Fall Conference for Veterinarians
Conference Social Events
Class Reunion Kick-Off
Thursday, September 13, 5:00 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn
Did you graduate in a year that ends in a 2 or 7? 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 Thursday. 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 Thursday-only registrations. Additional registration is not necessary for conference registrants, but an RSVP is required by Monday, September 3, 2012. 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.
Dinner and Alumni Association Awards
Thursday, September 13, 6:00 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 2012 Dr. Erwin Small Distinguished Alumni and the Special Service Awards. This year's award recipients are:
- Champaign County Humane Society, Special Service Award
- William Augustine, Dr. Erwin Small Distinguished Alumni Awards
- Robert Hatch, Dr. Erwin Small Distinguished Alumni Awards
- Jimmy Jones, Dr. Erwin Small Distinguished Alumni Awards
- George Richards, Dr. Erwin Small Distinguished Alumni Awards
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, September 3. Individual tickets may also be purchased for spouses and guests not taking advantage of the registration option. Individual tickets are $40 each.
Friday, September 14, 1:30 p.m.
Illinois Orange and Blue Course, Savoy
Tee off for a good cause! The College's alumni association is sponsoring its sixth annual golf outing. Gather your classmates and create a "cart per class" for the event. The outing will be hosted at the Illinois Orange and Blue Course in Savoy. 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
Tailgate and Football Game Tickets
Saturday, September 15
9:00-11:00 a.m. Tailgate
11:00 a.m. Football
Put on your orange and blue and join other alumni as Illinois prepares to take on Charleston Southern. Order your tickets with your Fall Conference registration and pick them up with your conference registration materials. Limit of four football tickets per registrant.