SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY ALUMNI NEWS
February 2008


Wedding Showcase

The Slippery Rock University Union, the SRU Alumni Association and AVI FoodSystems, Inc. are pleased to announce the second annual Wedding Showcase event on Thursday, February 28, 2008, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Tour banquet and reception facilities on campus in the Multi Purpose Room, North Hall and the newly remodeled Russell Wright Alumni House and Conference Center. The event will be held in the Slippery Rock University Union Multi-Purpose Room. More than 25 vendors will be on hand to provide information about their services for the bride-to-be. The showcase will include several giveaways, including the grand prize sponsored by the Apple Butter Inn: a one night stay at the Inn and dinner for two at North Country Brewery. For additional information, please call 724-738-2491 or christopher.cole@sru.edu.
SRU Night with the Orlando Magic

Join fellow ROCK alumni in the Orlando area for an evening of fun and professional basketball as the Orlando Magic take on the Indiana Pacers. Prices range from $20 - $40. Deadline to register is March 5, 2008. The game and pre-game reception with President Smith will be held at the Amway Arena on March 15, 2008, pre-game reception at 5:30 p.m., tipoff at 7 p.m. To register, contact Jack Lensky, '91, Senior Season Ticket Account Executive, Orlando Magic, at 407-916-2949 or e-mail jlensky@orlandomagic.com. For additional information, go to rockalumnicafe.com/orlando08
Tampa Alumni Reception

Join fellow alumni from the Tampa/St. Petersburg area for an evening of fun at Bahama Breeze. We will be meeting at the outdoor gazebo with live entertainment, unlimited Caribbean appetizers and cash bar. The cost is only $15 per person. The event will be held at Bahama Breeze, 3045 N. Rocky Point Drive E, Tampa, FL 33607. For directions, go to www.bahamabreeze.com. Call 1-800-GET-ROCK or alumni@sru.edu to pre-register for this event. No walk-ins permitted. Alumni must pre-register by March 5, 2008. Former SRU president Bob Aebersold will be in attendance to greet alumni.
Ft. Lauderdale Alumni Reception

Join fellow alumni from the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area for an evening of fun at the Ocean Manor Beach Resort, 4040 Galt Ocean Manor Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on Tuesday, March 18, 7:30 -- 9:30 p.m. The evening includes a one hour open bar (7:30 -- 8:30 p.m.) with appetizers. Cost is only $15 per person. Call 1-800-GET-ROCK or alumni@sru.edu to pre-register for this event. No walk-ins permitted. Alumni must pre-register by March 5, 2008.
Five Guys Named Moe

A little bit of Broadway comes to Miller Auditorium in Slippery Rock. Tickets to the March 29 presentation of the Tony-Award winning musical "Five Guys Named Moe" are $20 for adults; $18 for senior citizens (62 and older) and those under age 18; and $8 for SRU students. To order tickets with a credit card call 724.738.2091. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m.
The Wedding Singer

The movie has now been turned into a new musical. Join fellow alumni as we ROCK the eighties in Pittsburgh and have a rocking good time. The play takes place on April 13, 2008, at the Benedum Theater, at 1 p.m. For more information, go to rockalumnicafe.com/WeddingSinger or contact the alumni office at 1-800-GET-ROCK or alumni@sru.edu.
The President's Scholarship Gala

Join us for this semi-annual black tie event. The theme for the gala is "Swing Time at the Rock." The event will be held at the Marriott at Cranberry Woods on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at 5:30 p.m. Special rates for SRU alumni staying overnight. For more information, go to rockalumnicafe.com/PresidentsGala08 or call 724-738-2187
Raleigh-Durham (N.C.) Alumni Reception

Join fellow alumni living in the Raleigh Durham area as we welcome our newest group of student teachers completing their student teaching in area school districts. Alumni from all majors are welcome. Only $15 per person. The event will be held at the Sunset Grille, on July 10, 2008, at 5:30 p.m. To register, go to rockalumnicafe.com/NC08 or call 1-800-GET-ROCK. You must pre-register to this event!
Join your Alumni Association today! Help us reach our membership drive goal of "2008 in 2008" annual members. We are only 25 memberships short of our goal! Dues help fund alumni events, scholarships and communications. Go to rockalumnicafe.com and click on "Join/Renew Your SRUAA Alumni Association."
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