The Thomas Jefferson High School class of 1973 is gathering to celebrate the 45th anniversary of their graduation. A full weekend of events has been planned to make the most of your time together again. Come early to enjoy a dinner with old friends and beat them at a rousing game of golf the next morning. Don't miss the main event Saturday, when we all come together for an evening of food and fun. And if you can, stay for brunch the next day! All events are independently ticketed - come to one or come to them all. See below for details on dates and times.
We look forward to reminiscing!
Alumni from classes 1972 and 1974 are also welcome to attend.
Meet & Greet Fish Fry Friday on Friday, July 6th, 2018 beginning at 7 pm
5227 E. County Rd J Clinton, WI 53525 (map of location)
Get a sneak peek at who is coming to the reunion! Enjoy Shopiere’s mouth-watering fish fry or order off the menu. This event is optional.
For more info: please email Dave Moyer at [email protected]
Golf Scramble on Saturday, July 7th, 2018 from 8:30 am to 3 pm
Sandy Hollow Golf Course
2670 Sandy Hollow Road Rockford, IL 61109 (map of location)
Pre-registration required. $40 per ticket (includes golf cart)
Skill prizes will be awarded for: longest drive, closest to the pin, etc. Cash beverage cart provided.
For more info: please email Charlie Nelson at [email protected]
Reunion Dinner & Dance on Saturday, July 7th, 2018 from 5 pm to 11 pm
SM & SF Club
1010 Sandy Hollow Road Rockford, IL 61109 (map of location)
Pre-registration required. $55 single ticket or $100 per couple
Join us for the main event! The evening’s schedule follows
5 pm: Appetizers, Cocktails & Registration
6 pm: Salad Bar opens
6:30 pm: Dinner Served*
7:30 pm: Dancing!
*Please indicate your choice of entree: NY strip, baked chicken or meatless mostaccioli. All dinners include salad bar, baked potato, California vegetable medley, rolls, dessert, & coffee. A cash bar will be open for all other beverages.
We'll have a DJ spinning your favorite tunes all night long and a photo booth to capture those special moments with your fellow classmates. We definitely encourage dancing, laughing, reminiscing and good-natured ribbing throughout the evening.
‘Til We Meet Again Brunch on Sunday, July 8th, 2018 from 10 am to 12:30 pm
Thunder Bay Grille
7652 Potawatomi Trail Rockford, IL 61107 (map of location)
It’s so hard to say goodbye! Linger a little while longer and enjoy a brunch with old friends. The menu features Eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits & gravy, cheddar casserole, waffles, fried chicken, fried shrimp, sweet and sour pork, and much more. Cost for brunch is $14.99 person, beverages not included. This event is optional.
Hotel and Car Rental
If you are coming from out of town, a block of rooms has been reserved at
200 S. Bell School Road Rockford, IL 61108 (map of location)
The Radisson is an all-suite property with many amenities. It also features an on-site bar and restaurant, indoor pool, hot tub, 24 hr business center and work out center. Please make reservations using the group name: JHS-Class of 73 Reunion to secure a rate of $139 per night. Reservations must be made no later than June 5th, 2018 to guarantee rate.
Do you need a car? Rent one through Hertz, which is located across the street from the hotel.
7549 Walton Street Rockford, IL 61108 (map of location)
For those traveling by bus from Chicago's O-Hare or Midway airports please note that the hotel is conveniently located by the Van Galder Bus Terminal.
Saturday, Jul. 7 - 10:00 pmtoSunday, Jul. 8 4:00 am