New traditions and old favorites will
help alumni mark the 100th anniversary of Mountain Day, Oct. 3-4. A special highlight this year will be the Reunion Brunch, held at the Ford Reflecting Pools from 10 a.m.-12 noon, Oct. 4, for the classes of 1974A, 1974C, 1979A, 1979C, 1984C,
1989C, 1994C, 1999C, 2004C and 2009C.
Reunion classes are also participating
in a special service projects tied to the centennial, “100 for our 100th.” As part of the initiative, alumni and friends are invited to create "A Mountain of Cans" by bringing canned goods to donate. A convenient drop-off location will be set up at the campus entrance. All cans will go to Action Ministries Rome Food Pantry.
After the traditional picnic and Grand March on Lavender Mountain, alumni will gather in downtown Rome to celebrate before the Viking football team takes on Washington University in St. Louis at 6 p.m.
Saturday at Barron Stadium in Rome.
Advance tickets to the Mountain Day game can be purchased Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 by calling 706-236-2260 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. They also will be available at the gate. Be sure to wear your Mountain Day 100 t-shirt, available for purchase on campus, to join in the Blue Out of Barron Stadium for the game.