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REUNION EXPENSE FUND


Donations will be used to purchase items for the memorial table, establish a bank account, annual domain fee and working capital for future reunions.

Western Branch High School
Class of 1979

LAST MINUTE DETAILS & IMPORTANT REMINDERS for ALL Classmates and Guests of our 40th Class Reunion:

The WBHS 40th Reunion starts this Friday 10/18.  The committee has worked hard to ensure you will have an enjoyable and memorable weekend.  We are excited to welcome you to all the events you have registered for.  Here are all the details, information and last-minute reminders to assist in your planning.  We are looking forward to seeing you. 

FRIDAY 10/18/19

WBHS HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME:  Arrive at the stadium around 7:00 PM / Kick-Off is 7:30. Tickets will be available at the gate.  There will be an area roped off for the Class of ’79 / Alumni.

JOIN THE MEET & GREET at TAP IT LOCAL – WESTERN BRANCH following the game.  Tap It is located at 3916 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake.  Upon arrival you will receive a lanyard with your name and high school photo.  The lanyard will designate all events you are registered for and must be worn to all events.    

SATURDAY 10/19/19

WBHS SCHOOL TOUR at 10:30 a.m. – Enter the school building using the front LEFT entrance – Auditorium.  Don’t forget to wear your lanyard or obtain yours at the door if you did not receive one on Friday Night. (Note:  Your lanyard will have your name and high school photo and will designate all events you are registered for and must be worn to all events.)    

Upon checking in you will receive your “Hall Pass”, enjoy fellowship and light refreshment.  There will be a special presentation by the WBHS Chorus in the auditorium followed by a tour or the school guided by our own Tammy Morrison (Strek).  (Please note that no food or drink are allowed in the auditorium.)

FISH & SLIPS at 12:30 p.m. – 10 Crawford Pkwy, Portsmouth.  Gather with classmates and guests while enjoying lunch on the water.  Those registered must wear your lanyard or pick yours up at the door if you have not previously received one. (Note:  Your lanyard will have your name and high school photo and will designate all events you are registered for and must be worn to all events.)  There will be a full menu offered.  A Golf cart will be available from 12:15 – 2:15 for those that feel they need a ride up to the restaurant.

MAIN EVENT–DINNER & DANCE at THE HILTON GARDEN INN - 6:00 PM

The hotel is located at 1921 Harbour View Blvd., Suffolk.  Enter the venue through the outside doors to the far left of the building.  Check in at the registration table and receive your free gifts.  Those registered must wear your lanyard or pick yours up at this time if you have not previously received one. (Note:  Your lanyard will have your name and high school photo and must be worn for the duration of the event.)  Cocktail hour begins at 6:00 pm followed by a Buffett Dinner at 7:00.  All classmates will gather at approximately 7:45 pm for a class picture.  The evening will continue with DJ & Dancing and Door Prizes Galore! 

BRING CASH – there will be a CASH ONLY BAR and a 50/50 Raffle as well as an opportunity to purchase a 1979 CLASS PICTURE ($10.00) and/or A MINI WBHS LIGHTED CHRISTMAS TREE ($19.79) – WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! There is an ATM on the premises located in the hotel lobby.

THE BUFFETT MENU - House Salad, Chicken in Mushroom & Marsala Sauce, Pasta Primavera, Roasted Pork Loin with Caramelized Apples, Olive Oil & Rosemary potatoes, Macaroni & Cheese, Green Beans Almandine, Seasoned Vegetable Medley, Rolls, Desserts, Coffee, Tea, Water.  The buffet will be open from 7:00 – 8:30. 

HOW TO DRESS FOR EVENTS - For the Meet & Greet, School Tour, and Luncheon - Casual. For the Saturday Night Main Event, just a little dressier. Not formal, but maybe something you would wear to a nice restaurant or office party.

BRING BUSINESS CARDS to post on the “Business Card Board” if you would like to promote your business or that of a family member.