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Homecoming and Family Weekend draw thousands

Oct. 20, 2009

KALAMAZOO--Thousands of Western Michigan University alumni, parents and family members are expected on campus Friday through Sunday, Oct. 23-25, for the 2009 Family Weekend and WMU Homecoming celebration.

It marks the first time WMU Homecoming and Family Weekend are being held the same weekend, contributing to a rich calendar of events.

Weekend highlights

Friday, Oct. 23

  • Canceled due to weather Soap Box Derby
  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner
  • Bronco volleyball vs. Kent State

Saturday, Oct. 24

  • Campus Classic 1K and 5K run/walk
  • Alumni Pepfest and Family Weekend Tailgate Party
  • Bronco football vs. Buffalo
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council Marchdown
  • Bronco volleyball vs. Ohio

Sunday, Oct. 25

  • Family Weekend Grab the Reins Brunch

Homecoming event details are online at wmich.edu/homecoming.

Family Weekend details can be found at wmich.edu/parents/weekend.

For the complete calendar of events, visit wmich.edu/events. All events listed are open to the public, but some require advance reservations and payment.

Hotel accommodations can be found at wmich.edu/visiting/hotels.html.

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Media contact: Deanne Puca, (269) 387-8400, deanne.puca@wmich.edu

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