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Commencement 2020 Announcement

 

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends,

 

On behalf of Olney Friends School, we would like to invite you to attend the 182nd Commencement Exercises at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2020.

 

This is a wonderful time to reunite with alumni and friends as we celebrate the Class of 2020.

 

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 22, 2020

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 23, 2020

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

 

  • 1940 - 80 years
  • 1945 - 75 years
  • 1950 - 70 years
  • 1955 - 65 years
  • 1960 - 60 years
  • 1965 - 55 years
  • 1970 - 50 years
  • 1975 - 45 years
  • 1980 - 40 years
  • 1985 - 35 years
  • 1990 - 30 years
  • 1995 - 25 years
  • 2000 - 20 years
  • 2005 - 15 years
  • 2010 - 10 years
  • 2015 - 5 years

 

LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS

 

Barnesville AirBnB /www.airbnb.com: Only a few places left for these dates

 

Belmont: (8 miles east of Barnesville)

Sleep Inn ($89.00/night, plus tax, if you mention Olney) - 740-421-4417

Days Inn & Suites - 740-202-9846

 

St. Clairsville: (20 miles east of Barnesville)

Days Inn - 740-579-0234

Wingate - 740-695-3961

(+ more by internet search)

 

Cambridge: (30 miles west of Barnesville)

Hampton Inn - 740-439-0600

(+ more by internet search)