Christopher Columbus Blackshire family: noon, June 8, family farm at Manilla Ridge. Bring covered dish, drinks and lawn chairs.
Greenbrier West High School all classes: June 15 and 16, Greenbrier West High School. Sponsored by new Greenbrier West Alumni Association. Those who attended or worked at the school are invited. Schedule: June 15, 6 to 10 p.m., informal dance with DJ (doors open at 5 p.m.); June 16, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., school will be open and accessible for tours. All-you-can-eat buffet dinner at 1 p.m. The next alumni association meeting will be at 6 p.m. May 15 in the school cafeteria. Write to Greenbrier West Alumni Association, P.O. Box 143, Charmco, WV 25958. Registration is available for both the reunion and the association. See the reunion Facebook page, "Homecoming reunion for west 1969-2012." Contact association officers Kay Wilfong, twy...@frontier.com or 304-438-7120; Teresa Andrews, teresa.andrews4...@yahoo.com or 304-717-0026; Joyce Matheney, matheneyjo...@yahoo.com or 304-438-5188; or Ronnie George, pas...@fayettevillebaptist.org or 304-222-2377.
Stonewall Jackson High School class of 1972: July 27 and 28. Former classmates are sought. Send information to sjhs1972classreun...@gmail.com or contact Sandy Michael Campbell at 304-720-1212.
Gary High School class of 1972: Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at Pipestem Resort. All former classmates, graduates of other classes, classmates who moved or left the class prior to graduation, teachers, school administrators, family members, friends, neighbors and anyone with roots in the Gary area are invited to attend the 40-year reunion. Contact class President Karen Hodge Thomas at garyhig...@gmail.com or 704-957-0154 no later than Aug. 15. There is a registration fee; however, the event is open to the public.
53rd Annual East Bank High School Alumni Dinner/Dance: Sept. 29 at Charleston Civic Center. Social hour will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner and dance to follow. Anyone who attended or graduated from EBHS and former teachers are invited. Reservations are required in advance. The 2012 Alumnus of the Year will be Thelma J. Hughes, class of 1972. The class of 1962 will be the honored class this year. Reservation letters will be mailed by Aug. 15. Contact Nancy Pat Maloney at 304-595-1040 or Hope Stanley at 304-949-2931 or email Kathy Lewis at kathyebh...@gmail.com.
Reunion notices may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301, or faxed to 304-348-1233. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number. Information will not be taken by phone.