November 29, 2006

Local alumni chapter sets basketball game trip

by Laura K. Taylor

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Union County Chapter of the SIU Alumni Association is sponsoring a bus trip to the Saluki men's basketball game at Western Kentucky University on Dec.9.

The bus will leave from Hodges Furniture Store parking lot in Anna at 2 p.m. that day and will have one additional pick-up at Vienna Community Park in Vienna at 2:30 p.m. The bus will then proceed to Bowling Green, Ky., where tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Reservations for the bus trip and basketball game are $40 for SIU Alumni Association members and $45 for non-members. The bus will stop for dinner before arriving at Western Kentucky University, but dinner is not included in the cost of the reservations.

For more information or to make reservations, please contact the SIU Alumni Association at 618/453-2408 or sign up online Reservations are first come, first serve.

Conducting more effective and aggressive outreach to SIUC alumni is among the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the blueprint the University is following as it approaches its 150th anniversary in 2019.