Reunion Information

RSVP now for our
Class of 1971 50th Reunion! 
September 24th through the 26th!
Thursday 9/23: Local and early birds- drinks at Nemeth's after 7pm
Friday 9/24: 9:00am Walk/Hike Chair Factory Falls - Meet at  Environmental Center Pavillion off 608 on Alexander Rd - tea and coffee provided                          5:00pm Painesville Vintage Car Show in the Park - View vintage restored cars downtown 
                     7:00pm Harvey Football Game - for those to wish to go for old time sake - sit in middle section 
                     6-11pm Class Meet and Greet at Red, Wine and Brew Old Johnny Cake Ridge, Mentor-Cash bar, appetizers provided
Saturday 9/25: 9:00am Holden Arboretum Canopy Walk - Kirkland - meet at Thayer Center for tea/coffee - Admission $15 or discounted for 10+ 
                 9/25 10:00am Golf at Painesville Country Club- call Barb Phipps Francosky 440-728-1333 to reserve your spot
                 9/25  2:00pm Wine Tasting - Meet at Stonegait Winery 4275 Bates Rd Madison and also taste nearby at Cask Winery
                 9/25 6-10pm Celebratory Dinner Hellriegel's Inn Mentor Ave - Don't miss the Big Night! Honor our lost classmates and celebrate the                                              fact we made it 50 years!
Sunday 9/26: 9:00am Walk/Hike Lake Erie Bluffs - Perry Township - Meet at Lane Road Shelter, 3301 Lane Road tea and coffee provided
                        1:00pm Class Picnic - East end Headlands Beach - Nearest to Lighthouse and break wall - BYO food and non-alcoholic beverages                          locals please bring extra beach chairs
RSVP and send your check made out to Karen Grippi or pay through Venmo to:
Karen Grippi                             
228 W. Washington Street
Painesville Ohio 44077 or
Venmo to: @Karen-Grippi
$65 per person for dinner and all events except cash bar and individual costs for golf, drinks at RWB, wineries and entry fees to parks and Harvey football game.
In Addition the Class of 71 is accepting donations to cover extra 50th Reunion costs, pay for the continued maintenance of our Class Website and to support additional reunions and projects under consideration including a Class of 71 yearly scholarship through the nonprofit Harvey Alumni Association. Thanks to those classmates who have already contributed!
Please RSVP to all events you plan to attend and return by mail to Karen Grippi or by email to
Sorry, I am unable to attend___
Enclosed is my check for $______ for me and______________________.  I/We plan to attend the events marked below:
9/25 Saturday Dinner at Hellriegel's: Yes___No___How many? ___ Make your selections below
chicken piccata__
beef filet___
salmon___ or 
pasta primavera___
9/25 Golf at Painesville CC: Yes___No___How many? ____
9/25 Wine Tasting in Madison: Yes__No___How many? ____
9/25 Holden Arboretum morning walk/hike: Yes____No____
9/24 Friday Chair Factory Falls morning walk/hike: Yes____No____
9/24 Painesville Vintage Car Show: Yes____No___
9/24 Harvey Football Game: Yes____No___
9/24 Red, Wine and Brew evening Meet and Greet: Yes____No___
9/26 Sunday Lake Erie Bluffs, Perry - morning walk/hike: Yes____No___
9/26 Picnic East end Mentor Headlands: Yes____No___
9/23 Thursday Drinks at Nemeth's for local and early birds: Yes____No___
Also, I am___  am not___ interested in making an additional cash donation at this time but; I am___ I am not___ interested in considering it at a later date and would like___ not like____ additional information at that time. Donations in any amount can be sent in care of Karen Grippi at the address noted above.
See website for more information, times and directions and/or call or email any committee member:

Karen Wilt Grippi - (440) 376-3960

Linda King - (614) 354-2815

Kathy Dalheim - (216) 355-6038

Linda Forte - (313) 919-1331

Lana Karhu - phone (707) 322-3478

Tom Hitzel - phone (440) 667-0654

Charles Becks - phone (912) 247-5182

Linda Swan Burhenne