Come Back Home to Work!
Your Blackburn College Alumni Board invites you to show your love to Blackburn by “coming back home to work” on our beautiful campus. Join alumni, students, faculty, and staff on Saturday, April 13th as we work shoulder to shoulder in weeding, planting, painting, cleaning, trimming, edging and doing the things that will enhance the beauty of the campus.
Here’s a rundown of the day:
9:00 – Crews arrive for check-in, receive T-shirts and assignments, continental breakfast in the Jaenke Alumni Center
10:00 – Work on projects begins
12:00 – Lunch break – barbecue on Jaenke Patio
1:00 – Resume work
3:30 – End work, happy hour cash bar in Jaenke Alumni Center
To register, please click here. All volunteers will receive a continental breakfast, lunch and a Beautification Day t-shirt.
If you can’t make it but want to contribute to the effort, please consider making a gift. All donations will go toward campus beautification efforts. Donate here.
Thanks for your support of Blackburn Beautification Day, and we look forward to seeing you back on campus!
Jeanna Supple ‘81
Lisa Black-Gomez ‘81
Joe Santos ‘82
Other Board Activities
- Senior Banquet – All graduating seniors and two guests are invited to attend the Senior Banquet, Friday, May 17th at 5 pm, in the Schmidt Dining Commons. Brought to you by the Alumni Board, the banquet is a special opportunity to remember the past and celebrate the future.
- Registration Information The Senior Banquet is free to graduating seniors. Guests are $15 per person. Food options are available.RSVP information will be available soon. The deadline to register is April 26th. For more information please contact Steve Yearson at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 217-854-5787.
- Care packages – One of the best ways to provide a pick-me-up is a thoughtful gift from home. The Alumni Board provides care packages that will be delivered to students before holidays and other important dates. Order forms will be mailed to parents and guardians, but can also be ordered here.