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Northwest Celebration 1980-2001 Reunion

Northwest Celebration 1980-2001 Reunion

July 29-30, 2022
Northwest Missouri State University | Maryville, MO

Welcome and thank you for being a part of the Northwest Celebration/Madraliers during the Doctor Richard Weymuth years of 1980-2001 at Northwest Missouri State University. You and a guest are invited to attend this gathering of Alumni members as we share stories, sing and socialize. This invitation is extended to you specifically and a guest because you were a member or spouse of a member of the group as a singer, instrumentalist or road crew. We hope you will consider joining this wonderful event. Event cost is $30 per person and must be paid with credit card by Friday, July 15, 2022.


Date Time Activity
Friday, July 29 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Reunion Reception – Drinks and light snacks 
Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni & Friends, 640 College Avenue, Maryville, MO
Saturday, July 30 1:30 p.m. Northwest Campus Walking Tour
Departing from the Faust Center (Alumni House)
Saturday, July 30 3:15-4:45 p.m. No host Social
Black Pony Brewing Company, 101 E 4th St, Maryville, MO
Saturday, July 30 5:00-6:30 p.m. Social Gathering
J.W. Jones Student Union Boardroom, 3rd floor
Saturday, July 30 6:30-10:00 p.m.

Dinner and Program
J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom, 3rd floor

Dinner:  Buffet style dinner with summer green salad, Asiago Chicken with bacon crème sauce,  cheesy potatoes, seasoned green beans, rolls and butter, New York style cheesecake, water  and tea.

Vegetarian meal: Summer green salad, parmesan crusted eggplant, garlic roasted potatoes, seasoned green beans, rolls and butter, New York style cheesecake, water and tea. 

Program:  Speakers, singing and possible other fun activities
Doc will direct “Maybe Someday” by Terre McPheeters (please do your best to find the music)

Things to bring to the reunion: Celebration outfits…State on registration form if you have a dress or vest to bring as we hope to cover every year’s outfit. Bring Celebration memorabilia to display (books and pictures and make sure to mark your materials), a smile and happy memories to share.  

Please share your Celebration photos! If you have 5-6 photos you would like to share, please scan and email them to Gina Peterson Bradley by July 1. Gina is going to produce a video for the reunion and will do her best to incorporate as many of these memorable pictures as possible. Title the email “Celebration pictures”

Suggested hotels for lodging in Maryville

Holiday Inn Express and Suites
2929 South Main St, Maryville, MO   
(660) 562-9949
A block of rooms has been reserved for the reunion, $98 + tax per night. Mention NWA (Northwest Alumni Celebration Weekend) when reserving a room in the block. Reservations for the block must be made by July 15th.  

Cobblestone Inn and Suites
#2 Fall Drive, Maryville, MO  
(660) 224-2222 
Mention "Celebration Reunion" when calling to reserve. Queen rooms are $126 per night and King rooms are $136 per night. These rooms are available until July 1, 2022. 
This hotel is located just 17 minutes from the Northwest campus, at the Mozingo Lake Recreation Park.

Bearcat Inn and Suites by GreenTree
2817 S Main St, Maryville, MO  
(660) 562-2002

Americas Best Value Inn and Suites
1700 E 1st St, Maryville, MO 
(800) 733-5466

Contact Northwest Alumni Director Duane Havard, by calling 660-562-1248, Vanessa Parsons at or Kimberly Kenney at with questions.