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Reunions for Oct. 11, 2012

The St. Louis Academy Class 1952 recently held its 60th reuniPopolano's Restaurant Lansing. Pictured (from left) are Beverly Nylen Bridgeview;

The St. Louis Academy Class of 1952 recently held its 60th reunion at Popolano's Restaurant in Lansing. Pictured (from left) are Beverly Nylen, of Bridgeview; Shirley Schmidt, of Lansing; Barbara Ganz, of Beecher; Marilyn Bertolini, of Arizona; Rita Stoffle, of Orland Park; Virginia Schlegel, of Oak Brook; Carol Cunningham, of Palos Heights; Helen Marie Altieri, of Florida; Virginia Schassburger, of Lansing; and Donna Thorp, of Manteno. | Supplied Photo

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Updated: November 12, 2012 6:10AM



Here is a look at reunions in the Southland.

Visitation Grammar School

The Visitation Grammar School Class of 1962 is planning its 50th reunion. Graduates interested in attending can contact Patricia Murphy Blevins at poohray@sbcglobal.net or Eileen Daley Badon at dabadon@aol.com.

Queen of Martyrs Elementary School

The Queen of Martyrs Elementary School Class of 1957 will host its 55-year reunion in October and is looking for graduates. Information: Carol Marshall, carolsamoraj@gmail.com; Bob Funk, rfunkjr@ymail.com; Mary Mueller Donovan, mdonovan5024@yahoo.com; Annette LeBel, (708) 478-0054; or Carol Marshall, (708) 478-5295.

Eisenhower High School

The Eisenhower High School Class of 1972 will host its 40-year reunion in October. The cost is $40 per person, payable in advance. The committee is looking for 1972 classmates, who should send their contact information (name/maiden name, phone number and mailing and e-mail address) to baueron24@aol.com.

Kelly High School

The Kelly High School class of January 1964 is planning a 50-year reunion and is looking for classmates. Information: William Malesky, bmalesky@comcast.net or (630) 220-1770; Laura Bohanek, ron.laura@comcast.net or (815) 462-9334; or Gerald LaBarge, jnlabarge@comcast.net or (630) 852-9371.

Thornton Township High School

The Thornton Township High School Class of 2002 is planning a reunion and is looking for alums. Former classmates should send their contact information (name, phone number and mailing and email addresses) to tthsclassof2002@yahoo.com.

Jones Commercial High School

Jones Commercial High School, 606 S. State St., Chicago, is looking for classmates of 1969. Information: (312) 914-9890.

Lindblom High School

The Lindblom High School Class of 1962 is planning its 50th reunion on Oct. 19, with a tour of the high school and a dinner afterward, and is looking for alums. Former classmates should send their contact information (name, phone number and mailing and email addresses) to lindblomclassreunion@gmail.com.

Blue Island Community High School

The Blue Island Community High School (now Eisenhower High School) Class of 1962 will host its 50th Class Reunion from Oct. 19 to 21. The reunion will feature a tour of the campus, a pizza party, the Reunion Banquet and a farewell breakfast/brunch. Reservations are required by Aug. 1. Information: Judy Green, at (708) 772-3664 or judysparkles@comcast.net.

Thornton Township High School

The Thornton Township High School Class of 1962 will hold its 50th reunion dinner on Oct. 19 at Balagio’s Restaurant in Homewood, followed by an informal buffet at Glenwood Oaks Restaurant in Glenwood and a tour of the school and a football game at the school on Oct. 20. Information: (708) 799-3949, gailsilzer@hotmail.com or mandernack@usa.net.

Mary McDowell Settlement

The Mary McDowell Settlement Alumni Association will hold a reunion and dinner dance on Oct. 20 at the Mayfield Banquet Hall, 6037 S. Archer Ave., Chicago. The event will feature DJ music, an open bar and more. Tickets are $40 per person and must be bought by Oct. 12. Information: Joe, (708) 687-1873 or Florence, (708) 798-4228.

Academy of Our Lady

The Academy of Our Lady Alumnae Association will host an all-school from 5 to10 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Hilton Oak Lawn, 94th Street and Cicero Avenue. Those who graduated in a year ending in 2 to 7 will receive a special salute. Tickets are $50 before Oct. 15 and $55 afterward. Information: (773) 445-2300 or www.academyofourladyalumnae.org.

St. Christina Parish

St. Christina Parish will host “A Celebration of the Past and Present” on Oct. 21. The event will begin with Mass at 11:30 a.m. and tours of the school, followed by a party from 1 to 6 p.m. at 115 Bourbon Street. The party will feature live entertainment, a buffet dinner, beer, wine, pop, raffle baskets, a silent auction and more. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Information: Maureen Chausse, mchausse1@gmail.com.

Bloom High School

The Bloom High School Class of 1982 will host its 30-year reunion on Oct. 27 at Balagio’s Ristorante in Homewood. Information: www.bloom82.homestead.com.



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