Family reunion planning, like wedding or any event planning, can be stress free - from organizing, to selecting a theme, location, activities and more - you can have a very successful event and it's all here in Family-Reunion-Central.
MY FAMILY - MAY 2014
Most families look forward to an enjoyable get-together; but no one wants to take on what seems to be an overwhelming task to plan such an event. With the proper guidance, well thought family reunion planning can lead to a successful event that will be achieved without a lot of hassle.
If you are at this site, you are considering planning a family event; you are looking for answers. You want to know:
Great, you have come to the right place.
Select the topics of interest in the upper left column - when you go into each main topic, search out the several sub-topics for lots of information that will get your ideas "gelling". I offer different suggestions within the various topics, so you can make a decision according to the likes and needs of your family.
We will discuss how to organize, plan and communicate by the traditional methods and how to accomplish these tasks by social networking.
The first thing to consider in your family reunion planning is that you will probably be known as “The Planner”, "The Chairperson", "The Host". Whatever they call you, it is a big responsibility and it takes commitment. You can do it; but, if it’s going to be a larger than just having a few people gather together - you will need help.
I will show you how to “volunteer” family members for committees; then with all your heads together, many ideas and suggestions will come to mind. It will be fun.
Depending on the size and scope of your reunion will also determine how much time you will need for the planning. It will also determine how much of the information contained within this website will be pertinent to you and your needs. Use what you need, it's here for the taking.
So, unless your reunion is small, 20 – 25 people, and being held in your home or backyard, it would probably be a good idea to get started with your planning as soon as possible. After all how long did it take you to plan your daughter’s wedding, or how long did it take to plan that cruise. See what I mean?
REMEMBER - your family reunion may be any gathering which may include:
So . . . go through these pages and find what is helpful for you in your planning.
This is always a "work in progress" site and new information is added frequently - check back often. I think you will be pleased.
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, I would love to hear them, just click here.
So, now that you have taken that first step forward . . . in your family reunion planning,
Let’s get started on a successful event with lots of fun and memories.
FEEL GOOD THOUGHTS . . .
Life is meant to be a celebration.
You never know when you're making a memory
It is in the shelter of each other that people live.
A joyous occasion is never quite as wonderful as when it becomes a memory.
"Let me start with my generation - with the grandparents out there. You are our living link to the past. Tell your grandchildren the story of the struggles we had, at home and abroad. Of sacrifices freely made for freedom's sake. And tell them your own story as well - because every American has a story to tell."
George H. W. Bush