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Olivet College to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 7
Sep 22, 2006

OLIVET, Mich.Olivet College will Paint the Town Red when it celebrates its 2006 Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 7.

From noon to 2 p.m., during the Red and White luncheon, the college will honor Grand Marshal Laura Berghorst Verplank 38; the 2006 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients, William Feddeler 62 and Tala Welch 77; as well as Young Alumni Award honoree Jason Conkin 97. The lunch is $15 per person.

The Homecoming Parade begins at 4 p.m. Grand Marshal Verplank, a former Olivet alumni relations director, will lead the parade from Olivet High School to the colleges Cutler Athletic Complex. From 5 to 7 p.m., there will be a tailgate-style picnic and childrens activities at the complex. The cost of the picnic is $6 for adults, $4.50 for children 9- to 12-years-old, and free for children 8 and under.

At 6 p.m., the Comet football team takes on Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association rival Adrian College at the Cutler Athletic Complex. The game will be followed by fireworks.

A number of alumni receptions are also planned throughout the day. For a complete list of Homecoming activities, visit Olivets Web site at www.olivetcollege.edu.

For more information, call (269) 749-7644.


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