You've been chosen to organize this years family reunion and you're
already starting to panic. No one has seen Aunt Martha in 20 years and last you heard your
cousin Mark was on a fishing boat off the coast of Alaska. Let MindSpring calm your fears with a
"Guide To Online Reunion Planning."
Your reunion wouldn't be much of a reunion without guests. Armed with only a first & last name,
the Internet can simplify your search for long lost relatives.
Don't give up with just one search. If you don't get the desired results here, try one of the many
search engines available on the Internet.
Search engines made the guest list easy. Now for the planning of the big event.
Check out this handy
checklist to make sure you leave no ground uncovered. If the thought of
planning an entire reunion exhausts you, visit these sites to find someone who would be more
than happy to plan for you.
If you need to show off your technological skills to the family, check out
these nifty ideas on how
your computer can add excitement to the reunion from beginning to end.
With the whole family in town for the event, watching home videos probably won't be
everyone's idea of fun. Party 411
can get your reunion off the ground with theme ideas and planning guidelines or go all
out with Party Outfitter's interactive games.
If the weather cooperates with you, you may be able
to avoid clean up duty by holding the event at an
amusement park or for a real
adventure you could take it to the
A family reunion is an excellent time to do some research on your family
If you're trying to prove that Bill Gates is your cousin or that you really are
related to Michael Jordan, let CMPNet show you
how to find your roots.
and Cyndi's List for more in-depth research on
the topic and check out
Brothers Keeper, a shareware software package to help keep your family in line.
Travel & Accomodations
Uncle Ernie is driving his camper to the reunion while Aunt Martha gets car sickness and
will only stay in a 4 star hotel. Use the
campground locator to hook Ernie up and point Martha to the
Internet Travel Network to book a flight and find the
hotel of her choice.
Not everyone is from your neck of the woods.
Map Quest, CyberRouter, or
Map Blast will help your guests find their way to the big
The reunion is over and all the participants have gone home. How can you make the magic
last year-round? Check out CMPNet's in-depth article on
photography on the web. Have your photos developed by
Wolf Camera and published online
so you can prepare
your very own
Web Photo Album. If that isn't enough, have the pictures and video from the reunion
CD-ROM to go along with your
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