1969 Class Donation

Dear Fellow Classmates

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Our class website was renewed to 06/23/2026 (five additional years).  Website, domain name and SSL Certificate for 5 years totals $800.

With the generous donation from our 50th Class Reunion 50/50 winner Michael Corey and Zorn Batchko we are able to continue our site without asking for any additional funds from classmates at this time. 

Fred Stevens and I agreed that we needed to add the SSL Certificate Security to our site.  We felt that it is worth the investment to maintain our website safety....that did cost our class funds.

Advantages of adding a Secure Certificate to our web site: 

Below are the disadvantages of us not having a Secure Certificate tied to our web site:

1) Some pages of our web site will not display your domain name in the browser address bar. Instead users will see the classcreator.com domain name in the browser's address bar (this is vital to secure pages that collect private information).

2) Our site visitors would have less confidence when interacting with many pages of our web site.

3) Lesser search engine placement, making our web site harder to find for our classmates. Google has directly stated that lack of a Secure Certificate will make our web site less findable.

4) There would have been no lock image in the address bar of web browsers on non secure-pages so visitors will see the page as insecure. This image is a symbol of confidence many users now look for. Without it the page may be considered suspect.

5) A "NOT SECURE" label will appear to the visitor even on pages that do not collect information. This warning label creates less confidence in end users.

We both recommend adding a Secure Certificate to our class site so that we would have a fully secured web site which is the best thing we could do to instill confidence in our classmates using all modern web browsers.



The first year (06/23/2009 to 06/23/2010) the Bradford Alumni covered the majority of the cost and I donated the remainder.  I have enlisted another classmate to work with me on our website for the next five years.  We both will donate our time to keep the maintained properly.  There has been positive feedback so far, classmates reconnecting and reading friends personal profiles. 

To keep our domain name for the next fives years the cost will be $85 and the class website cost would be $349 for a total of $434, this does not include any cost increases over the next five years.  We will have to ask for donations from our registered classmates.  The cost to each of the registered participants would equate to $3.10  so to keep in mind any increase over the next five years we are requesting that every classmate send a $5.00 check.   Anyone new requesting to be approved to join will have the same cost.

Make your check out to:   KBHS 1969 Class

Mail to:  Joyce Sorensen, 5634 46th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53144

Please make the notation "1969 Class" in the lower left corner.

Thank you.  Any question, please email me at:    sorniejoyce@yahoo.com

Joyce Kopacz Sorensen