions web page to see what has been scheduled so far.
July 4: Friday: Parade - Organized by the Chatham
Borough Fire Department -
Evening: Individual Class Parties and fireworks. For non-Chatham residents, the Chatham Fire Department will be charging a $5 admission fee at the gate.
July 5: Saturday: Sports and All Class Party
Evening: 6:00 pm - Midnight. Great Reunion All Class Party dinner and entertainment. Note: Krazy Kat who D.J.'d at the 1985 and 1997 Great Reunions has been engaged for this event again. The All Class Party will be held under the tents behind the Chatham High School (255 Lafayette Ave.) Last time, in 1997, the All Class Party sold out with 1,440 attending. To see a list of those planning to attend and those who have registered for Great Reunion 2008, please visit GR 2008 Attendance.
July 6: Sunday worship. Individual class gatherings. Those who remain in Chatham until Sunday for the Great Reunion 2008 will be pleased to know that Ogden Memorial Church (corner of Main & Elmwood) is planning a special Ecumenical service for all alumni, friends, and family. Phil Barksdale, Paul Harris, and David Hilty, all of the class of 1953, have been working with Pastor Dale Dealtrey and others to make this a memorable time for all. Barksdale will be teaching on "Growing Up", and Hilty is assembling an Alumni Choir, with a brief rehearsal on Sunday, July 6, at 9:00 AM, followed by the service at 10:00 - followed by a special reception. Alumni will also have a chance to ring the historic bell at Ogden.
Tanya Lynn Bennett '80B, chaplain at Drew University, will perform the service at the Methodist Church.
The Episcopal Church of St. Paul
200 Main Street
Service of Lessons & Patriotic Music @ 9:30 AM
Sunday July 6th
2008 Attendance and Registration Results
For a summary of all classes, visit
Summary of GR2008 Registrations
Proceeds from online and reunion weekend sales will benefit the
Reunion 2008 Coordinating Committee
Email Status As of 6/1/2008
Email Honor Roll
(Classes with 50% or more Email registration)
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