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40th Reunion Schedule


This page is a work in progress. Please note that the times and locations may be changed,
and more events will be added, so check this page frequently. Last updated 2/7/13

Have you made your reservations yet? Need suggestions as to where to stay? Go to Culver.org, click on Alumni, then on Area Accommodations on the left side of the page. There is also an Accommodations list at the end of this schedule. Questions about accommodations? Email Marilyn at Pfau0989@sbcglobal.net

Thursday, May 16

7:00 PM Class of 1973 Ice Breaker cocktails & hors d'oeurves
Host: Jim & Mary Szymusiak
Jim and Mary's home at 5832 S. 750 E, Knox IN (8 mi. west of Culver) See you there!

Friday, May 17

8:30 AM Class of 1973 Golf Outing
Hosts: Jim Stants and Jim Szymusiak
Mystic Hills Golf Course
Course fees will be paid at Mystic Hills

10:30 - 2:30 ish Open House /Luncheon (free)
Hostess: Marilyn Peacock
location:760 West Shore Drive, Culver

Got to town early? Come enjoy the lake and a bite of lunch with your classmates!

2:45 PM Iron Gate Ceremony for the class of 1963 and all of the Old Guard Classes
(1933 - 1953)
location: Eppley Auditorium Lawn, Rain Site: Eppley Auditorium

5:45 PM Class of 1973 Cocktail Hour ???
Host: ???
location TBA

Can't remember what your classmates look like? At the cocktail hour you will have a chance to
reconnect with old and new friends before the Reunion 2013 Celebration Reception and Dinner, raise a glass, and go to the Gala together! Note: this event is still in the planning stages, pending location of the All Class Gala

7:00 - 10:00 PM Reunion 2013 Celebration Reception and Dinner (ticket required)
location: The Reunion Tent at the Woodcraft Camp
Dressy Casual or Coat and Tie, Limited Parking, Shuttle Service Available

This is the dinner where all of the returning classes are invited.

9:00 PM After Party- location TBA

Saturday, May 18

7:00 AM Second Annual Chip Somerville CMA 1973 Memorial Wellness Event
Where: Meet at the entrance to the McMillen Athletic Center

Run around Culver with your classmates and other alumni and earn some money for the Annual Fund while you do it! Alan Glombicki is challenging you, by sponsoring all runners at $1 per mile for a Half-Marathon/ 3 mile fun run/walk. ????? has added a $1 per mile for anyone from the class of '73 who completes the run!

9:00 - 11:00 AM
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11:00 AM Rally of the Classes Hosted by the Culver Legion
Epply Auditorium

11:45 - 1:30 PM Reunion 2013 Picnic on the Grove - ticket required
Lay Dining Center- The Grove in front of the lay Dining Hall. Rain Site: Lay Dining Hall
Rain Site: Lay Dining Center
Attire: Casual (note: our class picture will be taken after this!)

1:30 - 2:00 PM Class Picture

2:00 PM Class Meeting & Memorial
Legion Memorial Building: Alumni Lounge (the former 1st & 2nd class lounge in the old
At this meeting, you will have the opportunity to elect a Class President and a Class Gift
Chair, and discuss other class business. A brief memorial to our classmates who are only
able to attend in spirit will also occur. At the conclusion of the meeting CAG women will have the opportunity to go through the CGA arch ceremony.

5:30 PM Classes form for Alumni Parade- Henderson Parade Field
Pass in Review by all reunion classes

7:00 PM Class of 1973 Reception and Dinner (ticket required)
Location: The White-DeVries Rowing Center
Attire: Dressy Casual or Coat and Tie

Sunday, May 19

Breakfast will be served at the Lay Dining Hall on Sunday morning and church services will
be taking place throughout the morning.There will be Military and Riding exhibitions on
the Riding Hall Terrace at ????. Lunch is also available to all guests.

10:00 - 2:00 PM Class of 1973 Farewell Brunch
Host: Joe and Noreen Faulkner
address: 314 S. Plymouth St. Culver. ( 2 houses from the Culver Cove, close to the center of town)

This brunch will give you one last chance to chat, take pictures and exchange information
with your classmates before you leave Culver. Stop by this beautiful lakeside home for a casual
brunch, conversation, and a great view of the lake and the Academy before hitting the road.

Culver Accommodations List

The following is a work in progress. Please note that phone numbers and e-mail addresses were correct as of March 2013. Questions about accommodations? Email Marilyn at Pfau0989@sbcglobal.net

For cottage, condos and apartment rentals:

Note: renting can be much more affordable, convenient and fun for reunions than motels. Contact your classmates and go together on a rental.

Kate Marshall (Chet's wife) Coldwell Banker www.accessculver.com or ktmarsh@msn.com or 574-842-2469 Please put "Alumni Reunion 2013" in the subject line


Grant Munroe Culver Lodging Realty grant@culverlodging.com 574-842-2000

Jennifer Johnston Luttrell Culver Rental Management, Inc jluttrell@culcom.net 574-250-3852

CulverReservations.com 574-842-5211

B & B's

Main Street Manor www.mainstreetmanor.net 574-842-2746 (across from the Corndance restaurant & close to Joe & Noreen Faulkner's)

Black Horse Bed & Breakfast 574-842-8928,


Inn By the Lake in Culver www.inn-bythelake.com 866-417-5088 (next to Papa's Pizza & across from the Root Beer stand). Toby Tumpson & Marilyn Peacock have stayed here in the past. Frank LoCastro stayed there at our 35th and is staying there again for our 40th.

Swan Lake Resort- Plymouth www.swanlakeresoort.com 800-935-5616 The Academy has reserved a block of rooms here, so please identify yourself as being from Culver Academies. Tim Crimmins has reserved a room here.

Days Inn- Plymouth www.daysinn.com 574-935-4276

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites- Plymouth www.hiexpress.com 574-935-4276

Super 8- Plymouth www.super8.com 574-936-8856

Red Rock Inn- Plymouth 574-935-4737

*Culver Cove Resort & Conference Center
www.culvercove.com 1-800-THE-COVE
You will be put on a waiting list for this one, and will not find out if you got a room until a week before reunion. Members of the 50th & 25th reunion classes have priority. 40th reunion folks come in third on this list.

Academy Motel

Yup, you guessed it. You could be staying in North Lodge or Indian Trail Lodge! The rooms are Spartan but clean, and affordable. To date Mary Anderson, Carolitta Kahn, Mike Bradley, Dan Newell, Clyde Story, Phil Harber, Toby Tumpson, Marc Williams, Steve Perlman, John Ross, Bruce Bennett and Steve Rubens are staying here. Call the Alumni Office for reservations 574-842-7200. Ask for Mary Beth Ryan MaryBeth.Ryan@culver.org


The Woodcraft Camp. The Academy makes bunks available. More info to come in your registration packet.

Check out www.visitmarshallcounty.org

On the Culver.org website, type "accommodations" in the search bar, and that will give you a variety of results. I do not know how up to date these are, but one page gives other places with in a 25 to 50 mile radius.

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