Chattanooga High School Holds 50 Year Reunion May 16-18

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Chattanooga High School class of 1964 is holding its 50-year reunion on Friday, May 16, at Cheryl DeShazo McNabb’s house in Harrison from 6-10 p.m. On Saturday, May 17, there will be activities during the day and dinner at the Mountain City Club on Chestnut Street from 6:30-11 p.m. On Sunday May 18, there will be a 9 a.m. continental breakfast at St. Paul’s Episcopal on 7th & Pine with The Rev. Ann Gammon Weeks preaching afterward at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services.

For more information or reservations, contact Sandra Suit Steakley at steakley@catt.com or 903-0842.


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