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Homecoming 2016: Sept. 30 from 11 am to 6 pm

Homecoming 2016: Sept. 30 from 11 am to 6 pm

Posted on 7 Sep 2016 by Goldfarb Team

Unity in Community

The Barnes-Jewish College Alumni Association invites all alumni, students, faculty and staff on Friday, Sept. 30 from 11 am to 6 pm to the Unity in Community homecoming celebration. The celebration includes lunch, a free T-shirt (while supplies last) and a fun-filled afternoon of entertainment and attendance prizes. Attendees will also have an opportunity take part in on- and off-site service projects, honoring distinguished alumni and hearing from a grateful patient.

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Homecoming Agenda*

10 a.m. – Lobby

Registration Opens

11 a.m. – Plaza Auditorium

Memorial Celebration

Reflect, remember and celebrate members of the nursing school community we have lost. The memorial will begin outside of the college with a bagpiper leading attendees into the auditorium.

12 p.m. – Commons

Lunch

Enjoy lunch served for all attendees.

Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Barnes-Jewish College Alumni Association is set to present the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards to Carrie Jeffries, MPH, MS, RN, ANP-BC, AACRN and Tamara Otey, PhD, RN.

1:30 – 4 p.m. – Lobby/Off Site Locations (Pick one)

Community Service Project

The theme Unity in Community comes to reality as we host on- and off-site service projects open to all attendees. When RSVPing, select one service project you would like to take part in during the day. Please note that the off-site projects last from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Transportation to and from the sites are provided.  

On-site

Positive Postcards 

Create unique postcards with messages of inspiration, happiness, comfort, or humor for patients and their families to choose. The Arts + Healthcare program has a portable postcard stand that can travel around various locations in the hospital providing messages of encouragement and delight. Rubber stamps, collage materials, paint and embellishments galore!

Port Pillows  

Sew simple pillows for patients with ports. The pillow is used under car seat belt to provide a comfortable barrier between the belt and port. Two sewing machines and gobs of fun fabric will provide a pillow extravaganza!

Off-site

St. Patrick's Center

Sort food and clothing donations at Missouri’s largest providers of housing, employment and health opportunities for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

International Institute of St. Louis

Work in the donation and shopping room. Sorting and organizing donations for clients, which include immigrants and refugees in St. Louis City and County.

4 – 6 p.m. – Lobby/Commons

Unity in Community Homecoming Celebration

Join students, alumni, faculty and staff for a homecoming celebration with food, fun and dancing. Attendance prizes will be drawn throughout the homecoming celebration portion of the day. 

*The event agenda is subject to change

For more information, contact Dr. June Cowell-Oates at 314-454-8694 or [email protected].

Click here to RSVP for Homecoming. 

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