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7-1-09 Oconee County Alumni Association holds first annual ‘Meet and Greet’ on June 20, 2009

… participants brought high school memorabilia, including sports jackets, annuals, photos and much more….A digital picture frame PP displayed pictures of various schools, teachers, bus drivers, lunch room workers, principals, ball teams etc spanning at least seven decades.

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June 30, 2009

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Oconee County Alumni Association holds first annual “Meet and Greet” on June 20, 2009

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By Wendell Dawson, Editor, AVOC, Inc

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A good crowd attended the first annual ‘Meet & Greet’ Reception held by the Oconee County High Schools Alumni Association on the afternoon of the annual banquet on June 20.   The event was held to allow for an informal setting for guests to visit with each other and with the Association Officers.   Food was plentiful along with a number of attractive door prizes.

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A number of participants brought high school memorabilia, including sports jackets, annuals, photos and much more.    A digital picture frame PP displayed pictures of various schools, teachers, bus drivers, lunch room workers, principals, ball teams etc spanning at least eight decades of Oconee County School History.

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Patti Glass Moody, Committee Chair and Association President, Lawrence E. Weatherford (Watkinsville OCHS 1947), handled the awarding of door prizes

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The event was planned and coordinated by the Alumni Fellowship Committee chaired by Patti Glass Moody, OCHS Class of 1982.   Other members were Bob Marable, Watkinsville OCHS 1951; Teresa Harris Guthrie, OCHS 1980; R. L. (Doc) Crawford, OCHS 1962; Kathryn Whitehead Veale, Watkinsville OCHS 1949; and Wendell Dawson, OCHS 1958.

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Fellowship Committee: Wendell Dawson, Kathryn Veale, Doc Crawford,

Teresa Harris Guthrie, Bob Marable, Patti Glass Moody, Chair

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Judson Crowley, Watkinsville OCHS Class of 1947, enjoyed the reception

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Jimmy Christopher, OCHS 1958 and Sandra Sims Skaggs, OCHS 1959, visit; others in photo are Jimmy Kidd, Watkinsville OCHS Class of 1954, Pat Walls James, OCHS Class of 1965, and Betty Pritchett Dawson, OCHS 1958

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Graduates of Bogart High School, Watkinsville High School, OCHS on Mars Hill Road and one recent graduate of North Oconee High School mixed and mingled.Memorabilia and conversation were popular activities.   The Association considered the event a success and plans to have the reception again next year- and make it even better.

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OCHS Class of 59 members Joe Stowe, Dick Dickens and Gloria Jean Norris enjoy ‘catching up’

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Brother and Sister, Sammy Lovern, OCHS Class of 1962, and Jenny Lovern Kidd, Watkinsville OCHS Class of 1956, were in attendance


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