December 19, 2003

Association hosting reception in Normal

by Brad Benson

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Alumni and friends of Southern Illinois University Carbondale will gather for a pre-game reception on Wednesday, Jan. 21, prior to the SIUC-Illinois State basketball game in Normal.

Reception festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Horton Field House, on the concourse area between Horton and Hancock streets. Parking is available at Ropp Stadium, for a fee. The menu includes Jimmy John's subs, chips and soda.

Tip off is at 7:05 p.m. in Redbird Arena. The cost to attend the reception and game is $8 for association members and $18 for non-members and guests. Reservation deadline is Jan. 15.

SIU Alumni Association membership is open to all alumni, students and friends of the Association. For more information on this gathering or club membership, contact the SIU Alumni Association at 618/453-2408.