S: Duane's 50th - May 22, 2011
1: It all started on May 22,1961, when Duane Edward Brown, named after musician Duane Eddie, was born in Bethlehem, PA. He grew up to be a fan of Elvis Presley. Here's what happened the day he turned 50!
2: A diabolical plot was underway to surprise Duane for his 50th birthday...
3: The Greeters were posted at the door... "He's Coming! Places Everyone!"
4: Thinking he was going to a 50s fundraiser for the Cancer Society, Duane accompanied John & Donna to the Hub Cap Cafe at the America On Wheels Museum in Allentown, PA in costume... | SURPRISE!
7: Luke, Rachel, Melissa, Rene, Kate, & Matt drove from far & wide to Let the Good Times Roll!
8: Lots of Friends | Joined in the Celebration
9: Helen, Warren, Duane, Elvis, Kathy, Judy & Ron Egge (left) Holly, Dave & Brielle Burns; Erin Siegfried & Jason; Sandy & Tom
10: Duane & Mary Lou danced to Elvis music on the juke box. (next page) Jennifer & Betty Hader Ginny Smith & Mrs. T Mrs. Werner, Greg, Mary Lou, & Johnny partied, too.
13: Gary & Jonathan took on the role as soda jerks and made yummy ice cream floats! Left: Bud & Pearl along with Bud's great-grandson Jack & Madelyn Jar enjoyed ice cream floats; while his granddaughter Amber Khallouf & her friend Steve munched on meatballs & ziti
14: Beautiful Girls swooned, as there were reports of Elvis sightings Everywhere!
15: Best Buddies Valerie & Michelle took a break from their graduation activities at Lehigh University to join the party!
16: The sillies overcame Mom, Darlette & Uncle Ed, Emily & Aunt Anna, Uncle Bill Shuey & Ruth, Aunt Deanna, and Karen, Janis, Bill, Paul, & Amy Pysher!
18: Look who was stealing Cupcakes BEFORE we sang "Happy Birthday?"
19: Madelyn & Nana D: "I LOVE this tasty lipstick!" Katie & Melissa: "Look Ma, no teeth!"
20: I wonder what Duane wished for...
21: Hooray for Duane! | "I just want to be Melissa's Teddy Bear!
22: Many tried and tried, but .....
23: it was a Photo Finish for the Winners of the Bubblegum Blowing Contest!
24: Best Wishes were sent from Jacqueline & Zach from Hawaii! We Love You!
25: Way to P-A-R-T-A-Y Uncle Duane! Carla was glad they celebrated before she left for R.I.
26: On This Earth for 50 Years, | Sometimes Laughter, Sometimes Tears. But, of all the birthdays you recall.... Duane, we hope this was the Best of All! Some Nostalgic Photos Follow . . .
27: Family Gatherings at the Park in the 1960s
28: Shuey Reunions
29: put last year reunion picture here
30: SCHOOL DAYS
31: OLD TIMES | - Ring Bearer in Donna & John's Wedding, Oct. 1972 - South of the Border - Banner -10Yrs. @ Musikfest
32: A 30-Year Special Olympics Champion
33: More Photos
34: Happy Birthday Duane! | We're outta here! . . .until the next party :)
35: Thank You, Thank You Very Much! | Elvis has left the building!