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UW-RF WELCOMES ALUMNI FOR HOMECOMING


OCT. 14, 2005--Join the UW-River Falls community in celebrating homecoming during the weekend of Oct. 29 and 30. Alumni and friends are encouraged to attend events and activities planned.

  On Saturday, alumni are encouraged to attend a reception with a continental breakfast and refreshments from 10 to 11 a.m. in the deli area of the Hagestad Student Center. The Student Advancement Association will provide a 45-minute guided campus tour, which will depart from the deli area at 10:30 a.m.

Freddy's Tailgate Party will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ramer Field. Brats and beer will be served under the pavilion near the concession stand.

The kick-off for the football game between the UW-River Falls Falcons and the UW-Platteville Pioneers is at 1 p.m.

Additionally, the College of Business and Economics is holding a pre-homecoming celebration on Oct. 24-28. Former CBE majors will be speaking on campus about their careers and future career opportunities for upcoming graduates. The Executive in Residence will be Mr. David Swensen, a UW-River Falls alumnus and chief investment officer at Yale University. Most CBE events are open to the public. A complete schedule of activities for Homecoming Celebration Week can be found on the CBE web site: www.uwrf.edu/cbe .

Other Saturday, Oct. 29 events:

The UW-RF volleyball team is hosting the Trick or Treat Invitational starting at 10 a.m. in the Karges Center. A volleyball alumni reunion will be held at Bo's N' Mine at 3:30 p.m. All volleyball alumni are invited to attend the invitational followed by a post-match reception. Contact Volleyball coach Patti Ford for more information at (715) 425-3244.

A men's hockey match against Lawrence University is at 7:05 p.m. in Hunt Arena.            

The annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Rodli Commons for a reception, dinner and inductions. Contact the Office of University Advancement at 1-877-258-6647 for more information.

All 1985 championship football team members are invited to attend a special reunion at Bo's N' Mine Main Street, River Falls. An all-football alumni reunion will begin with a team breakfast in Rodli Commons at 9 a.m. A 5 th quarter reception will be held at Bo's N' Mine following the game. For more information on football alumni events call the football office at 715-425-3135.

A health and human performance department alumni reunion will begin at 11 a.m. at Freddy's Tailgate Party at Ramer Field followed by a post-game reception at Bo's N' Mine on Main Street. Call Faye Perkins at 715-425-3705 for more information.

Kappa Delta Psi will hold a continental breakfast in the Falcon Nest in the Hagestad Student Center at 10 a.m. followed by homecoming events and the football game. After the game, meet at Coach's Sports Bar for a post-game reception. For further information, contact Sandra Wasiluk Dicke at 651-776-2852.

The Phi Nu Chi reunion will begin with a continental breakfast in the Falcon's Nest at 10 a.m. followed by homecoming activities. A post-game reception at Coach's Sports Bar will be held after the football game. Contact Chuck Brictson at 715-772-4523 for more information.

The Theta Chi alumni reunion will hold a banquet dinner on Friday, Oct. 28 at Camp David. Contact Dave May at 952-431-6866 for more information. It will also have its annual meeting at 9 a.m. Annual meeting at Chapter House with a cookout to follow. Call the Theta Chi House at 715-425-8116 for more information.

A Vets Club reunion will be held in the President's Room in the Hagestad Student Center from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All UW-RF veteran alumni are welcome to join former Vets Club members for a post-game reception with complimentary appetizers and cash bar at Johnny's Bar on Main Street. For more information, contact Bob Buhr at 715-220-6988 or bobbuhr@cltcomm.net or call the Office of University Advancement at 1-877-258-6647.

Sunday, Oct. 30 Events:

The Alumni Homecoming Concert will take place on Oct. 30. An Alumni Choir Rehearsal will be held at 10 a.m. in 134 Kleinpell Fine Arts. A mass choir rehearsal will be held in the same room at 1:30 p.m. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. in the William Abbott Concert Hall. Tickets are available at the door. Costs are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and $2 for all students. The program includes musical selections by the UW-RF Alumni Choir, UW-RF Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Combined Choirs, and Symphony Band. For more information, please contact the Music Department at 715-425-3183.

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