UT Seeks to Honor Military Alumni for Homecoming

KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is looking for all alumni who served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

This year’s Homecoming activities include “Celebrating Our Heroes: Past and Present,” a special reception and dinner for veterans on Friday, Nov. 2, at Calhoun’s on the River.

The reception begins at 6:30 p.m., and dinner is at 7 p.m. The evening’s keynote speaker will be Lt. Gen. R.A. Tiebout, a retired U.S. Marine living in Townsend. The Brad Walker Orchestra will provide entertainment.

Military alumni should contact Phyllis Moore, director of alumni programs in the Office of Alumni Affairs, at (865) 974-3011 or phyllismoore@tennessee.edu.

Dinner is $30 per person, and reservations are due Oct. 26.

Alumni who cannot attend but would like to be included for future events also should contact Moore.

The Homecoming game against Louisiana-Lafayette is Nov. 3.

For more information about Homecoming, go to http://www.utalumni.tennessee.edu/hc.html.


Contacts:

Elizabeth Davis, UT media relations, (865) 974-5179, elizabeth.davis@tennessee.edu

Phyllis Moore, (865) 974-3011, phyllismoore@tennessee.edu