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U of I Alumni Association presents “Toast to Good Living” at UIS

September 7, 2004

SPRINGFIELD - The University of Illinois Alumni Association will sponsor a “Toast to Good Living” Sunday, September 26, in the Public Affairs Center on the University of Illinois at Springfield campus.  The event is open to alumni of all three U of I campuses – Springfield, Champaign-Urbana, and Chicago – as well as to the public. Reservations are required.

At 4:30 p.m. Dr. Abraham G. Kocheril, U of I associate professor of medicine, will make a presentation titled “The Wonders of Wine,” which will explain the health benefits of wine and the etiquette of enjoyment.

At 6 p.m. a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception will feature tasting of good, affordable wines as well as a preview of the 2005 Explorers alumni travel program.

Cost for the event is $15 per person for alumni association members and their guests and $25 for non-members.  Reservations should be made no later than Friday, September 17. For more information or to register, contact the UIAA at UIS by phone at (217) 206-7395 or online at www.uiaa.org/spfld/.

    The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 40 degree programs – 20 bachelor’s, 19 master’s, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.
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