Class Reunions

2018 HHS Class Reunions Announced!!

ATTENTION HHS ALUMNI: Please read! 
Are you or a family member celebrating a class reunion from any of the following HHS classes: 1948—70th? 1947—71st? 1946—72nd? 1945—73rd? 1944—74th? 1943—75th? Or higher? On behalf of the Hornell High School Alumni Association Board of Directors and its members, we would like to cordially invite any graduate who has been out of high school for seventy (70) years or more to this year’s HHSAA Annual Banquet. You would be attending as our special guests. It would be a wonderful way to acknowledge and pay tribute to you. Please consider this as an invitation to attend the dinner on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at The Main Place (formerly known as the Knights of Columbus). We will also be honoring the class of 1968 celebrating their 50th year reunion, the class of 1993—25th, and the class of 2008—10th. For more information, you or a family member can email and/or telephone the HHSAA co-presidents to make a reservation.   They are Cathy Potter Kimball: cathy@bradsupply.com (607-382-6964) or Pamela LaVerde:  naillady6@yahoo.com  (607-324-1959).  The HHSAA organization would love to see you there.  Please consider attending this wonderful and memorable event.

Class of 1949 ~ 69th Reunion
Classmates are invited to JC's Cafe for a reunion luncheon on Sunday, July 1, 2018.  The celebration will begin at noon.  For more information and/or to make a reservation, please contact Lillian Guthrie Hanks (607-276-6188).  Hope to see you soon!

Class of 1955 ~ 63rd Reunion
Classmates from the class of 1955 will gather on Saturday, August 11, 2018 to celebrate their 63rd reunion. The picnic will be held at Dottie Ormsby White’s house at 32 Pine Street in Hornell. We look forward to a day of catching-up, having fun, and sharing some memories. See you all soon!

Class of 1951 ~ 67th Reunion
Members of the class of 1951 are looking forward to celebrating their 67th reunion this year. The group decided NOT to depend on the outside weather, and instead will meet INDOORS at the Italian Villa on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 12:00pm. Information will be available in August. We look forward to seeing all of you in September!

Class of 1953 ~ 65th Reunion
In celebration of their 65th high school reunion, the committee for the class of 1953 is pleased to announce their plans. Classmates will gather for a dinner at J.C.’s Café on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 6:00pm. You are invited back to J.C.’s Café on Sunday morning at 10:00am for our ‘send off’ brunch. There are plans in place to give a scholarship to a graduating HHS senior. Please contact Helen Dodge McNight at 607-276-5503 if you have any questions. We can’t wait to see you all in July!

COMBINED REUNIONS: Class of 1956 ~ 62nd and Class of 1957 ~ 61st
Once again, the HHS classes of 1956 and 1957 will be celebrating our FIFTH combined reunion this summer by having a picnic on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the Arkport Village Park Pavilion. The catered buffet luncheon will be provided by Andy Carbone, owner of JC’s Café in Hornell. The two committees will provide the desserts.

The class of 1956 annual scholarship fund campaign is currently underway to benefit a worthy 2018 graduating student enrolled in a college or university. The HHS Alumni Association Selection Committee will determine the distribution of our gift. The winner of the class 50/50 raffle will be drawn at the picnic. Classmates and guests should make their reservations no later than July 28, 2018 to: Deloris Nicholson Perkins, 16 Mays Avenue, Hornell, NY 14843-1415. Checks should be made out to ‘HHS Class of 1956’. An informational letter, outlining the reunion details, was sent to all classmates last January.

The class of 1957 also sent an informational letter to all of their classmates last January. Picnic reservations for classmates and their guests should be made no later than July 28, 2018 and directed to Martha Walton Reardon, PO Box #60, Hornell, NY 14843.

The ‘Joint Reunion’ was a great success last year. It was a pleasure to see everyone from both classes along with all of their guests. We hope that you will consider joining us again this year.

Class of 1958 ~ 60th Reunion
It is hard to believe that it has been 60 years since we graduated from Hornell High School. The HHS Alumni Association would like to invite you to celebrate your 60th reunion at the annual Alumni Banquet. The banquet will take place on Saturday, June 30, 2018. The evening consists of cocktail hour (cash bar) from 5:30-6:30pm followed by dinner and an evening of entertainment. The cost is $25 per person (you may pay by mail or online). Please remember to pay/update your HHS Alumni Association dues if you have not already done so. Dues are $10 if mailed (Hornell High School Alumni Association, PO Box 135, Hornell, NY 14843) or $11 if paid online (www.hornellalumni.org). You can also register for the banquet online or by mail. We look forward to seeing our classmates at the banquet so that we can reminisce, reconnect, and celebrate this exciting event together!

Class of 1968 ~ 50th Reunion
The HHS class of 1968 is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. Most of us were born in 1950 and are turning 68 years old…a nice circle to celebrate!

We will begin the festivities on Friday, June 29th at the Hornell Golf Club with an afternoon of golfing. That evening, we will have a get-together at the same venue. This is a special event where we can catch up with all of our old friends, and share lots of laughs & memories. This is the night for just our class to celebrate.

On Saturday June 30th, our class will be honored at the annual HHS Alumni Association Banquet. Classmates and guests will be seated together, and honored with special decorations to help them celebrate. Music and entertainment will begin after dinner.

The reunion committee has been very busy preparing the festivities for our special weekend. We are collecting pictures, memorabilia, and making some wonderful plans. We look forward to seeing you!

Class of 1973 ~ 45th Reunion
The class of 1973 will be having their 45th HHS reunion on June 29, 2018 at The AmVet Post located at 28 Broadway (the former Steuben Theater). The reunion will begin at 7:30pm, and will cost $15 per person/$25 per couple. Checks can be sent to Carolyn Harwood at 7302 North Main St. Ext., Hornell, NY 14843. We need RSVP’s by 6-1-2018. We are also selling 50/50 tickets to raise money for a scholarship. We hope to see everyone at our 45th reunion celebration!

Class of 1978 ~ 40th Reunion
The Hornell High School class of 1978 reunion committee is planning their 40th celebration at the Hornell Golf Club (formerly the Hornell Country Club) on Saturday, July14, 2018 at 6:00pm. The event will be catered by John Carbone ’77 who is the current owner and chef at The Main Place. A DJ will provide the music and entertainment. Also, we will be announcing the recipient of our class scholarship of which monies have been raised through 50/50 raffles, donations, etc. We’re anticipating a large turnout, and are hopeful that those who have not attended previous reunions will consider coming.

On Friday, July13th, a casual event is earmarked and being scheduled. At the time of this writing, details are unresolved but will be forthcoming soon. We have opened the weekend festivities to those who may have left the school district and/or graduated at an alternate school. We recognize that people in this category still have a deep connection to the Hornell area and their fellow classmates. Of course, all spouses and significant others are welcome to attend.

Feel free to contact Gary Packer at GaryRPacker@Gmail.com, on facebook, or leave a voice/text message…607-661-2251. Our class also has a facebook page. Please search ‘1978 Hornell High School Classmates’, and join the group. Detailed information as it pertains to the reunion celebration will be found here. The committee looks forward to seeing you in July!

Class of 1983 ~ 35th Reunion
Members of the class of 1983 are invited to attend a 35th reunion get-together on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Main Place in Hornell. Letters to classmates with all of the details will be mailed in the near future. Please visit the ‘Class of 1983 Facebook Group’ page for further details about this event.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Karen Roselli Dagon at kdigger22@gmail.com. We hope to see all of you in July!

Class of 1988 ~ 30th Reunion
Committee members have been busy planning their 30th class reunion. The celebration will take place the weekend of June 29th and 30th, 2018.

On Friday, the committee with be hosting a ‘Happy Hour’ at The Southside Tavern which is owned by Matt Testani, and located on Canisteo Street in Hornell. It will begin at 6:00pm and lasting until…‘?’ Matt will be providing pizza and wings. Thank you, Matt!

On Saturday June 30, 2018, the committee will be hosting a lunch from 11:00am – 2:00pm at the Moose Lodge on Seneca St. The cost will be $20 per person. We have also planned a Pub Crawl for Saturday starting at 1pm from the Moose Lodge parking lot. The Pub Crawl will run from 1pm until 5pm. We are working on providing a bus to transport everyone if they wish to attend. The bus will run from the Moose Lodge to the following locations: The Brute on Main Street, Railhead Brewery on Park Drive, and Cider Creek on Cunningham Creek Road. The bus will make return trips to the Moose Lodge. Committee members are working with local merchants and businesses for other possible events that classmates can participate in if they chose to not attend the Pub Crawl.

Any interested classmates are also invited to attend the annual HHS Alumni Banquet on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Please visit the HHS Alumni Association’s webpage at www.hornellalumni.org for further details. Please refer to the letter that you received that includes the scheduled events, cost, specific times, and reservation form for lunch. If you have any questions, class members may contact Kelley Covell LaCross at: 607-382-0086 or kelleyelizabeth1969@gmail.com

Class of 1993 ~ 25th Reunion
Can you believe it has been twenty-five years since we graduated from Hornell High School? The HHS Alumni Association would like to invite you to celebrate your 25th reunion at the annual banquet on Saturday, June 30, 2018. The evening will consist of a cocktail hour (cash bar) from 5:30-6:30pm followed by dinner and an evening of entertainment. Classmates and guests will be seated together, and honored with special decorations to help them celebrate. The cost is $25 per person. Payments can be made online or by mail.

Please remember to pay/update your HHS Alumni Association dues if you have not already done so. Dues are $10 if mailed (HHSAA, PO Box 135, Hornell, NY 14843) or $11 if paid online (www.hornellalumni.org). You can also register for the banquet online or by mail.

We look forward to seeing classmates at the banquet so that we can reconnect and celebrate this exciting event together!

Class of 1998 ~ 20th Reunion
On Friday, June 22nd at 4:00pm, alumni from the class of 1998 will have the opportunity to take a tour of Hornell High School with principal Scott Carroll to see all that has (and hasn’t) changed over the last twenty years. Following the tour, there will be a happy-hour taking place at The Max in Hornell. The next day, we will be having our class reunion at the Hornell Golf Club (formerly the Country Club in North Hornell). A ticketing system is still being coordinated and updates concerning the reunion can be found on our website (http://www.hornell1998.com) and/or facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/Hornell1998/).

Class of 2003 ~ 15th Reunion
The HHS class of 2003 will be having a 15 year get-together at The Carducci Lodge (Sons of Italy) in Hornell on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:00pm. Light refreshments will be served and a cash bar available. We are looking forward to seeing as many classmates as possible! Look for more details to come on the ‘Class of 2003’ facebook page!

Class of 2008 ~ 10th Reunion
It’s hard to believe it has been ten years since we graduated from high school. The HHS Alumni Association would like to invite you to celebrate your 10th reunion at the annual banquet on Saturday, June 30, 2018. The evening will consist of a cocktail hour (cash bar) from 5:30-6:30pm followed by dinner and an evening of entertainment. Classmates and guests will be seated together, and honored with special decorations to help them celebrate. The cost is $25 per person. Payments can be made online or by mail.

The class of 2008 reunion committee is also excited to announce that we will be having a get-together to celebrate our 10 year reunion on Friday, November 23, 2018. This event will take place at The Brute on Main Street in Hornell. The Brute is owned and operated by Justin Recktenwald, a graduate of 2008. Please visit our Facebook group page (“CLASS OF 2008!!!”) for further information and details.

Don’t forget to pay/update your HHS Alumni Association dues if you have not already done so. Dues are $10 if mailed (HHSAA, PO Box 135, Hornell, NY 14843) or $11 if paid online (www.hornellalumni.org). You can also register for the banquet online or by mail.

We look forward to seeing classmates at the banquet in June and the gathering in November. It will be fun to reconnect and celebrate these exciting events together!

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