President’s Blog, September 2018

Your Alumni Association has been busy getting ready for the Hospitality Suite at the F&M Community Room as well as the All Class Reunion at the Jackson Building to be held during Bridge Festival weekend, October 13thand 14th.  The Hospitality Suite is open from 2:00pm until 5:00pm and the All Class Reunion will be from 5:00pm-9:00pm with food available starting at 5:30pm.  We will also be taking class pictures during the evening by Carol Basset, the Husky Editor. One new tradition that was started last year is taking a photo of Military Veterans from WHS who are in attendance at the reunion.  Hoping many alumni attend the All Class Reunion and renew friendships. SEE YOU THERE.

At our last board meeting, officers were elected for the coming year.  They include: Rod Beem, President; Jim Smith, Vice President; Linda Kelly, Secretary; Connie Miller, Treasurer.  Other Board members are: Tom Bass, Marilee Burk, Marilyn Fairholm, Randy Henry, Paige Henry, Sheri Holliday, Linda Johnson, John LaFratte, Jennifer Stover, Judy Trask, Micki Utsler  and Jim VanWerden. If you know or see these board members, remember to thank them for their service to WHS alumni.

Interesting side note is that Linda Johnson, RoxAnn Rhodes, Jim Smith, Judy Trask and Jim VanWerden have served on the board since the Alumni Association was founded in 1988.

Until my next blog keep in contact with classmates, plan your next class reunion, support WHS, renew your membership and remain active. If you are currently not a member, please consider joining. You can join here on our website and find out more about the Association.

A continuing item of importance to alumni is to please only use the web site that is for our association.  There is a site that some have gotten on which says it is the Winterset Alumni site. This is incorrect so please do not sign up for their products or membership. Please avoid this site. Their email address is


Rod Beem, President