Burroughs Class of 1965
Sherman E. Burroughs High School
Ridgecrest, California U.S.A
55th Reunion Burroughs High School Class of 1965
Temecula Creek Inn, Temecula, CA
February 21 - 23, 2020
The Weekend Itinerary
Friday Evening, February 21
6:00 p.m. Cocktails followed by buffet dinner at a classmate's home nearby
Saturday, February 22
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. No-host brunch at the Cork | Fire Kitchen (on site restaurant)
Many local activities are available, self-organized, or hang-out and visit with classmates.
6:00 p.m. Dinner Buffet Temecula BBQ menu (on site banquet room) and program
Sunday Morning, February 23
Join everyone for a no-host breakfast at the Cork | Fire Kitchen (on site restaurant) before departure
Lodging at Temecula Creek Inn
DEADLINE TO GET GROUP DISCOUNT RATE IS JANUARY 30.
Make Your Room Reservations directly with Temecula Creek Inn
Rooms are $199 per night, check-in on Friday, February 21, and check-out at noon on Sunday, February 23. Check in 4:00 p.m., check out 11:00 a.m.
55th Reunion Classmates Writing Project
Classmates are invited to participate in a Writing Project by contributing a written piece on one of the topics below. All submissions will be published in a 55th Class Reunion Book and made available in PDF and ebook formats, curated by Charlotte Blackmon Collins and Gene Saint Amand. Submissions can be in an MSWord, OpenOffice document or typed in the text of an email. Please email your submission, by February 10, or questions to: email@example.com
1. IN MEMORIAM
Write about a classmate who has died, whom you’d like to remember for their special qualities or the relationship you had with them. Any length, short or long.
2. GENRE FICTION SHORT STORY
Write a fictional short story in a genre, that takes place in the Ridgecrest-China Lake locality or nearby.
-Murder mystery, thriller, horror, romance, sci fi, or other.
-No matter how corny.
-Can be based on real events but disguise the people.
-About 1000 words (4-5 pages typed, double spaced)
3. COMING OF AGE MEMOIR SET IN RIDGECREST OR CHINA LAKE
Write an autobiographical piece that aims to capture the unique experience of growing up in Ridgecrest-China Lake. Include your best and happiest memories, plus one bad memory. Any length.
4. LOOKING BACK
Describe what it was like leaving the relatively isolated, secure, self-contained world of China Lake/Ridgecrest to go off to college in the big city, and how you felt or looked differently at our community upon your return the following summer. Did you join or experiment with the counterculture? Were you a "hippy"? Was your hair longer? 500 - 1000 words (or more).
5. WHERE I COME FROM
Write a poem or prose piece titled ‘Where I Come From.’ Tell us what’s cooking, what the weather is, what music is playing. Include an aroma and a familiar landmark. Use the color yellow somewhere. Any length, short or long.
55TH REUNION COMMITTEE
Karen (Bjorklund) Locklin (Temecula, CA), Chair
Charlotte Blackmon Collins (Ridgecrest, CA)
Karen (Day) Manatt (Mt. Vernon, WA)
Melodie (Mallory) Solton (Sparks, NV)
Janice (Leonard) Ogar Andrea (Half Moon Bay, CA)
Gene Saint-Amand, (Santa Maria, CA)
Jon Oshel (Hillsboro, OR)
If you'd like to help, email us firstname.lastname@example.org