Alumni Homecoming Weekend
February 21-22, 2014
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your Homecoming gathering. A Golf outing, evening social, tailgating cookout and ballgames are scheduled Alumni activities. Contact the Alumni office at 864-388-8351 for information.
Schedule of Events
Friday, February 21st
BEARCAT PASSES for Sports Break and complimentary reduced ticket coupons for the basketball games will be available at the Golf Outing, Alumni Social and Alumni Tailgating.
Alumni Golf Outing - Enjoy a relaxing round of golf at Greenwood Country Club. Cost of $60 per person covers golf fees & cart, lunch and goodie bag. Lunch will be served at the Country Club starting at 11:00AM. Two alumni minimum per 4-man team. You must preregister and prepay.
Shot gun start at 12 noon. You will be able to begin registration by 10:30 a.m. We will have a putting contest that begins at 11:30 a.m. $5 entry fee for the putting contest. You can buy $5 mulligan’s…maximum of two each player. You can buy $5 Red Tees… maximum of two each player.
One player with everything… Golf, lunch, practice balls, gift, putting contest, 2 mulligans, and two Red Tees… $85. Foursome with everything… $340
If you have questions about the golf tournament, please email Ralph Patterson email@example.com or call 864-388-8350. Please notify us of your intentions to play no later than Friday, February 24.
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Alumni Social – All Alumni are invited to join us for a social at Cambridge Hall from 7-9 p.m. Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar while catching up on old times. We will also have drawings for door prizes! Cost is $5, free to current Tower Club members. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsored by Tower Club-Greenwood and Young Alumni Council.
7:00 p.m. – Until
Outcasts Intramural Reunion – Join former Outcast Kevin Prater and Wayne White at Sports Break for a night of reminiscing on your days at Lander. Everyone is welcome, even if you were not an intramural player and just want to listen to some great stories!
9:00 p.m. – Until
Sports Break – Kevin Prater ’84 welcomes alumni for an evening of reminiscing, food and fellowship. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres served 9-11 p.m.
Other Greenwood locations ready to welcome back alumni:
- Howard’s on Main
- Mill House Pizza
- T.W. Boons
Saturday, February 22nd
Complimentary reduced ticket coupons for the Lander Basketball games will be available at Alumni Tailgating. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lander Bearcat Shop – Visit the bookstore from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and check out the great-looking Lander apparel and merchandise. 10% off Alumni discount coupons will be available at the Young Alumni Waffle Breakfast Registration table.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Alumni Tailgating – Alumni of all ages are welcomed to the Sproles Recreation Center (adjacent to outdoor pool and beside the Jackson Library) for a great time of fellowship, as we get ready to cheer on the Bearcats to victory! Grilled Bearcat burgers and dogs along with bearcat beans, chips and soft drinks will be available for $5 per person. A selection of “Bearcat brews” will be available for $2 a bottle/can. Contact Myra at email@example.com for more details.
Lunch in the Lander Dining Hall – Lander’s Dining Hall will be open for alumni to enjoy a fantastic, all-you-can-eat lunch. Cost is $6.00 per person; pay at the door.
Women’s Basketball – Lander vs. North Georgia, Horne Arena. Crowning of Homecoming King at halftime.
Men’s Basketball – Lander vs. North Georgia, Horne Arena. Recognition of the 2014 Alumni Awards recipients and crowning of Homecoming Queen at halftime.
9:00 p.m. – Until
Finish up your Homecoming weekend by visiting your favorite hangout spots with your alumni friends!
Howard’s on Main, Mill House Pizza, Montague’s, Sports Break, Stokie’s, & TW Boons.