Olds High School holds 76th alumni banquet

The 76th Olds High School Alumni Banquet was held Saturday, June 16, at Manning Hall in Mt. Pleasant.

After Bob DeYarman welcomed 56 alumni and 30 guests. Attendees recited the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, followed by Bill Tolander reciing ?Flanders Field.? After the invocation, Vicky Bergstrom, Irene Pankoke, Arvid Anderson, Louise Seberg and Louise Unkrich, all from the early 1940 classes, began the buffet line.

Following the meal, DeYarman called the business meeting to order. A thank you was given to each of the following: Knights of Columbus for pereparing and serving the delicious meal, Ron and CAthy Canby for their diligence in keeping computer updates for alumni mailings, Glenda Alvine for keeping records of deceased alumni.

Alvine read the list of deceased graduate of the past two years. The recognition of classes attending the banquet began with each graduate standing to introduce themselves. Classes honored were 76 year old classes of 1947 and 1948. None were present. 60 year old classes of 1957 and 1958 were honored with seven presnt for the 1957 class and six present for the 1958 class. Each honored class member, plus those from the early 1940 classes received a rose to take home.

The evening concluded with visiting, a thank you note and a wish for safe travel.