August 2nd was Mitch's 80th birthday party. For several months Mitch's wife (Joy) and daughter (Michelle) and myself had been planning a huge party for him! It took place at Valley View Rock of Ages, the Mennonite retirement community where Mitch and Joy live. The facility was lovely and the views of the Willamette valley from this place are outstanding! People from all areas of Mitch's life attended: his biological family, his museum family, his model family and his church family. We had such a wonderful turn out and a great time!
I made all the decorations except the balloons
The food was catered in from the kitchen at Valley View
Mitch (the birthday boy) is on the right
Matt and his best friend Bob Carlos
from the model group and restoration @ Evergreen