Scholarships for a song

Thursday, September 30, 2010
Caduceus -- The Doctors Band will perform Saturday, Oct. 16, 8-11:30 p.m., at the Nevada Eagles Lodge, as part of the All-School reunion activities.

The steering committee for the 2010 Nevada High School All-School Reunion is pleased to announce Caduceus -- The Doctors Band will be entertaining on Saturday night of the two-day celebration slated for Oct. 15 and 16. Alumni can dance to this 18-piece orchestra, 8-11:30 p.m., at the Nevada Eagles Lodge.

Celebrating 20 years of performance activities, Caduceus -- The Doctors Band is composed of physicians, dentists, healthcare administrators and attorneys who play music in the Big Band style, and other forms as well. Under the direction of Bill Hartman, this group performs music in its original score. All proceeds from the band's performances are dedicated to nursing and music scholarships.

The live music playing on Friday night will be from the Breakaway Band from Butler, Mo. This four piece group has been playing together for more than 25 years and specializes in classic rock and roll favorites from the '60s, '70s and '80s. They will be performing at the Nevada Eagles Lodge, 8:30-midnight.

On both weekend nights, those who prefer to listen and dance to a DJ, the Nevada Elks will be the perfect location. On Friday, from 8:30 until midnight, NHS alums Debbie and Marlene Scotten with Platinum Entertainment will be providing musical diversion. Music Man David Badgley is scheduled to spin the tunes at the same location at the same times on Saturday. This 1972 Nevada grad will keep the crowd hopping with their favorite requested tunes.

Steering committee members would also like to remind All-School Reunion attendees that registration fees go up to $25 starting Saturday, Oct. 2. To take advantage of the $20 early registration, forms and payment must be dropped off, on-line registration completed, or mail post marked no later than Friday, Oct. 1. Registration payment is required for both the returning alumni and their spouse. Parents and other guests are also welcome, but registration and payment must be completed on their behalf.

Walk-in registration continues at the Nevada Vernon County Chamber of Commerce offices and on-line at www.NHS Paper registration forms and posters can also be printed from that site. Registration forms are also available at various locations around Nevada, including: White Grill, Del-Way, YMCA, and Community Center. Telephone inquires can be made by calling (417) 448-0360 or (417) 667-5300.

Additional sanctioned reunion activities include: decade reunions, retired teachers' reception and all-classes box dinner. Other available activities during the reunion weekend consist of a tailgate party in the NHS commons area, football game at Logan Field, Smithsonian Exhibit at the Bushwhacker Museum, Novak's baseball museum walk-through, and tours of the remodeled Fox Theater.

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