40th Class Reunion

Event Details

Reunion Weekend Overview

NOTE: Online registration for the Reunion is closed. If you want to attend, but haven't signed up yet, please contact betsyclubine@gmail.com or majoensen@hotmail.com.

June 24-25, 2022

Please register for all events you plan to attend--even the free ones so we can get an accurate count of classmates who will be there.  

Meet & Greet, Friday, 7:00 p.m, Sweet Caroline’s, 316 Main St. 

We kick off the weekend with an informal gathering of 1982 classmates in downtown Ames. This is a buy-your-own refreshments event, but please register so we can estimate attendance.

Golf, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. Veenker Memorial Golf Course

Class of 1981 & 1982 18-hole Golf Tournament with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Guests & spouses are welcome. Space is limited, so it is important to register early. The cost for 2022 is $47 and includes a cart and some fun. Golf club rentals are also available ($15 Beginner, $35 Premium Set) - please contact Veenker Golf Course directly for club rental information.

Nature Walk, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tedesco Environmental Learning Corridor. 

We will join the Class of ’81 to explore Story County's newest county park in the ISU Research Park. The main entrance is located off South University Boulevard, just one mile south of the Gateway Hotel and next to the Economic Development Core Facility. This is a free event, but please register so we know you are coming!

Lunch, Saturday, 12:30 - Veenker Memorial Golf Course  

After the golf tournament, a picnic lunch will be served at the Veenker Clubhouse. This is open to all classmates and not just the golfers. Cost: $10 per person.

AHS Campus Tour, 2:30 p.m - TBD -- CANCELLED
Sadly, the school will not be ready in time for a tour. 

Class of 1982 Dinner, Saturday, 6:00 p.m. – Alluvial Brewery, 3715 West 190th

A casual, family-style meal will feature Iowa-grown produce and ingredients prepared by local farm-to-table chef Aaron Holt. Vegetarian options will be available. We are looking for folks to help underwrite this event and keep the per-person fee at $30. If you are able to be a sponsor, contact Mark Joensen at majoensen@hotmail.com Cost: $30 per person. Alcohol not included but available – it is a brewery after all.


If you haven’t done so already, please join the Class of 1982 Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/368015538109.

If you have any questions or wish to volunteer, please contact Betsy Clubine (betsyclubine@gmail.com) or Mark Joensen (majoensen@hotmail.com)

A big shout-out to Shelly Sams-Schmit, Kurt Koneck and John Amfahr for event coordination and Jackie (Herrick) Dummer for designing the reunion postcard/invite.