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Dordt Alumni Weekend February 14-16

February 11, 2008

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“Keeping the Ball Rolling” is the theme for Dordt College’s Alumni Weekend, which begins Thursday and ends Saturday, Feb. 16.

Thursday events include the first of this year’s Distinguished Alumni, Mark Vogelzang, speaking at the 10:50 a.m. chapel in the B.J. Haan Auditorium; a mini graphic design symposium in Classroom Building C160 at 4 pm. (featuring alumni Sarah Versluis De Young, Matt Van Rys, David Ver Meer, and Janna Rohde); and a graphic design presentation in C160 at 7 p.m. (featuring alumni Jamin Ver Velde and Jamey Schiebout)

Friday events include an Alumni Business Connections Breakfast at the De Yager Student Activity Center (Professor Matt Mathias will speak on “Managing the Challenges of International Expansion”); a 5:30 p.m. alumni banquet at the De Yager Student Activity Center; a 7 p.m. alumni graphic design show and reception at the Campus Center Art Gallery; and stargazing with Professor Douglas Allen from the science building observatory, 7:30-9:30 p.m. (weather permitting).

Saturday events include alumni vs. JV basketball in the De Witt Gymnasium at noon; a kids carnival in the rec center from 1-4 p.m.; Pizza for PLIA in the De Witt Gymnasium lobby at 1 p.m.; Defender women’s basketball versus Concordia in the De Witt Gymnasium at 2 p.m.; Defender men’s basketball versus Concordia at 4 p.m., with the All-Time Dordt College Men's Basketball Team introduced; Talent Extravaganza in the B.J. Haan Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.; an ice cream social following the extravaganza in the De Jager Student Activity Center; and Comedy League in the De Yager Student Activity Center at 10 p.m.

The second Distinguished Alumni Award winner, Morris "Morry" Blankespoor, will speak at the college’s Tuesday chapel, at 10:50 a.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

For more information or to register for Alumni Weekend events, see the webpage or call Wes Fopma, director of alumni relations, at 722-6028.

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