Homecoming celebrations at Lakehead University

Lakehead University is excited to welcome alumni “home” to the Orillia Campus during the biggest weekend of the year.

Lakehead Orillia’s annual Homecoming celebration takes place from Friday, Oct. 18 to Saturday, Oct. 19, with activities taking place on and off campus. From sporting events to quiz night and the Principal’s brunch, Homecoming offers something for everyone.

“Lakehead has more than 63,000 alum around the globe,” said Debra Woods, President of the Alumni Association of Lakehead University. “During Homecoming we look forward to seeing alumni and celebrating their achievements since graduating from Lakehead.”

A full list of Homecoming Weekend events is available at lakeheadu.ca/homecoming.  The community is welcome to attend the various events, but are encouraged to register in advance.

Quiz Night at Flying Monkey Brewery takes place Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery. The following events are scheduled for Oct. 19: Principal’s Homecoming Brunch at 11 a.m. in the Lakehead Orillia cafeteria; Wolfie’s 9-Hole Golf Tournament at 1:30 p.m. at Hawk Ridge Golf Club; and the Alumni vs. Student Hockey Game and Tailgate at 5:30 p.m. at the Rotary Place.

Photo: Homecoming Weekend is a great chance to reconnect with friends, fellow alumni, faculty and staff. Pictured (from left) are Mark Tilbury, Director Annual Fund and Alumni Engagement, Josh McQuay, Past President of the Simcoe County Alumni Chapter, Jacquie Kent, External Relations Associate, Andrew Petras, President Simcoe County Alumni Chapter, and Emilie Pavey.

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