August 15, 2005

Association hosting Aug. 21 event in Denver

by Tom Woolf

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Alumni and friends of Southern Illinois University Carbondale living in the Denver area are invited to watch the Colorado Rockies-Chicago Cubs baseball game on Aug. 21. Guests can enjoy a pre-game buffet in the centerfield picnic area beginning at 11:30 a.m. Game time is 1:05 p.m.

Cost to attend the buffet and game is $24 per person for SIU Alumni Association members. Non-members pay $30 per person. The buffet menu includes honey stung fried chicken, grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, garden and fruit salad, potato chips, cookies, and soft drinks.

Game tickets are located in the lower right field reserved seating area.

Membership in the SIU Alumni Association is open to alumni, students, and friends of the University. For more information about membership, or to make reservations for the Rockies-Cubs baseball game, call the SIU Alumni Association at 618/453-2408 or log on to

Also, Denver-area alumni interested in participating in a local Colorado alumni chapter can contact Mark Szczesny