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As of April 10, 2010


Oct. 15th & 16th 2010
(Friday & Saturday)
(Friday & Saturday) -- Hospitality Room ------------ 12:00pm -- 4:00pm
(Friday) -- Meet & Greet Reception ---------------6:30pm -- 11:30pm
(Saturday) -- Reunion Reception ---------------5:30pm -- 7:30pm
(Saturday) -- Reunion Dinner ----------------7:30pm -- 9:00pm
(Saturday) -- Reunion Dance -------------- 9:00pm -- midnight


Class of 55/55th Reunion

Oct. 15th & 16th , 2010


The JOHN BURROUGHS, Class of 1955, will be celebrating their 55th Class Reunion at the MARRIOTT  (Burbank Airport Hotel & Convention Center -- This is the same Hotel we had our 50th Reunion at.  The Marriott bought out the Hilton) There will be a (2) DAY BASH …. Oct. 15th & 16th, 2010.. (Friday & Saturday).


2500 North Hollywood Way

Burbank, CA 91505

(818) 843-6000 (Hotel)

(818) 842-9720 (Fax)



Oct. 15th (Friday)


MEET & GREET RECEPTION: Will be held in the Hollywood & Burbank Ballrooms, at the MARRIOTT, from:  6:30pm – 11:30pm.  There will be Wine, Beer, Soft Drinks/Water & Coffee Bar served with a European Cold Cut & Cheese Display.

 A DESSERT STATION will top off the great food the Marriott prepares.  Yummy  Cherries Jubilee (Bing Cherries Cooked in Brandy Flambe over Vanilla Ice Cream)

A No Host Bar will be made available for those wanting those favorite mixed drinks.

(1) Free Drink Ticket will be given, to each attending, for the Drink of their choice. 

This is a place where Classmates can Reintroduce themselves and start to get re-acquainted before the BIG NIGHT.  The sounds of the 50s music will put you in that HAPPY MOOD.   Burbank High, Class of ’55, will receive a SPECIAL INVITATION to join us for this event.  (Their 55th Reunion will not be the same date as ours this time) 

COST:  $30.00 per person.  (All the fun is FREE)  (DRESS: Nice Casual)


Oct. 16th (Saturday)


55th CLASS REUNION:  Will be held at the Marriott Hotel in the City Ballrooms (Pasadena, Glendale & Hollywood Ballrooms), off the Main Lobby.   

The RECEPTION is from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, right outside the Ballrooms.

Hors d’oeuvres will be served and a Free Drink ticket will be given, to each attendee, at our No Host Bar.  (The No Host Bar will be open throughout the evening.) 

Dinner is from: 7:30pm – 9:00pm.          Dance is from: 9:00pm – Midnight.


RON GERACI will be delivering our Dinner Blessing

FRED ROTH  will be our Master of Ceremony

DAN CASSIDY (Summer Class) & RICHARD LACEY (Winter Class) will make their Presidential Speeches.


There will be NO assigned seating at our round tables that seat 10. 

WINE will be served& included with the Dinner… JIM & JANE PEET will show us how talented they are in making their wonderful HOME RESERVE.   Of course, there will be cold drinks and Coffee or Tea at dinner, for those that don’t or can’t drink Alcoholic Drinks.  Don’t forget the No Host Bar, will be open during the Reunion, for those that still bend the elbow.

A MEMORY GIFT will be given at the Dinner.

PIANO will be our music for the night with a background Synthesizer.   Bands just seem too loud and just don’t know how to tone down the volume so we can talk to one another.   Put on your dancing legs so you can dance to those wonderful 50s tunes…

 COST: $75 per person.        (DRESS:  Casual Dressy)


Dinner Choices:


New York Steak -- Broiled New York Steak and Served with Mushroom Ragout and Dijon Three Peppercorn Sauce.  Stuffed Rose Potatoes.  Brocolini, and Baby carrots.

Chicken Wellington – Chicken Breast Stuffed with Ground Mushroom Duxelles, Baked in Puff Pastry and served with Shitake Mushroom Sauce, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and Braised Seasonal Vegetables. 

Vegetable Lasagna – Layers of Lasagna Filled with Spinach, Broccoli, Carrots, Zucchini, Topped with Becharmel Sauce, Mozzarella and Parmesan Cheese.  For the Veggers..

Served with each meal is: * Salad, Freshly Brewed Regular or Decaffeinated Coffee, Hot & Iced Teas, Warm Rolls & Sweet Butter & *Dessert.

*Caesar Salad Crisp Romaine Lettuce, Creamy Caesar Dressing and Parmesan Chips.

*Dessert Vanilla Crème Brulee




There will be a Hospitality Room at the Marriott Hotel on:

 Friday & Saturday afternoons from 12:00pm – 4:00pm. 

 Friday:  It will be in the Executive & #123 Rooms ............... Saturday:  It will be in the Burbank Ballroom

 We are extending an invitation to the Burbank High Class of 1955 to join us on Friday, in the Hospitality Room, if they have tickets for our MEET & GREET…


 WHAT’S ALL IN THE HOSPITALITY ROOM?   Well, this is the place!!!!

 1.  Memorabilia Tables:  Collection of Albums that Denny has put together, over the years, of the CLASS EVENTS.   He’ll also be showing MOVIES, SLIDES, ETC. of these Events.  Old YEAR BOOKS will be displayed surrounded by old NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS from our School Years.  ( Don Garner & Ron Geraci will assist Denny with this).   (Any items that you would like to share and/or display for a few days, would be greatly appreciated)

 2.  Refreshments:  Cold Drinks, Lemonade, Coffee, Tea and PETIT FOURS & CHIP W/DIP…. Our own Cathy Vaiana Bua, has been in the RUM CAKE Business since 1975; she'll be making (2) of her Rum Sheet Cakes for us to sample.  This is for Friday's Hospitality Room.  Then on Saturday, in our Hospitality Room, we will feature Martino's Tea Cakes.

 3.  Hostess’sLinda Schofield Baldwin, Ronetta Scott Anctil & Sally Thatcher Geraci.

They will be handing out our INFORMATION ENVELOPES as to what you will need for our Reunion Weekend, plus helping with the needs of our Classmates.  Linda is a retired Registered Nurse so rest assured we will be in safe hands in case of an emergency.  

4.  Info Displayed There will be a LIST OF CLASSMATES ATTENDING our Reunion Weekend plus WHO IS STAYING AT THE MARRIOT HOTEL.   (We’ll try to put a Cell Phone List up so you can find each other easily) There will be a Bulletin Board for notes to other classmates, for contact.  A MEMORIAL LIST will be on display, also.  

5.  Donations: We will have a DONATION BOX to cover our cost for the HOSPITALITY ROOM for the (2) Days… We are trying to keep the tickets for the MEET & GREET & REUNION at minimum costs, but unfortunately, these events prices won’t cover our Hospitality Room expenses, now.   We’ll need to depend on the generosity of our Classmates to make THE HOSPITALITY ROOM a hit.    

6.  Music 50’s CD-MUSIC donated by SONNY HOTHIAN TROMEL, will be Boom Boxing, keeping the HOSPITLITY ROOM hopping with ambiance.


MEMORY BOOK, PHOTOGRAPHER & VIDEO TAPING:  There will be a PHOTOGRAPHER from “REUNION PHOTOGRAPHERS” at our Reunion.  They will be set up in our Hospitality Room in the Burbank Ballroom, on Saturday, late afternoon.   (They did a great job at our 50th Reunion so we are having them back.) The Picture taking is for our MEMORY BOOK and you’re REMEMBRANCE PICTURES.  If you would like to purchase these pictures, the Photographer will be sending you proofs shortly after the Reunion.   The MEMORY BOOK will be mailed out by “Reunion Photographers” but money’s collected by us.  (A Group Picture will be taken, also)


VIDEO TAPING: We will, also, have VIDEO TAPING going on of this SPECIAL EVENT.  RAINES VIDEO PRODUCTIONS will be roaming around taking candid shots with Interviews.  You will get a mailing from them, directly, if you would like to purchase the Video.   The cost of the Video will be $29.95….He did a great job at our 50th Reunion.  Great Memory!!!


NAME TAGS:  We will have NAME TAGS with our SCHOOL PICTURES on them so we can recognize one another.  Study your 1955 Akela!!!  Joyce Lyle Haskett and her husband, Richard, will be making these Name Tags for us, once again.  A BIG THANK YOU to them, in advance, for their time & donation.  

COMPUTERS:  There is FREE WIFI in the Office Center and the StarBuck’s area.  There IS A CHARGE in your room if you don’t have an Air Card and use their hookup.

CANCELLATIONS:  Need to be made (30) days prior to the Reunion Dates in order to receive a REFUND.  (This is for the Reunion Events, only.)   In order for us to comply with The Marriott policies we have to add this restriction.  The Room Cancellations are different and are stated in the HOTEL RESERVATIONS area. 

CONFIRMATION A confirmation will be sent to you over e-mail or snail mail.



HOTEL RESERVATIONS The MARRIOTT HOTEL is our HOST HOTEL… Those who require reservations can make them NOW.   (Something to think about: There is a Convention going on in the Convention Hall at the same time) There are rooms blocked for our class.  CODE: JBHJBHA (The John Burroughs Class of 1955- 55TH  Reunion) The rate break for the room is $129 plus tax per night.  This includes a BUFFET BREAKFAST on Saturday & Sunday mornings in the EXECUTIVE ROOM.    This rate is good (3) days before and/or after our Event.  The Reunion Weekend is considered from Oct. 15th-18th.   During this REUNION WEEKEND we have the run of the Hotel.   

You can make RESERVATIONS (2) ways.  

 1.  You can CALL for Reservations to:

(800) 736-9712 or (800) 840-6450 using CODE: jbhjbha … OR, you can tell the Reservation Dept. you’re with THE JOHN BURROUGHS CLASS OF 1955 – 55TH REUNION.  Event: Oct. 15th to 18th  

2.  You can make your Reservations ONLINE by going to this link:

3.  If you would like to use your Marriott Rewards please call MARIA ESPINO at: (818) 840-6483 (Direct) or email her at:   She will be able to help you with that.



Holding Your Reservation

   *They will need a credit card number to reserve your room.

   *The Marriott will hold rooms for us until Sept. 15th then they go out to the public.

Canceling Your Reservation

   *You may cancel your reservation, for NO CHARGE, 72 hours prior to your scheduled

     arrival. (This is (3) days)

Extra Days at Same Rate

   *(3) Days before and/or after the Event dates of Oct. 15-18 will be at our Reduced Rate

     of $129 per night.

Special Room Requests

   *Any requests for Special Room Arrangements must be made at the time of booking.


CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT:  Guest accommodations will be available at 3:00pm on arrival day and reserved until 12:00 noon on departure day.  Any Classmate wishing special consideration for late checkout should inquire at the front desk on the day of departure. 

PARKING We were able to get PARKING RATES down from $14 per day.

                    Overnight guests:   $10 will be our charge, inclusive of tax, with in/out privileges.

                     Local Guests:  $10, inclusive of tax, with NO in/out privileges.


SHUTTLE SERVICE:  (For Hotel Guests)  There is (FREE) SHUTTLE SERVICE every 10-15 minutes to and from the Burbank Airport to the Hotel.    GUEST SERVICES can help you with arrangements for Shuttle to local Places.



 WE hope you like what we have planned for you, so far.  Put your dollars aside for this SPECIAL OCCASION.  It looks like this will be our LAST BIG REUNION.   Our INDIANS are starting to fade into the SUNSET.  

We have lost (88) Classmates, (20) since our 50th Reunion.  There may be more after I send out the 55th Reunion Invitations.

Our Wonderful Web Master, TERRY WARD and DIXIE FREEMAN JOHNSON our devoted Reunion Organizer, left us a few years back.  Because of this we’ve had to make some changes in our REUNION COMMITTEE:



 Carolyn Muscorella (Maitland) – Chairman/Web Site:  (541) 954-3994


Linda Schofield (Baldwin) – Secretary:   (951) 272-5838


Ron Geraci – Winter Class Representative:   (818) 841-0551


Fred Roth – Treasurer/Web Site:  (805) 497-1955


Dan Cassidy – Summer Class President  (949) 248-9620




Denny Grossman – Social/Events Chairman & Class Liaison  (818) 841-0387


Don Garner – Wednesday Night Chat Line Organizer   (714) 540-6827


Ronetta Scott (Anctil) – Class Fund Raising Project  (818) 207-6495


Our Class Web Site:

Our Class Fund Raising Online Campus Store:


MAKE OUR 55TH CLASS REUNION A WONDERFUL OCCASION BY JOINING US FOR A WEEKEND OF FUN. Some of us are in Wheel Chairs, others have Hearing Problems, some can’t See Well, but we all have something in common:  We are the WONDERFUL CLASS OF 1955 and we have a bond.   So NO excuses not to attend.





      JBHS Class of 55/55th Class Reunion


October 15th & 16th, 2010




Please fill out the choices below and send this FORM  back, along with your CHECK,  payable to: The JBHS Class of 1955—55th Reunion. 


Mail to:   Carolyn ( Muscorella) Maitland        (Please call or e-mail me if you have any questions)   

                  John Burroughs 55th  Class Reunion           (541-954-3994 or )             

                  1574 Coburg Rd., #575

                  Eugene, OR 97401


*** We would appreciate a response (ASAP) so we will have capital to work with.  Thank You….



Name: __________________ Name(s) for Name Tags: _________________________

 Address:  _______________ City: ___________________  State: ____ Zip: ________

 Phone: ________________ Cell Number: ____________ E-Mail: _________________


*** I’m unable to attend the Reunion:  _____ But would like a Memory Book:  _____


                                                                                                                 Number   x   Amount =Total)

MEET & GREET – Fri., Oct. 15th                         ($30.00 per person)        _____x $30.00 = _____

55th CLASS REUNION – Sat., Oct. 16th              ($75.00 per person)        _____x $75.00 = _____

MEMORY BOOK                                                       ($20.00 ea.)                       _____ x $20.00 =_____

HOSPITALITY ROOM DONATION   (Fri. & Sat. 12:00-4:00pm)                                      $ _______                                                                                         


                                                                                                                                       TOTAL: _____________

Dinner Choices: (#)

New York Steak: ______        Chicken Wellington: ______        Vegetable Lasagna: ______ 



*** Any CANCELLATIONS need to be relayed to us NO LATER than Sept. 15th to get a refund.

***CONFIRMATIONS will be sent to you by E-Mail or Snail Mail.


If Applicable: 50th Wedding Anniversary:     Date: ____________