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Classes of 1979, 1989, 1994, 1999 and 2004
Reunion 2014 Information

Hotel Accomodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Springfield Hotel. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Springfield at 700 East Adams Street. Parking is convenient in the adjacent municipally-owned parking garage. The current parking rate is $8.00 per day.

Make hotel reservations online via the Hilton's personalized group page by clicking here. You may also make a reservation by phone at 217-789-1530. If making reservations by phone, be sure to mention you are with "SIU School of Medicine Reunion" to receive the special rate of $109 single, double, triple or quad occupancy. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check in. Non-smoking rooms have been requested.

The room block will be held until June 5th when it will be released to the general public. The Hilton Hotel will accept reservations only on a space availability basis after the June 5th cut-off date. The reduced group rate may not be available once the block is full or after June 5th.

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Friday, June 27

Opening Reception for All Class Years

6:30 - 9:00 pm      Island Bay Yacht Club: 76 Yacht Club Road, Springfield.

Distinct areas will be established for each class year. Families are welcome to attend. The heated pool will be available for children (pool closes at 8:00 pm); a life guard will be on duty. A game area will be organized for children who do not wish to swim, but a parent must accompany the child. Casual dress recommended. Sweaters or light jackets are encouraged due to lake breezes.

Complimentary Shuttle

Let us be the chauffer while you enjoy the Friday night reception with your classmates. Transportation will be provided from the Hilton Hotel to Island Bay Yacht Club. Shuttles will leave the Hilton between 6:10 - 7:00 pm from the hotel´s main entrance on Adams Street. Return shuttles will operate from Island Bay Yacht Club at 9:00 pm.

Saturday, June 28

Memory Lane Tour
Departure from Pearson Museum (801 N. Rutledge)

10:30-11:30 am

Walking tour of various points of interest on campus conducted by student ambassadors and Dr. J. Kevin Dorsey, Dean and Provost. Coffee service provided in Pearson Museum prior to tour.

Class Picnics
Details and directions provided via individual class listserv.

Class of 1979
Noon-3:00 pm

Picnic hosted by David and Ingrid Alexander. Food and drinks provided for $12 adults.

Class of 1989
Noon-3:00 pm

Lunch in the clubhouse at Longbridge Golf Course, 1055 W. Camp Sangamo Rd, Springfield, IL. Alumni and guests will order from menu.

Class of 1999
11:30-3:30 pm

Picnic at Erin´s Pavilion, 4965 S. 2nd St, Springfield, IL. Food and non-alcoholic drinks provided for $12 adults (cash bar) and $6 children (ages 6-12).

Class of 2004
Noon-3:00 pm

Picnic at Washington Park Pavilion, 1400 Williams Blvd., Springfield, IL. Food and non-alcoholic drinks provided for $12 adults and $6 children (ages 6-12). BYOB.

Class of 1994

If specific class activites are scheduled by your class reunion committee, you will be notified via email on the class listserv. Make sure you provide a current email address >

Saturday, June 28

Hilton Hotel - Pinnacle Club - 30th Floor

Enjoy an array of food stations while mingling with classmates. Host bar until 11 pm.

7:00 - 11:00 pm
Cheers and Reunion Celebration - Appetizers and Food Stations Hilton Hotel - Pinnacle Club - 30th floor 700 E. Adams Street
(Business casual; spouse/adult guest welcome)

9:00 pm
Alumni Class photos

10:00 pm - midnight
For those who wish to dance (optional; otherwise stay and mingle in the Pinnacle Club). DJ/Dance/Cash bar
Conference Center Foyer - Mezzanine level


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