April 08, 2008

Alumni appreciation baseball tailgate set for May 3

by Kathy Dillard

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The Southern Illinois University Alumni Association invites all its members to enjoy lunch, beverages and Saluki baseball during a Southern Illinois University Carbondale alumni appreciation tailgate.

The game is May 3 at SIUC's Abe Martin Field. The pre-game tailgate begins at 12:30 p.m., prior to the baseball game against Creighton University's Bluejays. The game itself begins at 2 p.m. Alumni members will gather under the SIU Alumni Association tailgate tent near the batting cages.

To make reservations, contact the SIU Alumni Association at 618/453-2408 or register online at www.siualumni.com by April 30.

SIU Alumni Association membership is open to all alumni, students and friends of the University. Non-members interested in attending the baseball tailgate must join the association. Annual membership is $40. Life membership is $500, with life installment plans available. Employees of the University have the opportunity to purchase life memberships through payroll deduction. Student membership is just $15. A membership application and complete list of benefits are available online at www.siualumni.com.