Blue and Gold 40th Reunion

RSVP List

View a list of attending Class of 1974 Graduates
  • Diane Branstrom
  • Peggy Butler
  • Richard Cantwell
  • Chris Greene
  • Carolyn Hoffman
  • Ray Sowers
  • Linda Wannie

Attention Class of 1974 – Save the date for your 40th reunion! 

Come back to campus and join the fun with your Class of 1974 and celebrate NAU’s 90th Homecoming. The Blue & Gold Reunion, honoring the 40th anniversary of graduation, will take place in conjunction with the 2014 Homecoming in Flagstaff on Saturday, October 25th with this year’s theme “Axe of Kindness”.

The NAU Alumni Relations office has a block of rooms reserved at the Drury Inn & Suites Flagstaff for the nights of October 24 & 25.  Contact the Drury at 1-800 325-0720 or online at druryhotels.com reservations,  reference our group name: NAU Alumni Blue & Gold Reunion, and number 2199029.

It’s time to reminisce, reconnect and catch up on the past 40 years!

Introductory Letter 

Download a letter from Georgette Vigil, Director of Alumni Relations and Community Outreach.

Registration

Download the 2014 Registration Form. Please send check payable to NAU Foundation, Blue and Gold Reunion. Mail along with completed registration form to Beth Martin, PO Box 6034 Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Itinerary 

Friday, October 24, 2014

4-5 p.m. Drury Inn & Suites 

Meet with your class in the lobby of the Drury and receive your reunion packet. Dinner plans are on your own.  If you are staying at a different location, please plan to meet in the Drury lobby at the times indicated as this will be the pick up and return location for the reunion bus transportation.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

8:15 a.m. Drury Inn & Suites lobby

The bus leaves promptly at 8:15 a.m. from the Drury to deliver you downtown to the Weatherford Hotel for breakfast and the Homecoming Parade.  Pick up time after the parade is 11:15 from the City Hall parking lot on Aspen Ave.

8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. The Weatherford Hotel, Zane Grey Ballroom and balcony

Café Au Louie & 2014 Homecoming Parade

Enjoy a casual family breakfast and view the parade from the balcony. Meet the bus at 11:15 in the City Hall parking lot on Aspen Ave.

12:00 p.m. NAU Skydome Pavilion/Skydome  

Alumni Tailgate & Homecoming Football Game

The bus will take you to the NAU Skydome to enjoy lunch at the Lumberjack Athletic Association Skydome Pavilion with the Alumni Award winners, board members and volunteers. Visit FanFest and other areas of your choice at tailgate before the football game kicks off at 12:30 p.m. 

Five minutes prior to halftime

Class of 1974 Blue & Gold Reunion and Alumni Award Recipient Recognition

Meet five minutes before the end of the first half on the field. Join Beth, Samantha and other alumni staff on the south end of the field (by the big Louie statue) to be recognized along with the Alumni Award Recipients on the 20 yard line before the half-time show begins. Following the game the bus will take you to dinner at the High Country Conference Center.

4:30 p.m. High Country Conference Center

Blue & Gold/Alumni Award Winner Dinner

Enjoy dinner reminiscing with members of your class, alumni award winners, alumni board, friends and family as a final activity of this years homecoming weekend.

This itinerary is subject to small changes. The bus will be the transportation to and from the reunion activities, you can safely leave your belongings on the locked bus during events. Remember to dress for Flagstaff’s unpredictable and surprising weather.