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Leon High School
Tallahassee, Florida
Class of 1960

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Location Change for Class of 1960 4th Friday Luncheon
February 11, 2011

Hey everybody!  Our luncheons have become so popular, that the parking lot of Beef O'Brady on Thomasville Road, was just over whelmed  with our crowd last month!! Also, they have 3 other lunch locations in that shopping center,  and it simply is not enough parking for us. So effective with the February 4th Friday, which will be February 25th, we will begin meeting at the Beef O'Brady at the Kerry Forest Parkway location. It is just across Thomasville Road from the big "North"  Walmart store. The manager assures me that we will not have a problem with the parking.  He is looking forward to us being there. Everything else will be the same!  We have their meeting room from 11:30 to 1:30 and you can order anything on the menu. I have asked that we have more waitress help also. The manager said he would be glad to hire another person if we are going to have 12 or more. In January we had 23, plus several people emailed me that they just rode around the parking lot and never did get a parking space. It would help if some of you could let me know if you can attend on the 25th. I want to be sure that he has adequate waitress help for us. Remember that your tip is included on your ticket. We can also arrange the tables anyway we want.

At the January luncheon, several people suggested we have name cards or name tags, because "some of us" have trouble remembering everyone after "over" 50 years!!  We will just put first names on them, and of course very Large Print!  If you will all be regular attendees, then after a few months you will have everyone's name down pat!

As always, I ask you to tell all our classmates, that you see or are in touch with, about our luncheons, and encourage them to come.  Everyone that has been coming since last June, has really enjoyed seeing old friends. We are all finding out that the saying "the more things change, the more they are the same".   I am thinking that we might not meet during the summer months because so many people plan trips during that time.  However, I am open to all your thoughts and ideas.  Email me an RSVP and any thoughts or questions you may have.  Joanne Wadsworth Brown
(If you didn't receive an email about this, then I don't have your correct address ... send it to rjhoffman@yahoo.com)
Class of 1960 Monthly Lunches
June, 2010

Leon High Class of 1960 is going to start having lunch on the 4th Friday of each month, beginning with June 25th, 2010. It will be at Beef of Brady's on Thomasville Road, which is in the Capital Plaza. The time is 11:30 to 2:00PM. It's in the same location as the Five Guys Hamburger store, next to JO ANN's Fabric store.
We have reserved the back room which will hold up to 120 people.

The best things about this are that you don't have to make a reservation, you can order off their menu, and you get your own check. You can also bring any guest, spouse, or children with you. And you can get to visit with your former classmates!!   We are hoping to get a good crowd in June of 25-30 people or more. It would be great way to show our spirit by having 50 or more at this first meeting. These rooms are in big demand, and a lot of other High School classes have already "reserved" their times, and have been meeting there for a number of years.
(If you didn't receive an email about this, then I don't have your correct address ... send it to rjhoffman@yahoo.com)
Class of 1960 Monthly Lunches
2012 Update

We have it every month from 11:45AM - 1:00PM or later, except for November and December. In 2010, we were meeting at the Beef O'Brady on Thomasville Rd. in the Capital Plaza shopping center. Last January of 2011, we moved to the Beef O' Brady in the Kerry Forest Parkway shopping center. We have lots of parking at the Kerry Forest Parkway Beef O' Brady. We have from 15 to 32 people each month. We accept "guys and gals", friends and  relatives with our Class members. Everyone gets a separate ticket, and tip is included. We have their sports bar room. Plus they usually have a special on the Menu. Prices are very reasonable. Joanne Wadsworth Brown
(If you didn't receive an email about this, then I don't have your correct address ... send it to rjhoffman@yahoo.com)
Leon Lions Alumni:

If you can help us locate any of these 55 classmates in the Leon High Class of 1960, listed on the Directory page, please e-mail Virginia (Gingo) Culpepper Thorne, VLCS@aol.com as soon as possible.

Please save the dates of May 16-17, 2015, for our reunion, celebrating 55 years since we graduated from Leon! Registration materials will be mailed in the next few weeks. Does Gingo have YOUR correct USPS mailing and e-mail addresses?

A newly revised class directory is being prepared. Please help us find these "lost" classmates: List on Directory Page.
Class of 1960 55th Reunion

The 2015 Class Reunion Directory is now being finalized for printing. We want YOU in it!
Forgot to send in your reservation for our 55th-year reunion? Do it NOW, TODAY — Before May 8!!
Is your name, address and e-mail contact information current with Gingo Culpepper Thorne? E-mail her at VLCS@aol.com or snail mail: 3491 Colonnade Dr., Tallahassee, FL
Even if you miss the directory publication date, we’ll share your contact information with your classmates as an addendum.

If you would like to join us for the reunion weekend, make sure Gingo gets a check from you THIS WEEK, by May 8!
The "main event" of the May 15-17 reunion weekend is the dinner at the country club. You received this registration form in the mail, if Gingo has your correct contact info:
55th YEAR REUNION
LEON HIGH SCHOOL
CLASS OF 1960
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Capital City Country Club
1601 Golf Terrace Drive, Tallahassee, FL
  5:00 pm  -  Cash Bar
  6:00 pm  -  Class Photo
  6:30 pm  -  Dinner
$50 per person
Name ___________________________________________________________
Spouse/Guest _____________________________________________________
Address ___________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
E-Mail ___________________________________________________________
Phone ___________________________________________________________
I will not be able to attend but would like to purchase a 2015 class directory. Enclosed is my check for $5.00.

Mail registration form with check to Virginia Culpepper Thorne,
3491 Colonnade Dr., Tallahassee, FL 
E mail:  VLCS@aol.com
PLEASE CONTACT GINGO TODAY with your correct information, if you haven't already done so!
FRIDAY  -   MAY l5
For those who are in town on Friday night, a group of us will be socializing from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at The Backwoods Bistro, 401 East Tennessee Street (catty-cornered across from the old Garcia's Restaurant). Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. Drinks may be purchased. The restaurant will accommodate those folks who would like to stay for dinner. For a menu, see TheBackwoodsBistro.com. Please confirm with Virginia Culpepper Thorne
if you plan to join this group.
VLCS@aol.com   --   phone: 850-553-9565
SUNDAY  -   MAY 17
9:30 – 1l:30 am  Breakfast will be served at the home of Margaret and Glen Stalvey. Directions to their home will be available Saturday night for those planning to attend.