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Sept. 5, 2003


UW-RF Plans Alumni Events for Homecoming Weekend

UW-River Falls has scheduled activities and events for visiting alumni and friends over homecoming weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28.

On Saturday, alumni and friends are encouraged to join their classmates and others for a continental breakfast and refreshments in the deli area of Hagestad Student Center from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. The Student Advancement Association will provide a 45-minute guided campus tour, departing from the deli area at 10:30 a.m.

There will also be a question and answer session with Chancellor Ann Lydecker from 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. in the President's Room of the Student Center.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., alumni, friends and parents are invited to attend Freddy's Tailgate Party, under the pavilion at Ramer Field. A brat and beer feed will take place near the concession stand. The homecoming game between the Falcons and UW-Eau Claire will kick off at 1 p.m. at Ramer Field.

Several special homecoming reunions will take place on Saturday.

The Alumni Marching Band reunion will take place at Bo's 'N Mine, Main Street, River Falls, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jeanne Poppe at 800/333-2584 or by email at jpoppe@river.cc.mc.us.

The football alumni reunion will begin with a team breakfast at 9 a.m. in Rodli Commons. Following the game, a fifth-quarter reception will be held at Bo's 'N Mine. For more information, contact the football office at 715/425-3135.

All members of the 1958 championship football team are invited to attend a special luncheon at Rodli Commons, Room 137, beginning at 11 a.m.

UW-RF alumni who are armed forces veterans are invited to join former Vets Club members for a special reception in the President's Room in the StudentŐs Center from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be complementary appetizers and a cash bar. After the game, a gathering will occur at Johnny's Bar, Main Street, River Falls. For more information, contact Bob Buhr at bobbuhr@cltcomm.net or Sue Timmerman at sue@gillmiller.com.

Theta Chi alumni are invited to a gathering at Coaches Sports Garden, Main Street, River Falls, on Friday, Sept. 26. On Saturday, the annual meeting and a cookout will be held at the chapter house, starting at 10 a.m. For more information, call the house at 715/425-8116.

The College of Business and Economics will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The College will provide a pig roast, tours of the facilities, and a brief program. For more information, contact the College of Business and Economics at 715/425-3335.

The Alumni Homecoming Concert will take place on Sunday. An alumni choir rehearsal will held at 10 a.m. in the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building. A mass choir rehearsal will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the same building. The concert is scheduled for 3 p.m. in the William Abbott Concert Hall. It is open to the public and admission is free. The program will include selections by UW-RF chamber singers, choir alumni, the UW-RF Concert Choir and combined choirs.

For more information about homecoming weekend events, contact Bryan Sanders in the office of university advancement at 877/258-6647.

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