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March 24 Old Gang event. Please register by (hopefully before) March 15.

***A few changes were made to the original info regarding March 24 - changes noted in red:
Saturday, March 24
Reception:  12pm til 1:45
Play begins @ 2pm

Price per person :  $20 (includes reception & play)

An Old Gang reception (organized by John Hohn, Veronica Black, and Irma Comer) ----> then enjoying a play (Driving Miss Daisy) in the Hanesbrand Theater (next door to The Milton Rhodes Center for Arts)

The reception will begin at noon on  the mezzanine in The Milton Rhodes Center to include hors d'oevres and a cash bar

coolREGISTER here:

Once the registration link is opened - click on the Driving Miss Daisy link---->March 24 2pm show---->Select "senior ticket" which will display a cost of $16.  As you continue the process - the total cost will reflect $16 + $4.  

Hanesbrand Theatre:  209 N Spruce St
The Milton Rhodes Art Center: (251 N. Spruce St)
(inspite of the 209/251 street addresses - the buildings are beside one another)


to the Wachovia Old Gang website  heart This site was launched in 2009 for Wachovians who worked in W-Salem during the 60s, 70s, & 80s, but  Wachovians of other cities during that era are welcome!  If your name is not listed among the Employee profile names, contact Irma Comer @ . Please include when and where you worked for Wachoviakiss

"When we are connected to others,
we become better people."
Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

:    cool  SCROLL down the entire home page each time you visit, as some older posts  may have been edited  cheeky

Feb. 21:  Prayers are needed for Debbie Dunnegan's family. Debbie's husband, Richard, received a cancer diagnosis in Jan. He is currently undergoing tests, and expects to have surgery soon, which will be followed by radiation treatments.



Feb. 20:  Thoughts and prayers are needed for retiree Sheila Little. Sheila's mother, Annie Eddinger, died earlier this am. Hayworth Miller is assisting the family.



  Jan: 10, 2018:  Open the Our Svcs or Biz link (top of homepage) and visit the newest album -- Stephenson Millwork Company

Jan. 14, 2018:  Stumbled across this  article  this am when googling the name Wachoviablush  Click below:

Jan. 23, 2018:  A new entry has been added to the Member News link (top of homepage)





Jan 8, 2018:
Please let me use this occasion to thank Irma Comer for lovingly publishing the WACHOVIA OLD GANG newsletter for all these many years. I recently asked Irma about the cost of maintaining the Web Site. She currently is funding it out of her own pocket. The cost is 1 year $200, 3 years $450, 5 years $600, and
10 years $1,000. Let me urge you to join me and send a small check to Irma Comer, 140 Roswell Drive, Kernersville NC 27284. Thanks.

God's richest blessings,
Tom Charping
Wachovia: 10/29/1956 to 10/31/1994

Jan. 5, 2018:  Open the Fox 8 news article below for an article on Moravian Star maker Stu Claassen.   The picture shown to the left of the date was from a W-Salem Magazine from a year or two ago.  The Fox 8 News article below is from Dec. 2017:



11/28/17:  Reposting a request for retirees that have been impacted by a reduced pension due to an error in calculation that occurred with the FUNB merger.  Carol Brown would love to hear from you if you have been impacted.   Carol's email:



40+ Stage Company is looking for volunteers---actors, directors, designers, costumers, tech crews, lighting crews, props crews, painters, builders, teachers....

Don't fit into those categories? Consider joining our Guild. We need ushers, house managers, party planners, decorators, cooks, bartenders, folks to helpl distribute posters, brochures, show cards....

Become a 40 Plus-er, get involved, and stay engaged. Theatre Inspires and energizes! Join the 40+ team.

Visit their website:

**2 of our Old Gang members are part of this organization.  John Hohn is the Board Chair (and co-founder)  Forrest Childers is on the Board of Directors.



Please share your news....................

We need your news!  Send news our way to be shared with your Wachovia family.  Share your stories/adventures/new family member announcements/weddings/joys/sorrows.    Entries willl be added to the MEMBER NEWS link (top of the home page)       heart  Email through the "Contact Us' link (left of the home page), or emailing Irma directly @


Nov. 10:  Congratuations to retiree Dan Borasch on being named Chairman of the Florida Aquarium.  See link below:

Oct. 25:  Retiree Carol Brown is over the moon with the Oct. 22 arrival of her first grandbaby -- Alise LaPierre Brown.  

More news on Carol -- in Sept. 2017, she was ordained as a minister.  2017 has certainly been a year of blessings for Carol.  heart

Oct. 25:  Retirees Norman Hedrick and Mary Swink enjoyed lunch @ Fitz on Main today.  There were others at their table, but they hid from the range of my camera. cheeky

Bill Hamlet, I'm taking the libery of sharing this photo, and your caption, that was on Facebook earlier today.   You each 'look ma-va-lous'. 

10/10/17:  Enjoyed a great day of golf and catching up with good Wachovia friends this past Wednesday. Andy Burns generously hosted us at Old Chatham Golf Club near Raleigh. Andy, Jack Clayton and Ken Clark (all of them looking entirely too young and healthy.)Bill Hamlet

Oct. 12, 2017:  Bill Hamlet shared this great pic of veteran Wachovians.   Sam Moss visiting w/ Rajana Clark and Luz Urutia in San  Francisco.



Oct. 25, 2017:   Congratulations to Kathy Nelson on her 7/31/2017 retirement.  Kathy joined the bank in Feb. 1986.    Enjoy the life of leisure Kathy!





 8/14/17:  A new photo has been added to the Wachovians @ Fitz on Main photo gallery.  A slideshow of Fitz photos is shown below:


Duke's Restaurant, 4875 Country Club Rd., W-Salem

If you're up early on Wednesday mornings and head to Duke's -- you're likely to see some of your Wachovia family.  Every other Wed., a crowd meets  for breakfast @ 7:30.   A couple of pictures have been added to the "Wachovia gathering' album in the Photo Gallery link (top of home page). Scroll thru the pics for the photos which were shared by Bob Edwards.   

Dates for the next several breakfast club meetings @ 7:30am:  July 12, July 26, Aug. 9, Aug 23, Sept. 6; Sept 20 

To the left of the home page - under Member Functions - open the Notify Me link (you have to be logged on for the page to open). Once opened -  there's an instruction on what action you can take to be  notified when updates occur on the site.   i.e, you might want to receive an immediate notification when an employee is added to the In Memory section.   The info displayed is self-explanatory heart




:  Be sure to welcome new members....and/or watch for profile updates from existing members.   View the profile update box (right of home page) ..names displayed represent either a new member, or someone having updated their profile.  wink


winkPlease take a few minutes to review your profile for any changes that you might want to make.  heart