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The MAXI-VIII September 23-25, 2016

The MAXI-VIII Reunion is September 23-25, 2016. The MAXI-VIII REUNION planning committee has had several planning meetings, and the following plans have been finalized. Watch the U.S. mail for your letter, questionnaire, and Booster's Page opportunity.

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Ms. Virginia Wall, Chairman, MAXI-V Reunion (9462 bytes)Miss Virginia Wall (pictured)
The Virginia Wall Scholarship Fund

"The Virginia Wall Story" by Bonnie Mitchell. Proceeds from sale of the book go to the Virginia Wall Scholarship Fund. (For details, download the 760KB PDF flyer.)

MAXI-VIII Reunion Committee Officers:

  • Chairman - Ed Robertson (Class of 1957)
  • Secretary - Bonnie (Boude) Mitchell (Class of 1956)
  • Treasurer - Nancy (Campbell) Hoyt (Class of 1959)

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Planning Committee Members

  • Class of 1950 - William "Bill" Thompson
  • Class of 1951 - Peggy Switzer and Bill Gibson
  • Class of 1952 - 
  • Class of 1953 - C.S. "Bud" Jones and Ron O'Dell
  • Class of 1954 - Carole Myers, Dorothy Spidle, and Kenneth Fries
  • Class of 1955 - Nancy Fries, Chuck Haney, Janet Jones, and Ralph Summerville
  • Class of 1956 - Charlotte Alexander and Bonnie Mitchell
  • Class of 1957 - Ed D. Robertson
  • Class of 1958 - Joan Holcer
  • Class of 1959 - Nancy Hoyt
  • Registration - Class Secretaries

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Planning Committees

Boosters Page - Ralph Summerville

Class Reunion Book - Bonnie Mitchell, Ed Robertson, and Scott Rule

Map of Points of Interest and Tourist Information - Ron O'Dell

City Bus Tour (new Hedrick Medical Center, Chilli Bay Water Park, new CHS football Stadium, Grand River Historical Society Museum, new Cultural Corner Arts Center, etc.) narrated by Ed Turner; Free Methodist Church bus driven by Richard Wilson - Chuck Haney

Class Pictures - Ed Robertson

Friday Reception Refreshments Menu - Joan Holcer

Saturday Dinner Menu and Sunday Brunch Menu - Joan Holcer, Chuck Haney

Decorations - Carole Myers, Chairperson; Dorothy Spidle and Rose Pepper

Door Prizes - Peggy Switzer, Chairperson; Charlotte Alexander

MAXI-Reunion Website - Ed Robertson

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September 23, 2016

7:00-10:00 PM - Chillicothe Elks Lodge
Dress Casual
No Meal - Munchies and Cash Bar available
Ryan Lane & Industrial Road (see map)

BRUNCH (Optional) Sunday, September 25, 2016

10:00 AM-Noon - Chillicothe Elks Lodge

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

CITY TOURS - On your own - Visit Tourist Information Booth at Friday night reception

BUS TOURS OF CHILLICOTHE - 2:00-4:00 PM (Two tours, one hour each, narrated by Ed Turner)

REGISTRATION - 4:00-5:00 PM - Chillicothe Elks Lodge, Ryan Lane & Industrial Road

CLASS PICTURES - 5:00-6:45 PM - Individual class pictures by Bailey Studio at the Elks Lodge - Pictures will begin with the Class of 1950 and continue in class sequence. As soon as a class picture is taken, that class will proceed through the buffet line for dinner.

BUFFET DINNER - By class immediately following each class picture

WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS - 6:45-7:00 PM - Chillicothe Elks Lodge - Chuck Haney (Class of 1955)

INVOCATION - Rev. Larry Reeter (Class of 1958)

REPORT FROM THE CHAIRMAN - Ed Robertson (Class of 1957)

INTRODUCTION OF CLASSES - Chuck Haney (Class of 1955)

VIRGINIA WALL MEMORIAL - Bonnie Mitchell (Class of 1956)

"FRIENDS" - Ted Blankenship (Class of 1953)

DOOR PRIZES - Door Prize Committee

VISITING - 7:00 PM-1:00 AM - Chillicothe Elks Lodge - Mingling and Renewing Friendships

DRESS - Casual

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BRUNCH (Optional)
September 25, 2016

10:00 AM - Noon - Chillicothe Elks Lodge

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Special Thanks To...
  • Jon Shannon of Bailey Studio
  • Community Press, Inc.
  • The Elks Lodge
  • Ed Turner
  • Brenda Fellhoelter - Web Page Design
  • Website address:
  • Bonnie Mitchell (Class of 1956)
  • Ed Robertson (Class of 1957)

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HELP! Comments and suggestions are welcome. Please call or write Ed Robertson, 417 Locust Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601, telephone 660-646-2221 or FAX 660-646-2928. You may also email us.

We are looking forward to a great MAXI-VIII REUNION and hope you will make your plans NOW to attend. Thank you for any information and reservations you have sent. The Elks Lodge is a smoke-free building; we will appreciate your cooperation while attending the MAXI-VIII REUNION.

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