GENEVA - Geneva High School classmates of 1956 recently celebrated their 50-year reunion.

Festivities began the evening of Aug. 18 at Old Mill Winery in Geneva. Classmates, spouses and friends gathered Aug. 19 at Chops Grill and Tap House for dinner and dancing. Music was provided by disc jockey Alex Anthony of WKKY.

Classmates and spouses from Geneva and other Ohio cities, along with people from Arizona, Color-ado, Florida, South Caro-lina and Texas, enjoyed the evening of dancing and socializing.

T-shirts designating "GHS class of '56 50-year reunion" were presented to each classmate. Several door prizes donated by local merchants were also provided.

The reunion committee included John Thresh McMahan, Barb Taft, Grace Haffa, Shirley Manthey, Janet and Ray Ellis, Louise Ebetino and Jane Euype.

The following merchants contributed to the event: Village Gift Shop, Journey Through Time, Geneva Central Hardware, Major True Value Hardware, Holiday Bell Florist, Girard Nurseries, Old Mill Winery, Laurello Winery, Mary's Kitchen, Eddie's Grill, Madsen Donuts, Spring Hill Orchards/ Winery, Primitive Gath-erings, Robin's Crafting Nest, Chops Grill and Tap House, Griffith's Home Furniture and Appliances and classmates Arlene Westmoreland, Zenander and William Anderson.

Star Beacon Print Edition: 9/7/2006

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