Event

Title:
Homecoming 2013
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Date:
10-04-2013 - 10-06-2013
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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 4

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Registration. Younger Family Campus Center lower level.

11:30 a.m.
Class of 1963 Luncheon & Emeritus Club Induction.
Emeritus Club members, those who have been alumni for more than 50 years, are invited to the luncheon. The class of 1963 will be officially inducted into the Emeritus Club. Reservations required. Laun Center, David and Valerie Black Room, 209.

Noon - 4 p.m.
Back To School. Several professors will have their classrooms open and welcome you to be a part of today's classroom. Listing available at registration.

1:30 p.m.
Campus tour. Begins at the Laun Center, second floor rotunda.

4 p.m.
Women's soccer vs. Grace Bible College. Soccer field.

Campus Pub Open. Younger Family Campus Center lower level.

4 - 5 p.m.
President's Champagne Reception for Reunion Classes. Emeritus Club and reunion classes 1963, 1973, 1988, and 2003, President's Circle Members, Kellett Leadership Society members are invited. President's House.

5 p.m.
Alumni Awards Reception & Banquet. Dinner and program recognizing reunion classes and alumni achievements. Awards will be given to: Alice Senty, Honorary Alumni Award; Hugh Denison, Honorary Alumni Award; and Terry Thiessen, Service to the College Award. Reservations required. Younger Family Campus Center, Bossard Hall.

5:30 p.m.
Hall of Fame Reception & Induction Ceremony. Alex Bitto '87 football, baseball and Sarah (Lesinski) DeGoey '94 softball, basketball will be inducted into the Lakeland College Athletic Hall of Fame. Reservations required. For further information, please contact Karen Westley at 920-565-1512 or . Laun Center, David & Valerie Black Room, 209.

8 p.m.
Homecoming Pep Rally & Bonfire. Wehr Center.

Saturday, October 5

8 a.m.
The Daily Grind Open. Younger Family Campus Center lower level.

9 a.m.
Campus tour. Begins at the Younger Family Campus Center lower level.

NEW! Homecoming 7-mile and 15-mile Bike Ride. Join family, friends and fellow alumni for a group bike ride on the country roads surrounding Lakeland. Fast or slow, there is sure to be a pace for all riders. Participants will receive gift. Helmets are not available at the ride and are required, so please be sure to bring yours along. Registration required. Wehr Center. Download Homecoming Bike & Walk - Run Event waiver forms: Adult FormMinor Form

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Registration & Memory Lounge. Younger Family Campus Center lower level.

9:30 a.m.
NEW! Homecoming 5K Walk/Run. you asked for it and we listened ... the homecoming run is back! Enjoy a fall run/walk through campus and the nearby community. Participants receive a long-sleeve t-shirt. Registration required. Wehr Center. Download Homecoming Bike & Walk - Run Event waiver forms: Adult FormMinor Form

9:45 a.m.
Softball Dugout Dedication & Alumni Game. Celebrate softball's 30th anniversary at Lakeland. Registration preferred to play, none needed to watch the game. For questions, please contact Hailey Dreyer at (920) 565-1435 or . Softball diamond.

10 a.m.
Homecoming Fellowship & Worship Service. Fellowship and refreshments followed by the worship service. Ley Chapel.

Campus Tour. Begins at the Younger Family Campus Center lower level.

Alumni Baseball Game. Join baseball alumni in a friendly competition. Registration preferred to play, none needed to watch the game. For questions, please contact Coach Michael Bachar at 920-565-1411 or . Baseball diamond.

Alumni Women's Basketball Game. Join women's basketball alumni for some friendly competition. Registration preferred to play, none needed to watch the game. For questions, please contact Ty Arras at 920-565-1443 or . Moose & Dona Woltzen gymnasium.

10:30 a.m.
Wrestling Center Dedication. We are proud to unveil the new Wrestling Center. Join the Coaches and team for the new facility dedication. For questions, please contact Mike DeRoehn at (920) 565-1366, or . Wrestling Center.

11 a.m.
Campus Pub Open.

Alumni Men's Basketball Game. Join men's basketball alumni for some friendly competition. Registration preferred to play, none needed to watch the game. For questions, please contact Coach Aaron Aanonsen at 920-565-1445 or . Moose & Dona Woltzen gymnasium.

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Homecoming Tailgate. Enjoy lunch, performances by the Lakeland College band, cheerleaders and dance team. $5 per person. Advance registration encouraged. See the registration form. Homecoming celebration tent, east lawn in front of Old Main.

11:30
Coach Thome Practice Field Dedication. John Thome was Lakeland's all-time winningest head football Coach, compiling a 78-53-2 record and winning seven conference championships in 14 seasons. In grateful recognition of his effort and to honor his contributions to Lakeland College athletics, the football practice field, located north of the Wehr Center, will be renamed, "Coach Thome Practice Field." Join us for a very special dedication and appreciation to the alumni and friends who supported this project. For questions, please contact Kevin Doherty at 920-565-1246 or email . Coach Thome Practice Field.

1 p.m.
Football Game. Lakeland College vs. Wisconsin Lutheran College, Taylor Field.

Men's Soccer vs. Dominican University. Soccer field.

2 - 6 p.m.
Class of 1973 Reunion Reception. Share memories and catch up with classmates. Members of the classes of 1972 and 1974 are also welcome. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar available. Laun Center, room 209, David and Valerie Black Room.

4 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Dominican University. Soccer field.

5th Quarter. Campus Pub.

7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Alumni & Student Karaoke. The Campus Pub, lower level, Younger Family Campus Center.

Sunday, October 6

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Men & Women's Adult Division 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. $75 per team. Registration required. For questions, please contact Ty Arras at 920-565-1443 or . Wehr Center.

All event times and locations are subject to change. Updates will be shared at registration in the Younger Family Campus Center lower level.