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Alumni Weekend 2014
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June 20, 2014
 
  4:30pm - 7:30pm
Celebrate St. Francis 2014 Art Walk in Downtown St. Francis

Cheyenne Center for Creativity

Art walk to various businesses where local artists will display their works.

There will be several venues where musicians will also be performing.

Food will be served in 3 venues.

https://www.facebook.com/CheyenneCenterForCreativity
 
  5:30pm - 7:30pm
Celebrate St. Francis 2014: New Swimming Pool Fund Raising Meal in Sawhill Park

The new swimming pool committee will be hosting a fund raising meal in Park north of courthouse to raise funds and the consciousness for the community's swimming pool.

Proceeds to be used to build and maintain a new city swimming pool.

Mike Callicrate is donating the meat for the meal

https://www.facebook.com/CityOfStFrancis
 
  7:30pm - 8:30pm
Celebrate St. Francis 2014: Jack Weinstein Medal of Honor recognition Band Shell

Special recognition will be given in the St. Francis Band Shell, in memory of Jack Weinstein, a recent Medal of Honor recipient.

 
  8:00pm - 1:00am
Celebrate St. Francis 2014 Scott King DJ Dance at Riverside

Scott King will be DJ'ing at Riverside Recreation Bar and Lounge from 8:00 PM Saturday night to the wee hours of Sunday morning. If visiting in the park becomes to tame for you, one can head to Riverside to dance and party on.

 
 
June 21, 2014
 
  7:30am - 8:30am
Celebrate St. Francis 2014 5K Run / 2mile walk

Runners will meet at the high school parking lot at 7:00 AM to enter and receive instructions. Most of the entry fee will be donated to the swimming pool project. T shirts will be provided for participants. There will be drawing for door prizes following the race. Drinks and snacks will also be served following the race.

$20 entry fee prior to June 16, $25 entry fee thereafter.

Pastor Warren Cico of the United Methodist Church is the coordinator.

Registration form
 
  8:30am - 9:00am
Register for Alumni Golf Tournament Riverside Recreation

Third Annual Alumni Golf Tournament at Riverside Recreation

Kenny Bracelin and Mike Frewen are coordinators.

 
  9:00am - 12:00pm
Third Annual Alumni Golf Tournament Riverside Recreation

A 9 hole scramble tournament

 
  10:00am - 3:00pm
Celebrate St. Francis 2014: Open House at the Cheyenne County Museum

The Cheyenne County Museum will be open to all visitors late Saturday morning to mid afternoon. Come in and view the redesigned exihibits.

Jack Weinstein's Congressional Medal of Honor will be on display for the public on Saturday.

 
  11:30am - 1:00pm
Celebrate St. Francis 2014: Brat Feed Cheyenne County Museum

The Cheyenne County Historical Society is sponsoring a brat feed for lunch on Saturday at the Cheyenne County Museum. The museum and country church will be open for viewing.

The old church is available for church services for any of the honor classes over alumni weekend.

 
  5:00pm - 6:00pm
Honor Class photographs at St. Francis High School Gym

Teresa Cook Porter, (Class of 1967) Click Photo Studio will be taking professional photographs of the 2014 honor classes in the gym. The class pictures will be taken on a staggered schedule to release class members to go to Sawhill Park for a meal.

Transportation will be provided for alumni needing a ride from the gym to the park. Alumni are encouraged to park at the high school and walk to Sawhill Park. Wheel chairs will be available at the park for alumni needing assistance.

 
  6:00pm - 7:30pm
57th Alumni Reunion: Steaks in the Park Sawhill Park

2014 St. Francis Alumni "Steaks in the Park"
Chairman: Exec. Chef Linda Ketzner
Date: June 21, 2014
Location: St. Francis, KS "Sawhill Park"

Make your reservation "NOW" to enjoy a "K.C Strip Steak Dinner" at "St. Francis Alumni Reunion" on June 21st, 2014. IMPORTANT: make your reservation EARLY w/MONIES, sent to ensure a successful event!
The event will be coordinated by our own local alumni member, "Exec. Chef Linda Ketzner (Class 1967)"!
The event will be set-up with local volunteers wanting to "Pay It Forward" to ensure our alumni reunion continues each year!
Coordinator Chef Linda plans to create a street-event between both parks with green & gold tables w/ relishes, sour dough rolls, tossed family-style salad bowls pre-seated. The alumni guests will be seated in the designated area of your classes. Plan to enjoy a beer from the "ALUMNI BEER GARDEN" with your fresh grilled steak, if you so choose.
Ten grill cook teams will grill 40 steaks per-row, hot off the grill. Our grill cooks will compete in a competition with their row of 40 alumni guests. If you think your steak is the best "TIP" your "GRILL COOK TEAM"! All proceeds will go back to the Alumni Association to help pay food expenses. A special prize will be awarded to the top "GRILL COOK TEAM"! The "GRILL COOKS" will be wearing green & gold hard-hats with their grills taped off in a "DANGER ZONE"! Come prepared to have FUN!
The rest of the menu will consist of 10 oz. K.C. Strip steaks cut by our own local meat cutter, Les Doggett (Class 1960). The price has been "CUT" to meet our budget by Les. Chef Linda will be sauteing fresh mushrooms to add to the flavor of the steaks, baked potato w/butter & sour cream will be placed on each table. Our chef will order sturdy plates and silverware. The St. Francis Indian Carwash, Keith Dankenbring manager, purchased steak knives for this and other community meals.
To finish off our meal we have "SUGAR COOKIES" created by our own local, Cindy Henderson. Each cookie will have "2014" on the top of her famous iced sugar cookie!
We are currently looking for "VOLUNTEERS" to grill steaks, students to serve the steak dinner. Students will be dressed in Cheyenne Indian Track & Basketball Uniforms. High school boys will be setting up and taking down tables and chairs.
Chef Linda needs baskets donated for dinner rolls. The "Thrift Store" has already donated baskets with some tongs but more are needed. If you have baskets you would like to donate, leave them at the Thrift Store. Please no large baskets, large enough for 8-10 rolls per basket, as we will be serving 6-8 alumni per table. Tongs are needed for the salads. Salad bowls will be purchased at $1 per bowl, donations to purchase these utensils are also welcome. All supplies will be set aside for community events to follow in the future! Donations can be left with Tom Keller or Raedell Winston, alumni committee!
Contact "Chef Linda" if you have a large grill and willing to grill steaks!
Contact information: lindaketzner@att.net or text 785-772-1029.
Follow "Alumni Facebook Page" and this website for updates!
In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the high school cafeteria.

 
  7:30pm - 11:45pm
Celebrate St. Francis 2014 Visiting in Sawhill Park

After eating this excellent meal, alumni, guests and others are invited to visit in the cool, shaded Sawhill Park. Feel free to wander around the park visiting with various honor year classes.

Local residents, faculty, non honor year alumni and others are encouraged to enjoy a community evening in the park.

Beer will be available from the "ALUMNI BEER GARDEN" on the courthouse basketball court. Wrist bands will be required in order to be served. Beer will be sold from 5 pm to midnight. Beer can be consumed with the meal and during the evening in the park. Later in the evening, beer consumption will be isolated to the basketball court area.

Local audiophiles will provide appropriate era background music from the band shell for the meal and visiting in the park.

 
  7:45pm - 8:00pm
Original song "Come to St. Francis"

Ione Cram Slatterly (1970) will perform an original song she wrote about her home town, St. Francis in the band shell.