SJC Reunion 2016 ~ March 31 – April 3
A message from your Reunion Chairs: Mark your calendar and make plans to attend SJC Reunion 2016!
Come back to the Valley for Reunion 2016, March 31 - April 3. Each year, the Board of Trustees and the Reunion Committee work diligently to improve your reunion experience, making the weekend fun and memorable. Some comments from last year’s reunion:
“I cannot find the words to express how fabulous our reunion weekend was” - Marilyn Koudelka Rogers ‘65
“I must say I am still basking in the afterglow of Reunion 2015” - Eugenia McAuliffe Kelly ‘65
Help us celebrate with all classes ending in “6” and “1.” Remember that our reunions are not just for these Milestone Classes, but also for every one of us! Contact your friends and classmates now to meet you at Reunion 2016.
Here's what to expect:
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Register at the beautiful Gettysburg Wyndham Hotel. Check in at the Reunion registration desk, attend a welcome wine social in the Lincoln Room and then meet friends and classmates for dinner. A list of area restaurants is available at the registration desk.
Friday, April 1, 2016
Visit SJC's campus for a box lunch in the Pines followed by an informal guided tour of the campus. A self-guided Heritage Tour: St. Joseph’s Valley and St. Mary’s Mountain is available at the Registration desk for those desiring a more comprehensive walk down memory lane.
Continue to the Mount for the Alumnae Reception at the Richard and Mary Lee Miller Family Visitors Center at the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes. Honor our Class of ‘66 Golden Jubilarians and the Class of ‘71 at their special mass celebrated in the campus chapel. Return to the Wyndham for special class dinners or explore Gettysburg on your own.
Saturday April 2, 2016
Your day begins with Breakfast in Salon D. Enjoy an informal chat on SJC and the Daughters with Dr. Dee Gallo, Provincial Archivist of the Daughters of Charity. Meetings for classes and class agents will follow. All are encouraged to attend, learn about new opportunities, and share ideas for the future.
Enjoy lunch at the Wyndham or on your own. Relive college memories as you chat with classmates over yearbooks, pictures, and class memorabilia.
A highlight of the weekend is the 4 p.m. Alumnae Memorial Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Milestone Classes participate in a procession and ceremonies honoring our college, Mother Seton, and our deceased Alumnae.
Return to the Wyndham for a social hour, then go on to our banquet and listen to memories of our Golden Jubiliarians. Photos of all honorees and Milestone Classes will be taken following the banquet.
Sunday April 3, 2016
Our final event, the SJCAA breakfast and Annual Meeting offers one last chance to sing the Alma Mater and hear news and updates from your Board of Trustees before bidding farewell to friends and classmates.
A more detailed schedule appears below. Once you decide when you are coming and which events you will attend, register for SJCAA Reunion Events (see registration options below) and reserve your room at the SJCAA Group Rate at the Wyndham Hotel.
Remember that two (2) reservations are necessary: One event registration with SJC and one room reservation with the Wyndham. Please make your hotel reservations prior to March 1st. You can cancel without penalty with notice of 24 hours prior to arrival.
STEP 1. Reunion Registration:
ONLINE REGISTRATION is now closed.
STEP 2. Hotel Registration:
Register online to reserve at the SJCAA Group Rate (Wyndham Hotel) >>
Call the Wyndham Hotel to reserve at the SJCAA Group Rate: 717-339-0020
If you are making a reservation for arrival prior to Wednesday, March 30, 2016 or departure after Monday, April 4, 2016 please call the Wyndham Hotel directly at 717-339-0020 and make this reservation with an on-site front desk representative. Be sure to specify that you are with the St. Joseph College Alumnae Association Reunion 2016 to obtain the SJC group rate.
Remember - Reunion weekend is the time to reconnect!! We look forward to seeing you March 31 - April 3, 2016 at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, PA.
If you haven't paid your 2016 dues yet, you can pay securely online through the SJCAA website >>
Schedule your tee times up to a few days prior to Reunion.
The Links at Gettysburg >>
Cedar Ridge Golf Course >>
Mountain View Golf Club >>
The Outlet Shops at Gettysburg >>
The Emmitsburg Antique Mall >>
The Gettysburg Battlefield and National Military Park >>
Mary Ann Wiberley Shattuck - SJC ‘70
Reunion Chair 2016
Jean Givens Denney - SJC ‘69