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Commencement 2019

 

 

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends,

 

On behalf of Olney Friends School, we would like to invite you to attend the 181st Commencement Exercises at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019.

 

This is a wonderful time to reunite with alumni and friends as we celebrate the Class of 2019.

 

Please join us Friday evening for the Alumni Reception. Sign in, enjoy some refreshments, and visit with friends and classmates.

 

The Silent Auction will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday. We welcome donations for this charitable-giving opportunity! To donate a gift to the Auction, contact Vicki at 740-425-3655 or vicki@olneyfriends.org.

 

Class Reunions will also be happening all around campus. If your class would like to reserve a lunch table at Saturday’s meal, please contact Anne Marie at 740-425-3655 x 210 or Annemarie@olneyfriends.org .

 

We look forward to seeing you this year!

 

Questions? Contact Vicki Lowry at vicki@olneyfriends.org or Anne Marie Taber at Annemarie@olneyfriends.org

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, May 24, 2019

3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Alumni reception

4:00 p.m. Silent auction begins

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Senior and Parent reception

5:30 p.m. Supper

7:30 p.m. Alumni & Friends gathering

8:30 p.m. Dessert in the Main Hall

9:00 p.m. Bonfire between the fields

 

Saturday, May 25, 2019

7:30 – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Pick-up basketball game

10:30 a.m. Commencement

12:15 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m. Silent auction conclusion

5:30 p.m. Potluck supper

7:00 p.m. Historic slideshow

 

CLASS REUNIONS

  • 1939 - 80 years
  • 1944 - 75 years
  • 1949 - 70 years
  • 1954 - 65 years
  • 1959 - 60 years
  • 1964 - 55 years
  • 1969 - 50 years
  • 1974 - 45 years
  • 1979 - 40 years
  • 1984 - 35 years
  • 1989 - 30 years
  • 1994 - 25 years
  • 1999 - 20 years
  • 2004 - 15 years
  • 2009 - 10 years
  • 2014 - 5 years

 

LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS

Belmont: (8 miles east of Barnesville)

Sleep Inn (rooms available for $89.00/night, plus tax if you mention Olney) - 740-782-1298

Days Inn & Suites - 740-782-1025

 

St. Clairsville: (20 miles east of Barnesville)

Days Inn West - 740-695-0100

Hampton Inn - 740-695-3936

 

Cambridge: (30 miles west of Barnesville)

Days Inn - 740-435-5691