Reunion 2024

Honoring the classes of  '44, '49, '54, '59, '64, '69, '74, '79, and '84

All alumni from all classes are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Dates: September 5-7, 2024

Headquarters Hotel: Hotel 24 South (formerly Stonewall Jackson Hotel)


This year's Tour:  Jeff Slaven's Cattle Ranch

Location: Weyers Cave, VA

Directions: On I-81, take exit 235. head west toward Route 11. Turn right onto Route 11, heading north. Travel approximately a mile, and turn left onto Burketown Road. Travel approximately 0.7 mile and look for a sign for Cattlemen's Supply Truck Entrance (gravel driveway and blackboard fence) on right.


Thursday, September 5th

9:00 am – 12:00 pm         AMA Alumni Foundation Board meeting @ Blueridge Room

10:00 am – 4:00 pm         AMA Museum (OPEN ALL WEEKEND)

1:00 pm – Midnight         Hospitality Suite @ Skyline Room

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN!

5:00 pm –  8:00 pm         Registration  @ Shenandoah Ballroom

5:00 pm –  8:00 pm         Hors d’oeuvres & Appetizers @ Skyline Room

Friday, September 6th

BREAKFAST ON YOUR OWN!

9:00 am – 11:00 am          Band Members Breakfast @ Hotel 24 South

9:00 am – 1:00 pm           Golf @ “Winter Green Resort Golf Course”

10:00 am – 2:00 pm          Sporting Clays @ “Flying Rabbit Sporting Clays”

11:00 am – 1:00 pm          Tour @ “Jeff Slaven’s Cattle Ranch”

10:00 am – 4:00 pm          Registration open @ Shenandoah Ballroom

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm           Hospitality Suite @ Skyline room   

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN!

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm            Registration @ Shenandoah Ballroom

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm           Cocktails @ Shenandoah Ballroom (ATTIRE: Business Casual)

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm            Dinner @ Shenandoah Ballroom (ATTIRE: Business Casual)

9:00 pm – Midnight           Hospitality Suite @ Skyline Room

Saturday, September 7th

8:00 am – 9:00 am            Breakfast @ Shenandoah Ballroom 

9:00 am – 10:00 am           Annual membership meeting @ Shenandoah Ballroom             

11:00 am – 11:30 am         "Founders Day" Ceremony @ Augusta Stone Church Cemetery

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm          Lunch @ AMA Gym “Mission Barbeque”
                                             Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony 

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm            Hospitality Suite @ Skyline Room       

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm            Fellowship time “You’re on your own!”

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm            Registration Open @ Shenandoah Ballroom

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm            Cocktails @ Shenandoah Ballroom (ATTIRE: Casual)

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm            Dinner @ Shenandoah Ballroom (ATTIRE: Casual)

9:00 pm – Midnight          Hospitality Suite @ Skyline Room

 

AMA's 2024 Reunion
September 5 - 7

Plans are currently underway to make our 2024 Reunion even better than last year.   Early-bird registration, until August 31, is $170,  Beginning September 1, the price increases to $200.  Please register early to help the reunion committee plan for meals.

The Hotel 24 South (formerly the Stonewall Jackson Hotel) in downtown Staunton has been reserved, as well as the full use of our campus and all the facilities there.

Don't wait until the last minute, as rooms are usually sold out well before the reunion.

Make your reservations by calling (540) 885-4848. The special AMA rate is $125 per night plus taxes.

You can also reserve your room online by going here.

For those individuals who have dietary restrictions, please submit your needs no later than August 31st to
Kristina Arbogast at Hotel 24 South by
email: kristina.arbogast@hotel24south.com


Registration for the reunion is now available here.


AMA Fellowship Golf
Friday, September 6th, 9:00 am
Winter Green Valley Golf Course
For more information contact:
Herb Maher (757) 353-1977



Sponsorships

Your AMA Reunion Committee has been working diligently since the day after the 2023 Reunion organizing a new format and events for Reunion 2024. We are trying to continue to significantly improve in the overall quality of the reunion experience each year. In order to make it affordable for as many alumni as possible we are opening certain events for sponsorship opportunities to help offset some of the costs. Excess sponsorship donations will be rolled over to the AMA Foundation as a donation.  Click here to sponsor an event.

All Sponsors will be recognized at all events and venues.

Here are the events/needs and the sponsorship amounts we are seeking:

Event/Activity Total
Sponsorship Still Needed
Partial
Sponsorship
Registration Doug Pennock, '72 $1,500 5 @ $300
Hospitality Suite - Jeff Wenzel, 70 in memory of his brother Joe Wenzel, '69 $1,500 5 @ $300
Band Company Breakfast Anonymous pledges received. $1000 5 @ $200
Friday Dinner -
Al Smith, '66 $2000
Jeff Schroeder, '67 $1000
Bill McVey, '60 $750
$2,250 6 @ $1,000
Saturday Breakfast, Lee Ramsey, '73 $2,300 5 @ $500
Saturday Luncheon Anonymous pledge in memory of Jim Hash, '72. $4,200 7 @ $600
Saturday Dinner -
Marc Aronson, '69 $3,200
Jeff Schroeder, '67 $1,100
Jeff Wenzel, '70 $500
$6,400 $1,600 6 @ $1,100
Flowers Jeff Wenzel, '70 $500 5 @ $100
Reunion General Fund:

Sally Wenzel Lail, $300
(Joe Wenzel's daughter)
Jeff Wenzel, '70, $1,000
Marc Aronson, '69, $170
Anonymous, $25
Suzanne Chilson, $300
Herb Maher, '73, $355
Joe Wenzel, $300
(Jeff Wenzel's son)

Any Amount

Acknowledgement of sponsors:

  1. Signage at event
  2. Names mentioned with thanks during event.
  3. Single 100% sponsor of Thursday reception/Friday Banquet/Sat Luncheon/Sat
    Dinner AMA Medallion with engraved name as full sponsor.

Please be generous and consider becoming a sponsor at whatever level you can afford.

To make your pledge, please contact: Herb Maher, '73 at herbmaher7@gmail.com OR Jeff Wenzel, '70, jgraveswenzel@gmail.com 352 445 4967

or click here.