Voices Welcome Easter Home

Voices Welcome Easter Home

Feb 10
Marla Todd, Associate Director of Advancement Communications
  

On Friday, January 24, the College of ACES welcomed “home” University President Robert Easter as the keynote speaker for An Evening with the Voices of Illinois Agriculture.  I found it particularly enjoyable to watch the generous attendees of this event enter in to welcome conversations with President Easter. Indeed, they were conversations amongst friends.

The events for the evening kicked off with a cocktail hour and dinner prepared by students in the Hospitality Management program, and concluded with an Agricultural Outlook Panel sharing their thoughts on the upcoming growing season. Diners offered a milk toast, homage to the agriculture focus of the evening, in celebration of the evenings’ festivities.   

This special event was held in support of the ACES Hospitality Management undergraduate program at the University of Illinois as well as the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences scholarship program, which benefits students by providing an investment into one’s education. We thank the generous donors, “Todd Gleason and Friends,” who made this event possible once again.