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Claremont Grad Reunion 1972 - Then and Now

Christine Knapp
Claremont Grad Reunion 1972 - Then and Now
by Christine Knapp - Thursday, 8 December 2011, 2:48 PM
November 2011

Greetings fellow Claremont Grads of 1972.

Yes, nearly 40 years have come and gone. It hardly seems possible that another 2 generations have walked down the same halls as we did all those years ago.

Well, comb all those gray hairs (if you’re lucky enough to have hair), and stuff yourself into those one size too small pants and dresses, and come celebrate with us!

Events planned:

Friday, May 25, 2012 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. – Students Only
Ramada Inn
123 Gorge Road East, Victoria BC
Cost - $20.00 per person
Appetizers and Nibblies Included – Cash Bar

Saturday, May 26, 2012 3 :00 p.m. - 5 :00 p.m. – Students and Spouse/Guest
Claremont High School
Tour of school - 3:00 - 4:00
Entertainment by classmates and Claremont Students in the Ridge Theatre - 4:00 – 5:00

Saturday Evening, May 26, 2012 5 :00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. – Students and Spouse/Guest
McMorran’s now called “The Beach House”
5109 Cordova Bay Rd
Appetizers - Cash Bar

Cost for both events on Saturday - $25.00 per person
Attire Casual

If you feel you still want some more fun with your old friends, then call The Beach House at 250-658-5527 to make reservations for dinner following the cocktail party. You will pay menu prices. Note: The Beach House will not take reservations before the New Year.

To accommodate our planning, please complete the attached registration form and send it along with your cheque/money order ASAP to:
Claremont Grad Reunion 1972
c/o Ed Reitsma
4384 West Saanich Road
Victoria BC V8Z 3E9
Cheque or Money Order is made out to Claremont Grad Reunion 1972
Please do not send cash through the mail

Classmates that register by December 31, 2011 will be entitled for the early registration prize draw.

Due to catering commitments all registrations must be received by April 30, 2012. Absolutely no tickets will be sold at the door!

If you would like to help with these events, please call Ruth McIver at 250-595-0429 or email

The Ramada Inn has offered a special price of $ 79.00 plus taxes per night based on up to 2 people per room. This deal is available for Friday and Saturday nights. Rooms are limited so book early to ensure availability. Rate will be available until May 1, 2012 or until the assigned rooms are booked. Mention the reunion when booking to ensure you get the reduced rate. For reservations, contact The Ramada Inn at 250-386-1422.

For more information, please contact: Eric Parsons at 250-474-1956
Ed Reitsma at 250-479-8657

Please check this web page for future up-dates.

So, come early and stay late and find out what your fellow students have been doing for the last 40 years!!!