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Primary Contact
Dan Hayes
Averett University
420 West Main St
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 791-7252
(434) 791-5686
Secondary Contact
Sherry McDowell
420 West Main St
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 791-5676
(434) 791-5686

Friday, April 29

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Alumni Hall
Stop by Alumni Hall to register and pick up your reunion information and Averett goodie bag.

2:00 p.m.

Tour Averett
See the campus-from the heart of Averett's historic Main Hall to our newest additions. The tour will leave from Alumni Hall and visit the Main Campus (with a special stop at the new bookstore), the Equestrian Center and the Aviation Center.

6:00 p.m.

Reception & Dinner
Stratford House
1111 Main Street
This is a wonderful opportunity to renew friendships. The cost of the reception and dinner is $30. Reservations are required.

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Saturday, April 30

10:30 a.m.

2011 Spring Commencement Exercise
E. Stuart James Grant Center
707 Mt. Cross Road
Help celebrate and share in one of life's defi ning moments as the Class of 2011 marches into the ranks of Averett alumni. Following tradition, the 50th reunion class will lead the academic procession into Commencement. Members of the Class of 1961 are to be in place and lined up by 10:00 a.m. Special seating is provided for all alumni who pre-register.

1:00 p.m.

Reunion Weekend Luncheon
Student Center Dining Hall, 3rd fl oor
Main Campus
Enjoy the company of your classmates and a lunch buffet. The cost of the luncheon is $10. Reservations are required.

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5:00 p.m.

Class of 1961 Order of the Daisy Induction Ceremony
President's Home
500 Hawthorne Drive
All visiting alumni are invited to attend and honor this special class. If you are eligible for membership in the Order of the Daisy, but have not yet been inducted, please contact the Alumni Offi ce at 1-800-AVERETT, ext. 15676.

6:00 p.m.

Main Hall Tour and Restoration Presentation with President Franks
Class gifts presented this year will go toward the restoration of Main Hall. During this tour, Dr. Franks will share our progress thus far and what the future holds, not just for Main Hall, but for your alma mater.

7:00 p.m.

Classes of 1961,1960,1962,1966 Reunion Dinner
Lawson Overbey Inn
782 Main Street
Enjoy an elegant gem on Danville's Main Street. The Class of 1961 and the Classes of 1960, 1962 and 1966 will share the evening as Reunion Weekend 2011 draws to a close. The Class of 1961 will be honored for their support of
Averett. The Class of 1966 is invited to attend this special dinner in anticipation of their 50th reunion in 2016. The cost for the evening is $30. Reservations are required.

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7:00 p.m.

Class of 1971 Reunion Dinner
Joe & Mimma's Italian Restaurant
3336 Riverside Drive
Members of the Class of 1971 can enjoy an evening together at Joe & Mimma's Italian Restaurant.

For additional information, contact Sherry McDowell at 1-800-AVERETT, ext. 15676 or e-mail


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