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Class Reunion FAQs

Who organizes my reunion?
Each class appoints reunion 'chairs' or a 'committee', generally a small group of 2-4 classmates who organize the reunion, make decisions on the venue, activities and menu.

When should the reunion be held?
Homecoming or All Alumni Weekend is always the optimal time for a reunion. Both events are typically held in the fall, when most people are not on vacation.

What happens with the money I send in for my 'ticket' to the reunion?
The funds are used to secure a venue (if an off-campus venue is selected), food, decorations, keepsakes or any additional services (music/entertainment) the reunion chairs/committee selects.

What happens to the money if my class doesn't spend all that is collected?
If money is left over after a reunion, the class is encouraged to donate the leftover funds to the Alumni Endowment.

Who decides where the reunion will be held? On campus or off campus?
The reunion committee for each class has the option of holding their reunion, free of charge in the La Salle Center (a.k.a. the Brother's Residence) or at an off-site location.

Where do the names/addresses come from for a mailing list?
Mailing lists are generated out of a database used for La Salle's Advancement and Alumni offices.

Why come to my reunion?
Reunions are a fantastic opportunity to reconnect over a beverage and/or meal with your classmates and even former teachers and staff. On-campus reunions are also a great way to see all the changes La Salle Catholic College Preparatory has undergone in the past 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 or even 35 years.

What is the Alumni Director's role in my reunion?
The Alumni Director facilitates the relationship between La Salle and the class which is holding a reunion. The Alumni Director generates the mailing list and is in-charge of the money brought in for the reunion. In addition, the Alumni Director is a helpful source for knowledge about local caterers, dates to hold the reunion and locations for your reunion.

What supplies and/or support staff are available to those who put on my reunion?
La Salle has tables, chairs, a sound system and a full kitchen to help with the planning of your reunion. If needed, La Salle's Advancement Team is available upon request for day-of support.

Are spouses, significant others and children welcome at the reunion?
Spouses, significant others and children are welcome to attend the reunion. However, it is the reunion committee's decision on whether to invite spouses, significant others and children. Reunions are always a good opportunity for you to introduce your new spouse or significant other to your former classmates!

Who should I contact to get a reunion organized?
Carol McClory at 503.353.1443.

To help you plan your reunion, we've attached the guides below: