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FGCU Alumni Association Hosts Annual Alumni Weekend, Feb. 9-11

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association invites alumni, family and friends to Alumni Weekend 2012, Feb. 9-11 on campus. Events include a silent auction, Green and Blue Barbecue, FGCU men's and women's basketball games, and alumni basketball game. In addition, join fellow Eagles to honor 5- and 10-year reunions of the classes of 2002 and 2007.

Thursday, Feb. 9, 6 p.m. - Discover the latest exhibit at the Art Gallery, "You Call This Art," a collection of modern and contemporary works curated by Susan Sokol Brown of Alan Brown Gallery.

Friday, Feb. 10, noon - "More to Etiquette than a Knife and Fork," an etiquette refresher course by Nonnie Owens in the Career Services Training Room. Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

Friday, Feb. 10, 2 p.m. - "Rediscover Campus." Meet at the Sugden Welcome Center for a guided walking and bus tour of campus.

Friday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. - "Eagle Night Out." Meet at Bar Louie at Gulf Coast Town Center to enjoy music, giveaways, extended happy hour and free appetizers at this kick-off celebration.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 3 p.m. - "Alumni Basketball Game." Former FGCU basketball players and cheerleaders return to the court for an exhibition game in Alico Arena.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 5:15 p.m. - "FGCU Men's Basketball vs. Belmont" in Alico Arena.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 6 p.m. - "Green and Blue Barbecue." Barbecue dinner with all the fixings served in the hospitality suite in Alico Arena).

Saturday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m. - "FGCU Women's Basketball vs. Belmont" in Alico Arena.

Silent auction items include tickets to men's and women's basketball games, gift certificates to area restaurants, weekend getaways, and golf packages.

This year's sponsors include Linda Pearson, Toya Felston with Mary Kay, Bar Louie, Gartner and Pop'z BBQ & Catering.

The Alumni Association's reunions and alumni weekends are an opportunity for graduates to return to campus, reunite with old friends, and make new ones.

For more information visit For additional information contact Kimberly Williams at (239) 590-1087.

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