Bement alumni banquet set for October

Bement alumni banquet set for October

Seats are still available for the 34th annual Bement High School Alumni Banquet, which is set for 5:45 p.m. Oct. 5 in the school cafeteria at Piatt and Wing streets in Bement.

Reservations are $15 a person and can be made by contacting Peggy Wright Wells, class of 1978 and coordinator of the annual event, at 678-8338.

The event will feature memories of all dances, including the famous noon-hour dances of the 1940s and '50s, along with the Coke and Homecoming dances, Christmas, Valentine and proms throughout the school's history.

Robert "Bob" Jones, Class of '43, and Mark Flavin, Class of '78, will be inducted into the 2013 Hall of Fame. Classes honored this year include '43, '48, '53, '58 and '63, though many other classes will be in attendance.

For more information, contact Wells at the above phone number or at pwells@illinois.edu.

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