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Hershey 2004 Summer Reunion

The 2004 Hershey reunion was held at Earl Park, Indiana, 30 July - 2 August, with early arrivers setting up camp on 28 July. heat was not a problem this year as it was the last few years.

About half the group camped, and the remainder stayed at a hotel in Kentland.

From the golf tournament on Friday until the Monday breakfast, there were plenty of activities.

Wilbur Hershey celebrated birthday number 75 on 28 July. 

The theme was the Hershey Olympics, with a 

contest for the best banner.

Organized games for adults included Boca Ball

and Horse Shoes.

Mexican Train and volleyball were daily activities for all ages.

Saturday afternoon is largely organized children's activities. Several types of races are conducted for different age groups. Hershey bars are the usual prizes. At least two piņatas filled with Hershey candy are broken with bats swung by children are the end of the organized activities for children.

While only one afternoon is for organized activities, playground equipment provides plenty of daytime exercise all the time.

Eating is big time at the Hershey reunions.

Saying "Goodbye" after the Monday morning

breakfast is a tearful time for many.

A group picture of those who stayed for the Monday morning breakfast is the official end of the reunion.

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