First, a note from Bob Britain
regarding the 2009 CCHS Homecoming appears below.
Second, a sadder announcement that we've lost another of our classmates.
Mae D. (Evans) Staley Blue died on August 13, 2009 in North Point, Florida
after an extended illness.
Those of us who knew Mae remember that when we were in about the eighth
grade she contracted Polio. It was apparently considered a mild case
then, and she made an almost complete recovery. Our generation has
learned, however that in most cases Polio returns in our later years and
debilitating. This is what happened with Mae. She had been very ill,
confined to a wheel chair in recent years.
Her obituary in the C.C. Post of Aug 19 lists surviving relatives then
"Burial services will be held will be
held at Venice Memorial Gardens in Venice, Fla., A celebration of her
life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Lakeside Chapel (across
from the boat house) in Winona Lake. Memorial donations may be made to
Bob Brittain's note:
Dear CCHS graduate,
Columbia City High School’s 2009 Homecoming is September 18 and 19, 2009.
This year the Alumni Association and the High School will celebrate
Homecoming with several activities.
Game night will start with a parade at 4:30; the Optimist Club will be
helping the Band with its fish fry fundraiser from 5 until 7, and the
usual Homecoming King and Queen and the Court will be announced at the
On Saturday the 19th there will be a Florida scramble golf outing at Eagle
Glen. Golfers may start at either 8:15 or 1:15.
Click here for more info. The event
is open to all who love the game, not just CCHS alumni. At noon there
will be lunch for the golfers and a silent auction. Those who aren’t
golfers can join the crew and buy lunch for $10.
Click here for reservation form.
The golf outing is a fundraiser for both the high school and the Alumni
Here is how you can help:
1. Do you have an antique tractor and wagon that you would drive for
students to ride during the parade?
Call Bob Brittain @ 260-244-6136 ext 3227 or E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Could your business be a hole sponsor for $100?
Click here for form
3. Get a foursome and enter the golf outing. $50 per golfer--$200 per
team. Click here for form
4. Attend the CCHS Alumni Association Meeting—September 19 at 5:00 pm at
More details about Homecoming events are on the CCHSAA website.
Bob Brittain (1964), President, email@example.com
Columbia City High School Alumni Association
Bob Kellogg, AE4IC@att.net