Samford Family Weekend Set Oct. 10-12; Appalachian State is Football Opponent
Posted by William Nunnelley on 2008-09-30
Samford University will host its annual Family Weekend Oct. 10-12 with a variety of activities including a football game with defending national champion Appalachian State, a reception, golf, music, meals and other activities.
The President's Reception hosted by Drs. Andrew and Jeanna Westmoreland Friday, Oct. 10, will open the weekend. The Samford String Quartet will provide music at the Brewer Plaza event.
The fifth annual Family Weekend Golf Tournament at Eagle Point Golf Course will begin a busy schedule Saturday, Oct. 11. A Greenhouse Spa and Summit shopping trip is also available from 8:30 a.m. until noon.
The annual Samford Parents Association meeting featuring remarks from President Andrew Westmoreland begins at 10 a.m. in the VIP Suite of Pete Hanna Center. An academic fair and parent/faculty meet-and-greet session will follow at 10:45-noon in Hanna Center.
Luncheon on the Quad from noon until 2 p.m. will include music by The Hip Knuckles band and a pep rally.
The Southern Conference game with three-time defending Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) champion Appalachian State will kick off at 2:30 p.m. in Seibert Stadium.
The schedule Sunday, Oct. 12, will include a luncheon from noon until 1:30 p.m. in the main dining room of Beeson University Center and the annual Samford Hymn Sing at 2 p.m. in Reid Chapel. The hymn sing was known formerly as the Old Song Sing-Along.
Tickets are required for some events. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Office of Student Involvement at 205 726-2345.
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