March 04, 2004

Association hosting receptions at MVC tournament

For Immediate Release: March 4, 2004
Contact: Greg Scott, 618/453-1328

CARBONDALE, Ill. - Alumni, students and friends of Southern Illinois University Carbondale are welcome to attend receptions in conjunction with the Missouri Valley Conference Basketball Tournament in St. Louis on Friday through Monday, March 5-8.

The SIU Alumni Association will serve as your host at exclusive gatherings at the Savvis Center's Clark Bar & Grill before each Saluki game.

Receptions will begin about an hour before Saluki tip-offs and invitees may gather again during half times.

In addition, the association will host a hospitality suite at the Marriott Pavilion Hotel in downtown St. Louis. Guests are welcome to gather in the Consol Room - on the main floor before each SIUC game and after each Saluki win.

Fans and alumni: Be sure to stop by the hotel suite and check out the Association's latest apparel.

For more information, call the SIU Alumni Association at 618/453-2408.