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Reunion Schedule

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Reunion 2014 celebrates the Grafton Society members and alumni from 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009.  Mary Baldwin will honor the 50th Reunion Class of 1964 with events on April 3, and all Classes will come together for many activities April 4-6.

THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014

A SPECIAL DAY FOR THE 50TH REUNION CLASS

9:30 – 11:15 a.m.
CHECK-IN & TEA FOR THE CLASS OF 1964
Tyson  Terrace, Pannill Center  (#45 on campus map)
Pick up your registration packet containing up-to-date information about  Reunion  weekend and enjoy tea with your classmates.

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
LUNCHEON FOR THE CLASS OF 1964
Barren Ridge Vineyards
984 Barren Ridge Road, Fishersville,  VA
www. barrenridgevineyardsva.com
Transportation will be provided.

2 – 4 p.m.
STAUNTON TROLLEY TOUR
(Space  Limited)
Meet at the Parking Lot at the President’s House (#36 on campus map)
You will be transported by trolley to visit the charming Queen City.

6 p.m.
1964 CLASS DINNER
Stonewall Jackson Hotel, Colonnade Ballroom
24 S. Market  Street
Enjoy a special  evening with your classmates and friends  as you receive your Grafton Society  medallion and have your class  picture  taken.

FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014

8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
CHECK-IN FOR ALL CLASSES
Student Activities Center  (#42 on campus map)
Pick up your registration packet containing up-to-date information about  Reunion  weekend.

10 a.m.
MBC DURING THE 1960s
presented by Rick Potter,  professor of history
Miller Chapel (#26 on campus map)
Take a look at Mary Baldwin 50 years  ago.

Noon – 2 p.m.
LUNCHEON FOR GRAFTON SOCIETY MEMBERS AND NEW INDUCTEES
Stonewall Jackson Hotel
24 S. Market  Street
The Grafton Society is Mary Baldwin’s exclusive club for alumnae who graduated 50 or more years ago. This Reunion year, we welcome members of the Class of 1964.

2 – 4 p.m.
HOSPITALITY ROOMS
Class of 2004 – Rose Terrace (#38 on campus map)
For all other classes – Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement (#47 on campus map)

2 – 4 p.m.
TRUE STORIES FROM THE REAL WORLD WITH THE CLASS OF 1999
Student Activities Center, Club Room (#42 on campus map)

3 p.m.
SHUTTLE TOUR OF THE MURPHY DEMING COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
(space limited)
Meet at the Parking Lot at the President’s House (#36 on campus map)

5:30 – 7 p.m.
WINE TASTING RECEPTION
Lawn next  to Pannill Student Center  and Page Garden (#28 on campus map)
Rain Location: Hunt Dining Hall (#19 on campus map)
Reconnect with current professors and faculty emeriti.

6 – 8 p.m.
CLASS OF 1969 FOOD AND WINE PAIRING
The Michael B. Tusing Gallery
21 North Market  Street, Staunton, Virginia
www.tusinggallery.com
Learn about  food and wine pairings while enjoying the beauty of a local art gallery.

7:30 p.m.
WHISPERS AND LIES by Amy Cuomo ’85
directed by Virginia Royster Francisco ’64
Fletcher Collins Theatre, Deming Fine Arts Center (#12 on campus map)
Enjoy a performance of an original play set  in 1904 Boston, written and directed by MBC alums.
Order theatre tickets online

SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014

7 a.m.
BIRD WALK
Bells Lane in Staunton
Meet in the parking lot at the President’s House (#36 on campus map).

7 – 9 a.m.
BRENDA BRYANT MEMORIAL WALK
Meet at the Physical Activities Center (#31 on campus map)

8 a.m. – Noon
CHECK-IN FOR ALL CLASSES
Student Activities Center  (#42 on campus map)
Pick up your registration packet containing up-to-date information about  Reunion  weekend.

9:30 a.m.
CLASS MEETINGS
Carpenter Academic Hall (#7 on campus map)
Attend  a brief class  meeting to elect  or appoint  new  or continuing  class  officers.

The Grafton Society, Room 207
1964, Room 208
1969, Room 209
1974, Room 210
1979, Room 305
1984, Room 306
1989, Room 307
1994, Room 308
1999, Room 407
2004, Room 410
2009, Room 411

10:30 a.m. – Noon
OUTSTANDING ALUMNAE AWARDS CELEBRATION AND PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS
James D. Francis Auditorium (#14 on campus map)
Memorable awards will recognize Mary Baldwin alumnae, and President Fox will share updates.

AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED

EMILY SMITH MEDALLION

  • Claire “Yum”  Lewis Arnold ’69
  • Jane Townes ’69

EMILY WIRSING KELLY LEADERSHIP AWARD

  • Cynthia Luck Haw ’79

SERVICE TO COMMUNITY AWARD

  • Michelle Jackson ‘89

COMMUNITY OF FAITH AWARD

  • Anne Warren  Hoskins  ’64
  • Phyllis Short Marcom ’64

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Ingrid Erickson Vax ’89

12:30 – 2 p.m.
BALDWIN BLOCK PARTY COOKOUT
Cannon Hill (#6 on campus map)
Rain Location: Student Activities Center (#42 on campus map)
Relax with classmates, friends, and family during a lively lunch with musical  entertainment.

2 p.m.
CAMPUS WALKING TOUR
Meet in front of Administration Building (#1 on campus map)

2 p.m.
EPICENE, OR THE SILENT WOMAN
Blackfriars Playhouse
10 S. Market  Street, Staunton, VA
In the bawdy,  riotous  tradition of all his city comedies, Ben Jonson’s Epicene explores love, sex,  and trickery in Early Modern London.

2 – 3 p.m.
SPEED NETWORKING
Student Activities Center  (#42 on campus map)
Lend your professional experience in this business networking session where students will spend five minutes meeting with each  alumna.  Contact Sherri Mylott, vice president for Institutional Advancement, at smylott@mbc.edu to participate.

2 – 3:45 p.m.
STAUNTON TROLLEY TOUR
(Space  Limited)
Meet in the parking lot at the President’s House at 1:45 p.m.  (#36 on campus map)
You will be transported by trolley to visit the charming Queen City.

2 – 4 p.m.
HOSPITALITY ROOMS
Class of 2004 - Rose Terrace (#38 on campus map)
For all other classes - Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement (#47 on campus map)

2 – 4 p.m.
WINE AND DESIGN FOR THE CLASSES OF 2004 and 2009
Deming Fine Arts Center, second floor, back right side (#12 on campus map)

3 – 4 p.m.
CLASS OF 1964 GATHERING
The Bindery (home of Susan Myers), Staunton, VA
Class of 1964 Advisor, Betty Kegley, will host  a gathering at the newly renovated Villages at Staunton.

4 – 5 p.m.
CLASS PICTURES BEFORE THE PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION
Steps of the President’s House. (#36 on campus map)

Class of 1969 – 4 p.m.
Class of 1974 – 4:10 p.m.
Class of 1979 – 4:20 p.m.
Class of 1984 – 4:30 p.m.
Class of 1989 – 4:40 p.m.
Class of 1994 – 4:50 p.m.
Class of 1999 – 5 p.m.
Class of 2004 – 5:10 p.m.
Class of 2009 – 5:20 p.m.

4 p.m. – 6 a.m. Sunday
RELAY FOR LIFE
Physical Activities Center  (#31 on campus map)
Join MBC students and community members in the American  Cancer  Society’s event honoring  cancer survivors  and raising awareness about  the disease. More information:  www.relayforlife.org/mbc.

5 – 6 p.m.
PRESIDENT’S COCKTAIL RECEPTION
President’s House (#36 on campus map)
Rain Location: Hunt Dining Hall, East (#19 on campus map)

6 – 6:30 p.m.
PARADE OF CLASSES
Parade from the President’s House to Hunt Dining Hall
Meet in front of the President’s House, and show your class  spirit while processing to Lyda B. Hunt Dining Hall for dinner.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
REUNION DINNER
Lyda B. Hunt Dining Hall, West and Nuthouse (#19 on campus map)
All Reunion  participants are invited to dine and chat during a delicious  meal.  After dinner,  retire to the Nuthouse for music  and mingling.

7:30 p.m.
WHISPERS AND LIES by Amy Cuomo ’85
directeby Virginia Royster Francisco ’64
Fletcher Collins Theatre, Deming Fine Arts Center (#12 on campus map)
Enjoy a performance of an original play set  in 1904 Boston, written and directed by MBC alums.
Order theatre tickets online

SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014

10:30 – 11 a.m.
CHAPEL SERVICE
Flora McElwee Miller Chapel (#26 on campus map)
Service  conducted by the Rev. Katherine  Low, assistant professor of religion and college  chaplain.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
BRUNCH
Lyda B. Hunt Dining Hall (#19 on campus map)
Close the weekend together, and share those addresses and e-mail information so you can continue to keep  in touch.

2 p.m.
WHISPERS AND LIES by Amy Cuomo ’85
directed by Virginia Royster Francisco ’64
Fletcher Collins Theatre, Deming Fine Arts Center (#12 on campus map)
Enjoy a performance of an original play set  in 1904 Boston, written and directed by MBC alums.
Order theatre tickets online

 

For questions, please contact the Alumnae/i Office at 800.763.7359.