Alumni Sandstorm ~ 11/03/17
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13 Bombers sent stuff: 
Richard ROBERTS ('49), Betty BELL ('51)
Marilyn "Em" DeVINE ('52), Jim McKEOWN ('53)
Ann BISHOP ('56), Barbara SESLAR ('60)
Helen CROSS ('62), Duane LEE ('63)
Roy BALLARD ('63) & Nancy ERLANDSON ('67) 
David RIVERS ('65), Linnea GATES ('66)
Mike FRANCO ('70)
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BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Marlene LARSEN ('56)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Steve DENLER ('64)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Dickie RHODES ('65)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Jesse MALLORY ('66) 

WEEKLY BOMBER LUNCH: Mostly '52ers, Noon, Sterling's Queensgate 
(Fridays) 

BOMBER CALENDAR: Richland Bombers Calendar
    Click the event you want to know more about.
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>>From: Richard "Dick" ROBERTS ('49)

Re: Rex DAVIS' birthday on 10/31

Thank God Rex DAVIS ('49) is having another birthday. We are
having a race to the promised land. Love ya, Rexy, have a
great 86th!

-Richard "Dick" ROBERTS ('49)
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>>From: Betty BELL Norton ('51)

WHAT: Richland Seniors Association BAZAAR 
DATE: Saturday, November 4th
TIME: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
WHERE: Richland Community Center

The Richland Seniors Association will be holding their 13th
Annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 4th, from 9:00 am
to 3:00 pm at the Richland Community Center. This is our
biggest fund-raiser each year, and 1/2 of the profits go to
the RSA (Richland Seniors Association) Building Fund. This
helps provide things for the Richland Community Center that
are not covered by the City of Richland. We have almost 50
vendors, with a large variety of things to sell. There is
also a "Break Room" to eat lunch, or just rest your weary
feet. We will be selling sandwiches and chips, or you can
bring your own lunch and enjoy the "Break Room" if you get
tired of walking!

Questions? 509-946-5385

Hope to see you there!

-Betty BELL Norton ('51) ~ Richland 
President, Richland Seniors Association 
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>>From: Marilyn "Em" DeVINE ('52)

Sending a belated and heart-felt "Happy Birthday" to one of
the "gooder-than-good" guys and a Bomber of very positive
repute. Okay, so this man graduated 3 years before me, but
his brother, Jimmy DAVIS (RIP) graduated in '52, with me and
242 or 3 others. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, REX DAVIS ('49) on 10/31.
I hope you had a fun time passing out goodies to Halloweeners
and that you have a very fine year!

Warmest Bomber regards,
-Marilyn "Em" DeVINE ('52) ~ in an almost not-yet-winter in
	Alaska. Temps are ranging from 8 to 44... crazy. (But 
	I'll take it while it lasts!)  
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>>From: Jim McKEOWN ('53)

Re: Birthdays

Happy one day late Birthday to Big Jim MEFFORD ('54) on 11/1,
the best pulling guard I have ever seen... pulling because 
he pulled some of the best stuff as a lineman I have ever
seen... some of it was even legal...Hope you and Jeanette ('54)
had a nice evening.

Happy belated birthday to one of the very, very good ones...
Norma LOESCHER Boswell ('53) on 11/2... she knew my wife
before I did, being a Sorority Sister of hers, and she has
remained very special to us and a bunch of '53ers... probably
beyond that... we hope that you had a great day.
	Much Love,
	Jim ('53) and Edna (class of '54 Clover Park)

-Jim McKEOWN ('53) ~ from sunny but cool Sacramento where my 
	porch light went out (and not the bulb) so we had a 
	fraction of the trick treaters we normally get....what 
	to do with the candy!!? 
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>>From: Sara Ousley, aka Ann BISHOP ('56)

Re: Vets

All Bombers

There is a place here (actually in Texas) for vets with 
PTSD. The men running it are vets who have experienced it
themselves. They have been given a very large facility in
Maud ,TX and need help with money donations for the next 5-6
months until their grants and etc. come in. If you are so
inclined to help contact me and I'll give you the address.
The organization is Lancer Legacy Ranch.

Matt Fisk and Carl Wild are two of the founders. Matt has
written a book and on Dec 7 National Geographic will air
something based on Matt's book and he will be interviewed.

-Sara Ousley, aka Ann BISHOP ('56)
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>>From: Barbara SESLAR Brackenbush ('60)

Re: Class of 1960 Bomber Luncheon

DATE: Saturday, November 4, 2017
TIME: 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: 3 Margaritas (downtown near Lee Blvd.)

Spouses and friends are also welcome! Please join us first
Saturday of each month. Turn right inside the restaurant and
you'll find us at the corner table. No reservations needed.

-Barbara SESLAR Brackenbush ('60)
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>>From: Helen CROSS Kirk ('62)

Happy Birthday to forever young looking Bomber on 10/31, 
Rex DAVIS ('49).

-Helen CROSS Kirk ('62) ~ West Harrison, IN  where we aren't
	liking the 36 weather we've been having.,, it's 
	suppose to go up to 66 tomorrow, and that will feel 
	much better Halloween (the first one for my 
	granddaughter at 8 months) will be in the 30s tonight.
Sent from my iPhone
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>>From: Duane LEE ('63)

From Duane Lee, class of 63 (Hi Cutie!!) 

Has anyone tried to walk a railroad rail or even those four
inch raised concrete barriers around parking lots lately?
It's harder than it used to be!!! Maybe being over weight has
thrown my equilibrium off a tad. I'm afraid to practice too
much because I might break an ankle.

-Duane LEE ('63)
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>>From: Roy BALLARD ('63) & Nancy ERLANDSON Ballard ('67)

Re: Rex DAVIS ('49)

Well you would never know that Rex has another birthday on
10/31. We mean this young guy never seem to age. Have a nice
Birthday Rex. 

-Roy BALLARD Roy and Nancy ERLANDSON Ballard ('63/'67) ~ Richland  
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>>From: David RIVERS ('65)

Re: "I'm so young

and you're so old"... reading yesterday's brief SS, got me
thinking of songs one would never want to send to or request
for a Bomber-babe one was trying to impress... but lucky for
me I'm just celebrating two guys I've known forever... I
prolly met the youngest one first in about second grade...
I'd meet the other one in around 6th grade and have been a
huge fan of both of them since the first meeting... One of
these guys went on to become a famous Captain of a huge
destroyer floating around the South China Sea long enough to
pull my skinny behind out of a bit of a pickle in 1968 for
which I shall be forever grateful! OK maybe I overstated his
rank a tad... but only a tad... My memories of these two
Bombers will stay a large part of the best of times in our
wonderful Home Town... HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Steve DENLER ('64) and
Dickie RHODES ('65) on your special day, November 3, 2017!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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-David RIVERS ('65)
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>>From: Linnea GATES Williams ('66)

Re: Chief Jo Banner
http://AlumniSandstorm.com/Xtra/Gat/171028-Warrior_Banner.jpg

I sent you a message last weekend looking for a home for a
Chief Jo banner...  I have found a good home, so please
delete the 'ad'... 

I received a couple of emails and will be delivering the
banner to its new owner this week.

Thank you so much,
-Linnea GATES Williams ('66)
	[Since it wasn't really any kind of "ad" I can't 
	very well take it back... it was an entry on October
	28, 2017. -Maren]
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>>From: Mike FRANCO ('70)

I want to wish a late happy birthday to one of the all time
great Bombers, Rex DAVIS ('49) on 10/31. Back when "The
Park" was Riverside Park Coach Davis taught me to play
tennis. I give Rex credit (along with the fact that I was
hopeless as a baseball player) for my now going on 58 years
of enjoying tennis. It was a treat to play a little with Rex
a couple years ago. I look forward to another of those get
togethers soon.

Two questions Coach: 

-All my life I have had a much stronger backhand than
forehand. Was that your great coaching or do I just have a
lousy forehand?

-Do you have any pointers on how to reverse my gradual
slowing down? I seem to be getting a little slower every
year. This has been going on for about 35 years! I really
need to do something... SOON!

-Mike FRANCO ('70)
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That's it for today. Please send more.
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