Samford Plans Events in Alabama, Georgia, Texas
Samford University’s the Offices of Alumni Programs and Parent Programs has planned several events in Alabama and Georgia before the end of September.
“The purpose of these events is to engage alumni and parents and to take Samford on the road,” said Molly McGuire, director of alumni programs.
Events include a 3 p.m. tailgate before the Aug. 30 Samford/TCU game in Fort Worth.
Advance reservations are encouraged for the Atlanta, Fort Worth, Montgomery and Birmingham events.
Atlanta Young Alumni Social
Thursday, July 31, 7 p.m. EDT
Location: Six Feet Under (Westside), 685 11th Street
Samford vs. TCU Tailgate/Game
Saturday, Aug. 30, 3 p.m., tailgate / 6 p.m., game
Location: Amon G. Carter Stadium, 2850 Stadium Drive
Montgomery Regional Event (Reception)
Tuesday, Sept. 2, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Location: Capital City Club, 201 Monroe Street, Suite 2100
Birmingham Samford Business Network/Alumni Event
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 7 – 8:30 a.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel, 1000 Riverchase Galleria
Atlanta Young Alumni Volunteer Event
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 6 p.m., EDT
Location: Atlanta Community Food Bank, 732 Joseph E Lowery Blvd. NW
McGuire said other events may be scheduled through the fall, and alumni, parents and other friends of the university are encouraged to check the Samford website for updates.
Jimmy Lichtenwalter is a journalism and mass communication major and a news and feature writer in the Office of Marketing and Communication.
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