Friday, September 23:                 

6:00 p.m.                    Meet and Greet
                                  Westport Flea Market Bar and Grill (in back)
                                  817 Westport Rd. (one block east of SW
                                  Hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, soft drinks
                                  Cash Bar
                                  Dress:  Casual
$20 per person in advance

Saturday, September 24:

9:00 a.m.                    Pancake Breakfast and Tour of
                                  Meet at St. Andrews Youth Center
6245 Wornall Rd. (the former TeePee Town)
Dress:  Poodle skirts and pompadours (or
                                             just casual)

                                   Cost:  $10 per person

5:45 p.m.                     Dinner, Dancing, Entertainment
                                   Marriott at Country Club Plaza
4445 Main St.  
Dress: Business casual
                                           $100 for Southwest classmate (includes
                                   Reunion book)

                                   $75 for significant other (no book)  

                REUNION WEEKEND COSTS                   

The total cost for all reunion activities is $130 for Southwest classmates which includes one copy of the Reunion Book, $105 for spouses or significant others, or $235 a couple.  Reservations and checks must be sent in advance. No money will be taken at the door. Each event is all-inclusive.  If you are unable to attend all events, you can sign up and pay for an individual event or several. If you can’t come at all, you can still order the Reunion Book for $33 which includes $8 for shipping. Make checks payable to "Southwest 50th Reunion."

Send checks to:       Steve Melcher
                             6955 Overhill Rd.
                             Mission Hills, KS  66208

Note which events you will be attending and the name of your guest.                                                    

                             HOTEL INFORMATION               

Out-of-towners:  we have reserved a block of rooms at hotels near the Marriott on the Country Club Plaza.  These include:

Holiday Inn - $102 per night (until August 23, 2011)

One East 45th St.

Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone: 816-753-7400 / Fax: 816-561-2547 (mention Southwest Reunion Group when you call)


Marriott Courtyard - $119 per night (until August 24, 2011)

4600 JC Nichols Pkwy.

Kansas City, MO 64112

Phone: 816-285-9755 (mention Southwest Reunion Group when you call)

Or email to Include in the email: “SW 50th Reunion, Group,” your name and contact address, phone number, check-in/check-out dates, # of guests, preferred type of bed and credit card number to hold reservation.

Please note this is also the weekend of the Plaza Art Fair.  This is a great way to enjoy art, wander the historic Country Club Plaza and run into old friends.  Hours are Friday,

5 – 10 pm, Saturday, 10 am – 10 pm and Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm.

If you have questions, call Steve Melcher, 913-626-5992, or Kay Heims Hicks, 913-648-5120

See You in September!

Your Southwest 50th Reunion Committee