Young Alumni Weekend Schedule 2014


Friday, May 30, 2014

8 a.m. *Alumni Golf Outing – Stonebridge Golf Club

Join alumni for a morning of fun and fellowship on the green at Stonebridge Golf Club. Contact Don Law (67C) at dclaw11@comcast.net or Fred Mercer (FS, 09G) at fmercer@berry.edu to register. Cost is $39 per person; pay at the door. Price includes tee times and box lunch. Door prizes offered.

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Registration and Check-In – Alumni Center, Multimedia Room

• On campus housing registration available online at www.berry.edu/alumni.

• If arriving on campus after 8 p.m., pick up your registration packets at the main gate.

On-Campus Housing Check-In (for Young Alumni only) – Alumni Center, Executive Committee Room

3 – 4:30 p.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal – College Chapel

Join alumni of all ages to prepare anthems for the Alumni Weekend worship service on Sunday morning.

7 – 10 p.m. Berry Night @ Schroeder’s on Broad Street

Meet up with other Berry young alumni in the courtyard at Schroeder’s. First round of appetizers is free.


Saturday, May 31

7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Registration and Check-In – Alumni Center, Multimedia Room

8:30 a.m. – noon *Young Alumni Service Project – Meet in Krannert Center, Valhalla Garden Room

Enjoy a continental style breakfast and receive service project assignments.

9 – 10 a.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal – College Chapel

10 a.m. High School and Academy History Exhibit – The Martha Berry Museum

• View the Berry High School and Berry Academy history exhibit now on display in The Martha Berry Museum.

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch – Ford Dining Hall, $12 per person; FREE for service project participants

1 – 6 p.m. Recreation and Fitness – The Cage Center

• Enjoy afternoon recreation at the Cage! Just present your Cage Center pass at the reception desk in the lobby to access the fitness area and other recreational facilities.

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. House o’ Dreams Bus Tour – Meet in Clara Archway

• Provided on a first-come, first-served basis

• Two 45-seat buses will leave at 1:30 p.m.; tour will last approximately 2 hours

Alumni Gala

The Forum • Downtown Rome • Black Tie Optional

All alumni are invited to join us for an evening of awards, special recognitions and dinner. Afterwards dance the night away!

6 p.m. Young Alumni Reception – Riverwalk Ballroom, Section 3

7 p.m. *Dinner – $40 per person; $75 per couple

• Two free drink tickets per adult

7:20 p.m. Fellowship and Dancing; Live Music, Cash Bar


Sunday, June 1, 2014

7 a.m. – 1 p.m. On Campus Housing Check-out – Alumni Center, Executive Committee Room. Please bring room key.

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. *Continental Breakfast in the Commons – Kilpatrick Commons

• Complimentary; all alumni and guests are invited to attend

• Rain backup – Krannert Center Lobby

9:30 a.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal and photo – College Chapel

11 a.m. Alumni Weekend Worship Service – College Chapel

• Guest Minister: Rev. Valerie Loner (91C), Pastor, Rush United Methodist Church, Rome, Ga.

• Guest Alumni Choral Director: Honorary Alumnus Ross Magoulas (FFS)

• Guest Accompanist: Suzanne Scott (FS)