Parkersburg High School - Class of 60

50th Reunion Invitation Letter

Dear Class Member,

This summer will mark the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of high school graduation for the Class of 1960. Our weekend celebration will be held on August 6 and 7, 2010. We extend to you a cordial invitation to attend the events planned by your reunion committee.

Thursday, August 5
Golf outing
Please contact Larry Clinton 304-295-5512 for a reservation
Friday afternoon and evening, August 6
5 p.m. Ohio River Excursion on Ruble's Sternwheeler
Board the boat at the Buzzie Dils Shelter
Located on the Ohio River at the foot of 9th Street in Vienna
2 hour trip to Blennerhassett Island and back
Cash bar on the sternwheeler and snacks provided
Plan to arrive earlier at the picnic area and enjoy getting reacquainted

7 p.m. Picnic at the Buzzie Dils Shelter
Enjoy a delicious catered picnic dinner and an evening of visiting with your classmates
Saturday morning, August 7
10 a.m. Tour of the high school - meet at the front doors
Wear comfortable shoes; bring your camera; enjoy a fun and informative tour
Saturday evening, August 7
6 p.m. Social Hour with cash bar, Sit Down Dinner, Dance and visiting
Grand Pointe Conference & Reception Center
Located in the shopping plaza to the left of Lowe's
1500 Grand Central Avenue, Vienna, WV
The band "Insured Sound" will begin playing at 9 p.m.

A commemorative piece of Fenton has been designed for our members and will be given at the Friday evening picnic and the Saturday event. One piece for each class member in attendance - a lovely keepsake for you.

Sweetsong Productions,, will be recording both nights of the reunion for us and will be creating a video experience entitled "Remember When..." that will be shown Saturday evening during the dinner. A DVD compilation of the reunion and the "Remember When..." experience will be available for advance orders by visiting their website or send an e-mail to: Their phone number is: 866-793-3876. The cost is $25. Order forms will also be available both nights of the reunion. Download the Order Form (PDF).

Thanks to the generosity of anonymous benefactors, for whom we are extremely grateful, the cost is $12.50 per person - per night. Included in the price for those attending is a copy of our Class Directory. Additional copies may be ordered for $10 each.

Your reservation is needed by June 15, 2010. Please return the enclosed response form with current information to be included in our directory. Make your check payable to "Class of 1960-PHS" and return it to:

Marda Wilson
2609 Liberty Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101

If you cannot attend, we encourage you to return the form to us with your current directory information. The deadline for the printer is June 30th.

Two nearby hotels have given discounted pricing for rooms for our PHS Class of 1960 weekend!

Wingate Inn, located steps away from the Grand Pointe Conference Center, 1502 Grand Central Avenue, Vienna. 304-295-5501. Special rate: $85 + tax per night. Call the Wingate direct to make your reservation and be sure to mention the PHS Class of 1960 rate. Cut off date is 7/6/2010.
Comfort Inn, located next to the Grand Central Mall, 401 - 37th Street, Vienna. Special rate: $60 to $70 per night, free hot breakfast. Please make your reservation direct with Comfort Inn, 304-424-5300. Request the special rate for PHS Class of 1960 until 7/6/2010.

Please access our website for new updates and to enter your directory information.

We look forward to seeing you at the 50th Reunion.

Your Class of 1960 Reunion Committee

Please join us for two great days of fun and memories!

Download the Invitation letter and the Response form (PDF format *).

* Note: If you need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the above mentioned PDF files, please go to the Adobe web site