December 19, 2003

Pre-game reception set for Jan. 17 in Peoria

by Brad Benson

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Alumni and friends of Southern Illinois University Carbondale will gather for a pre-game reception prior to the SIUC-Bradley basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 17.

Festivities will begin at noon at the Pere Marquette Hotel's suite 1205 in Peoria (501 Main St.).

The menu will include barbecue sandwiches, baked beans, chips and beverages. Admission to both the reception and game is $15 for association members and $25 for non-members and guests. Reservation deadline is Jan. 15. To make a reservation, call 618/453-2408.

The game will begin at 2:05 p.m. in the Peoria Civic Center.

SIU Alumni Association membership is open to all alumni, students and friends of the Association.