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Event Title:  UMass Amherst - Food Science Alumni Weekend 2011
All Food Science alumni and friends welcome!
Date:   Sep 16, 2011 - Sep 17, 2011
Time:   5:00PM
Location:   UMass Amherst Campus
Amherst, MA

Online registration is currently closed. Please contact the Alumni Association at (800) 456-8627 to sign up for the weekend's activities.

Join fellow alumni for the 8th Annual Food Science Alumni Weekend! The UMass Amherst Food Science Department is widely recognized as one of the best in the nation - come explore, learn and have fun!
The weekend will include an evening dinner to reconnect; tours showcasing developments on campus, including new state-of-the-art Food Science facilities; and an optional football game where the Minutemen will host the Rams from Rhode Island.

Schedule of Events:
Friday, September 16
- 5:00 PM Cocktail Reception, with cash bar
- 6:00 PM Alumni Dinner, Marriot Center, 11th floor Campus Center
- Alumni Hospitality / Cocktails (to follow dinner), off-campus

Saturday, September 17
- 9:00 AM Light Networking Breakfast
Featuring "joenuts" - Food Science Club finalist in Institute of Food Technology Competition!
- 10:00 AM Buildings and Facilities Tours, commencing in Chenoweth Lab
- 12:00 PM Alumni Luncheon, Marriot Center, 11th floor Campus Center
- 6:30 PM UMass vs. URI, optional football game

Raffles will be held throughout the day. If you would like to donate an item to include in the raffle or goodies bags, please contact Liisa Holcomb '94 at or 508.596.8688.

Hotel Accomodations:
A block of rooms has been reserved for Food Science alumni at the UMass Hotel at the Campus Center for a special rate of $140 per night. To reserve your space, contact the hotel at 877.822.2110 or visit their website, and use the promo code FSARC.
Reservations at the Campus Center Hotel must be made by August 19, 2011.

Those looking to stay off campus will receive a 20% discount off the best available rate at select Wyndham Hotel Group locations in the area. For a list of participating hotels, and to make reservations, click here.

For more information on the weekend's events, please contact Fran Kostek at 413.545.1026 or email

Reward yourself and your Alumni Association when you use your UMass Amherst credit card! Every dollar spent on your card earns you exclusive Bank of America rewards, and your Alumni Association incremental revenue. Sign up today!

For more information, contact the Alumni Association at 800.456.UMASS or Not registered on MaroonCentral, your Online Alumni Community? Create a login

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