January 25, 2005

Association hosting Feb. 2 reception in Peoria

by Greg Scott

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Alumni and friends of Southern Illinois University Carbondale are invited to a reception prior to the SIUC men's basketball game Feb. 2 in Peoria. The group will gather at 5 p.m. in the Old Rendezvous Lounge of the Pere Marquette Hotel, 501 Main St. SIUC's game against Bradley follows at 7:05 p.m. in the Peoria Civic Center (located across the street from the hotel).

SIUC fans can enjoy potato chips and peanuts. A cash bar will be available. Game tickets will be distributed at the pre-game reception.

Cost to attend the reception and game is $9 per person for SIU Alumni Association members. Non-members pay $15 per person.

This program is supported by SIU Alumni Association membership dues. Alumni, students, and friends of SIU are eligible to join the association. To make reservations for the pre-game reception or become a dues-paying member, visit .siualumni.com or call 618/453-2408.