Alumni Holiday Event Brings Warm Clothing to Needy Families

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A large group of young alums gathered at Healy’s Westside Tavern on Thursday, December 13, 2012 to meet up with classmates and bring some joy to needy families.  Every alum who attended brought along a children’s hat, scarf, gloves or mittens which were donated to the Salvation Army on behalf of the Resurrection University Alumni Association.  Everyone enjoyed the festive evening which included an open bar, a light buffet, and a holiday gift, a ResU “Harry Potter” winter scarf.  Resurrection University faculty and staff were also in attendance.

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“It was great to see my friends,” said Jessica Van Kempen, December Class of 2011.  “Everyone had a great time.  These events are really fun!”

The Resurrection University Alumni Association is actively seeking alumni volunteers for the 100th Anniversary Gala Committee and the Young Alums Committee.  The Gala Committee will be responsible for planning and organizing the 100th anniversary of Resurrection University (formerly the West Suburban College of Nursing) to be celebrated in May 2014.  The Young Alums Committee will be responsible for planning and organizing events and volunteer activities throughout the year.  If you are interested in helping on either of these committees please contact Esther Wallen atEsther.Wallen@resu.edu or call 773-252-5133.  We need your support!

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The Alumni Association is planning more Young Alums events for 2013.  To receive information go to https://www.resu.edu/alumni-friends/ and fill out the online registration form.

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