Pekin-Eastern Alumni Banquet plans activities

Special activities are planned the weekend of April 26 in honor of the 50th anniversary of Eastern High School.

There will be several special events related to the annual Pekin-Eastern Alumni Banquet this year. This is the 50th anniversary for Eastern High School’s opening and a celebration is planned.
Friday, April 26, at 6 p.m., there will be an men’s alumni basketball game at the high school gym. The honorary 1968 basketball team will be honored that evening as well.

The EHS 50-year Class of 1968 will have a dinner from 4-8 p.m. at the Pekin Shelter House on Friday, April 27.

The high school will host a 50-year open house from  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the auditorium entrance on Saturday, April 28. Tours will be given by the National Honor Society.

EHS will be having Day of the Arts on Saturday, April 28, as well.

The Alumni Banquet is on Saturday, too. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 each. Tickets are on sale at Salem Electric in Salem, Silver Fox and Main Street Meats in Pekin, and Sandi’s Cakes in Borden.

Deadline to purchase tickets is April 23 for the Alumni Banquet.


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