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WIU Employee Appreciation Weekend

April 20, 2017

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MACOMB/MOLINE -- Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas and the President's Round Table for Staff will host WIU Employee Appreciation Weekend May 4-8.

While the celebration officially kicks off Thursday, May 4, employees are invited to attend the Tuesday, May 2 WIU Leatherneck Baseball game versus the University of Iowa at Boyer Stadium. The game begins at 4 p.m.

Other free events for WIU employees during the appreciation celebration include:

* Admission to the Donald S. Spencer Student Recreation Center Thursday, May 4-Monday, May 8 {must present WIU ID; guest passes for non-University employees/family members, $5 per day}.

* Round of golf at the WIU Harry Mussatto Golf Course Thursday, May 4-Monday, May 8 {must call (309) 298-3676 in advance to reserve a tee time; includes cart; guests of University employees will be required to pay regular greens and cart fees}.

* One round of mini-golf or one free bucket of golf balls (driving range) at Macomb Park District's Ball Fore Thursday, May 4-Monday, May 8 {must present WIU ID}.

* Admission to Figge Museum Thursday, May 4-Monday, May 8 with WIU ID.

* WIU-QC and Planning Vice President Joe Rives will host an employee appreciation breakfast on the WIU-Quad Cities Campus at 7:30 a.m. Friday, May 5 in the QC Riverfront Atrium.

* Open climbing tower hours from 4-7 p.m. Friday, May 5 at Horn Field Campus {reservations required; call (309) 298-HORN to reserve a spot}.

In addition to the Employee Appreciation Weekend events, members of the WIU community are invited to attend the Spring 2017 Civil Service Employees Council Luncheon Thursday, May 4. Cost for the lunch is $9 per person. Reservations may be made by contacting Robert O'Bear at by Friday, April 21.

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