Class of '68 Reunion

Friday - Saturday, October 12-13, 2018

Friday, October 12 - Golf Outing
Reunion weekend will start with a 9-hole golf outing at The Highlands Golf and Tennis Center in Forest Park. Tee Off is at 1:00 pm. We may have have a shotgun start and play a scramble tournament, or we may simply have several tee-times reserved starting at 1:00 pm. It depends on the number of classmates who take part. If you have a foursome in mind, send a note to Jim Palumbo ( so that he can assign you to your preferred team. Otherwise team assignments will be made as people sign up. Cost is $25 for 9 holes of golf with a cart. Players can purchase lunch and beverages on their own at the clubhouse bar and grill. Non-golfers are welcome to attend and visit in the clubhouse. Tennis may also be available for a $10 fee.

Friday, October 12 - "Stag Night" at SLUH:
The weekend continues on Friday night with the traditional "stag night" at SLUH. Here is the schedule for the night:
4:00 - 4:30 pm - Check-in at the SI Commons (formerly the gym) at SLUH. Collect your nametag and yearbook.
4:30 - 5:30 pm - Mass in the SLUH Chapel for the Class of '68 and to honor our deceased classmates. Group photo will be taken immediately after Mass in the Chapel. If you will not be attending Mass, please try to arrive in the chapel by 5:30 to be in the photo.
6:00 - 11:00 pm - Cocktail party in the SI Commons. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and open bar. The SLUH Spirit Shop will be open from 7:00-7:30 to purchase memorabilia. Attire is business casual.

Saturday, October 13 - Morning Events

9:00 - 10:30 am - Campus tour for classmates and spouses/companions hosted by Joe Patke, Director of Alumni Relations. Tour includes new additions to the campus, as well as a great deal of SLUH history and lore. Plan to meet in the SI Commons at 8:55 am.

10:00 - 1:00 pm - Service Day at St. Matthews. St. Matthews is the Jesuit-run parish in North St. Louis. Under the direction of classmate Steve Hutchison ( volunteers will be doing gardening, yard work and other maintenance for the parish and their community center. Please note: Those taking the tour at SLUH are welcome to arrive at the Service Day a bit late.

Saturday Evening Mass and Dinner

4:30 - 5:30 pm - Mass in the SLUH Chapel (fulfills Sunday obligation)

6:00 - 10:00 pm - Evening at the Deer Creek Club. Located in Ladue, this is a members' only facility built in the 1930s. The beautiful building is reminiscent of European hunting lodges and includes a large deck surrounded by woods. We will have a full bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Have a favorite song from our era? send your request to John Hock ( to be included in the evening's SLUH68 playlist (now available on Spotify).