The Renaissance Christmas Dinners
December 6, 7, 8
Do It Yourself Messiah
Alumni Leadership Connections Conference
January 31–February 1, 2014
Florida Alumni Gatherings
February 15-16, 2014
Basketball Alumni Appreciation
St. Patrick’s Week in Ireland with Alumni and Friends
March 9–18, 2014
Crosstown Classic in the Desert
March 21-22, 2014
April 11–13, 2014
The Renaissance Christmas Dinners at Eureka College
A 25th Year Celebration with Special Guests: Chamber Singer Alumni
Chamber singers reunion
The Eureka College Office of Alumni Relations and the Music Department of Eureka College invite you to celebrate a very special Chamber Singers Reunion during the 25th Annual Renaissance Christmas Dinner at Cerf Center on Sunday December 8.
Sunday’s 4PM interactive performance is for alumni and guests only with special discounted pricing for this special group of alumni. Public Performances will be held on Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7 performances will be open to all with 6:30 PM seating. Cost is $25.
Reservations open on October 1, 2013 and close on November 27th.
For reservations, call the SPS Office at 309-467-6420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Join the Holiday Tradition….
The “Do it Yourself” Messiah will put you in the Holiday spirit!
For the 4th year in a row, the Eureka Colllege Alumni Office will be participating in the “Do It Yourself Messiah” at the Harris Theatre at Millennium Park. This year the event will be held on
December 19 at 7 p.m. All participants will be seated in their respective sections and sing with 3000 other singers, live orchestra and world class soloists.
A limited number of tickets will be available through the alumni office for this event. Tickets for the event are $15 per person and must be reserved by November 15th.
Not a singer? Join us for a preconcert dinner at Giordano’s Pizza on Randoph at 5p.m. Please RSVP for dinner by December 15.
The Alumni Leadership Connections Conference
The Alumni Development Office will host the 4th Annual Alumni Leadership Connections Conference on January 31 and February 1, 2014. The conference will run concurrently with the Student Leadership conference offering the opportunity to mingle with students and later break into informational sessions that will challenge you and connect you with the Eureka Community. Your life will be enriched as you learn, connect and grow as a person and as a professional. Look for more details on this event in upcoming issues of Maroon & Gold.
Florida Gatherings in Orlando and Sarasota planned for February 2014
The Alumni Office will host two events in Florida the weekend of February 15 and 16, 2014.
Please mark your calendars for a wonderful luncheon hosted by Rev. Keith Elliott ’55 planned for noon on Saturday, February 15 at Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club in Orlando.
Gulf Coast area alumni will have the opportunity to connect on Sunday, February 16 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm at the Chart House on Longboat Key for drinks and appetizers.
RSVP for these events by calling 877-892-7823 or emailing email@example.com.
Basketball Alumni Appreciation Events Planned for February 2014
The Eureka College Alumni Office will host Basketball Alumni Appreciation Events in February 2014 to honor former players and coaches in conjunction with their home games.
Alumni from the Men’s program will be celebrated on Saturday, Feburary 8 during half-time of the men’s game and following the game with a party in Rigazio Lobby of Reagan Center. Alumni from the Women’s program will be celebrated on Saturday, February 15 with a mimosa brunch in Rigazio Lobby of Reagan Center preceding the women’s game and a halftime recognition.
Mark your calendars for these special events and look for more details in future Maroon & Gold communications.
Crosstown Classic in the Desert: Alumni Spring Training Weekend in Phoenix, AZ
The Eureka College Alumni Office and Alumni Board member Ken Wynn ’80 will host an alumni weekend in Phoenix, AZ, March 21 and 22, 2014 for two spring training games at Camelback Ranch, spring training home of the Chicago White Sox.
The fun begins on Friday, March 21 with a pregame tailgate party at 10:30 a.m. followed by a 1:05 p.m. game featuring the White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs. Saturday, the White Sox will play the New York Giants at at 7:05 p.m. Eureka will host a pre game gathering at the Bull Pen Patio where alumni and friends can visit, eat and watch the game. Transportation and lodging arrangements are on your own. Tickets for these games are limited and available through the Alumni Office at 877-892-7823 starting December 1.
Mark your calendars for this special weekend and look for more details in future Maroon & Gold communications.
Spend St. Patrick’s Day 2014 in Ireland with Eureka College Alumni and Friends!
The Eureka College Alumni Office, host Shellie Schwanke ’87 and Collette Vacations are partnering to offer alumni a “learning on location” opportunity for alumni and friends to experience together. Make plans now to explore Ireland on “The Shades of Ireland Tour,” slated for March 9-19, 2014. HIGHLIGHTS include Dublin, Irish Evening, Kilkenny, Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle, Ring of Kerry, Killarney, Farm Visit, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Castle Stay.
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Contact Shellie in the alumni office at 877-892-7823 or
Marci at Suzi Davis Travel at 866-592-0455 to secure your spot!
A Week of Theatre in London
Experience Shakespeare’s England and Stratford-upon-Avon, March 8th-15th, 2014
Highlights will include tours of Stratford-upon-Avon, London, London’s two theater districts and the National Theatre Complex, Shakespeare’s Globe Theater and Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Participants will visit the Victoria and Albert Museum and sights associated with authors Charles Dickens, Jane Austen and John Keats and literary figure Sherlock Holmes. Participants also will see four productions at theaters in London, the West End, the Fringe and Stratford, in addition to participating in workshops at the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Globe. For more information or to register online go to http://www.eureka.edu/arts/theatre-england/
Eureka College Chorale to Tour Central Europe in May 2014
Dr. Joesph Henry and the Eureka College Chorale are pleased to announce their European Tour scheduled for May 12-21, 2014. Chorale alumni and friends are invited to join the student concert tour that will span Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in learning more.