Class of 1980 Mini Reunion

March 15 18, 2018

Palm Springs, California


Please join the Class of 1980 for a break from the winter (or for just a getaway) in Palm Springs, California at our second Mini Reunion!  Below is our current schedule for an action-packed and fun weekend.  In addition to the information below (which includes how to take advantage of our hotel blocks), we will have guest speakers for the Friday dinner and a special happy birthday for all the classmates turning 60 in 2018 (yikes!).  More details to follow!   Please reach out to Duane McWaine, Deb Kushma, or Arlene Pedovitch with any questions!   Hope to see you there!


Thursday, March 15, 2018

Welcome Dinner 5 8 pm

Home of Duane McWaine 80 and David Huebner 82

Palm Springs, California

Friday, March 16, 2018

 Morning a la carte activities including:



Jeep desert tour


Friday Dinner @ The Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs 

Cocktails 6 pm; Dinner 7 pm                                                                                                                                            


Saturday, March 17, 2018

 Palm Desert Aerial Tramway and Lunch:

 We will be organizing two group tram times, one in the morning for those who would like to hike in the area and one prior to lunch.  For more information on the tramway, see

 Golf and tennis will be available in the morning on an a la carte basis.

 Saturday Dinner @ The Living Desert, Palm Desert

Cocktails 6 pm; Dinner 7 pm


Sunday, March 18, 2018

Breakfast at Home of Duane and David


Golf and tennis will be available on an a la carte basis.


The cost for the weekend is $480 per person, which includes all three dinners as well as the Palm Desert Aerial Tramway and Lunch on Saturday.  All hotel accommodations are additional; the class has room blocks being held at the Palm Mountain Resort & Spa and the Kimpton Rowan.


We have two different hotel blocks available to classmates, the Palm Mountain Resort and Spa and the Kimpton Rowan.  Both are in downtown Palm Springs.

Palm Mountain Resort and Spa155 South BelardoPalm Springs, California 92262


Wednesday & Thursday: $199.00 plus tax and $17/night resort fee

Friday & Saturday: $309.00 plus tax and $17/night resort fee

Valid for 1 or 2 adults per room per night  


The block of rooms is being held under "Princeton Class of 1980." A 2 night minimum stay is required over Saturday. No Saturday only stays are permitted. Please  call the Front Desk Staff (760-325-1301) to request room reservations and reference Princeton Class of 1980 in order to receive the special room rates. The block of rooms will be held until February 15, 2018.

Kimpton Rowan

100 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Reservation Link:  Princeton University Alumni Class of 1980


$329.00 plus tax and $10/night resort fee 


The block of rooms is being held under "Princeton Class of 1980." Further details should be available shortly, but in the meantime to book, call the front desk and indicate you are booking under the special group room rate for our class.


Mini-Reunion Spring Break 2018


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concerning classmates and their families, class events and activities now resides in a password-protected area on this website.  80ers may register using their University ID number.  Please contact  Webmaster Van Wallach if you need help with registration.   If you cannot reach Van Wallach, email Arlene Pedovitch.