UFV Cascades Alumni Day set for Saturday, September 28th, 2013

 UFV Cascades Alumni Poster 

Abbotsford, BC…..The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades in conjunction with the  UFV Alumni Association are pleased to announce the 2013 UFV Cascades Alumni Day will be held on Saturday, September 28th.  The festivities will commence at 1pm at the Envision Athletic Center (gym) parking lot with a BBQ for all the alumni and their families, student-athletes, coaches and university administrators.  “I look forward to seeing all the alumnus from our nine varsity team, with the department of athletics turning 30 years old on September 1st, this celebration will have great meaning to all who played, worked and were part of our great history,” commented UFV Athletic Director Rocky Olfert.     

New UFV Cascades Alumni Cards
During the BBQ the Alumni Association will distribute the brand new designed UFV Cascades Alumni cards to all the alumnus on hand. (see attachment above).  All alumni that played varsity sports for 4 or more years for Fraser Valley College, UCFV or UFV are eligible for the new card.  “We are very pleased to support our former student athletes who committed hundreds of hours to train and proudly compete on behalf of the University by offering our athletic alumni this special Alumni Association membership card” said Tony Luck, Chair UFV Alumni Association. Alumni who graduated this fall and attend the Alumni day event can pick up their cards. Alumni from earlier class years can visit the Campus card office during the day to get their cards.

Cascade Alumni with Sasq 'ets

All alumni are encouraged to register in advance of September 28th, by logging onto www.ufv.ca/alumnigames

The day will also include an opportunity to win great prizes from the Cascades sponsors liker Travel Cuts, Abbotsford Heat and Panago Pizza.  The Heat will set up their street hockey nets and any alumnus is welcome to play against Sasq ‘ets in a friendly game of hockey. 

After the BBQ celebration all the alumnus are invited into the EAC to play “pickup” volleyball and basketball with members of the current varsity teams.  For those interested in supporting the men’s soccer team, there will be a shuttle bus leaving the EAC at 6:30pm to cheer on the team at Exhibition Field, in Chilliwack, BC.  Game time is set for 7:15pm and the bus returns right after the match ends. The Cascades opponent is UNBC Timberwolves.

UFV Cascades Alumni Day’s Events
1-4pm  BBQ at EAC (gym area parking lot-Abbotsford Campus)

1-4pm  Distribution of UFV Cascades Alumni Cards

4-8pm “Pick-up” volleyball and basketball in EAC gym

6:30pm Shuttle Bus departs for men’s soccer match at Exhibition Field (Chilliwack, BC)

For further information on UFV Cascades Alumni Day contact Helen Hughes, Partnerships and Events Coordinator, 604-557-4008- email: helen.hughes@ufv.ca

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