February 23, 2006

Association hosting events during tournament

by Greg Scott

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Alumni, students, and friends of Southern Illinois University Carbondale are invited to socials throughout the Missouri Valley Conference Basketball Tournament March 3-5 in St. Louis.

The SIU Alumni Association is hosting a hospitality suite at the Pavilion Hotel in downtown St. Louis. Guests will gather in JW's Room on the main floor prior to each SIUC game and after each Saluki win.

Guests can enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages and shop for the newest Saluki apparel designs at the Association's store located in the hotel. Members are invited to enter drawings for prizes. Members are asked to bring their membership cards with them. Non-members can join the Association on site.

Membership is open to alumni, students, and friends of the University. Annual alumni individual membership is $40. Individual life alumni membership is $500 and installment plans are available. Current students can join the Alumni Association for a special annual rate of $15.

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