IIT Chicago-Kent to host an All-School Reunion and Block Party

September 28 event is part of the school's 125th anniversary celebration

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's yearlong 125th anniversary celebration continues with an All-School Reunion and Block Party on Saturday, September 28, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the 200 block of South Jefferson Street between Adams and Jackson streets in Chicago.

125th Anniversary Block Party logoThe law school is hosting the event to bring together IIT Chicago-Kent alumni and their families for a day of entertainment, food and drink, and activities for the whole family. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are also encouraged to attend.

There will be prizes and surprises. Those who RSVP early will be entered into a special drawing for which winners must be present. The first 100 attendees will receive a special gift. Highlights of the event include "Reunion Row" for law school classes celebrating reunions, special recognition for couples who met and married at IIT Chicago-Kent, kid-friendly booths and games, and tours of the law school at 565 W. Adams.

IIT Chicago-Kent's talented alumni bands will perform on the main stage. There will be performances by John Locallo '86, Carlos Vera '12 and their band "5-thirty"; Ed Harris '01 and friends; "Clandestine" featuring Tim Culbertson '95; and Richard Wilson '15 and the Loafers. DJ Bart Lazar '87 will play hits and oldies. Lagunitas Brewery founder Tony Magee will give a special musical performance.

Attendees will be able to enjoy samples of their favorite Lagunitas beers, provided by Tony Magee and Carissa Brader '91, and Cane & Abe Rum tastings, provided by Old Sugar Distillery. There will be food offerings from Par Bar & Grille, courtesy of Marc Smith and Mary Nicolau Smith '85, and Giordano's Pizza, courtesy of Richard Levy '97. There will also be food from Taco Burrito King, Al's Beef, Pazzo's, Callihan Catering and, of course, the Spak cafeteria! All food and beverages are available for purchase.

The suggested donation is $10, $5 for students and free for children 12 and under. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact the IIT Chicago-Kent Alumni Association at alums@kentlaw.iit.edu or (312) 906-5240, or visit the website www.alumni.kentlaw.iit.edu/about/125th-anniversary-celebration.

Founded in 1888, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is celebrating "125 years of distinctive legal education." IIT Chicago-Kent is the law school of Illinois Institute of Technology, a private, Ph.D.-granting institution with programs in engineering, psychology, architecture, business, design and law.