Alumnae Weekend

Roland Park Country School Alumnae Weekend

Alumnae Weekend is moving to the Spring!

April 20-21, 2018 

Celebrating Reunion Classes ending in 3’s and 8’s.
 
1938, 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 & 2013

Contact the Alumnae Office if you are interested in volunteering for your Reunion Committee.  Invitations for Alumnae Weekend 2018 will be mailed in March 2018.

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 20
12:00-1:30 PM - Dushane Luncheon honoring the 55+ Reunion Classes • Trustee Seminar Room, RPCS Athletic Complex
               
2:00-4:00 PM - 50th Reunion Tea for the Class of 1968 with Pen Pals • Ward House
                
5:30-7:30 PM - Alumnae Champagne Reception • Faissler Library
                
Saturday, April 21
8:30 AM - Red Hot Run (5K and Family Fun Walk)  followed by

9:00 AM-10:30 AM - Post-Race Family Fun Fest • RPCS Campus
 
1:00-3:30 PM - Alumnae Crab Feast • North Lot Tent
 
6:00 PM - 50th Reunion Class Dinner • Trustee Seminar Room, RPCS Athletic Complex 
 
6:30 PM - 25th Reunion Class Dinner • On-Campus
 
TIMES TBD - Dinners for all other Reunion Classes • Off-campus
 
Reunion Chairs and Committees for 2017 can come down...
Working on Reunion Committees 2018 to add soo

Reunion Planning

The role of the Reunion Planning Chair/Committee is to oversee the coordination of the class party and celebrations. Responsibilities include:
  • Serve as a liaison to the Alumnae Office
  • Recruit classmates to serve on the committee
  • Attend committee meetings or conference call/email from out of town
  • Oversee communications with classmates through emails, letters and social media
  • Forward contact information updates for classmates to the Alumnae Office
  • Plan and coordinate details such as venue, costs, reservations, etc. for the class dinner and any additional events the class would like to hold
  • Work with the Alumnae Office to design and mail invitations 
  • Encourage attendance for Alumnae Weekend events on-campus and any class events off-campus

 

Reunion Giving

The focus of the Reunion Giving Chair is to help solicit gifts from classmates during the School’s fiscal year, July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 for The Fund for Roland Park Country School, the School’s annual fund.  Responsibilities include:
  • Help establish an ambitious but realistic reunion gift goal, with a focus on participation as well as dollars.
  • Make a personal gift to the Reunion Giving Effort, preferably contributed or pledged before solicitation letters are sent to your class.
  • Help determine the allocation of the Reunion Gift, with or without the advice of classmates, to ensure that the gift is meaningful.
  • Advise the Development Office on the creation of a gift request letter which will be sent over your name this summer.
  • Assist in outreach efforts by phone, note, and/or email to encourage participation from classmates in the Reunion Giving Effort prior to Reunion Weekend October 6-8.  Progress and participation will be announced at this event.
  • Attend the Fall Phonathon on October 18 or 19 (dates are subject to change) or call selected classmates from home to encourage them to participate in the Reunion Giving Effort.
  • Participate as an online ambassador for the Fifth Annual Alumnae RedRaiser February 28 - March 1 by attending the Phonathon or calling from home, acting as a social media ambassador, and recruiting other volunteers.
  • Follow up in the spring by phone or email with classmates who have not yet been reached.