89 attend Milano Exes 2011 reunion Saturday

By CAROLYN HAFLEY, secretary
Milano Ex-Students Association

Eighty-nine exes, teachers and friends attended the 2011 Milano Ex-Students Association reunion held Saturday in the Milano High School cafetorium.

Nineteen letter jackets and sweatersQualityfromand Integritythe pastatbroughtPrices You back memories and lots of stories. Unfortunately your writer’s camera batteries went dead and I got very few pictures. If anyone got pictures of classmates wearing their jackets let me know. I really wanted to show them off.

Special thanks to all the donations made to the silent and live auctions. We made $991 on just the auctions. Other donations were made in memory of friends and family members.

Thanks to Steve and Rebecca Telg and Jennifer and Richard Mueck for catering the meal. Desserts were a real hit, and Kay Lagrone even brought sugar-free banana pudding for those who need to avoid sugar.

Donated items included a Tshirt quilt made and donated by Rachel Lopez of Rockdale; 3 cedar tables made and donated by Steve Telg; knives, tools and a plant (10 items) from Bobby O’Neal; a hand cut 4.85 lemon opalCan Afford.from Jimmy Pratt; a German Chocolate cake made by Leona Taylor; a fresh apple cake, fig preserves and two Milano Tee Shirts from Grace Fields; 2 picture frames, a large ceramic eagle, Texas Wildlife book, birthday and address books, a Halloween decoration and two aqua candle globes from Carolyn

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Ball; a candle set and a maroon lap throw from Kay Lagrone; a photo album and candle holders from Kay Moraw; a fall designed sweat shirt and assorted jellies from Peggy Pratt.

Many thanks to all these people who took the time and effort to donate these items and thanks to those who bought these articles.

The money will benefit our kids in many ways.

Thanks to Ray Cass for conducting the live auction and making it fun and interesting. He had double duty that day as he was headed to Gause for their Fall

Fest and auction. 5045DWe would like for anyone interested in making memorial donations to not hesitate in doing so.

A donation can be made at any time for anybody. An acknowledgement is sent to families and the donor.

We appreciate all who attended, especially the teachers and firsttime visitors and we hope to see them again next year.

Contact classmates and make plans to get together whenever you can.

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