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SUBJECT: Tickets on sale now for Memorial University's 2003 Alumni Tribute Awards event
DATE: Sept. 24, 2003

Tickets are now on sale for the 2003 Alumni Tribute Awards, happening on Oct. 16. Enjoy a relaxing evening dedicated to honouring five outstanding graduates of Memorial University of Newfoundland.

From the welcoming reception through the sumptuous four-course dinner to the award presentations, the Alumni Tribute Awards evening has been carefully planned to keep you smiling. Entertainment is by the students and faculty of the School of Music, plus there's a unique multimedia look at the lives and achievements of the evening's honoured guests.

Event Details:

    Thursday, Oct. 16
    R. Gushue Hall, Irwin's Road, Memorial University's St. John's Campus
    Reception at 6:30 p.m.; Dinner at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased or reserved in person, by phone or by e-mail from the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development, 20 Lambe's Lane. Telephone 737-4354 or 1-877-700-4081, e-mail rsvpalumni@mun.ca, Web www.mun.ca/munalum and click on the Awards icon. A limited number of tables of eight are available - call early. All proceeds to the Memorial University Scholarship Fund.

This year's recipients include:
Former Chief Justice T. Alexander Hickman, Lifetime Achievement
Stephen Kent, Horizon Award
Lt.-Gen. Rick Hillier, Professional Achievement
Maj. Dr. G. Dawn Howse, Community Service
Wayne Thistle, J.D. Eaton Award

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