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Archive for April, 2014


Our Spring Alumni Events Update, Pt. 2

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Last week in Colorado, our alumni chapter did a doubleheader with two alumni events in one day! We so appreciate our chapter team and all the work they put into the events last Saturday. Here are the highlights:

Colorado Springs, CO, event at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.

DSC_0026On the morning of Saturday, April 12, the Colorado chapter kicked off the weekend by hosting a private tour of the U.S. Olympic Training Center for alumni in the area. They kept the event free by asking alumni to bring a sack lunch, and they started the event with a time of fellowship together in a reserved room before the tour started at noon.

Creative element: A tour! The Colorado chapter had a good turnout (more…)

Our Spring Alumni Events Update

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Phew! It is a busy spring event season for us in the Alumni Office. Here are some updates from our chapter events last weekend – their event elements are excellent examples to follow for your own planning!

Dallas, TX, Chapter event hosted at Southwestern SeminaryIMG_2070

On April 3, we hosted an alumni event at the conference center at Southwestern Seminary. Their staff was tremendously helpful as we planned long-distance, and even with tornado warnings and killer traffic, we still had a great turnout!

Creative element: (more…)

CU at the Ballpark!

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Yesterday, we observed an unofficial American holiday: Opening Day 2014, the official kick-off to the regular baseball season! With major and minor league teams located in cities across the United States, baseball games are great event ideas for the summer.

Baseball events are popular choices for our chapter leadership teams, so we seem to host several each year. One summer, we even planned a “Cheer On Your Hometown Heroes” baseball event series, where we hosted 10 alumni baseball events in cities across the Midwest!

With our experience in baseball events, we’d like to share some tips for you to consider as you plan your own baseball event (this summer, maybe?):

1. Ticket sales: Baseball organizations have (more…)