(UPDATED) OAK RIDGE, TN (August 23, 2021) – The Scarboro Community of Oak Ridge Tennessee is moving forward with its 2021 reunion which was postponed last year due to COVID.
The four-day event is set for Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 2 – 5, at venues across the city. Registration here
. Payment of $70 covers entry to all events (except the football game). To register send a cashier check or money order payable to: SCAA, P.O. Box 147, Oak Ridge Turnpike, Ste 107-A, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Personal checks are not accepted.
All proceeds will benefit the 2021 SCAA Reunion and Scholarship fund. Rose Weaver, Secretary Scarboro Community Alumni Association.
Events at a glance include:
Scholarship Awards Banquet, Honoring the OR TN 85,
Thursday, September 2, 2021, 6 pm, Scarboro Community Center, 148 Carver Avenue. Guest speaker Archie Lee, the first African American Oak Ridge High School student to be a member of the National Honor Society.
OR 85 Exhibition, Friday, 9:45 a.m, Oak Ridge History Museum West Gallery, 102 Robertsville Road. Black and White Communities Working Together to Help America.
Football game, Clinton vs. Oak Ridge High School
Friday, 6 pm, September 3rd. Members of the Oak Ridge 85 and the Clinton 12 will be recognized (admission not included in registration fee).
Saturday, Sept. 4 includes 3 events:
* Unity Parade – OR 85 Honors: 9 am, Sat, lineup at 8:30 am, step-off at 9 am from Grey Strange Baseball Field, Wilberforce Ave.
* FUN DAY FESTIVAL, 10 am-5 pm, Sat., Scarboro Community Center, 148 Carver Ave. Community Meet & Greet
* BLACK & GOLD BALL, 8 pm, Sat., YWCA, 1660 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. A classy red carpet event honoring the Scarboro, Oak Ridge TN 85. Food, music, and door prizes.
* Elks Club, 8 pm, Sat., Wilberforce Avenue. Ole Skool hometown mixer.
Worship Service, Sunday, Sept. 5, at various area churches.
Special lodging rates are available at participating Oak Ridge area hotels; Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Hotel, DoubleTree, and the Comfort Inn. Codeword: Scarboro reunion.
For additional information, please call Vanessa Spratling at (865) 556-4759; or Rose Weaver at (865) 924-2987.