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45-Year Reunion of the NNHS Class of 1965 

SIGNIFICANTLY AMENDED 08/07/10, 09/02/10, AND 09/25/10

The Reunion Committee of the Class of 1965 is pleased to announce the plans for the 45-Year Reunion on October 15 and 16, 2010.  As we began planning for this event we were contacted by many class members concerned about the potential costs involved.  The economy has certainly been poor and is a factor in all decisions.  For those that have to travel the expense for that is a further consideration.  We've also heard from a few classmates that have never made it to a previous reunion, and wanted to get them here. 

We made the decision that the most important reason for the reunion is to provide an opportunity to gather and catch up with our friends.  This weekend will be casual as well as easy on the budget. 
Friday evening we’ll meet at 7:00 PM at the home of Lynn Walker Brothers ’65 and her husband Barry (York HS - '65).  They have graciously extended an offer to open their home for the event.  Light hors d’oeuvres will be served, and we would request a $5.00 donation to assist in covering the expenses for that evening if you attend.  The change in location was decided when members of the reunion committee thought the original location might not be as suitable for conversation as originally planned.  The Brothers residence is located at 304 Dogwood Drive, Newport News.  The telephone number is 757-595-4116.  We’ll post a map providing directions.

Saturday will be spent at Newport News Park.  We've reserved a group shelter that can seat 150 people with sufficient cover to take care of any weather concerns.  If you made it to the 55th Birthday Party you'll recall it was held at the Park in one of the smaller shelters.  The facility we're using this time is a new addition and will give us lots of flexibility to meet and reminisce.  The cost of this event is $15.00 per person through August 31, 2010.  After that date the cost will be $20.00 per person.  The charge for Saturday will cover your food and beverages.  Checks should be made payable to NNHS Class of 1965, and mailed to Dave Arnold, 153 Exmoor Court, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3863.  He may also be reached at  757 618-6646, or Once funds have been received you'll be contacted with a confirmation and additional information.  If you know of members who don't have access to the web site, please get in touch with them and encourage them to come to the reunion. 

We'll also be posting a listing of hotels in the area of our two locations.  By making your own arrangements you'll be able to control some of your costs for the event.  This will also minimize the amount of travel to get to the venues. 

Finally, this will be an open reunion Each year we lose members of the class, as do those before and after ours.  We were once a big family regardless of graduating class and we'd like to continue that past history.  We cordially invite any of the Typhoon Nation to join us on October 15th and 16th
We look forward to seeing you then.

- The '65 Reunion Committee, 05/09/10

I recently received a letter from the president of the Class of ’65, Joe Wingo (of NC).  Joe was always one of our leaders and that continues today.  As we move closer to the 45-Year Reunion we have had questions regarding plans for the 50-Year.  Several members believe it should be a very special event.  Joe has taken the lead in getting us off to a strong start with his donation of $200.00 to be set aside to begin planning for the 50-Year Reunion.  Joe now challenges other class members to consider making a donation to increase the working fund for that event.  Please give consideration to Joe’s challenge to the members of the Class of 1965.  Thanks, Joe.

- Dave Arnold ('65) of VA - 08/30/10
WOWZERONI!!! Thanks, Dave - and Joe!

45-Year NNHS Class of ’65 Reunion – Hotel Information

The following properties are within a 15-20 minute drive of our two locations for the reunion activities.

All are rated by at 3.0 or above on a scale of 5.0. Rates are approximate based on availability.
I’d suggest using or any of the travel sites to assist in making reservations.

If you’re using a GPS the address for Lynn Walker Brothers home is 304 Dogwood Drive, Newport News 23606.
Event begins at 7:00 p.m. October 15th.

Newport News Park is located at 13560 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News 23603. Event begins at 1:00 p.m. October 16th.

Omni Newport News - 866-767-0278 - $88.00

Hilton Garden Inn - 866-538-1314 - $74.00

Microtel Newport News - 757-249-8355 or 800-246-8357 - $42.00

Days Inn Oyster Point - 866-582-3258 - $52.00

Crestwood Suites Newport News - 866-538-0315 - $69.00

Holiday Inn Express - 877-859-5095 - Newport News - $72.00

Marriott City Center - 757-873-9299 - $139.00

Comfort Suites Airport - 877-424-6423 - $100.00

Studio Plus Newport News - 757-882-8847 or 800-804-3724 - $65.00

Best Western Newport News Inn and Suites - 757-952-1182 - $81.00

- Dave Arnold ('65) of VA - 09/23/10
COOL BEANS!!! Thanks, Dave!

This page was created at long last on 06/29/10.

In the Midnight Hour

Written by Wilson Pickett  (18 Mar 1941 - 19 Jan 2006) and Steve Cropper (b. 21 Oct 1941)

Recorded by Wilson Pickett  (18 Mar 1941 - 19 Jan 2006), 1965

I'm gonna wait till the midnight hour,
that's when my love comes tumblin' down.
I'm gonna wait till the midnight hour,
when there's no one else around.
I'm gonna take you girl and hold you
and do all the things I told you
in the midnight hour, yes I am.
Yes I am.

I'm gonna wait till the stars come out
and see that sweet love in your eyes.
I'm gonna wait till the midnight hour,
that's when my love begins to shine.
You're the only girl I know
that really loves me so
in the midnight hour.
Just you and I, oh baby.

I'm gonna wait till the midnight hour,
that's when my love comes tumblin' down.
I'm gonna wait till the midnight hour,
that's when my love begins to shine.
Just you and I.
Just you and I, nobody around.
Just you and I.
Just you and I.

"In the Midnight Hour" midi and lyrics courtesy of - 06/29/10
 at the suggestion of Dave Arnold (65) of VA - 06/29/10
Thanks, Dave!

Gold Star Line 11 courtesy of - 06/29/10

NNHS65 Home Page Banner created by my #5 Son, Nathaniel Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '97) of IL - 06/06/02
Thanks, Nathaniel!

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