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$30.00 each or $50.00 per couple.  

You are invited to invite guests as well.  Guests are also $30.00 each or $50.00 per couple.

Payments can be made by Check to:

Stroman High School Senior Class of 1973

C/O Gerald Shilhab

1308 Tipton Road

Victoria, Texas 77901


Via PayPal, or with a regular credit card if you do not have a PayPal account.


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1 lives in California
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41 live in Texas
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You are cordially invited to the 40th Reunion of the




Friday, July 19, 2013

7:00 pm - 1:00 am

Check-in starts at 6:30


Club Westerner

1005 W Constitution St Victoria, TX 77901



$30 per person

$50 per couple

After July 1 or at the door



* Philadelphia ABC Newscaster

Dann Cuellar Master of Ceremony

* Special Guests

* Tour of Stroman High School Campus

that day at 5 p.m.

ADDED EXTRAS (Registration Separate)

* Stroman Mega Reunion

July 20th

* Stroman/VHS/St.Joseph H.S

Golf Tournament July 20th

See for more details


Charles Davis 361-578-6089

Gerald Schilhab 361-571-4678

Philip Vasquez 202-664-0292

Sylvester Thomas 281-221-0921



Please make checks payable to:

Stroman High School Senior Class of 1973,

and mail along with the following information to:

Gerald Schilhab

1308 Tipton Road

Victoria, Texas 77901


Name: _______________________

Maiden name: _______________________

Spouses name (if attending) __________________

Home address:______________________________

Email address: ______________________________

Home phone number: ___________________

Cell phone number: ________­­­­­­

Number of people attending: ____

Amount of check: _________

Check number: ______

Past or present military service: Yes


Minutes Meeting of 40th Reunion Organizing Committee for the Class of 73
June 29, 2013
Attenedees:  Mary Herron, Cynthia Hogan George Ruiz Gerald Schilab, Sylvester Thomas, Louis Ybarra
Treasurer - Gerald Schilhab   10 couples had paid and committee if we're able to get the minimum of 40 couples our expenditures should be covered. He need to get commitment count from Internet as well as
monies collected.
Gerald ask to have Phillip phone him that the counts and monies be consolidated.
Golf Tournament - Louis Ybarra  10 men had signed up his expectation is to have 40 players. Louis ask that the next time we put a notification in the paper to make mention of the tournament, talk with Mega reunion organizers have them advertise the event also with his name and contact info. 
Decorations- Mary Herron  Mary has set a budget of 200 dollars to arrange the facility she has created a
banner and did to talk with Philip and or Claude regarding pictures that she would like to use as center 
pieces for tables. She currently looking for volunteers to help Cynthia Hogan volunteer Mary will contact another person she hopes will help.
Outreach and Phone banking - Sylvester Thomas  Sylvester reported that he emailed multiple time to
members on today there are 96 members that have not acknowledge there mail.
Six verbal yes to coming. 
Gerald confirmed the musical entertainment he also spoke with Jeff Cano regarding BIG BIG flat screen
which he has one, wanted to know if a Projections screen would work. 
Name tags preparations  was discussed one volunteer Cynthia Hogan
Program  (tentative)
Welcome, invocation, Intro MC, moment of silence,recognition of guest(address to members)?, recognition certain points of members* who traveled the farthest, most grandchildren, marriage length, others,  open mic
We'll have to consider how to maneuver Claude photo time and setup 
Members said they had tried reaching you by email but was having problems mail was coming not being accepted
May 11, 2013
Our 8th meeting was held at Hungry's Thirstys
Philip D. Vasquez
Doug Heinold
Gerald Schilhab
Charles Davis
We finalized the invitations, entertainment, logistics etc.
Next meeting is July 13
April13, 2013
Our 7th organizing meeting was held at Hungry Thirsty's.
Philip Vasquez
Sylvester Thomas
Carlos Padilla
Charles Davis
Joe Louis Ybarra
Discussion included review of Program and Committee Chairs.
Program and Inviation    P. Vasquez
Name Tags P. Vasquez
Invocation   S. Thomas
Outreach to recpricol classes   S. Thomas
Classmate speakers 
Special Guests  C. Padilla
Advertising   C.Davis
Golf  Joe Louis Ybarra
Decorations Mary James Herron
Entertainment Jeff Cano
Tour of School  Jeff Cano
Photo and video Services -Claude Cash (
It was discssed how important it was for all to prepay the reunion so we could beable to plan on expenditures.
We spoke of advertising in the program for services and contributions.  Claude Cash photographic services will be advertised and he will also have a table should he desire.
Philip Vasquez paid the $500 rental for the Hall.
Next meeting is Saturday May 11.
March 9, 2013
Meeting held with Slyvester Thomas, Philip Vasquez and Charles Davis Participating.
We reviewed place (Club Westerner), caterer (Mumphords).
It was stressed that we needed to get more classmates to sign up with website and all have been invited to apply.
It was pointed out that a joint class and joint school, Stroman Victoria High and St. Joe Golf Tournament the morning of the 20th ar Riverside Golf Course.  Look for page on Golf Tournament on Web Site.
All are encouraged to click on "Donate" button and prepay for reunion or send check to Gerald Shihab.
$30.00 each or $50.00 per couple.  
You are invited to invite guests as well.  Guests are also $30.00 each or $50.00 per couple.
Payments can be made by Check to:
Stromand High School Senior Class of 1973
C/O Gerald Shilhab
1308 Tipton Road
Victoria, Texas 77901
January 12, 2013 Planning Meeting
Philip Vasquez
Gerald Schilab
Mary Herron
Sylvester Thomas
Items confirmed 
Dressy Casual, 
Theme " The Way We Were", 
 $30.00 per person $50.00 couple
Gerald Schilab event treasurer, entertainment provided DJ,
Claude Cash event photographer(pending discussion with Philip)
Mary Herron decorations (venue) with volunteers
Action Items
Philip: Venue Procured:  Club Westerner, golf event, reflections speakers, reconfirm MC, Dann Cuellar
Gerald: school tour, entertainment,yearbook photo scanning, existing contact list
Sylvester: ongoing communications and Facebook, invite of VHS 73 graduates happy hour
Point of note. Caterer:  Mumphords
Thanks to our guests, Ronnie Herron and Louis Ybarra
All were encouraged to have our classmates register witht he website
ext meeting planned for Feb. 9.
Victoria Texas
December 15, 2012 
Phillip Vasquez   S. ARJUMAND MUBAARAK  Sylvester Thomas 
Agenda item: Budget, Location of Event ( PUMP House, OAK ROOM, OFFICERS CLUB, Formal /informal
(Theme) The Way We Were/ We May Not Pass This Way Again
What might we do to create a high level enthusiasm
Tasks Assignments   
Phillip:  venues cost and availability, updating of web site
ARJUMAND: entertainment, decorations of venue
Sylvester: contact Linda P picture scans and classmates info database. Claude Cash photographer
post reunion on       
It was emphasize that communication would be a key too planning, execution and eventual success.
Meetings will be held every second Saturday of each month at Thirsty Jacks  

On Friday Oct. 5, 2012 the first meeting for the organizing committee for the Class of '73 was held at Hungry's and Thirsty's at 7 pm.

Present at the meeting were:

Philip D. Vasquez
Charles L. Davis
Elvira (Delia) Gonzales
Cindy Hogan
Douglass Heinold
Sylvester Ellis Jr.
Mary Herron

The discussion was for a celebration of the 40th anniversary of our graduation from Stroman High School.

It was noted that a "Stroman High School Mega Reunion" is planned for next summer on July 20, 2013 (confirmed) and that it would be best to have our reunion function to coincide with the "Mega Reunion". Therefore it was proposed and accepted that our function to be scheduled on the Friday evening preceding the "Mega Reunion" in the evening of July 19th.

Theme: "The Way We Were", reminiscing about how we were, things we did, fashions we wore.


Several locations were discussed.

Community Center
Foster Field Officers Club
Stroman High school gym but withdrawn as the realization that no alcohol would be allowed
(possibly we can arrange a tour of the school, before the Friday reception.

Special guests:
Former teachers (if living)
Mr. Cade
Mr. Dunn

Memorial will be observed for our departed classmates. It was suggested that names of those past be complied and emailed to me.

Discussions were to have the following:

Attire "Dressy Chic"

Pre-Dinner Reception - "Meet & Greet"

3-6 Students will speak and talk about our class, their memories and Stroman.
An outline of subjects to be addressed will be provided for a guideline on what to cover.

Guest Speaker - classmate or community/business leader.
ABC News Correspondent and '73 graduate Dann "Danny" Cuellar has agreed to MC the event.

DJ – (play music from graduating year)

Hire professional photographer
Place disposable cameras at each table for candid shots.
Collect cameras at end of event and place on a website for all to view.

Souvenir Booklet with ads to off- set expenses.
Approach Doug Hazelwood to provide the artwork.

Give attendees a momento (paperweight, coffee mug, etc.

Have Video of school pictures and activities (can use pictures from class mates and yearbook) playing in the background. Also, show "then and now" photos.
and enter your information, website will be build over the coming weeks.
Email all information on classmates, emails, contact infromation to Philip Vasquez