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Dear Classmates,

As we are all aware, we are not as far out of the woods with COVID-19 as we had hoped. 

Despite our vaccinations, there has been a continuing rise in cases due to the highly contagious Delta Variant. 

In light of this information, and the fact that most of us will not be eligible for a booster shot before September 25th, we have voted to postpone our Reunion Gala celebration to May 21, 2022. 

We have heard from many of you who have already cancelled, or who have expressed trepidation about the large gathering. We get it. 
We realize that this is extremely disappointing and may cause some of you to change travel and family plans. We’re sorry.

Our primary concern has always been the health and safety of our fellow classmates. 

We will update the website this week with more information including the procedure for rebooking your hotel room, if needed.

Stay well,

💚 Your 50+ Reunion Committee 



Reunion Info:

To sign up and to see all of the details for the May 20 and 21 Reunion Weekend, click on 50+ Reunion Registration in the side menu.

The Friday Happy Hour is on the rooftop at Pinstripes restaurant and the Gala at the Marriott has a large terrace adjacent to the ballroom for outside gathering all evening.

To check out who has already registered for our 50+ Reunion Galaclick on Reunion: Who’s Coming? in the same menu.

Also, if you would like to join a group walk around beautiful Great Falls on Saturday afternoon 1:00 - 3:00 pm, please contact Steve York at sayork@gmail.com or call him at 301/467-9032 to sign up. He will gladly share all of the event details with you.

Saturday Night Gala: The Main Event

We hope some of you will bring memorabilia from “back in the day” for the Memory Lane display and Photo Op Areas. Please email a brief description of your objects to: Louis Pope  louismpope@aol.com.

The Gala evening will include dinner, a DJ, dancing, and a fantastic film depicting images from our shared past. You will relive long lost memories. 
You may be in it! 
You do not want to miss it!!

We have been planning for almost 3 years to make this a night to remember, and a great chance to reconnect and reminisce with your WJ classmates. 

Please share this information with anyone else that you would like to celebrate with us. 

Gala ticket prices are:

$143.507/2/2021 to 4/30/2022.

$160.00: 5/1/2022 to 5/21/2022. 
Cash only accepted at the door.


Stay well,

💚 Your Walter Johnson Class of 1970 50+ Reunion Committee 


PS: Also join our lively Facebook group page: Walter Johnson Class of 70


Home of the 1970 WJ Spartans

Our 50+ Reunion is May 20 & 21, 2022.

Click here for more information.

Reunion Countdown Clock:


www.wj1970.com  is a free site. To register, click on Classmate Profiles at the top of this page. Find your name and click on it. Once you register you can go back and make changes to your profile, add pics, etc anytime. The site is password protected, available only to classmates, not the general public (unless you specifically choose to make your profile public).
Site Administrators: Kay Davis (Prusiecki) & Hugh Barteman


Your donations enable us to make our reunions special and help to offset costs such as our website. (You must be logged in to donate).


•   Mary Ruebush  9/17
•   David Robinson  9/13
•   Bruce Steely  9/11
•   Joel Parkes  8/29
•   James Miller Miller (Miller)  8/28
•   David Williams  8/27
•   Marilyn Roberta Mathias Mathias (Mathias)  8/22
•   Laura O'Conor (Chipley)  8/18
•   Edward Turmanian  8/13
•   Joan Saloschin '71 (Bunning)  8/12
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