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Reunion held October 20th 2018

December 7, 2018 by Stephen Sullivan (Register to contact)

The reunion was held on October 20th at the Bel Air Equestrian Center for classes of Bel Air High School between 1960 through 1979 and was a big success. Approximately 475 to 500 people attended and approximately 5000 dollars was raised during the event, the precedes are going to be donated to Harford County children's charities during the month of December, thanks to all for attending and the committee members who worked all year to pull off the event!

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