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THE CLASS OF 1959                                           50TH REUNION NEWSLETTER
 Dear Classmates:
                                                                                 50th Reunion Committee

 How lucky we are to have had fifty years of health and adventure since our      Richard Bell
 graduation from college in 1959! It is only appropriate that we take some       Bill Bodine
 time out of our lives to celebrate the accomplishment and joys of those         Anne Prather Cammack
                                                                                 Jim Carroll
 years as well as remember the years we shared as undergraduates at Tran-        Mary Jo Pruitt Coomer
 sylvania.                                                                       Myra Jane Owen Crowley
                                                                                 Janet Nichols Hagley
 We hope you have (or will) mark your calendar for the weekend of April          Peggy Gordon Miller
                                                                                 Laura Lou Lenox Monson
 24, 25, and 26 to come to Lexington and renew old acquaintances and share       Bob Pace
 your story of the time since we have all been together. Our very own Clyde      Clyde Roper
 Roper will provide reflections during the Alumni Luncheon on Saturday,          Ingrid Braunohler Roper
 April 25th. We should plan to attend! Also, Dave Lollis will speak at our       Bicky Barriger Schiphorst
                                                                                 Janet Stout
 class dinner on Saturday evening.                                               John Tackett
                                                                                 Guy Waldrop
 We can’t share with our classmates the memorable things in your life since
 last we assembled as a class, but we are trying to put together a list of those things that we have remembered
 from our days together. To that end, we have put a list of some of them gleaned from the reunion committee,
 and we ask you to e-mail or write one or the other of us with any more you would like to add. The statute of
 limitations has run out on any misdemeanors so don’t be shy about telling tales now! We will add your
 memories to the list and hope to have a terrific ―memory guide‖ prepared to distribute at the reunion. The e-
 mail addresses for Anne and Peggy are at the end of this letter, as well as addresses for both. We look for-
 ward to hearing from you.

 Please participate in this collection and respond to the formal invitations which you will receive from the
 alumni office. Our reunion will be as great as the crowd that gathers which means it can’t be really great if
 you don’t come!

 We are looking forward to seeing you there,

 Sincerely,




 Anne Prather Cammack                          Peggy Gordon Miller
 annecammack@earthlink.net                     peggy_miller@sdstate.edu
 231 Desha Road, Lexington KY 40502            406 Meadow Creek Drive, Volga SD 57071

                                 And the members of the Reunion Committee

 P.S. If you would like to join the Reunion Committee, all we need is your name and phone number, and we
 will put you on our conference calls!
                              Things Remembered 1959-2009
Beautiful KA dances at the Shakertown Great House which was then quite shabby but ever so elegant even
when it was still being used as a Greyhound bus stop.

Sorority ribbons.

Required class attendance.

Required chapel attendance.

Tea dances.

Being checked by Mom Franks for hat and gloves before we left for church.

The ancient barn we called a gym and used for basketball games.

The awful smell of the stuffed owl in the Chi Omega chapter room.

Fred Allen telling Guy Waldrop to mouth the words for Campus Sing so the Phi Tau's would win again.

The dining hall dish washing crew sneaking ice cream out of the freezer and being caught by Mrs. Berg.

The Korean War veterans teaching us how to drink at the Green Lantern.

The touch football game between KA and PKT that escalated into "slug" football.

Dean of Men, Robert Haynes, teaching us how to cut up and cook a chicken.

The married couples living in Ewing Hall and sharing evening meals together.

Monroe Moosnick lying on his desk as he lectured his physical science class.

Marriage counseling by Irvin Lunger who told us to go to a strip tease show.

Clyde Roper, from Rye, New Hampshire, talking about how people in the south had a funny accent.

The $1.50 T-bone steak special at the Transy Den and all-you-could-eat fried chicken at Walgreens on Sunday
night.

Waiting in line to use the pay phone in Hamilton Hall.

The Rose Rooms in Hamilton Hall and singing around the piano after dinner.

Singing the Star Spangled Banner to escape the dining room when the housemothers talked too long.

An unnamed young man who got trident stuck in his nose and had to go to the emergency room.

Becky Officer emptying her wastebasket out the window.
The midnight scream in Hamilton Hall. Janet French, where are you?

Peggy and partner, in black leotards, doing an interpretive dance to The Lord's Prayer in chapel.

How exciting it was to move into Forrer Hall, where there were real closets in each room and a kitchen on
every floor and it was OK to smoke in your room but not OK to appear downstairs in shorts and/or slacks! Go
figure.

Jim Van Meter respectfully declining to be tapped for Lampas, saying he wasn't worthy.

Mom Squires and her perfect white hair.

Campus Sing.

Nanny storing our crinolines in the attic so we didn't have to drag them home.

The gentile brilliance of Dr. Brown and Dr. Dodds.

The KA's running around in ill-fitting, shabby uniforms during one of their celebration weeks.

Phi Tau serenades.

Betty Auter keeping a puppy in her closet for several months before Mom Franks found it.

Waiting in line to use the pay phone in Hamilton Hall.

Being dumped, naked as a J Bird in Gratz Park’s fish pond on a cold November night and having to make my
way back to Ewing Hall.

Walgreen's -- Sunday, all the fish you could eat for $1.00. Working out a way that five of us could eat for $1.00
including clothing of the same type and size. Exact hats--Transy baseball was a good one.

Bringing in an old drunk from town and letting him sleep it off in Dick Honey's dorm room.

Janet French's glorious soprano voice

The year the Chi O pledges wet down and froze all our strapless bras and merry widows the night of the
pledge dance.

Millie Rhodes' square dancing class, complete with basketball team. Gave a new meaning to swing your part-
ner; female feet never touched the ground.

You and I deciding to just get campuses and staying too late at the Young Philadelphians so we could see Paul
Newman's bare back one more time

Janet Stout being selected to be the stand-in for Elizabeth Taylor in Rain-
tree County.
                The Main Event—50th Reunion Celebration Schedule
Here is the schedule of events specifically for our class.


      Friday, April 24
      6:30 p.m.—CLASS GATHERING, Graham Cottage (cost: $15 per person)

      Saturday, April 25
      6-8 p.m.—ALL ALUMNI RECEPTION, Marriott’s Griffin Gate
      6:20 p.m.—CLASS PHOTO (taken during the reception)
      7 p.m.— CLASS REUNION DINNER, Marriott’s Griffin Gate
                 (cost: no charge for our class: $35 for spouses and guests)

      Sunday, April 26
      9:15-10:30 a.m.—ROBERT BARR SOCIETY BREAKFAST, Forrer Dining Center
                        (cost: no charge for our class; $10 for spouses and guests)




There are many other events going on! Here’s the rest of the schedule ...

Friday
10 a.m.—T-DAY GOLF OUTING, Picadome Golf Course
11:30 a.m.—ALUMNI DAY AT THE RACES, Keeneland Race Course
4-6 p.m.—REGISTRATION, William T. Young Campus Center
5-9 p.m.—PI KAPPA ALPHA ALUMNI SOCIAL, Atomic Café Patio, 265 North Limestone
5-5:45 p.m.—PIONEER HALL OF FAME RECEPTION, Beck Center, Hall of Fame Room
5:30-7:30 p.m.—DELTA SIGMA PHI ALUMNI SOCIAL, Brooklyn Pizza, Victorian Square
6 p.m.—PIONEER HALL OF FAME DINNER, William T. Young Campus Center
9 p.m.-midnight—TGIF - ALUMNI KICK-OFF PARTY, Atomic Café Patio, 265 North Limestone

Saturday
9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.—COFFEE & REGISTRATION, William T. Young Campus Center
9:30 a.m.—ADMISSIONS 101: ALUMNI RECRUITING TRANSY STUDENTS, Jazzman’s Café, Glenn Building
10 a.m.-4 p.m.—BOOKSTORE AND CAFE OPEN HOUSE, Glenn Building, Old Morrison Circle
10 a.m.—CAMPUS TOUR, William T. Young Campus Center
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.—ALUMNI CELEBRATION LUNCHEON, William T. Young Campus Center
2-3 p.m.—SIGMA KAPPA ALUMNAE RECEPTION, Forrer Hall, Presidents Room
2-3 p.m.—GREEK CHAPTER ROOM OPEN HOUSE, Chapter Rooms
9:30 p.m.-midnight—DESSERT AND DANCING, Marriott’s Griffin Gate
                                      Hotel/Motel Reservations
Please make your reservations with the hotel/motel of your choice at least five weeks in advance and ask for the Tran-
sylvania University Alumni Weekend Room Block. Rooms have been set aside for Friday and Saturday nights and
rates are based on availability. Additional reservations for Thursday night have not been provided for and should be
made separately by alumni. Rooms at all hotels/motels are in high demand due to several events being held that week-

   Room Blocks
                                                                Lexington Downtown Hotel
   Four Points by Sheraton                                      369 W. Vine Street, Lexington 40507
   1938 Stanton Way                                             (I-75/I-64 - Exit 113 - N. Broadway)
   Lexington, Kentucky 40511                                    800-559-0964
   859-259-1311                                                 www.lexingtondowntownhotel.com
   (I-75/I-64 – Exit 115 – Newtown Pike)                        Special Rate: $149
   www.starwoodshotels.com
   Rooms reserved: 10                                           Marriott=s Griffin Gate
   Special rate: $129                                           1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington 40511
   Reservation deadline: March 10                               (I-75/I-64 - Exit 115 - Newtown Pike)
                                                                800-391-6690
   Hampton Inn I-75                                             www.marriott.com
   2251 Elkhorn Road                                            Special Rate: $189
   Lexington, Kentucky 40505                                    Reservation deadline: April 2
   859-299-2613
   (I-75/I-64 – Exit 110 – Winchester Road)                     Other Hotels in the Area
   www.hamptoninn.com
   Special rate: $99                                            Country Inn & Suites
   Mention group code TRA when calling                          859-299-8844
   Reservation deadline: April 18                               www.countryinns.com

   Holiday Inn Lexington North                                  Courtyard by Marriott
   1950 Newtown Pike                                            800-321-2211
   Lexington, Kentucky 40511                                    www.marriott.com/courtyard
   (I-75/I-64 – Exit 115 – Newtown Pike)
                                                                Crowne Plaza Lexington/Campbell House
   859-825-5001                                                 859-255-4281
   www.hilexingtonnorth.com                                     www.ichotelsgroup.com
   Special rate: $149
   Ask for the Transylvania Alumni group rate                   Hilton Suites Lexington Green
                                                                800-HILTONS
   Hyatt Regency Lexington                                      www.hilton.com
   401 West High Street, Lexington 40507
   (I-75/I-64 – Exit 113 – N. Broadway)                         Lyndon House Bed and Breakfast
   859-253-1234                                                 85-225-3631
                                                                www.lyndonhouse.com
   Rooms reserved: 10
   Special Rate: $164                                           Ramada Inn Lexington
   Reservation deadline: March 24                               859-299-1261 or 859-293-0048
                                                                www.ramadainnlexky.com
   Lexington Comfort Suites
   3060 Fieldstone Way, Lexington 40513                         Sheraton Suites Lexington
   (I-75/I-64 – Exit 115 – Newtown Pike)                        866-912-1143
   859-296-4446
   Rooms reserved: 10                                           Springhill Suites Downtown
   Special Rate: $129                                           859-225-1500
   Reservation deadline: March 24
 Who’s Coming List

   Gail Wagoner Ackall

       Richard Bell

        Bill Bodine

 Anne Prather Cammack

       Jim Carroll

  Mary Jo Pruitt Coomer

Myra Jane Owen Crowley

  Patricia Rice Crutcher

  Janet Nichols Hagley

Sarah Lois Crain Heilemann

 Betty Schwier Johnson

  Eleanor Hakanson King

       David Lollis

      Clyde McKee

   Peggy Gordon Miller

 Laura Lou Lenox Monson

        Bob Pace

       Clyde Roper

 Ingrid Braunohler Roper

Bicky Barriger Schiphorst

       Janet Stout

      John Tackett

      Guy Waldrop

  Nell Robinson Waldrop
                          Special Places to Visit in the Bluegrass

Historic Sites & Monuments

   Boone Station State Historic Site, 240 Gentry Road, Lexington, KY 40502, 859-263-1073 — Daniel
   Boone (1734-1820), known for his role in the exploring and settling of the Kentucky frontier decided that
   the settlement of Boonesborough had become far too crowded. In December 1779, Boone and his family
   established Boone's Station.

   Lexington Cemetery, 833 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40508, 859-255-5522— This 1849 cemetery
   has a national reputation as an arboretum. Henry Clay, Gen. John Hunt Morgan, and Coach Adolph Rupp
   are among the people buried at this site.

   McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Lane, Lexington, KY, located Off Old Frankfort Pike inside New Circle
   Road, 859-225-4073— In June 1775, William McConnell and his fellow frontier explorers camped at a
   natural spring in the wilderness of the Virginia territory known as Kentucky. In honor of a battle in Lexing-
   ton, Mass., the group named their future settlement "Lexington." This is a National Registered Historic
   Site.

   Waveland State Historic Site (circa 1847), 225 Waveland Museum Lane, Lexington, KY 40514, 859-272-
   3611— This beautiful Greek revival home was built in 1847 by Joseph Bryan, a grandnephew of Daniel
   Boone. Tours of Waveland focus on the Bryan family and life on a 19th-century Kentucky plantation.

Museums & Galleries

   American Saddlebred Museum ,4083 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511, located on the grounds
   of the Kentucky Horse Park, 859-259-2746 , 800-829-4438—The American Saddlebred Museum presents
   the traditions and heritage of the American Saddlebred Horse through the collection, preservation, and dis-
   play of artifacts, fine art, photography and the written word.

   Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, Rose Street and Euclid Avenue, 859-257-5716— The museum
   maintains a growing permanent collection of nearly 4,000 European and American paintings, sculptures,
   prints, drawings, photographs, and decorative arts. There are also holdings in art of the Americas, Africa
   and Asia.

   Aviation Museum of Kentucky 4316 Hangar Drive, Lexington, KY 40510, located at Blue Grass Airport,
   859-231-1219 — The Aviation Museum has 12,000 square feet of display area, a fully equipped shop for
   aviation restoration projects, an office, a library/archive and a gift shop. The Museum includes not only
   older restored aircraft and memorabilia, but also air-worthy, flyable aircraft for the public to enjoy.

   Explorium of Lexington, 440 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507, 859-258-3253— Explorium offers
   adventures in fun and learning with nine discovery zones filled with interactive exhibits. Explorium is one
   of the oldest children's museums in the United States.

   Headley-Whitney Museum, 4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40510, 859-255-6653— The Headley
   -Whitney Museum exhibits the decorative arts including furniture, metalwork, textiles and ceramics. The
   permanent collection includes jewelry and bibelots designed by Headley, his jewelry specifications, 18th
   and 19th century Chinese textiles, and Chinese ceramics which range in date from the Neolithic, Tang,
   Song, Ming and Qing periods.
   Lexington History Museum, 215 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507, 859-254-0530— Exhibits here
   include the Athens of the West, In Black & White, The Keeneland Legacy, Antique Typewriters, Lincoln
   & His Wife's Hometown, and The Education of a Southern Gentleman - Jefferson Davis. Join them for
   other special exhibits and programs.

   William S. Webb Museum of Anthropology, Lafferty Hall - UK Main Campus, 859-257-8208— The Wil-
   liam S. Webb Museum of Anthropology acquires and maintains anthropological collections, supports an-
   thropological research, and disseminates anthropological knowledge. The Museum hopes to contribute to
   the understanding of past and present cultures, especially those of prehistoric Kentucky.

   Ashland - The Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road, Lexington, KY 40502, 859-266-8581 — Henry
   and Lucretia Clay had a home at Ashland from around 1806 until 1852. At its largest, the estate covered up
   to 600 acres. Hemp, tobacco and grains were grown and livestock was raised. It is a registered National
   Historic Landmark. It is closed on Mondays.

   Benjamin Henry Latrobe's Pope Villa (circa 1811), 326 Grosvenor Avenue, Lexington, KY 40507, 859-
   253-0362— This historic home of the U.S. Senator was designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, the architect
   for the U.S. Capitol. It is one of the few remaining examples of his work.

   Hunt-Morgan House (circa 1814), 201 North Mill Street, Lexington, KY, located on the corner of Mill and
   Second Streets— The Federal style Hunt-Morgan House has many beautiful architectural features, includ-
   ing the Palladian window with fan and sidelights. There is a collection of early Kentucky furniture, 19th
   century paintings, and articles of the period. The Alexander T. Hunt Civil War Museum features an exten-
   sive collection of Civil War relics and memorabilia. The House is open for guided tours Wednesday
   through Sunday from mid-April through mid-December.

   Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Drive, Lexington, KY 40507, 859-254-7024— Take a self-guided tour of
   the striking Loudoun House. Built in 1852, this incredible house is one of the five remaining A. J. Davis
   castellated Gothic villas. There are studio tours and rotating exhibits.

   Mary Todd Lincoln House, 578 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507, 859-233-9999 — Robert Todd
   moved his family, including the future wife of our 16th president, to this late-Georgian house in 1832. This
   is the first site in the U.S. dedicated to a First Lady.

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

   Applebee's Park, 207 Legends Lane, Lexington, KY 40505, 859-422-7867— Home of the Lexington Leg-
   ends, Applebee's Park is the perfect blend of a classic baseball stadium design and Kentucky inspired ar-
   chitecture. Visitors can enjoy the Maker's Mark Club, Pepsi Party Deck, and the Budweiser Stables. Apple-
   bee's Park has two primary concession stands and a secondary "sweet shop" on the third base side.

   The Arboretum State Botanical Garden, 500 Alumni Drive, Lexington, KY 40503, located between Nicho-
   lasville Road and Tates Creek, 859-257-6955— The Arboretum is one of the most spectacular gardens in
   the nation, boasting year-round color and plants. Everyone can enjoy year-round activities. The Arboretum
   was created in 1991 as a joint effort between the University of Kentucky and the Lexington-Fayette Urban
   County Government.
   Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511, 859-233-4303, 800-678-8813—
   This park is a perfect way to learn about Kentucky's world of horses. The 1,032-acre park offers something
   for visitors of all ages and interests. Surrey rides, guided trail rides, and pony rides are available. The park
   also has a year-round, 260-site campground, a restaurant, and a great gift shop.

Tours & Cruises

   Blue Grass Tours, 817 Enterprise Drive, Lexington, KY 40510, 859-252-5744— Blue Grass Tours pro-
   vides tours of the Bluegrass Region for individuals, families or groups. In addition, they provide private
   guide services and tour planning for conventions, incoming groups, and complete tour planning and trans-
   portation for groups interested in travel throughout the USA and Canada. Their Charter division operates a
   fleet of modern motorcoaches and can provide a full range of vehicles for everything from local conven-
   tion shuttling to a cross-country adventure.

   Horse Farm Tours, 3429 Montavesta Road, Lexington, KY 40502, 859-268-2906— Horse Farm Tours gives guests
   a close-up look at the world's premier Thoroughbred horse farms. You can expect to visit horse farms, Historic
   Keeneland Race Course and other attractions in the area. They offer a glimpse into the daily procedures of working
   farms. You will have an opportunity to walk through the ultra modern barns. Tours are at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., seven
   days a week

   Lexington Livery Carriage Company, 171 Saunier Avenue, Lexington, KY 40507, 859-259-0000— Carriage rides
   for engagements, proms, birthdays, special occasions, Christmas events, romantic evenings, stagecoach trips, and
   funerals. Accommodates up to four passengers. They do offer evening tours.

   The Thoroughbred Center, 3380 Paris Pike, Lexington, KY 40511, 859-293-1853— A thoroughbred training facil-
   ity. On the 1.5 hour guided tour, you will visit the barns, meet a trainer, watch morning workouts at the track, and
   learn about auctions in the sales pavilion.

   Woodford Reserve Distillery, 7855 McCracken Pike, Versailles, KY 40383, located 14 Miles from Lexington, 859-
   879-1812— Three different tour options are available to visitors. You can take the "Woodford Reserve Bourbon Dis-
   covery Tour," "Woodford Reserve Distillery: A National Landmark Tour," or the "Woodford Reserve Corn to Cork
   Tour." These tours occur on different days and at varying times. Please call for information.

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

   Lexington Brewing Company, 401 Cross Street, Lexington, KY 40508, 859-887-3406— Tours and gift shop hours
   are Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. Tours can also be arranged by appointment. Reserva-
   tions are requested for groups of 15 or more.

   Talon Winery & Vineyards, 7086 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY 40515, located at Historic Fair View Farm, 859
   -971-3214— Talon Winery and Vineyards features a lush vineyard, inviting tasting room and gift shop located in the
   original 18th century farmhouse. Entertain a small group in the private tasting room or create your own event at the
   open-air pavilion with fully equipped kitchen.
                                                       Class of 1959
                                                  50th Reunion April 2009
                                                        Gift Table
                                                       $50,000 Goal


                            Gift Level
                            (Goals reflect total pledge                            Current Pledge Balance
     # of Gifts needed
                            over 3 years                     Total $ this Level   To automatically count in
        (Received)
                            (Example:                                                       goal
                            $1,500=$500x3 years)
           1(1)                        $5000                      $5,000                   $5,000
           2 (2)                       $2500                      $5,000                   $6,000
           5 (5)                       $1000                      $5,000                   $5,450
          12 (7)                        $500                     $12,500                   $3,715
          25 (6)                        $250                      $6,250                   $2,200
        Many (17)                     $1 - $249                  $16,250                   $1,639


 Participation Goal = 70
 (40 class members giving                                        $50,000                 $23,984.34
 todate!)
 Eligible members = 78


                                     Class of 1959 Reunion Gift Donors as of 3/2/09

Dr. Paul Joseph Armstrong Jr.           Mrs. Janet Nichols Hagley                 Mr. James Edward Smyth Jr.
Dr. Gail Wagoner Ackall                 Mrs. Reba Mayfield Jones                  Mrs. Lelia Dickinson Smith
Mrs. Barbara Schwier Altemeyer          Mrs. Betty Schwier Johnson                Mr. Joseph R. Slights Jr.
Mrs. Janet Carr Ball                    Mrs. Eleanor Fox Kelly                    Mr. Robert Wright Shaw
Rev. Charles F. Brumley                 Mrs. Sylvia Elliott Kaiserman             Mrs. Carol Prather Searles
Mrs. Marianne Morrissey Brown           Mrs. Eleanor Hakanson King                Mrs. Dolly Hays Todd
Mr. William D. Bodine                   Mr. Charles Frederick King                Ms. Nancy Sue Thompson
Mrs. Jeanne Beverly Bethel              Mr. Howard David Lucas                    Mr. John William Tackett
Mr. Richard W. Bell                     Mr. David Lanier Lollis                   Ms. Martha Poag Upshur
Mr. David E. Baughman                   Mr. David A. Logsdon                      Miss Fotini Grammeyou Vourlekis
Mr. Philip Holmes Cunningham            Dr. Peggy Gordon Miller                   Mrs. Barbara Begley Vorhees
Mrs. Patricia Rice Crutcher             Mr. Chester James Myers                   Mr. James C. Van Meter
Mrs. Myra Jane Owen Crowley             Mrs. Donna Strain Montgomery              Mrs. Carole Schauer Varble
Mr. Dennis Creech                       Mrs. Laura Lenox Monson                   Mrs. Alice Cooke Wills
Mrs. Mary Pruitt Coomer                 Dr. Philip Guy Meininger                  Mrs. Sue Browning Werner
Mr. James William Carroll               Rev. Clyde H. McKee                       Mr. John Bruce Walker
Mrs. Anne Prather Cammack               Mrs. Julia Cline Newton                   Mrs. Nell Robinson Waldrop
Mr. Joe E. Duff                         Miss Rebecca Ann Officer                  Dr. Alvin Guy Waldrop
Mrs. Jane Allen Denzinger               Mr. Bobby Stone Pace                      Mr. Charles Trent Owings
Mrs. Jo Ann Wetterau Fraley             Mrs. Newell Fossett Runyan
Mr. George V. Forbes                    Mr. Donald Armstrong Ross
Mrs. K. Bruce Hill Florence             Mrs. Ingrid Braunohler Roper
Mr. Robert L. Faulkner                  Dr. Clyde Forrest Eugene Roper
Mrs. Cary Alexander Hobgood             Miss Marian Joyce Ray
Dr. Benjamin B. Henry                   Ms. Janet Stout
Ms. Sarah Lois Crain Heilemann          Mrs. June Gunter Stone
Mrs. Anne Connaughton Hebert            Mr. Jimmy Royal Stone
Mr. Robert Bruce Hardin                 Mrs. Mary Clay Stites
Mrs. Pryntha Alexander Hardenbergh      Mrs. Lititia Gideon Snyder
                         Transy Alumni On-line Community Update
Since its launch in September 2006, the Transy alumni on-line community has attracted over 2,000 registered users
and that number continues to grow. This is a secure, password protected site that alumni are able to access from
www.transy.edu. Services include: on-line alumni directory, class notes, events calendar and registration, photo
albums, on-line giving and more. Message boards for reunion classes are the newest feature so please feel free to
leave a message for your classmates. First time users will need to obtain their unique school ID number from the
alumni office. Just contact us at 800-487-2679 or alumni@transy.edu.


                           2009-2010 Alumni Travel Opportunities
The Transylvania Alumni Association will be offering alumni and friends exciting travel destinations in 2009 and
2010. After the initial deposit deadline, space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. All tours in-
clude round trip air travel from Lexington unless otherwise noted.

The Italian Lakes & Greek Islands 12-day tour featuring a 7-night Eastern Mediterranean Cruise departs October
30, 2009, and includes 25 meals (10 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 9 dinners). Highlights are: Stresa, Lago Maggiore,
Lake Como, Como, Bari, Greek Islands, Katakolon, Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Dubrovnik and Venice. The cost
per person, based on double occupancy (inside cabin), is $3,576 if booked by April 15. Deposit: $250.

The Splendors of the Nile 12-day tour departs November 11, 2009, and includes 22 meals (10 breakfasts, 4
lunches and 8 dinners). Highlights are: Cairo, the Pyramids, Memphis, Sakkara, Luxor, Valley of the Kings and
Queens, deluxe 4-night Nile river cruise and Aswan. The cost per person, based on double occupancy, is $4,099.
Deposit of $250 due by June 11, 2009.

The Europe's Christmas Markets 9-day tour featuring Austria, Germany, France and Switzerland departs on De-
cember 5, 2009, and includes 12 meals (7 breakfasts and 5 dinners). Highlights are: Oberammergau, Innsbruck,
Munich, Bavarian Castles, Black Forest, Strasbourg, Berne and Lucerne. The cost per person, based on double oc-
cupancy, is $2,499. Deposit of $250 due by July 6, 2009.

The California's New Year's Getaway 5-day tour departs December 29, 2009, and includes 6 meals (3 breakfasts
and 3 dinners). Highlights are: Float Viewing, Bandfest, Crystal Cathedral, New Year's Eve Party and Tournament
of Roses Parade. The cost per person, based on double occupancy, is $1,999. Deposit of $100 due by July 29,
2009. Optional 3-night post-tour extension available for $619 per person.

The Panama Canal 12-day tour featuring a 10-night cruise aboard Holland America's ms Zuiderdam departs on
January 21, 2010, and includes 30 meals (11 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 10 dinners). The highlights are: Ft. Lauder-
dale, Half Moon Cay, Oranjestad, Cristobal, Cruise Panama Canal, Gatun Lake, Limon & Manzanillo Bay and
Puerto Limon. The per person cost, based on double occupancy, is $3,477 (inside cabin) and $3,727 (outside
cabin). Deposit of $250 due by July 21, 2009.

The Copper Canyon Adventure 9-day tour departs on February 20, 2010, and includes 18 meals (8 breakfasts, 3
lunches and 7 dinners). The highlights are: Tucson, San Carlos, El Fuerte, Chihuahua-Pacifico Railroad, Creel,
Chihuahua and El Paso. The per person cost based on double occupancy is $2,149. Deposit of $100 due on Octo-
ber 20, 2009.

For more information and a trip brochure, contact Natasa Pajic, director of alumni programs, at
(800) 487-2679 or npajic@transy.edu.
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                             CLASS OF 1959 REUNION NEWSLETTER




                                               Lexington, Ky. 40508
                                               300 North Broadway
                                               Transylvania University
                                               Alumni Office




    Alumni Weekend 2009
       Special Class of 1959 Happenings

               Friday, April 24
                  6:30 p.m.
               Class Gathering

              Saturday, April 25
                   6-8 p.m.
              Reunion Reception
           (Class Photo—6:20 p.m.)

                   7 p.m.
                Class Dinner

              Sunday, April 26
                 9:15 a.m.
        Robert Barr Society Breakfast

								
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