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Planning for future (2023 and beyond) Homecomings!

Questions have been raised about the best timing and structure for our Class Homecoming event. The College currently alternates between early and late October to coincide with home football games against Yale and Harvard. Late October weather in New England and higher prices during the official Homecoming weekend are disincentives for some in our Class.

The (Resolved) Mystery of the Disappearing Furniture

’69 Classmates,

Over the last couple of weeks there has been a lot of traffic on the class discussion listserv and on some email threads on which I was copied about a situation at the DOC House that might be called The Mystery of the Disappearing Furniture.  If you have not been following this story, here’s a little background:

Summary of Class of '69 Donor Acivity 2020-2021

Congratulations to all!  The most recent Dartmouth Alumni Magazine lists the Great Class of 1969 as the recipient of the Charles J.

Homecoming 2021 Schedule

’69 Classmates,

I am looking forward to returning to Hanover for Homecoming 2021 next week after a two-year absence, and I hope to see you there.  The schedule of class events is as follows:

Friday, October 8

  • 5:00 PM – Light pre-parade supper – Prepaid reservations required – Hinman Forum of the Rockefeller Center (adjacent to Silsby Hall)
  • 9:00 PM – Post bonfire drinks and snacks – Hinman Forum

Saturday, October 9

The Paul Tuhus window at the DOC House

In recognition of the role he played in turning the dream of a renovated DOC House into a class-sponsored reality, a window has been designated in his honor:

Donors from 2021- (updates)

Here is the DCF Class of 69 Honor Roll, as of April 5, 2022:  cash and pledged donations = $407,224 (our goal was $350,000), and participation stands at 27% (goal = 35%).

It is easy to donate online here.

Homecoming October 2021: President's Message and Schedule

Message from Class President Jim Staros:

As you have heard, President Hanlon and the Board of Trustees have decided on an in-person fall 2021 term at Dartmouth, and we are delighted that it includes an in-person Homecoming.   Homecoming Co-Chairs Norman Jacobs and Dona Heller have developed a great schedule of events for the weekend, and I look forward to seeing you there.

I want to highlight two special events on the schedule:  

DCF and DOC House updates!

The DOC House project is coming along very nicely and we should be able to use the renovated building for Homecoming 2021. see you there. Meanwhile, here is a gallery of photos showing the steady progress.

DOC House project update

Another exciting update from Paul Tuhus:

DOC House project update

Our fundraising is going well. The new DOC House will be a reality! Here is a graphic showing the giving pyramid as of January 13, 2021:

 

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