August 05, 2004

Denver-area alumni invited to picnic, game

by Greg Scott

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Alumni and friends of Southern Illinois University Carbondale are invited to a pre-game picnic and baseball game on Friday, Aug. 20 in Denver.

SIUC alumni and guests will gather at 5 p.m. in the Coors Field Picnic Area, behind the right-centerfield wall. The picnic grill menu includes fried chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, fruit, dessert, and beverages.

Following the picnic, the group will watch the Colorado Rockies -- Montreal Expos baseball game, scheduled to begin at 7:05 p.m. Cost to attend the picnic and game is $29 for alumni members; $100 for non-members. SIUC alumni are encouraged to wear maroon and white, as the event is part of a College Alumni Night promotion at the ballpark.

To make reservations for the event or become a member, call the SIU Alumni Association at 453-2408.