Family Reunion Planner Organizer

     Award Winning Family Reunion Planner

  • Includes Organizer Templates Tools and Tips Suite
  • Committees Assignment Sheet
  • Scheduling Worksheet
  • Time Line Preparation Reminder
  • Genealogy Research Forms and much more...
System Requirements:

    Pocket PC PDA Laptop Desktop††
    with one of the following: Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP  
    32 MB RAM minimum
    25 MB of free hard disk space for program files
    The file size is approximately 25 MB
    800x600 minimum (1024x768 recommended) 
    Optional: Adobe Acrobat Reader for pdf version.

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Family Reunion Planning Tips

Organizing a Successful Family Reunion Event. Since the advent of the personal computer and network technology genealogy research by family members has become an addictive pastime that has contributed to many happy reunions while others have discovered family members they never knew they had the world over. The question is, When should you start planning the event? The answers to these questions will be discussed in this article.  


If your reading this article you're probably one of those family members who have a spot in your heart for such reunions. But what if you were asked to organize the next event? Where would you start? When should you start? Should you hire a family reunion planner? The answers to these questions are three fold.

1. Get Help Early In The Project

Form a reunion committee comprised of at least one member per 25 attendees. Delegate all tasks. Your task is to follow up with the progress of each task and keep everyone on the same page.

2. Good Communication

You've heard it said "if you build it they will come?" But if no one told them you built it or where it was how will they find their way there?

3. Provide Plenty of Time To Rally Support

Often good communication and plenty of time is all that's needed to rally support. You want to let the family know that your planning a reunion well in advance. At the very least give them a date. Details can follow later. Now they can schedule time off or adjust their vacation plans to include the reunion.

To that end Mark recommends that the reunion be planned at least one year in advance providing plenty of time to foresee and execute action items.

To keep reunion meetings from getting bogged down with too much information and little time to follow up with delegated tasks make use of good scheduling, planning tools and action items lists.

For example, if there is a need to schedule a tour of a memorial site, order catering and have a professional on location photo shoot one needs to know when to make calls, who to contact and when to follow up with that person. To avoid forgetting important tasks all that's needed is a good scheduler. Family reunion planner organizers help to keep everyone on the same page....

Good Reunion Planning Tools

A good planner organizer should contain a time line preparation reminders, scheduling worksheets, committees assignment sheets, reunion needs lists, meal planner checklists, as well as other essentials for time and cost efficient family reunion planning.

Raising Reunion Event Funds

Collecting funds often becomes a major concern. Figuring out how to get family members to dig deep into their pockets is always a challenge. The key is to plan a fun event early in the year that features activities the family will enjoy. Mid-way into the event, not at the end, schedule to have a live or silent auction of several items highly valued by the family.

Another helpful fund raising activity is a rummage sale. Make certain the location for the sale is in a high traffic public place. Be certain to have more that enough items to sell. Donít turn anything down so long as itís presentable. Tip: collect and sell DVDís and music cd's. Everyone loves rummaging through movie and music collections.

With plenty of time set aside for planning, rallying support early in the project, a family reunion committee to delegate tasks to and good follow up using a family reunion planner the task of planning a fun and enriching family reunion can be an enjoyable one for all.

Mark Askew is founder of Fimarkís Award Winning Family Reunion Planner Organizer found at, a site dedicated to the rewarding and enriching task of time and cost saving family reunion planning.  Just add to cart and download 

Complete with 50 Organizer Templates, tips, tools and guides including the following:

PLUS! Family Genealogy Research Tools Deluxe Edition Planner Only

  • Cemetery transcription form
  • Ancestral research work sheet
  • Military records research checklist
  • Heirloom possession verification

Family Reunion Planning A-Z

Organizing and family reunion planning  Family Reunion Planning Tips - A brief step-thru the process of family reunion planning

Family reunion committee level family reunion planning process  Receiving The Torch of Family Reunion Planner -
Family reunion committee level  planning. What your first moves in the process of family reunion planning should be and why.

Establishing family reunion objectives  Making the Family Reunion Meaningful and Memorable - The process of establishing objectives, building family unity, cooperation and motivation.

Planning family reunion activities  Family Reunion Outdoor Games- How to plan family reunion activities even teens can't resist. 

Family reunion booklet making ideas  How To Make A Family Reunion Booklet - How to  make a family reunion keepsake booklet. 

Family reunion party favor   Family Reunion Party Favor Tips
- How to make party favors that are cute, fun, formal,  extravagant and always meaningful. 

Family reunion planning book recommendations  Family Reunion Planning Book Reviews  - Still doing information gathering for your reunion? Here are our top reunion planning book recommendations.

Family reunion supplies  Family Reunion Supplies Online
- Find family reunion party favors, banners, gifts, awards, keepsakes and more in our reunion supplies section.

Family reunion tours  Planning Family Reunion Homestead Tours - How to plan a fascinating family reunion homestead city or town tour. 

Family Reunion Planner Templates

This section introduces our line of 50 family planning templates for Microsoft Word or  WordPad. The templates can also be edited in Internet EXP lorer Browser 6.0 or higher.   

family reunion booklet templates 
Family Reunion Booklet Maker Templates - Create a family reunion keepsake with the reunion booklet maker everyone is talking about.  Pull together your chairperson welcome letter, family reunion itinerary, dinner banquet program, in memoriam section, family tree, reunion highlights and more. 

Reunion correspondence stationary  Reunion Correspondence and Chairperson Welcome Letter - The family reunion correspondence stationary package is a must have for family reunion planners working independently or chairing the family reunion  committee. The package is designed to help the planner/chairperson  effectively communicate with all reunion attendees committee members and subcommittees in official fashion. Comes with matching booklet maker, invitations, flyers post cards, names tags and more. Ideas for wording  correspondence included.

Family reunion invitations, flyers, namecards, labels  Invitations/flyers/Post Cards Name Tags/Labels - - The family reunion correspondence stationary package comes with matching booklet maker, invitations, flyers post cards, names tags and labels and matching stationary for independent reunion planners and reunion chairperson. Ideas for wording your communications included.

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     Family Reunion Planner

  • Includes over 50 Organizer Templates
  • Committees Assignment Sheet
  • Scheduling Worksheet
  • Time Line Preparation Reminder
  • Genealogy Research Forms and much more...
System Requirements:

    Desktop, Laptop, Notebook, Pocket PC, PDA ††
    with one of the following: Windows  98/ME/NT/2000/XP  
    32 MB RAM minimum  24 MB of free hard disk space for program
    The file size is approximately 24 MB  -  Screen  800x600
     minimum  (1024x768 recommended) 
Now the Family Reunion Planner documents can be uploaded, edited, shared and printed right from your browser. You no longer need a personal copy of MS Word, Works, WordPad or Excel! 

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