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Concordia to host expanded Homecoming & Alumni Weekend

Sept. 15, 2014

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Concordia Lutheran High School is celebrating its Homecoming activities with a full Alumni Weekend on Sept. 26-28.

Created off of the traditional college model, the expanded events for the weekend hope to engage more alumni, students and friends of Concordia with the school.

“We are excited for our first Alumni Weekend which was designed to provide multi-day events for alumni returning for their class reunions and the entire Concordia community including current students, families, friends and staff,” said Jill Nichols, director of alumni relations.

The weekend kicks off with the annual invitational golf tournament and continues into Friday evening with a Homecoming tailgate and football game. The weekend concludes with a worship service on Sunday featuring the CLHS Chamber Choir.

All events are open to the public, but some events require registration and tickets. See below for details.

The full schedule:

Friday, Sept. 26

Concordia Invitational Golf Tournament
Cherry Hill Golf Club
11 a.m. – Registration and lunch
12 p.m. – Shotgun start
Visit www.Golf4Cadets.com or contact Jill Nichols at jnichols@clhscadets.com or call (260) 203-4430.

Homecoming Tailgate BBQ featuring Shigs In Pit
Benefitting the Athletic, Band and JROTC Booster Clubs
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Football Practice Field (Zollner Stadium)
Tickets are $7.50 and will be sold by Booster Club students and parents in advance or by contacting Jill Nichols at jnichols@clhscadets.com or (260) 203-4430.

Homecoming Football Game (Future Cadet Night)
Concordia vs. Bishop Luers
7 p.m.
(Future 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th-grade Cadets are invited out to experience Concordia. Watch the mail for your free ticket!)

Homecoming Party
9 p.m. – Midnight
SportONE Parkview Fieldhouse, 3946 Ice Way, Fort Wayne
A party for students, parents, alumni, staff and friends of CLHS. Call out to the past Homecoming court members (queen, king and attendants) for special recognition by the student council. Various activities for the kids coordinated by Concordia’s Student Council (volleyball, basketball, beach volleyball, paddle tennis, bounce games, etc.). Socializing for adults; refreshments available for purchase at Jimmy’s Grill.
Adults $5; Students K-12 $3
Pizza and pop

Saturday, Sept. 27

Fort4Fitness (morning)
Fort Wayne’s annual event including a half marathon, 10k, and 4 mile run/walk. Visit fort4fitness.org for more information and registration. Wear your CLHS apparel and join in the fun of this amazing event.

Individual Class Reunions (throughout evening)
40-year reunion for the Class of 1974
30-year reunion for the Class of 1984
25-year reunion for the Class of 1989
11-year reunion for the Class of 2003
10-year reunion for the Class of 2004

Sunday, Sept. 28

Worship Service
10:30 a.m.
CLHS Auditorium
Featuring: CLHS Chamber Choir and Ministry update by Principal Mychal Thom. Join us for an opportunity to worship with fellow classmates, current students and families and friends of CLHS in a special service to close Alumni Weekend. Light refreshments following.

Concordia Lutheran High School, located at 1601 St. Joe River Drive in Fort Wayne, Ind., was founded in 1935 as a private, co-educational Lutheran high school open to students of all faiths and backgrounds. With Christ at the center, Concordia continues to pursue educational excellence that equips individuals for lifelong learning and service as disciples of Jesus Christ. Learn more at www.clhscadets.com.

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