60th Anniversary Reunion

Who have you seen lately? Who have you missed? Click memories to see memories from 2008 at our 50th Anniversary Celebration. We hope you’ll join us this fall to create new memories. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see who is already planning to join us in September!

Please register for the weekend’s events by clicking here. The Alumni Chapter Board researched several different options and weekends and settled on Tech’s away game with Duke to increase the availability of rooms and decrease the total price of the weekend. In hotel child care is available

Agenda (as of July 16, 2018)

Thursday, September 27, 2018

  • Early Arrivals
  • Welcome Reception
    Dave and Pauline Elliott are hosting this complimentary Welcome Reception at the home of one of David’s ancestors, Alexander Black, a community leader. Join us for beverages and hor d’oeuvres at what’s being called Blacksburg’s Living Room. Black was a  businessman and founder of the National Bank of Blacksburg. He was a son of Dr. Harvey Black, an Army physician in the Mexican War and surgeon and leader of the field hospital for the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War. After the war, he practiced in Blacksburg and served as president of the board of trustees for the Olin and Preston Institute, was instrumental in getting the land grant college designation for what became Virginia Tech. He went on to serve as Tech’s first rector. Dr. Black was grandson of John Black, one of Blacksburg’s founders.A $25.00 donation to the Museum, at the door, is suggested.Location: Blacksburg Museum & Cultural Center
    204 Draper Road, SW
    Date: Thursday, September 27
    Time: 6:00 pm
    Dress: Nice casual. Jeans are fine.

Friday

  • Golf Tournament at Blacksburg Country Club, Tee Time 9:00 am. $75 per player.
  • Reception and Dinner, The Inn at Virginia Tech, 6:30 pm, $49 per person through August 28.
    Cash bar. Buffet Dinner: Salad, Warm Rolls, Bistro Filet of Beef, Seared Salmon, Whipped Potatoes, Broccoli, Mixed Cherry Compote with Whipped Cream and Pound Cake, Warm Cherry Cobbler with Whipped Cream.
    Dress: business casual

Saturday

  • Omega Memorial Service for Deceased Brothers, War Memorial Chapel, 9:00 am
  • Campus Tours – Optional, more information on the way
  • Tech vs Duke Telecast at The Inn at Virginia Tech
  • Brewery and Winery Tours – Optional, more information on the way
  • Anniversary Banquet at The Inn at Virginia Tech, 6:00 pm. $99 per person through August 28.
    Cash bar. Plated Dinner: House Salad, Warm Rolls, Grilled Chicken Breast with Smoked Tomato Coulis, Carved Tenderloin of Beef with Roasted Mushroom Demi-glace, Pan Seared Lump Crab cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Coulis, Roasted Asparagus and Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Tiramisu with Raspberry Kahlua Cream Sauce
    Dance
    Dress: Tie optional

Sunday

  • Farewell breakfasts – on your own

If you plan to stay in Blacksburg on Sunday, violinist Itzhak Perlman and pianist Rohan De Silva are appearing at the Moss Arts Center at 4:00 pm. More information and reservations can be made by clicking here.


Rooms Reservations

Currently, we have blocks of rooms at three hotels. We will add more over the next week. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel and request the block reserved for Lambda Chi Alpha 60th. Room blocks are held through August 28, so make your reservations early.

  • The Inn at Virginia Tech (80 rooms @ $149/night + tax, Fri and Sat, 40 on Thu,)
    Reunion Headquarters
    901 Prices Fork Road
    540-231-8000
    Check In Time: 4pm
    Check Out Time: 11am
  • Holiday Inn Express (20 rooms @ $114/ night + tax, Thu, Fri, Sat, includes breakfast)
    1020 Plantation Road (~1 mile from The Inn at VT)
    804-552-5636
    Check In Time: 4pm
    Check Out Time: 11am
  • Hyatt Place – (10 rooms @ $139/night + tax, Thu, Fri, Sat, includes breakfast)
    650 University City Boulevard
    540-552-7500
    Check In Time: 3pm
    Check Out Time: 11am
    Book your group rate for Lambda Chi 60th Reunion
  • Marriott Residence Inn (10 rooms @ $139/night + tax, Thu, Fri, Sat, includes breakfast)
    850 Prices Fork Road
    540-739-3635
    Check In Time: 3pm
    Check Out Time: 11am
    Book your group rate for Lambda Chi 60th Reunion

Who’s Coming to Blacksburg?

“Doc” Benoit
Barry & Kathy Buschow
Carl Crist
Marty & Cheryl Coyne
Jim & Elaine Dafnis
Glenn Darnall
Ed Drudge
Nugget Dunn
John & Marilyn Funkhouser
Bill & Lucy Jenkins
Justin & Lanier Jones
Jim Kelly
Woody & Carol Kessler
Joe & Terri Mason
Chris & Haley McConnell
Tim & Esther McDermott
John & Mary McLellan
Mike & Brenda Moorefield
David & Ann Rice
Cro & Liz Thayer
Bill & Sandy Thompson
Butch & Ludi Webber
Founding Brothers and members of the first pledge class are italicized

 

Add your registration by clicking here.

As of July 16, 2018
Source: Advance notifications, reservations, written notifications.