- The Fairview Junior-Senior High School Reunion Corporation was established in 1999 as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
under the leadership of President Benny Lockett. The corporation was formed to address the needs and concerns of its
members and the larger Linden/Cass County Community. The alumni of the Fairview Reunion Corporation was concerned about
the lack of a community center for organized activities, the need for continuing education programs for both youth and adults,
and for increased college scholarships for deserving students.
- The Fairview Reunion Corporation will be the organization that provides increased opportunities for Cass
County youth and adults to enhance their educational development, personal, and professional growth.
Mission - The mission of the Fairview Reunion Corporation is to contribute
to the further development of the educational, personal, and professional needs of Linden/Cass County youth and adults.
Goals - To accomplish
the mission of the Fairview Reunion Corporation, the goals are to: increase the number of active members,create an infrastructure
for organizational sustainability, collaborate with external partners, provide opportunities for youth and adults to receive
training in technical skills ,engage in outreach services to address the needs in the broader community,and provide scholarships
for deserving college bound youth.
- The members of the Fairview Reunion Corporation value and are committed to: Educational excellence, service that enrich
the lives of youth and adults in the community, ethical behavior, integrity, and responsibility, lifelong learning for youth
and adults, and collaboration and shared decision-making.
Highlights - Awarded over thirty-two (32) scholarships to area youth, established chapters in Dallas
and Houston, identified over 400 alumni of Fairview Jr-Sr High School, solicited over 50 volunteers to produce the Fairview
Reunions and to raise funds, secured 85 individual donors, and raised more than $20,000 in individual giving for the construction
of the Fairview Community Center.
Supporters, and Corporate - Meadows Foundation, International Paper Company, Walmart, and Linden Economic
606 County Road 1625
P. O. Box 778
Linden, TX 75563-0778