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Fall Conference for Veterinarians

Conference Social Events

Dinner and Alumni Association Awards
Thursday, September 11, 5:00 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn

Join your colleagues and classmates for dinner following the conference sessions. You will have an opportunity to reconnect and meet new people while celebrating the accomplishments of your classmates and colleagues.

At this dinner, the Veterinary Medical Alumni Association and the college will jointly present the 2014 Dr. Erwin Small Distinguished Alumni and the Special Service Awards. This year's award recipients will be named at a later date.

Tickets to the dinner are included with full conference and Thursday-only registrations. Additional registration is not necessary for conference registrants, but an RSVP is required by Monday, August 25. Individual tickets may also be purchased for spouses and guests not taking advantage of the registration option. Individual tickets are $40 each.

Class Reunion Kick-Off
Friday, September 12, 3:30 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn

Did you graduate in a year that ends in a 4 or 9? If so, then your class is celebrating its reunion this year. Join the College for its annual class reunion kick-off after conference sessions on Friday. Refreshments will be provided and class photos will be taken during this time.

One ticket to the kick-off is included with full conference and Friday-only registrations. Additional registration is not necessary for conference registrants, but an RSVP is required by Monday, August 25, 2014. Individual tickets may also be purchased for spouses or guests not taking advantage of the registration option. Individual tickets are $5 each.

To learn more about your specific reunion plans or to share yours, visit go.illinois.edu/vmreunions.

Golf Outing
Saturday, September 13, 9:00 a.m.
Lake of the Woods Golf Course, Mahomet

Tee off for a good cause! The College's alumni association is sponsoring its seventh annual golf outing. Gather your classmates and create a "cart per class" for the event. The outing will be hosted at the Lake of the Woods Golf Course in Mahomet. Following the outing, join fellow golfers for the presentation of the golf outing awards. Proceeds from the outing will benefit the Veterinary Medical Alumni Association and the student programs it supports throughout the year.

The $125 golfer registration fee includes:

  • Greens fees with cart
  • Unlimited range balls 1½ hours prior to play
  • Golf contest participation
  • One ticket to the alumni and student gathering following the outing