Sentimental Journey VII - Porttland Reunion 2012
SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY VII, Portland, Oregon, September 10-14, 2012
Reunion activities officially opened with the Hospitality Suite opening at 4 PM with the group moving to the Hotel's Vault Room for the Welcoming Reception of drinks and wonderful food. This was followed by a Sing-Along led by Hilah Simmons and her trio of Norman Simmons, Joe & Doreen Wiley.
Tuesday morning David Nigel talked about a trip that was made to Manila in February, helped by Noelle Ayres Banser. Tuesday afternoon the first tour took place, a Foodie Tour, visiting several downtown restaurants.
Wednesday morning was a Portland City Tour taking us to the different neighborhoods and visiting several beautiful gardens and the Pittock Mansion. Wednesday night was the Formal Dinner followed by entertainment by Joe's Jammers, a band led by Joe Wiley.
Thursday was a day of three all day tours: Evergreen Museum & Wine Tasting, Mt. Hood and Waterfalls and the Oregon Coastal Tour, wonderful experiences. Friday morning was our Despedida Breakfast where we lingered with our good-bys.
The Committee for this reunion: Evelyn Diehl Bolling Chairman; Priscilla Pierce Elfers, Food and Hospitality Suite; Aurora Avecilla Froehling and Diane Cocke Shadburne Hazen, Tours and Marge/Peggy Alexander Pearce, Finances.