J.C. Price High School Alumni Association regional meeting
By Brenda Cowan, National President
The J.C. Price National Alumni Association held its winter meeting in Cleveland, Ohio on Nov. 8-10.
The Ohio chapter (President Luvenia Coleman Rippy and Vice President Derrick Rippy) planned a weekend to conduct business and have fun and fellowship.
A business meeting of the executive officers was held on Friday. The evening event was held at Fredrick’s Wine and Dine Restaurant with cocktails, food and live music.
On Saturday morning , the general meeting was held at the Marriot , revisiting the purpose of the association — to provide scholarships for our youth and to keep our legacy alive.
Saturday afternoon the group went to Jack Casino and South Park Mall.
The Saturday evening banquet dinner and dance was held at the Marriott. A proclamation from the city was presented to the association by councilman Blaine A. Griffin. Also recognized were Odell Carson (Chicago) and Odessa Carson (Cleveland), attending J.C. Price in the early days, and Betty Robinson Hopkins as being a student in the last class of J.C. Price.
Representatives were present from from each of the chapters: Atlanta, Charlotte, Ohio, Salisbury and Washington DC. Alumni are encouraged to join or start a chapter.
Membership dues are $35 and may be mailed to P.O. Box 2731, Salisbury, NC 28145
The date for the 2020 Grand Reunion is June 26-28, 2020 in Salisbury.