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Reunion Information

 
 
 
See below for Reunion information.  If you have additional questions please contact the alumni office at 610-259-0280 ext. 3275, Jack Muldoon '75, Assistant Director Advancement.
 
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Prendie:  Class of 1963
 
Planning is underway for the Prendie Class of 1963 - 60th Reunion - to be held Fall 2023 (September/October)
 
More information will be posted as planned are solidified. 
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Prendie:  Class of 1964
 
SAVE THE DATE!
APHS Class of 1964
59th Reunion (why wait for the 60th)
 
FRIDAY, April 21, 2023
Springfield Country Club
 
Please join us and reconnect with old friends at a reunion luncheon from 12PM 'til 4PM.
 
To receive further information about this celebration, send your contact information and an update on yourself to our class email:  [email protected]
 
We would love to add you to our Class of '64 email list, and read what you have been up to the last 50+ years!
 
More information will be forthcoming!  In the meantime, mark your calendar.
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Bonner and Prendie:  Class of 1973

Only 10 months remaining until our joint Bonner/Prendie CLASS OF 1973 50th REUNION CELEBRATION!  Our three days of celebration run from Thursday, 9/21 through Saturday, 9/23 of 2023.  

 

One important thing we need from you is to take a look at the list (see below) of the missing ’73 Alumni!  If you have information on any of these Alums, please contact Tom Grogan at [email protected] or Maureen Hennessey at [email protected].  We greatly appreciate your help!  If you have not given us your email address, PLEASE send it to Tom or Maureen and help reduce our USPS cost.

 

Invitations for our 50th Reunion will be sent out shortly after Easter, April 2023.  Once you receive the invitation you can begin to register for the events you would like to attend…we hope it will be ALL of them! Ticket prices will be on the invitation and registration form.  Here are the details we’ve arranged thus far:

 

  •    Women’s & Men’s Golf Outing: Thursday, September 21st

Location:  Downingtown Country Club, Downingtown, PA

NOTE:  No walk-ups permitted.  Registration & payment will be due by July 31st, 2023.

Check-in: time to be announced

Format:  Shamble-Shotgun Start @ 1pm

Contests & Prizes: to be announced

“19th Hole” Facilities: “Seven Tap-Tavern” in the Downingtown Country Clubhouse, golfers and non-golfers are welcome! (Cash Bar) The Tavern serves lunch and dinner.

 

  •    Reunion Celebration: Friday, September 22nd

Location: Drexelbrook Event Center 4700 Drexelbrook Drive, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 adjoining the “Holiday Inn & Suites Philadelphia W” (see address below)

NOTE: No walk-ups permitted. Registration & payment will be due by August 21, 2023.

Check-in begins: 6:00pm (Doors and Cash Bar opens at 6:30)

Reunion Event:  6:30 to 10:30pm

Dinner, DJ, and Dancing will all be part of this memorable night!

 

  •    Saturday Class Mass, Social, and School Tours: Saturday, September 23rd

Location:  Bonner & Prendie Campus

Mass Time:  12:00 Noon

School Tours:  prior to and after Mass

Social: refreshments & lite fare immediately following Mass

 

Hotel Reservations  

We have been able to reserve a limited block of rooms at two hotels from Wednesday September 20th through Saturday, September 23rd. The rates at both are $159 plus taxes per day.  At this rate, they will go fast!  

 

“Holiday Inn & Suites Philadelphia W – Drexel Hill”, 5400 Ferne Blvd., Drexel Hill, PA 19026,  adjoining the Drexelbrook Event Center, the site of our Friday evening Reunion Celebration.   IF YOU MADE A RESERVATION via the weblink AFTER 12:00AM Thursday December 1 and receipt of the corrected link below, at a rate other than the contractually agreed upon rate of $159, please call Holiday Sales Office at Drexelbrook, Gloria Mari 484-461-9832.
 
You may begin to make reservations on December 1, 2022  by using this booking link  Bonner Prendie 50th Reunion (the corrected link as of 12/2 PM), just enter your arrival and departure dates and your room rates and room types will come up.  Or, starting on March 20, 2023, you can call 1-800-HOLIDAY and ask for the  Bonner-Prendi Room Block and block code  “BPB “.  The cutoff date  to make reservations is August 20, 2023.  

 

“Fairfield Inn & Suites Philadelphia Broomall/Newtown Square”, PA , this is just off Rt 476 (“Blue Route”) at Exit 9.  

You may begin to make reservations NOW by using this booking link, Book your group rate for Bonner Prendie 50th Year Reunion , just enter your arrival and departure dates and your room rates and room types will come up.  Or, you can call  888-236-2427 (Marriott Central Reservations) group code "BPFS". The cutoff date  to make reservations is August 21, 2023.   This rate includes FREE breakfast.

 

Class of ‘73 50th Reunion Tuition Assistance Fund

In conjunction with our 50th Reunion, we have established The Class of 1973 Tuition Assistance Fund, to create a legacy of support for students of Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School.  We have targeted “Giving Tuesday”, November 29th, to kick off  our legacy scholarship. If this is something you’d like to be a part of, there are a number of ways to contribute:

  •    Credit-card, or e-Check online click here,
  •    Mail a check to the school payable to “MBAP”.  Note on the subject line “Class of ’73 Tuition Assistance Fund”,   
  •    By phone: call Tara George Basile ’86, B&P Vice President of Advancement & Alumni Relations, at 610-259-6012.    

NOTE:  If your employer offers matching gift, please indicate in the communication “MBAP Class of ’73 Tuition Assistance Fund”. 

 

Class of ‘73 Apparel

Our early September communication introduced the Class of '73 active-wear apparel!  The catalog has been updated to indicate the “style” of each item, as well as, 3X and 4X sizes. Also, Prendie & Bonner Dri-Fit tees and polos are non-class specific. (Of special note the polos can be ordered in Women’s and Men’s styles)  (Click here to access the active-wear catalog) 

 

Planning with YOU in mind:

So far, over 380 have completed the Interest Questionnaire, thank you!  If you have not done so, it's not too late.   Click here to access questionnaire. Also, if you already completed it but your interests have changed, please feel free to re-submit at anytime and keep us updated. Remember your responses in the Interest Questionnaire are non-binding. 

 

Please make it a point to join The Bonner/Prendie Class of 1973 50th Reunion Facebook Page.   355 Alums are already participating in exchanging memories, photos, interests, and sharing life stories.  

 

If you have questions, please reach out to Co-Chairs, Tom Sabatino at [email protected]t , or Debbie (Flounders) Crawford at [email protected] 

 

Please update your current contact information including email so we can provide updates. Click Here to update your contact information.  Feel free to share this page with other classmates.

 

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you September 2023.

 

 Fondly,

Class of 1973 Reunion Committee

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Bonner and Prendie:  Class of 1974

Currently in the beginning stages of forming a committee to plan the 50th year Reunion for a combined Bonner and Prendie Class of 1974 Reunion for sometime in the Fall of 2024.  MOST IMPORTANTLY - if you are interested in helping out please reach out to classmate, Mark Hines '74 at [email protected] or 610-416-1369 or Bonner Class President, Tony Mattson '74 at [email protected].  Mark and Tony encourage all Prendie and Bonner Alumni to get involved with this special reunion.