Tyner All Fifties Picnic Is June 15

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

All Tyner graduates from the 1950's (1950-1959) are invited to gather at Chester Frost Park Pavilion for the annual picnic from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  

A catered lunch will be served at 1 p.m.  There will be a $14 charge per person for the cost of the lunch and the facility.

The Chester Frost Park Pavilion is large, enclosed, and air conditioned. There are plenty of tables and chairs, and it is handicap friendly. 

Directions from I-75:  Take Highway 153 North.  Turn right at Hixson Pike Exit (TN-319) go about 5.4 miles. Turn right onto Gold Point Circle North - go about 1.3 miles. End at Chester Frost Park  - turn into the park and travel about  two miles to the pavilion, on the right.  Watch for Pavilion signs. 

Send reservations to the class representative below by June 5:

1950  Kate McEver Randolph -         2019 Jenkins Rd, Chattanooga TN 37421                Ph 423-892-1197
1951  Carolyn Benton -                      6107 Clark Rd, Harrison, TN 37341                          Ph 423-344-8385
1952  Mary Lehman Copeland -       1000 Woodfinch Trail,   Chattanooga TN 37421    Ph 423-892-3292
1953  Mildred Hughes Everett  -      1217 Everett Drive,  Chattanooga, TN  37421        Ph 423-892-1540
1954  Louise Moore Picklesimer -   7631 Short Tail Springs, Harrison TN 37341            Ph 423-344-9265
1955  Michael Mills   -                        5373 Cherokee Valley Rd, Ringgold GA 30736       Ph 423-208-6305
1956  Peggy Kelley Payne -               9305 Mt. Shadows Drive, Chattanooga TN 37421 Ph 423-892-7511
1957  Charles Forgey -                       8927 Leamon Road, Harrison TN 37341                  Ph 423-344-8357
1958  Marcia Mills Richie -                5340 Cherokee Valley Rd, Ringgold GA 30736       Ph 706-965-3144
1959  Betty Jullian Buckley -             7525 Twinbrook Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37421    Ph 423-855-1121

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