Saturday, July 3, 2010


Things are coming together, the countdown has started. I was informed we have 13 more sleeps till the reunion.
Shirts, cookbooks, schedules, programs, and the dinner is set and ready for us, the last is the CD slide show to make. Photos are in and the show is set to be made leaving room for those who are bringing photos to the reunion with them so the finishing touches can be added and finalized before the show.

Friday night will be a potluck dinner at the Hilltop Lodge at 6pm
so bring something to share.

Saturday morning will be picture time, group photo first them families with children next so the young ones don't get restless and stay happy. So wear your reunion shirts, and put on a grand smile!!!

There will also be a horseshoe tournament again this year, hope you have been practicing. Other games will be played also and everyone is encouraged to take part, there will be something for all ages.

Saturday evening will be our Lula pig roast buffet dinner, be prepared to eat, visit, enjoy the entertainment. The auction is also set for this evening so don't forget to bring your Fake, bake or make item to be auctioned off and bring money to buy. The money goes for future reunions and hope we have many more in the future.

Sunday we will have our family devotional time and lunch before we have to say goodbye for another 3 years.

Cookbooks will be for sale also $10 a piece, also funding for future reunions, orders can be made for more if by chance the demand is higher the count brought to the reunion.

So mark your calenders and see you all in 13 more days, July 16Th, 17Th and 18Th of 2010.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Just around the corner

June is almost upon us not leaving much time for the final touches for the reunion. I get the shirt information Monday 5/17/10 and will send that out and post it here on the blog page. Tee-shirts will be $10 and polos $16, you can e-mail and let me know your size and what you would like to order, letters and schedules will also be mailed out this coming week.

Look forward to seeing you all in July

Sunday, January 31, 2010

By now, everyone should have their rooms reserved at the Double Arrow Resort in Seeley Lake, MT. If by some chance you do not please call them ASAP, and make reservations (if no rooms are available please call around Seeley Lake and find a near by place to stay).
The recipes have been trickling in for the Hartman Family Cookbook, and production will start Feb 12th, so if you have any entries to get into the book they need to be in NO LATER THAN Feb 10th in order to make it in the book. E-mail for sending them is . The book will be available at the reunion and it will be sold for $10, with proceeds going into the reunion fund for the future reunions.
Also if you have any photos of past or present family members for the slide show, please send them via e-mail, or let me know so I can have a scanner available to put them into the disk. Also if you would like a copy of the slide show please let me know and I will and have extras available at the reunion.
Shirt forms will be sent out the first of April, and all information with the shirts will be in a future post and letter. But please be looking for this information as we would like to have all matching shirts for the family photos taken on Saturday morning.
A few people have asked about Friday night's activites, I will post a schedule later; however Friday will be check in, meet and greet your family member activies, potluck and a possible campfire. A tentative schedule will be on this site by the May blog, so keep checking back, and also will be sent out on hard copy vial snail mail.
A Take, Bake or Fake auction will also be held, so be thinking of what you want to bring. This will be our second auction, the last one was alot of fun and helped with with furture reunions. Items can be anything from handmade to a store bought item. So be creative and have fun shopping or making.

Sunday, September 20, 2009


The final countdown has started as we have less than a year now till the HARTMAN REUNION OF 2010.

July was the deadline for getting your reservations at the Double Arrow Resort in Seely Lake, MT, however if you call they may still be able to accommodate you. Or if you are unable to get a cabin please phone me and I will try to help with getting a place (509-627-6010).

January is the deadline for getting family recipes in for the family recipes in for the family cookbook, with a few remembrances . Please mail these ASAP or no later than January to :
Kathryn Smith P.O. Box 754 Kamiah, ID 83536. This way we can can have it made and ready for the reunion possible.

Shirts are not ready to order yet, but will be getting them ready so order forms can be sent out soon; T-shirts as well as polo shirts have been requested again this year.

There will be another auction, "a make, bake, or fake" which was fun for for all and helped keep expenses down. So be planning on what you will be bringing for the auction and be saving for what you may buy.

The reunion took a turn for a Luau theme, along with a pig roast on Saturday night, there will be games, activities, prizes and just a fun filled weekend to be had by ALL ages. Look forward to seeing everyone there, so invite all your immediate family and:


Friday, September 18, 2009


With the reunion less than a year now, things are going to be going at a faster pace here.

We are excited and are planning a great time for ALL. July was the deadline for getting your 25% down for your cabins, but if you still havent they might be able to accomidate you. Please contact me via e-mail if you have any concerns with making resvervations or need assistance, and I will do my best to help you. (Leona Robertson).

Only a few recipes have been given and I urge you to send those in by January 2010 so the books can be made and ready for the reunion.
Also keep making, baking or faking for the auction, the last one was fun and successful.

The reunion has taken a turn and will have a theme of a Luau, we will be hosting a pig roast on Saturday evening, and beach/ out door games for the long afternoon.

Shirts are not yet complete and will send out order forms for those who would like to order shirts, I have had requests for tee and polo shirts again this year.

Some come join the fun and meet your kin in 2010, for the HARTMAN FAMILY REUNION.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Here is the Layout for the resort and where each cabin is located, hope this helps, we look forward to seeing EVERYONE!

Saturday, March 21, 2009


The reservations need to be made for the Family Reunion by July 1st, call and speak to Diane: put 25% down and then make one more 25% payment in January 2010.

Check first blog entry below for cabin prices and descriptions.

The website for the resort is which gives more details about where we will be having the reunion and some of the area activites which include Horse back riding and water rafting.

Keep in mind we will be having the HARTMAN SUMMER GAMES, So...



We need recipes for the cookbook, also pictures and stories . The deadline for these will be January 2010, but the sooner we get these the better.

Please mail these to:

Kathryn Smith

P.O. Box 754

Kamiah, ID 83536

or email to

Now is the time to start practicing for the TALENT SHOW, prizes will be awarded for this and other parts of the reunion so >>> LET THE GAMES BEGIN IN 2010

Last of all for this entry, please be saving, preparing, planning, building, making for our family auction on Saturday, July 17, 2010. Let's make this a night to remember!!!