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Irvin High Class of 1970

50 + 1 Reunion

September 23 – 26, 2021


Reunion Hotel – DoubleTree Downtown

600 North El Paso Street, El Paso, TX  79901

(915) 532-8733




Thursday, September 23:

5:00 – 10:00 pm    Ice Breaker at Borderland Steak House, 7600 Alabama, El Paso, TX  79904

Indoor/outdoor venue

915-759-4087                                                                                                                                                                Cost $25 per person

Buffet dinner and cash bar

Chicken, Brisket, Pulled Pork and Sausage, Spring Salad, Home Fries, Seasonal Veggies, Chili Beans, and Dinner Rolls.


Friday, September 24:

10:00 am Tour of Joseph Magoffin Home

Magoffin Home State Park, 1120 Magoffin Avenue, El Paso, TX  79901

Tour cost $5.00 per person

Picnic lunch to follow on the Magoffin Home grounds

Catered by Hallelujah BBQ                                                                                                                                         Picnic Cost $20 per Person

Brisket, 3 sides (not yet decided, corn bread, ice tea, and dessert.

Followed by an optional @ 1-1/2 mile Walking Tour of Historical locations between the Magoffin Home and The San Jacinto Plaza.  The plaza is within 3 blocks of DoubleTree Hotel – reunion central.


2:00 – 3:00 or 4:00 pm   Bus tour of UTEP by Beto Lopez, AVP - University Relations at UTEP and an Irvin 1972 graduate

Meeting location, the parking at Hawthorn Street and Schuster Drive

500 W University Ave, El Paso, TX  79968


5:30 pm -  Classmate Gathering  -  Outdoor venue   

At home of Karen Peugh Guido, on the westside.  Address will be provided.

BYOB – Tamales, beans, queso, etc. 


Saturday, September 25:

7:00 – 9:00 am      Morning hike in the Franklin Mountains with Karen Peugh Guido and Linda Chew

Meet at: the parking lot on Rim Road and Robinson Avenue

From start to finish the time frame is about 2 hours.

Contact’s phone # will be provided to participants.


11:00 am     Walking Tour of Irvin High School

9465 Roanoke Drive, El Paso, TX  79924


Other suggestions for your Saturday:


9:00 am – 3:00 pm   “September Gallery Show”                                                     

Open visit to Ann James Massey's studio at The Art Junction (housing 35  artist studios) and The Crossland Art Gallery

Among her original works on display, her 12-time award winning painting (3 of them in New York) "The Blessing of the Animals" will be 

included in the Studio Artists' special exhibition in The Crossland Art Gallery housed in the same building.

Visit with Ann, who will be here from her home in Paris, France.

Crossland Gallery/Art Junction, Studio #29, 500 West Paisano, El Paso, Texas 79901

Contact Number for Ann James Massey’s studio     915-757-7880


Wynne Holman will have suggestions and Brochures available for anyone interested in other Independent Activities.


6:00 pm – 11:00 pm        The Main Event              Outdoor Venue

DoubleTree Hotel Downtown

600 N El Paso Street, El Paso, TX  79901

On the Sunset Terrace 7th floor    

Cash Bar    

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm      Cocktail hour

7:00 to 11:00   Dinner and entertainment

Slow Roasted Chicken served over Bacon Cream Chile Pasilla – puree, Pan Seared Citrus Salmon, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Iced Tea or Coffee and Chef’s Choice Dessert.  Cash Bar

                                                  Dinner Cost $55 per person


Sunday, September 26:

Sunday Brunch

We are still looking into places for this.  We will get you details soon. 


We are also looking into the cost of a bus or van to transport folks to the events and pay by the ride.  So far we haven’t seen much interest in this.  Please let us know if this is something you would be interested in or would you rather self-drive, Uber or carpool.  The DoubleTree does have a van for their guests, but as you probably know, they are not always available when you want or need them.  Most events are within a couple miles of downtown. The farthest locations are Thursday evening, Friday evening and the Irvin Tour.


•   Robert Micaletti (Micaletti)  3/16
•   Curtis Hammock  3/11
•   Lila Brisson (Grossinger)  2/25
•   Jack Martin  2/22
•   Lupe Mercado (Quarstad)  1/10
•   Linda Chew  12/15
•   Tracy Snively  12/12
•   Maria Genoveva Luna (Rosales)  11/13
•   Rick Chambers  9/19
•   Janet Wolf (Splitek)  8/24
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Who lives where - click links below to find out.

2 live in Alaska
8 live in Arizona
14 live in California
4 live in Colorado
3 live in Florida
2 live in Georgia
3 live in Indiana
2 live in Kansas
2 live in Kentucky
2 live in Maryland
1 lives in Michigan
1 lives in Nebraska
1 lives in Nevada
9 live in New Mexico
1 lives in North Dakota
1 lives in Oklahoma
1 lives in Oregon
2 live in Pennsylvania
1 lives in South Carolina
2 live in Tennessee
97 live in Texas
1 lives in Utah
1 lives in Vermont
1 lives in Virginia
5 live in Washington
1 lives in Wisconsin
1 lives in France
210 location unknown


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