Reunion Letter

December 8, 2017

Dear Friends,

You are cordially invited to attend the 2018 IBSSS All School Reunion, which will be held from June 1-3 on the IBSSS campus in Vinton. Rooming on campus is available for a limited number, register early to assure your rooming.  This reunion is not associated with the Iowa Braille School Alumni Association, (IBSAA).  No politics or power struggles with this reunion just good old fun. 

Gather in the snack bar for a cold drink, popcorn, candy bar or cotton candy or snow-cone.  Walk the campus with friends or just meet up with friends and set on the front porch and enjoy the day.  

As with past reunions you will need to provide your own bedding, towels and toiletries if you are staying on campus.  If you are planning to stay off campus the Cobblestone Inn at (319) 472-2220 is an option you may consider. 

Join us for a welcome party Friday night in the snack-bar for music and fun. catch a ride on the hay-rack Saturday for a tour around town. Use the chapel and bring your musical  instruments for a jam session, we plan to have a great banquet with speaker to be announced but we are sure you will approve. 

If you have any ideas you would like us to consider for an event please contact us at We are doing this reunion for you and want to make sure we include all of your ideas if at possible.  We have a few surprises in store for you but you sill have to just show up to find out what they are.  To register online visit please sent your payments to:

Make checks payable to: Jeff Young

Mail to:

2018 All School Reunion
P.O. Box 148
Vinton, Iowa 52349

Package #1: Rooming on campus and all meals, including Banquet, $60.00

Package #2: Meals only, including Banquet, $30.00

Package #3: Banquet only, $20.00

As  always there is no charge just to join us for the day.  Decide to join us for a meal, just pay at the snack Bar.  Banquet reservations must be made prior to May 30th

Friday supper:
Hot dogs, chips and drinks

Breakfast: eggs, bacon, hash-browns and toast.
Lunch: Hamburgers and French fries, coffee or tea.
Banquet: Meat and potatoes, two sides, drinks and dessert.

Breakfast: Western Style Omlet, (see Out of Sight Cook Book for more information)