The Lipsman Family Reunion
July 25 - 27, 1997
Since folks are still gazing at the Lipsman Family Album (See below
for the links to the pictures), I am keeping this page active.
Click here for a picture of the very
newest Lipsman -- Hannah Ariel , Kenny and
Julee's daughter, born January 6, 1998. The page was last updated
January 15, 1998.
The Lipsman Family Reunion of the descendants (and their companions) of
take place in Bethesda and Silver Spring, Maryland during the weekend
of Friday, July 25 through Sunday, 27, 1997.
- Fri 3-6PM. Check in to the Bethesda Marriott
Suites . Please make
reservations directly with the hotel. Call 301-897-5600 or
800-228-9290 and tell them you are attending the Lipsman Family
Reunion. You will receive the special rate of $69/night.
Reservations must be made by July 3. The hotel
has indoor and outdoor pools, a health club, and lots more attractive
features--that you can learn about by clicking on its name. Driving directions to the hotel can be found by clicking
- Fri 6PM-8PM. Dinner in the hotel's private dining room. There
will be a choice of several entrees. Guests are responsible for the
cost of dinner.
- Fri 8PM-10PM. Family gathering, also in the private dining
room. Welcome video -- presented by Izzy and Morris -- and a few family
vignettes -- see More Information below.
- Sat 8AM-3PM. Free time. We have arranged several optional
entertainment opportunities. Kenny and Julee will lead a bike outing.
David will lead a sightseeing tour in Washington. Montgomery Mall,
Maryland's premiere mall, is near the hotel. Please be sure to
complete the Saturday morning choice on your RSVP form.
- Sat 3PM-5PM. Open house and cocktail hour at the home of
Ron and Shelly Lipsman.
920 Clintwood Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Click here for directions to Ron &
- Sat 5Pm-11PM. Dinner, reminiscences, family stories,
videos, vignettes and a momento contest. In addition, we have secured
some videos, posters and books related to Ellis Island and the ILGWU.
Guests are encouraged to bring similar items (pictures, videos,
documents) relating to family or relevant American/New York immigrant
history. We will have two VCRs set up.
- Sat 11PM-?. Young folks who care to may go to a local pub; old
folks and toddlers to bed.
- Sun 10:30AM. Sunday brunch at Ron and Shelly's. Announcement of
vignette, momento and memory contest winners, exchanging of addresses
and souvenirs, distribution of family trees and family histories (see
below), sweet sorrow.