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Class Reunion Information


If you would like to submit contact and event information for your class reunion to the Homestead Festival Reunions Page, please email our Webmaster or use the form located on our Contact Page!

In addition to your reunion event information, please include at least one contact phone number and/or email as we are unable to forward inquiries seeking specific class information sent directly to us!

In the future, we may add a gallery to this page representing various class reunion activities. If you are interested in submitting photos to be considered, please email them to our Webmaster. All submitted images will be reviewed for appropriateness before publication.

Attention:

If your class is planning on participating in the Homestead Festival Parade as part of your reunion festivities, please make sure to contact our parade coordinator in addition to submitting your event details to our webmaster! More information, registration forms, and contact information can be found on our Parade Page.

1945

1950

1955

1960

The PHS Class of 1960 is celebrating our 55th Reunion during the 2015 Homestead Festival weekend.

Information regarding planned events has been mailed to classmates. If you are a member of the Class of 1960 and have not received the information, please contact:
Mary Fairbanks Skaggs
mfskaggs742@gmail.com
941-456-3778

1965

1970

The PHS Class of 1970 will be having a reunion Homestead Weekend.

Friday, September 11, 2015
Meet & Greet:
Wyaton Hills Golf Course
17879 1500 N Ave.
Princeton, IL 61356
Time: 6:00 PM

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Parade Float:
Meet at the Parade staging area shortly before its scheduled 1:30pm Start Time.

Dinner:
Bureau County Metro Center
837 Park Ave W.
Princeton, IL 61356
Time: 6:00 PM

Reunion Contact:
Polly Joa
Pjoasouth@comcast.net
561-632-3518

1975

Friday, September 11, 2015
Meet & Great:
Time: 6:00PM
Duane and Linda Rod have once again graciously opened their home so that we may start our reunion weekend with a bang. Please bring whatever you wish to drink. Finger food will be provided. After you cross the Red Covered Bridge, it is the third house on the left, but signs will be posted to help you find Duane's house. BYOB and members of classes attending PHS before and after during our run are certainly welcome.

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Parade Float:
Time: 1:00PM
Please meet on either West Clark Street or West Marquette Street at 1pm and look for your fellow classmates or marker #75 (since we are 75th in line).

Reunion & Cocktails:
Wise Guys
2205 N Main St
Princeton, IL 61356
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 Per Person. $40 per Couple
An informal event with cocktails (cash bar) and hors-d'oeuvres. It is imperative that you return the RSVP Form Here along with your payment.

Reunion Contact:
Laura Laughlin Henry
erwatch@frontier.com
PHS Class of 1975 Facebook Group

1980

Reunion information coming soon!

Reunion Contact:
Andrea Lawrence Anderson
815-872-0821

1985

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Reunion:
The Underground Inn
219 S 6th St
Princeton, IL 61356
Time: TBD

Reunion Contact:
Stacey Headley
815-878-1695
Suzie Warren
815-866-6761
ptongrads1985@yahoo.com
PHS Class of 1985 Facebook Page

1990

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Parade Float:
We will have a float in the parade.
Meet at Skooner'z at 12:30PM
Parade starts at 1:30.

Dinner:
Jay & Jennifer Alter's Home
1134 Prairie Lane South Shed
Princeton, IL 61356
Time: 6:00 PM til 9:30PM
Cost: $42 Per Person
Cost of ticket includes parade costs, Saturday night dinner, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages and entertainment. Please RSVP and submit payment in advance at our web site below.

Reunion Contact:
julie@teamwycoff.com
www.phsclassof1990.com
PHS Class of 1990 Facebook Group

1995

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Parade Float:
Meet at the Parade staging area shortly before its scheduled 1:30pm Start Time.

Dinner:
The Days Inn
2238 N Main St.
Princeton, IL 61356
Time: 6:00 PM
Additional details regarding reunion dinner costs, parade float and more coming soon!

For current Reunion discussion please visit and join the
PHS Class of 1995 Facebook Group.

2000

Information about the parade will be emailed ahead of time and posted in the facebook group below. Please contact us with any questions.

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Dinner:
Hornbaker Barn
22937 1140 N. Ave.
Princeton, IL 61356
Time: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM (CDT)
Order Dinner Tickets and T-Shirt Online Here!

Reunion Contact:
phsclassofdouble00@gmail.com
or
Talk with your classmates about the reunion in the
PHS Class of 2000 Facebook Group

2005

Reunion information coming soon!

Reunion Contact:
Scott Howard
howie86720@gmail.com
or
Talk with your classmates about the reunion in the
PHS Class of 2005 Facebook Group.

2010

Friday, September 11, 2015
Dinner/Cookout:
Alexander Park Shelter
Princeton, IL
Time:
  -Bags Tournament will start at 5:00 p.m.
  -Cookout will start at 6:00 p.m.

Cost:
  -$12.00 for t-shirt & food
  -$10.00 for just t-shirt
  -$5.00 for just food

Please RSVP to Katlin Petersen below!

Reunion Contact:
Katlin Petersen
katlin.a.petersen@gmail.com
PHS Class of 2010 Facebook Group.



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