Text Box: A Fabulous Reunion
The Class of 76 combined their Thirty Five Year Reunion
with the 50th Anniversary of Valley Forge High School 
on the weekend of the City of Parma Heights Centennial.

Patriots Love to Party!
On Friday, August 5 the Class of 76 hosted a Multi-Class Mixer at Tony K�s in Berea.  More than 150 VF Patriots and their guests reconnected with classmates.  Special thanks to Jane Snyder Brown for the terrific raffle prizes and the retro photo slide show.  Gerry Nemeth provided the technology to make it all happen.

True to Valley Forge High
On Saturday, August 6 the community came together to support the VF Music Department and to kick off the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Valley Forge High School.
The Fabulous Brylcreams reunited in the VF auditorium for a benefit concert.
The Class of 76 gathered pre-concert to meet and mingle in the VF cafeteria.  The dinner buffet was prepared and hosted by Michele Bisesi Birce and Roger Kassouf.  Special thanks to Colleen Riley Heller and husband Gerry and Laura Gadbau Laclede and husband Dave for staffing the Class of 76 party.
More than 600 patrons were treated to a fabulous concert in the VF auditorium.  Fourteen band members traveled from 4 states to perform on their home stage.  The audience was treated to 50�s standards, 60�s tunes and more.  The highlight of the evening was a gathering of choir alumni on the auditorium steps directed in �The Lord Bless You and Keep You� by John Elliott, retired vocal teacher.  

The VF Music Boosters sold refreshments during intermission.  Commemorative t-shirts were sold as an additional fund raiser.  Thanks to Leslie Lee Basista for coordinating the t-shirt sale, advertising sales and the concert playbill.
The community had the opportunity to connect with the Fabulous Brylcreams at the after party at the Fox and Hound hosted by the Class of 76.  The Class of 76 thanks Karen Paul-Girimont for coordinating the after party.

Forever Young
Sunday, August 7 was a time to reflect and reminisce on the weekend�s events.  Classmates gathered at Bucci�s in the Crowne Plaza for a farewell brunch.  Special thanks to Colleen Riley Heller for arranging the Forever Young brunch.

Valley Forge High School

Class of 1976

Celebrated 35 Years of Spirit

August, 2011