Schedule of Events

FRIDAY AUGUST 5

    8:00am­ –  9:30am    Reunion Registration and check in

   9:30am – 10:00am    Welcome and official Reunion opening

 10:00am – 11:00am    Rick Doan from The Point Abino Lighthouse - Currently Rick is the President of the                                             local Point Abino Preservation Society as well as a tour guide.

11:15am – 12:00pm     Highlights of the 2019 Switzerland Heritage Tour

 12:00pm –  1:30pm     Lunch Break - lunch on your own at a restaurant of your choice

   1:30pm –  2:30pm     Why would an American want to come to Fort Erie? 

                                     Bob Fretz, code E14871146 is a historian, picker and coin collector for over 40 years.

 2:45pm – 3:45pm        Bob Wilhelm, code E15376313, Airplane pilot in Africa

                                     He was a flying instructor and volunteers at the Mount Hope War Museum.

                       

Children under age 12 are welcome to a special program by the Port Colborne Museum during Friday’s presentation.

 

                              Enjoy a relaxing dinner on your own.  See you Saturday morning.

SATURDAY AUGUST 6

  8:30am –  4:30pm     Reunion registration/pick up reunion packet, purchase reunion sale items, Genealogy                                          assistance, present items to be auctioned.

  9:30am – 10:10am    Welcome – Kurt & Judy – Justin Houser

10:30am – 11:00am    George Huber, Historian, 30 years as a High school history teacher

                                    He has three Masters Degrees in History and took History Club students on exchanges                                      as far as Florida.

11:30am – 3:00pm      Family Code N Tour departs

                                    Family Code E Tour departs

  3:30pm – 4:00pm      Bus Tours return

  4:00pm – 4:30pm      Pictures of family groups Codes E, H, C, N etc.

  5:00pm – 7:00pm      Buffet Banquet and brief business meeting

  7:00pm – 9:00pm      Live Auction and official closing of Reunion - Don't miss the Saturday evening auction led by auctioneer Dale Shaw. It’s a fun-filled event closing the reunion. Auction proceeds help cover reunion costs. Items donated to the auction at past reunions have included memorabilia particular to Schürch family history, hand-crafted objects, home foods – foods specific to your home area (chocolate, farmers’ sausage, maple syrup), framed photographs and other art work.

SUNDAY AUGUST 7

WDCX Church on Crystal Bay Beach- bring your lawn chairs

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Trinity Life Church –The church was first deeded to Mennonite Society 1828 by Samuel Sherk for sacred use. The original church was replaced by a brick building in 1853. The Mennonite Brethren in Christ membership declined so the church was offered to the Tunkered/Brethren in Christ in 1922. The cement block church was removed in 1957 when the current sanctuary was constructed.

Location: 5348 Sherkston Rd., Sherkston ON L0S 1R0