Our 50th Reunion

Event Details


Don’t Miss out on Reunion Number 50
    Return Your Reservation in a Jiffy

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, 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.

Relax and enjoy a martini in a 50’s vibe salon while getting your nails done to the sounds of Frank Sinatra.  Reservation required for up to 12 Copley ’69 ladies.  Hurry and get your reservation in so you are not left out.  Services must be selected in advance so additional staff can be brought in to accommodate our group.  Choose a manicure or pedicure, single service only due to time allotted for our group.  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
An exciting Sherlock-themed escape adventure; part scavenger hunt and part puzzle-solving.  A fun challenge to work together as a team.  Reservation needed in advance with names of your team members.  Start time to be determined by Great Escape.  8 per team maximum.


Senior Olympics

Ohio Sportsmen Club
1775 Jacoby Road
Copley 44321

3:30 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 3:30 p.m., Party ends 10:00-ish
Indoor building with air conditioning and restrooms
Dinner served at 6:30-ish  Reservation needed for dinner
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.

Cost:   $40.00

Dinner Reservation Required by May 27th

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.  Choose from large, x-large or xx-large sizes.

Keepsake Program
We are putting t
ogether 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.


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                         Mike Larson                       Ron Lenke
Tim Murray                       Janet Shady Winemiller


Copley Class of 1969 – 50th Reunion

      Reservation / Contact Information

Name___________________________   Spouse or Guest _____________________



                   street                                       city                   state                 zip                   

Phone #        _________________________________  


Email Address _________________________________


Reservation for Friday Morning Ladies Spa Day

Service Selection      ____ Manicure         ____ Pedicure

(Refer to “Stay Polished” website for information about services and pricing)

No. of persons ____


Reservation for Saturday Great Escape Room

No. of persons ____ @ $29.80/per person                    Total ________

I will be participating with the following team members (8 per team max):

____________         ____________         ____________         ____________

____________         ____________         ____________         ____________


Reservation for Saturday Evening Dinner

No. of Persons ____ @ $40.00/per person                    Total ________


50th Reunion T-shirt (only available to those attending)

No. of t-shirts Large            ____ @ $12.50 each
No. of t-shirts X-Large         ____ @ $12.50 each
No. of t-shorts XX-Large      ____ @ $14.50 each           Total ________                 


Deadline For All Reservations - May, 27, 2019



AMOUNT ENCLOSED $ __________ Check payable to “Copley Class of 1969”


Mail completed form with payment to:      Copley Class of 1969          

                                                          c/o Janet Winemiller (Shady)

                                                          102 Big Spring Drive

                                                          Asheville, NC 28804

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