April 2021 Newsletter

Fellow alumni:
On behalf of the association, we thank you for your support and dedication. We want to provide you with the following updates:

 

Finance

We thank you for your continued financial support through your donations (alumni dues & endowment donations). Due to cybersecurity risks, we are unable to publish the financial details. Nonetheless, for any questions about our finances, including account balances, contact:

treasurer@aachsa.org
president@aachsa.org

Your donations have made it possible for us to manage our association effectively, including our continued support and revitalization of our beloved Compro.


2020 Tax receipts

Last month, we sent out receipts for all 2020 contributions. However, you may contact the national treasurer or the national president if you did not receive a notification:

treasurer@aachsa.org
president@aachsa.org


National Reunion

Our 2021 National Reunion takes place in the beautiful City of Las Vegas, NV on September 24-25. Details of the national reunion include:

Date: September 24-25, 2021
Venue: The Orleans Hotel & Casino
4500 Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Reunion Fees

a. Alumni
All alumni who are residents in U.S. and Canadaare required to pay a minimum of two years of the past three years of alumni dues, i.e. 2019-2021. For example, 2019 and 2020 alumni dues (i.e. $150 + $150 = $300). Please note that the total $300 alumni fees include the reunion gala fee of $100, and no additional reunion gala fee is required.


b. Guests
Guests (non-alumni) and non-resident (U.S/Canada) alumni must pay a reunion gala fee of $100 per person

c. Payment Methods
For payment, choose one of the following:
i. PayPal
Visit our website (www.aachsa.org), click on the Payment Center tab, and choose the appropriate year and/or years for payment.
ii. Zelle Money Transfer:
treasurer@aachsa.org
(pls. contact the treasurer for additional information)
iii. Mail
Make checks payable to
Alumni Association of Comprehensive High School, Aiyetoro (AACHSA)
AACHSA
P.O Box 654
Lanham, MD 20703

For logistic planning, we encourage all attendees to make their payments on or before the deadline of July 31, 2021.


Hotel Room Reservation

For a special group rate, log on to the hotel website (www.orleanscasino.com/groups) and enter the assigned reservation ID: ACH1C09 or call the hotel’s Reservations Department (1-800- 675-3267).

Reunion Theme: Reconnect, Inspire, and Rejuvenate!


Special Guests

We are delighted to inform you that we have secured special guests’ commitments to fill the chairman and keynote speaker positions. We also expect fellow alumni from Nigeria, the U.K, Canada, and many more to attend the national reunion. We urge you to help us encourage your former classmates and friends to join us.


Reunion Activities and Schedule

a. Meet and Greet (informal reception; comedy “fabu” night; chattering; icebreaker)
Date: Friday (September 24)
Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Venue: The Orleans Hotel & Casino (details TBA)


b. Business Meeting (formal meeting; state of the association address; national elections)
Date: Saturday (September 25)
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm (details TBA)


c. National Elections – open elections for the offices of:


(1) National President
(2) National Treasurer


Date: Saturday (September 25)
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm (details TBA)


d. Gala (dinner; festivities; awards and recognitions; fundraisers)
Date: Saturday (September 25)
Time: 5:00pm – 11:00pm (details TBA)


Finally, we urge you to visit our website’s payment center to verify your donations (alumni dues and endowment donations) and for updates. The PayPal payment link for 2021 is now available for alumni dues payment. As a reminder, our endowment fund goal is $100,000. All donations (large or small) are appreciated. For payments, use:


1. Paypal (visit www.aachsa.org, click on the payment center tab)
2. Zelle (treasurer@aachsa.org)

On behalf of the executive board, I thank you for all your support, dedication, and prayers. May the good Lord continue to crown all your endeavors with infinite success, and may His protection continue to be with you and your loved ones.
Up School!
Thank you, and God bless you.

Best Regards,

Shina Oshinuga
President