Special Events

Alumni set July 18-20 schedule

Albion and Boone Central Alumni have announced a variety of events for Alumni Weekend, June 18-20, in Albion.

The weekend begins with stock car races Friday evening at Boone County Raceway.

Saturday’s schedule begins early with the 2009 Cardinal Run at 8 a.m. Events will include a 5k run, a two-mile fun run/walk, and a one-mile kids’ run.

Registration should be completed by June 9, and the forms are available at Boone County Fitness Center or Boone County Health Center. For information, contact Nicole Levander at 396-3165.

A new event, the Smoke ‘n Chrome Car Show & Shine, will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fourth Street in downtown Albion. Contact Don Casper, 395-2017, or Doug Young, 395-2151, for details.

A four-man scramble golf tournament will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Albion Country Club. Contact Jesse at the ACC pro shop, 395-2900, to register.

The Co-ed Sand Volleyball Tournament will also begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Registration is due by June 14 by calling Michelle Devine, 395-2686, or e-mailing to caradinalalumni@yahoo.com. Beer garden and concessions will be available. No coolers allowed.

The Alumni Banquet will be held at the Casey building at the fairgrounds, with the social hour at 5:30 p.m. and banquet at 6:30 p.m. The alumni dance, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., is open to the public. Cost for the banquet is $15 per person. To order tickets, contact Cornerstone Bank, 395-2151, or Boone County Bank, 395-2125, or e-mail to: cardinalalumni@yahoo.com

Local restaurants will be serving buffet meals on both Saturday and Sunday for alumni weekend.

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