Our 50th Reunion Agenda


The Copley Class of 1969 is Cordially Invited to Attend Our 50th Reunion
 Friday, June 28th and Saturday, June 29, 2019

Your Reunion Committee Has Another Fun Weekend Planned to Celebrate This Milestone.
Please note - While some events and the t-shirts are past the deadline to register/order there are still things to do that do not require advance reservations.
Here Are the Details;

Friday Morning…..Ladies Spa Day

Stay Polished Beauty & Martini Bar
3067 West Market Street
Suite 6
Fairlawn 44333

11:00 a.m. – Reservations Closed, Past Deadline of May 27th

Relax and enjoy a martini in a 50’s vibe salon while getting your nails done to the sounds of Frank Sinatra.  Payment to be made directly to Stay Polished at time of service (20% gratuity added).

Friday Evening…. Gathering at Ray’s  

Ray’s Place of Fairlawn Eatery & Tavern
25 Ghent Road
Fairlawn 44333

6:30 p.m. Casual Attire
Craft beers, great burgers.  Classmates only (guests optional).  No reservation needed, just show up and have fun.  Food and beverage to be purchased individually (20% gratuity added).

Saturday Options…

Tour of our High School
You spent enough of your life there and should remember your way back but here is the address…

Copley-Fairlawn Middle School
1531 South Cleveland-Massillon Road
Copley 44321

11:00 a.m. Wear your Reunion T-Shirt
Group to meet at the entrance of the school.  Parking in front lot.  Walk the halls with your classmates and reminisce.  No reservation needed.
Let’s go to SkyWay afterwards for lunch.


The Great Escape Room Akron
You have just 60 minutes…will you escape?

323 South Main Street
Suite 201
Akron 44308

Start time TBD – Reservations Closed, Past Deadline of May 27th
An exciting Sherlock-themed escape adventure; part scavenger hunt and part puzzle-solving.  A fun challenge to work together as a team.


Senior Olympics

Ohio Sportsmen Club
1775 Jacoby Road
Copley 44321

4:00 p.m.
Outdoor pavilion, picnic tables and ball field.  Fun games to challenge your classmates and get those bodies moving.  Don’t want to participate?  Come anyways and cheer everyone on.  No reservation needed.  Bring your own lawn chair for more comfortable outdoor seating.

Saturday Evening….

Food, Music and More Fun Plus a Few Surprises

Ohio Sportsmen Club
1775 Jacoby Road
Copley 44321

Feel free to arrive any time after 4:00 p.m., Party ends 10:00-ish
Indoor building with air conditioning and restrooms
Dinner served at 6:30-ish
Reservation for Dinner Closed, Past Deadline of May 27th
Share memories and catch up with friends around the bonfire
Casual attire

Catered buffet dinner with Vegetarian and Gluten Free options
Water, soft drinks, mixers, garnishes and ice provided.  Refrigeration available.  Alcoholic beverages are BYO.  Bring your favorite craft beer, local wine, etc. to enjoy.

Show Your School Spirit Saturday - Order a 50th Reunion T-shirt

Football jersey style with “Reunion 50/69” on front, “Copley 69” on back; gold t-shirt with blue lettering. T-shirts are only available to those attending the reunion and can be picked up Friday evening at Ray’s Place. Past Order Deadline of May 27th.

Keepsake Program

We are putting together a Keepsake Program.  Please tell us what you have been doing the past 50 years and also share any favorite memory of high school.  Send information in body of email or as email attachment to Copley1969@hotmail.com.  If emailing please put your last name as the subject (to identify you and avoid opening spam).  If mailing in your reservation via USPS please attach a separate page.  Programs available Saturday evening at the Sportsmen’s Club to those attending the reunion.
Deadline to submit is June 14th.

Please bring anything you have from our school days to share with your classmates.  We will have a table for displaying items.

Looking forward to seeing you in June!! 


Sharon Abraham Rowe        Ernie Benton                      Bill Bilinovich
Tom Clapper                      Pam Hicks Matthews           Jeff Matthews
Barb Kuba Stoll                  Mike Larson                       Ron Lenke
Tim Murray                        Janet Shady Winemiller

Questions?     Email us at: Copley1969@hotmail.com



Hilton Inn Fairlawn
3180 West Market Street
Akron 44333

A block of rooms has been reserved for our class at the Hilton Inn with special pricing for arrival June 28th, departing Sunday, June 30th.  Room rate for a deluxe double or deluxe king is $131.00 plus tax (regularly $215.00 plus tax).  Suites are also available at a reduced rate.  Just mention “Copley Class of 1969” when booking.  Rooms will be released 3 weeks prior to June 28th so book now if you plan to stay at the Hilton.

The Hilton has a nice gathering place, Beau’s Grille.  An award-winning restaurant with a comfortable atmosphere.

You can also search the web for area hotels or here is a list of several;

Holiday Inn West                                    Homewood Suites by Hilton Fairlawn
4073 Medina Road                                  210 Springside Drive
Akron 44333                                          Fairlawn 44333
330-666-4131                                        330-664-6000            
www.holidayinn.com                               www.homewoodsuites3.hilton.com

DoubleTree by Hilton Fairlawn                 Hampton Inn
3150 West Market Street                        80 Springside Drive
Akron 44333                                          Akron 44333
330-869-9000                                        330-666-7361
www.doubletree.hilton.com                     www.hamptoninn3.hilton.com

Courtyard by Mariott                               Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Fairlawn
100 Springside Drive                              208 Springside Drive
Akron 44333                                          Akron 44333
330-668-9090                                        330-665-0641
www.mariott.com                                   www.mariott.com