April 27, 2021 – Class Updates

Greetings ’63 Class Members, The webinar interview with Dan Churchill ’63 on March 16 was well received and is available on our Class Page on the Alumni Association website. Betty Churchill was presented with honorary UMaine Alumna status by Alumni Association President,  John Diamond, during the webinar and our Executive Committee has also made Betty an…

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Class of 1963 Winter 2021 Class Note

Hello, classmates, As I wrote my first column, I certainly did not expect the ensuing months to unfold as they have. I’m sure we share the hope that by the time you read this column, life is once again more settled. I find myself often thinking of Jerry Garcia and his ”What a long strange…

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Authors from the Class of 1963

Dana Dolloff Dear Classmates, Thanks for the compliments on the John Diamond video that was sent to you in early September.  I can also recommend the three videos that are available and appear at the very end of our presentation. The one featuring Dr. Mayewski in particular focuses on his role as the leader of…

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Class of 1963 Summer 2020 Class Note

Elaine Murphy Burnham Hello, classmates! Please note that our class has a correspondent. A heartfelt THANK YOU and huge kudos are sent to Barbara Fowles Allen, who wrote this column from 1988 until recently. Your new correspondent has lived in York since 1968. Several years ago I downsized to a retirement community. Somebody else mows;…

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Class of 1963 Zoom Meeting

  Hi Classmates, I hope you are successfully surviving our current world situation. We asked John Diamond, the President of the Alumni Association to talk with some ’63ers about the situation at UMaine. Specifically, how the University is doing, what’s going on with classes starting, how is COVID being handled, how is UMAA doing and what is…

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Class of 1963 Financial Updates

From January 1, 2020 – March 31, 2020 – $100 has been donated to the Class of 1963 Scholarship Fund. The Principal Value of the Scholarship Fund as of 3/31/20 was: $69,447 Market Value of the Scholarship Fund as of 3/31/20 was: $67,808 The scholarship payout to a student last year was $1,427. This coming…

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April 8, 2020: Mini Reunion Postponed and other Status Reports

Hi All, Who would have predicted we would all be considered high risk and pretty much confined to our homes for who knows how long??  Best wishes to you all as we muddle through this! Our June 18 mini reunion has been postponed to some time in the future with no schedule until the pandemic…

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Class of 1963 Conference Call Thursday, March 26 Summary

The group decided to postpone our June 18 meeting in Portland to some future date to be determined. A postcard notice will go out and there will also be an email notice to the 269 folks we have email addresses for.  Dana and Ashley will develop the card and email.  Ron Brown will notify DiMillos…

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Tentative Schedule for Class Mini Reunion in June!

Thursday June 18, 2020  DiMillos Restaurant  25 Long Wharf, Portland, Maine 11AM   Registration 11:30   Class meeting and speakers  TBA 12:30   Lunch   2:15   Ferry to Peaks Island from 56 Commercial Street – 20 minute ride,  Senior Fee is $ 3.85 round trip for pedestrians.   3:00   Tour of 5th Maine Regiment and Peaks Island Museum ($5.00), golf…

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Class of 1963 Winter 2020 Class Note

www.facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1963/ Greetings — The Class of 1963 still needs someone to write this column for the magazine twice a year. Please contact Abby at Abigail.zelz@maine.edu if you would like to become the class correspondent. William “Tim” Hanson wrote to the Alumni Association to say that his book, Prisoner of Peace –2nd Edition, is available as…

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