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LAST CALL TO submit your reservation form and payment, and reserve your lodging for this year's Reunion. Details follow:

Saturday, October 8, 2022, is the date for our annual OMS Reunion get-together and evening social and banquet. All Alumni are encouraged to gather and reunite with classmates and friends on campus in Onarga as all classes are now 50 years beyond their graduation year.

BANQUET Details: Our banquet will be at The Gilman Door across from the Gilman Super 8 Motel. A cocktail hour, cash bar, will begin at 5:30 to 6:00 PM followed by dinner at 7:00 PM. The Banquet cost is $25.00 per person. Complete and send your Reservation Form along with your check, made payable to OMS Alumni Association, to John Friebel at the address listed on the form Not Later Than Monday, October 3, 2022. This date is the last day to make reservations.

**CLICK HERE FOR THE RESERVATION FORM ** to download, print, complete and mail with your remittance to the OMSAA Secretary.

LODGING Details:

The Super 8 Motel by Wyndham at 1301 Crescent St, Gilman, Illinois 60938, has set aside a block of twenty (20) rooms for us from Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9. The rates for our OMS Group is $79.00 plus taxes for a single Queen bedroom; $89.00 plus taxes for a double Queen bedroom. The reservation telephone number for the Super 8 in Gilman is 815-265-7000; be sure to mention that you are with the "Onarga Military School Reunion Group."


Unfortunately, there will not be a Onarga Lions Club Pancake Breakfast; however, in addition to the many Gilman restaurants, the Onarga Academy Cornerstone Cafe & Gallery, at 114 North Oak Street in Onarga, is open from 8AM-Noon.


For those late risers, join us on campus at 10:00 AM to obtain your Reunion Name Tag and check out the Onarga Campus. Visit the Auditorium Training Room to view photos, trophies, and other memorabilia on display along with Coffee & donuts. The Onarga Historical Society also welcomes visitors for an historic glimpse of Onarga's past, as well as exhibiting OMS memorabilia.


On or about 11:00 AM, Nexus-Onarga Academy & OMSAA along with community representatives will initiate the new brick pathway on campus.


Stay on campus to enjoy an Onarga Academy hosted BBQ lunch, meet the current residents and tour campus facilities. BUSINESS MEETING: Our annual business meeting will be held in the Auditorium at 2:00 PM on October 8, 2022. Attend to learn how our Association is fairing, get updates on our projects, and voice your opinions, concerns or appreciation. Members can send agenda item(s) for discussion by email to OR call Mark Hayden not later than Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.

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