Loading...

Giving it a Timeline:

I realize that some of you may still be a bit uncomfortable with the specifics of the plan that I have laid out before you. In order to give you a bit more guidance, I thought it would be helpful to lay out these steps in a time line so you can make sure to stay on track with the planning process.

There are several steps you should take well before the reunion. Ideally, you should start these things a year ahead if time. If you are short on time, you still should give yourself six months for these steps:

  • Start gathering ideas
  • Learn about family reunions that your family had in the past and find out what was done at these reunions
  • Discuss your family reunion ideas with the elders in the family
  • Prepare a guest list and gather contact information
  • Decide who will pay for the event
  • Get input from those helping to foot the bill
  • Select a location and a venue
  • Make reservations with photographers, caterers, entertainers, and other professionals you might be utilizing at the reunion

Three months before the reunion, you should take care of:

  • Creating and sending invitations containing all of the pertinent information about the reunion. The invitations should also ask relatives to provide feedback and to let you know if they have special dietary needs or other needs to take into consideration.
  • Physically inspecting the venue if you have not done so already and clarify the rules and policies of its use
  • Confirming all of your reservations and make sure all of the paperwork has been properly completed

One month before the big day, you should:

  • Follow up with relatives you have not heard back from so you can get a good idea as to who will be attending and how many people you should expect
  • Tie up any lose ends with your reservations
  • Finalize the activities you will be playing and make sure you have gathered and created an necessary materials
  • Print copies of your program
  • Create a contingency plan – this is particularly important if the event is being held outdoors where weather can ruin your carefully laid out plans

One week before the family reunion, you should:

  • Make a final review of your budget and your plans to make sure you have not gone over
  • Confirm with your suppliers and all of your reservations
  • Prepare for traveling to the destination if it is away from home
  • Make sure all of your signs, notices, and other items are printed and ready to go

If you have completed all of these steps, you will be sure to have a wonderful family reunion! It has been wonderful guiding you through the planning steps and I wish you the best of luck with your special day. Please, feel free to ask any questions that I may have left unanswered. Also, I would love to hear from you about your family reunion, so please tell me all about it (and post some pictures too!) when it is done!

Jenny Carson Family Reunion Specialist  Was my post helpful? If so, please share!

Jenny Carson Famlu Family Reunion Specialist

Comments

  • Fri, 02/24/2017 - 02:49 reply
    <p>? Just about all or Nothing Fallacy: Privatization as well as Bankruptcy? False Analogies? The false analogy that what is made for an individual is healthy for everyone: The Fallacy regarding Composition? Free Lunch? Just eliminate wasteful government packages.All these factors greatly affect how parents be required to shop for their young children.About the Author Rita Thomson is without a doubt passionate about writing in data entry outsourcing, records scraping services, document deciphering, data entry uk etcetera.These kind of adult parrots of both sexes have a very good height ranging around 43 centimeters big, already including the much time broad tail.Without the need of this attitude, some give up their goals as they are only taking into consideration the stress of the occasion.</p> <p>Wondering,? What is the caring action toward myself and my children in this particular moment.Ever in your life unruffled, she maintained that the lady with very much focused on her work as a Senator and even, crossing her fingers, insisted that she has not yet chose to run for any presidency.Here are a few ways to challenge adverse thinking in children: 1.Colonel Grossman (retired) with the Killology Research Group and also author of On Killing preventing Teaching Our Kids to make sure you Kill spoke regarding eliminating and terrorism.In respect of a man's intelligence, their wit, his strength, this courage, his boldness, affinity for goodness and appeal to help justice, Nazism offers simply no desire.</p> <p>The races within the world, as diverse as they definitely are, representing a many types of cultures and ideas, are generally targeted by the militia of Nazism.Internet marketing Program: A program to support promote your music, and yourself online.Regarding the Author Discover which kind of Razor you may use and the essential Shaving Tool that will serve with the process.The Google definition which think fits the? impact buzzwords? best reads as follows:? A trendy word or phrase that is used more to win over than explain.Any your little ghouls tend to be, they should have a great time; it's not every day that they be want they hopeful.</p> <p>That moment immediately, was a turning point around my life.You ask developed for, the alarm sounds and they are all rotten to exactly what did you say.us MySpace Comments Teaching Kids Tolerance Teaching your child tolerance makes moral sense, as well as economic sense.In reality, the most accurate term to describe <a href=http://www.oakleysunglasses.info>foakleys for sale</a> them is 'paper-flat'.Manicures are great fun in addition to being advised whether you are men or women, one must go just for manicures.</p> Related Articles<a href=http://dnb.bestdance.pl/phpbb3/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=97177>http://dnb.bestdance.pl/phpbb3/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=97177</a> <a href=http://artancestral.ca/forum/showthread.php?tid=1048090>http://artancestral.ca/forum/showthread.php?tid=1048090</a> <a href=http://recreo.cl/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=174535>http://recreo.cl/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=174535</a> <a href=http://ksenon.ru/forum/showthread.php?p=318519#post318519>http://ksenon.ru/forum/showthread.php?p=318519#post318519</a> <a href=http://abrush.net/thread-74174-1-1.html>http://abrush.net/thread-74174-1-1.html</a> <a href=http://cielomio.com/collection/coffee/espresso-italia-medium-roast-coffee?page=2292#comment-114625>http://cielomio.com/collection/coffee/espresso-italia-medium-roast-coffee?page=2292#comment-114625</a> <a href=http://ihiopc.com/demo/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=2805899>http://ihiopc.com/demo/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=2805899</a> <a href=http://www.helovia.net/forum/showthread.php?tid=707026>http://www.helovia.net/forum/showthread.php?tid=707026</a> <a href=http://elsudia.com/vb/showthread.php?p=1432916#post1432916>http://elsudia.com/vb/showthread.php?p=1432916#post1432916</a> <a href=http://www.hnbicycle.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=15374&extra=>http://www.hnbicycle.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=15374&extra=</a> <a href=http://virtual-mall.fr/formation/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=887934>http://virtual-mall.fr/formation/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=887934</a> <a href=http://forgottendogma.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=347557>http://forgottendogma.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=347557</a> <a href=http://cntang.com.cn/bbs/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=445503&extra=>http://cntang.com.cn/bbs/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=445503&extra=</a> <a href=http://board.knightfight.ru/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1198455>http://board.knightfight.ru/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1198455</a> <a href=http://bbs.cyxw.org/thread-29344-1-1.html>http://bbs.cyxw.org/thread-29344-1-1.html</a>

Leave a Comment

Recommended For You

Part 10: Family Reunion Games
Getting The Games Started Congratulations! If you have made it too this point in the planning process, you are ready for the real fun to begin!
Read More
Part 17: Games for the Kids
There are plenty of children’s party games that will be sure to keep the children entertained.
Read More
Part 25: Greeting Them With a Smile
OK, so now it is the big day. You have your games planned, the menu has been organized, and you have made your contact forms.
Read More
Get 35% Off Your First Year! Expires in Signup Now