Don Bowden Banquet April 26, 2007

Double Tree Hotel, Berkeley Marina

[Over Two Hundred Fifty people in attendance]

   
 
Invitation
 
Invitation
   
 
Elizabeth, Don, and Betsy
 
John Merchant and Don
   
 
Don and Anne Pepys
 
Don, Payton Jordan, and Monte Upshaw
   
 
Rosemary Merchant and "Don Bowden"
 
Cyril Bonanno considers assuming another identity
   
 
John Merchant's "Graphic One"
 
The Stopwatch
   
 
John Merchant's "Graphic Two"
 
Rosemary oversees signings
   
 
Etched in stone, forever
 
Bowden & Brutus
   
 
Verne Thornburg,center
  While Don speaks (background), Mike Gridley reads menu to Ed Flynn
   
 
Dave Maggard and Gene Johnson
 
Maynard Orme, Jerry Siebert, Don, and Jack Yerman
   
 
Jack Yerman, Willie White ,Maynard Orme, and Don
 
Jerry Siebert, Don, Jack Yerman, and Dr. Ron Rott
   
 
No wine wasted at this table !!
 
Ed and Mike listen to Don
   
 
Ty Hadley, Roger Olsen, Mike Gridley, and Ed Flynn
 
Don Bowden (upper left), Payton Jordan and Ty Hadley
   
 
Jon Hendershott (with RED tie!!)
 
Roger Olsen, Larry Baack, Mike Gridley, and Ed Flynn
   
 
Can't see the ladies' name tags !!
 
Ed Brown (American tie) and Don Bowden
   
 
Helen Hadley, dressed appropriately in BLUE
  Dave Maggard, overcome with emotion, wipes away a tear
   
 
Eddie Hart and Eddie Hart, Jr.
  Tony Sandoval, Jennifer Joyce, Don, Ed Miller, Scott Slover, and Bryan Fetzer
   
 
Event Name Tags
 
Payton Jordan and Jerry Siebert
   
  Jennifer Joyce, Scott Slover, Bob Steiner, Andrea Campos   Tom Paton, III, Tom Paton, Jr., and John Merchant
   
  Jennifer Joyce, Bob Steiner, Monte Upshaw, and Bryan Fetzer   Maynard Orme, Jerry Siebert, Don Bowden, and Jack Yerman [World Record 2-Mile Relay Team]
   
 
Tony Sandoval, "milers", and Don
 
Upshaw, Orme, Bowden, and Merchant
   
 
David Torrence
 
Torrence's New Record




Epilogue