Hayward Reunion

Published 9:05 am Saturday, October 2, 2010

Approximately 300 people attended the all-school reunion held at the Hayward Hall on Sept. 19.

Festivities were opened by Mayor Willis Pfeiffer, followed with a table prayer by the Rev. Katie Fick. A picnic lunch was then served. Bruce Olson presented a Power Point program on school history. Displays of memorabilia were enjoyed by people of all ages.

Hayward Public School from 1911-1955 -- Submitted photo

The afternoon was spent reminiscing with classmates and meeting new people. People attended from Alaksa, Nebraska, Iowa, Texas, Florida, Missouri, Arkansas, Colorado and Minnesota as well as many other places.

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At least six teachers and five bus drivers were in attendence.

The reunion organizers would like to thank the city of Hayward and the following: Hayward Fire Department, HyVee, Mrs. Gerry’s, McDonalds, Lou Rich, Nick’s Meats, Lorn Lair, Todd Enderson, KATE Radio, Power 96, the Shopper, Albert Lea Tribune and all who attended and helped make this event a big success, reunion organizers: Gwen Hanson, Judy Olson, Mary Anderson, Barb Schroeder, Sharon Seidel, Jeanne Schermer, Bruce Olson, Charles Anderson and Marlowe Wangen.