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Tickets on Sale for 2015 EIU Alumni Awards Dinner


Those interested in attending the 2015 Alumni Awards Dinner, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24, on the Eastern Illinois University campus, can purchase tickets to do so.

Tickets, priced at $30 per person, are available by contacting the EIU Alumni Association at 217-581-6616 or online at by Thursday, Oct. 22.  The event is set to begin with a 6 p.m. social hour, followed by the dinner at 7, in the Grand Ballroom of the MLK Jr. Union.

Honorees include Larry Ankenbrand of Charleston; Robert Collier of Tucson, Ariz.; Aaron Grobengieser of Hendersonville, Tenn.; Habeeb Habeeb of Champaign; Kent Johnson of Chicago; Alvin Maurice of Lansdale, Pa.; Ross McCullough of Alpharetta, Ga.; Judge Robert Schatz of San Antonio, Texas; and Kenneth Spells of Godfrey.

The dinner, sponsored by the EIU Alumni Association, is held annually in conjunction with Eastern’s Homecoming celebration.