http://ww2020.net/wp-content/uploads/garrison.png 665 908 Site Manager http://ww2020.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/ww2020_logo.png Site Manager2015-10-07 11:35:172015-10-07 11:36:1860th Anniversary of Garrison School Oct 23-24, 2015
- Our Garrison School Reunion Book, First Edition, is now available for $10 at Amazon.com and other online booksellers, and will be also be available at the reunion.
- We need a photographer to take photos at the reunion events to be added to the book for inclusion in the Final Edition.
- We need you to email, call, or write classmates you’re in touch with or have contact information for to tell them about the reunion and encourage them to come.
- Anyone who isn’t able to come is invited to send a message to be displayed during the reunion.
- See our reunion website at www.garrisonschoolreunion.
Here’s our current schedule of events:
Friday, Oct. 23
- 1:00 Set up Garrison and Germantown displays and memorabilia in the school cafeteria,
- 2:00 Introductory talk on the Germans from Russia who settled around Garrison School from 1882-1920, many of whose descendants attended Garrison with us,
- 2:45 Dedication of Germantown Sign at Garrison Creek Bridge
- 3:00 Historical Walking Tour of the Germantown Neighborhood
- 4:00 Garrison: Introductions and Reminiscences—Honoring Members of the Classes of 1956-1960, Teachers, and Administrators
- 5:00 Displays & “Sock Hop”
- 6:00-9:00 Reunion Dinner & Party at Mill Creek Brew Pub (no-host)
Saturday, Oct. 24
- Class or School Breakfasts (to be arranged)
- Downtown Farmers Market, 4th & Main
- Tasting at many of Walla Walla’s more than 150 wineries
- Class or Elementary School Lunches (to be arranged)
- 1:00-5:00 A Salute to the Heritage of Walla Walla’s Germans from Russia–Garrison Cafeteria
- 7:00-10:00 Fourth Annual Victorian Ball sponsored by the Kirkman House Museum—M-F Community Building.
Garrison opened 60 years ago in 1955!