|Vol. 1999 No. 4
|June 23, 1999
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR - The editor has not had a good start to the summer season. I suffered through almost three weeks of poison ivy, now I stabbed my thumb and only have two stitches, but it's still put me behind on the newsletter and my work. Please forgive me for the lateness of this and shortened version.
THE 25TH SCHROEDER REUNION - Saturday, July 24th, 1999, is still the date for our Schroeder Reunion at Oxford Furnace Branch Lake in Oxford, New Jersey. The time is from Noon, or earlier if you arrive earlier, until 7:30 p.m. Flynn's will be our caterer. The menu is starting at Noon with chips, pretzels, cheese tray, relish tray, and clam chowder with crackers. From 1:00 to 5:00 will be hamburgers, chicken, sausage, pasta salad, and cucumber salad. All attendees please bring your own beverages and a dessert to share. And anyone wishing to enter their dessert into the yummy baked goods cooking contest may sign up upon arrival. The cost for food and use of the pavilion is $11 per adult (and children over 10 years old) and $5 per child (10 years old and younger). I have heard some grumbling about this price. However, please keep in mind that last year you paid $4.00 per adult and $2.00 per child with no food. So in reality you're only paying $7.00 more for adults for food and $3.00 more for children for food over last year's price. And we'll have a longer period of time, because Aunt Carolyn was able to convince the management at the lake to let us stay until 7:30!!! THANK YOU AUNT CAROLYN!!
The surprise guests had to decline to attend this year (Hillary is busy campaigning in New York) but they said they will try to come next year.
RSVP FOR THE REUNION BY JULY 1ST TO KIM -- PLEASE!!! I need to know how many adults and children to tell the caterer.
DIRECTIONS TO REUNION
Route 57 East to Washington.
Route 31 North about 3 miles
at light in Oxford turn left,
take next left,
go two blocks and bear right at Catholic Church.
Entrance to Oxford Furnace Branch Lake is on the right.
OTHER DIRECTIONS TO REUNION
submitted by Aunt Carolyn
1. Cross Delaware River and take Routes 22 and 57 east to Brass Castle Road (Route 623). (Mileage from Easton to traffic light at 57-519 intersection is about 4 miles. 8.1 miles from 57-519 intersection to traffic light at Brass Castle Road.)
2. Turn left at Brass Castle Road (Route 623) and go 2.2 miles to Jonestown Road (Route 625). The road sign says Hartmans Corner Road (name of road to left).
3. Turn right for Jonestown Road. Roaring Rock Restaurant is on the northeast corner.
4. Go 1.9 miles to Kauffman Drive (entrance to lake). You will pass a cemetary on the left and then a cemetery on the right before making the left turn. There are no signs for the lake on the right side of road. There are signs on the left side if you are coming from the opposite direction.
5. Turn left on Kauffman Drive and go .8 miles to parking lot of pavilion.
REUNION FUN ASSIGNMENTS
Swim Clinic - Chris;
Volleyball - Lloyd;
Quites - Lloyd Sr. and Andy;
Peanut scramble - Charlie and LIsa;
Exchange table - Virgnia;
Book and magazine trade - Carolyn;
Cards - Cliff;
Pinata - Nancy Sheck;
Relationship bee - Marylou;
Bubble gum blowing contest - Joan;
50/50 - Pegge and Jack;
Patriotic Sing Along - Lynn & JR;
Adult Auction - Adults bring something wrapped or unwrapped;
Children's Auction - Children (under 10 years old) bring something for the children's auction, it can be an old toy, but still in good shape they don't play with, or something new.
Talent show - ANY TALENTED PERSON - there are many talented children and adults in this family. Anyone wanting to share their talent are invited to do so at the talent show.
THE EDITOR'S ADDRESS
1703 Swinburne Avenue
Crofton, Maryland 21114
Pat is looking for good pictures of her mom, Pap-Pap, Bobby, Aunt Joyce, Billy Sutton, and Uncle Jack. She promises to return them.
Chris turned 50 on May 19th. She and Pat celebrated in NYC for the weekend.
JR., Stephen, and Kelsey have a piano recital in June.
Pat and Bill have woodpeckers, hummingbirds, cardinals, ruby breasted gross beaks, and turkeys on Morvale Road for viewing.
Nancy Sheck got her third CCI puppy in May.
In May Aunt Mary and her college roommate spent a delightful elderhostel week birding in Cape May Country, New Jersey and visiting some of the Victorian homes in Cape May.
Lisa and Charles are now officially in the process of adopting Dale.
Tylor Foss is starting pitcher for his team.
Allyssa 'Foss had her first birthday.
Lynn, JR, and family visited Bill and Kathleen in St. Petersburg, FL, in March. Bill was a good tour guide of orange factories and state parks.
Stephen plays tenor saxophone in the middle school jazz band. Kelsey is a wonderful classical piano player, working on FurElise for a June recital,
Parker just plays with Tonka Trucks.
Lynn has a new teaching job this school year as an instructional support teacher as well as working as a special ed. supervisor.
Kim will be resigning as the editor of the newsletter. I had a fun time doing it. Now I'm going to teach Religious Ed and volunteer in school. Anyone interested in this wonderful volunteer position can apply at the reuion.
Please bring exact amount of money needed to pay for reunion, 50/50, and auction - thank you.
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