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 online for the weekend’s events by clicking here or download a printable form and send a check to Treasurer Sam Long.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 August 9, 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.
  • Athletic Facilities Tour, Tour will start between 2:00 and 4:00 and takes about an hour. Site will be updated with precise time closer to the date. Space is limited to 25. First come – first served.
  • 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

WHAT ELSE IS HAPPENING IN BLACKSBURG

Wineries for the Winery Enthusiast:

Chateau Morrisette – 540-593-364
7
291 Winery Road, SW
Floyd, VA 24091

Wine, Beer and Brats Octoberfest, Free Admission, 12 N – 5 p.m.

Bellevue Estates – 540-961-0500
5415 Gallion Ridge Rd.
Blacksburg, VA  21073

They will be harvesting that Weekend. Come and help (Lucy and Ethel).

White Barrell Winery
4025 Childress Rd
Christiansburg, VA  21075

Villa Appalachia (Across Parkway from Chateau Morrisette) – 540-358-0357
752 Rock Castle Gorge Rd.
Floyd, VA  24091
Italian Inspired Wines

Something A Little Stronger:

Five Mile Moon Distillery
US 221   Floyd, VA
Moonshine in various Flavors

And Finally:
Sinkland Farms Brewery
3060 Riner Rd.
Christiansburg, VA

HIKING:  Point your browser to The Hiking Hokie, that lists all the Great Trails in the area.

GOLF:

The River Course – 540-633-6732
8400 River Course Dr.
Radford, VA  24141

Virginia Tech Golf Course – 540-231-6435
1 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES:

Moss Art Center (More information and reservations can be made by clicking here.)

Saturday, September 29
190 Alumni Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24060
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  (History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence)

Sunday, September 30
4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Itzhak Perlman, violin and Rehan de Silva, piano)
Street and Davis Performance Hall

 

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. Rooms are still available at The Inn at Virginia Tech.

  • 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
    Make your reservations online!

Who’s Coming to Blacksburg?

“Doc” Benoit
Louis & Ginger Brooking
Gary Buchanan
Barry & Kathy Buschow
Bill Comer
John Cowan
Marty & Cheryl Coyne
Carl & Sue Crist
Jim & Elaine Dafnis
Glenn & Julie Darnall
Audrey Dotson Lawson
Ed & Becky Drudge
Nugget & Ellen Dunn
Randy Earnst
Dave & Pauline Elliott
John & Marilyn Funkhouser
Art & Fran Hale
Tom Hanley
Bill Harris
John Harrover
Jim Harvey
Bill & Lucy Jenkins
Jimmy & Joyce John
Dave Jones
Justin & Lanier Jones
Jim & Janet Kelly
Woody & Carol Kessler
Joe & Connie Kincheloe
Frank Kopriver
Sam & Sylvia Long
Charlie Love
Richard & Tina Markham
Bill & Annette Mashburn
Joe & Terri Mason
Tim & Esther McDermott
John & Mary McLellan
Mike & Brenda Moorefield
Eric & Sally Noonkester
Patty Parker Vinall
Dennis & Linda Parsons
Sam & Dee Parsons
David & Ann Rice
Mark & Jenny Rivers
Fred Robinson
Bruce & Beth Rogers
Cro & Liz Thayer
Bill & Sandy Thompson
Butch & Ludi Webber
Mike Whaley
John & Cindy Windsor
Nathan & Lindsey Yingling
Mike Zeigler
Founding Brothers and members of the first pledge class are italicized

 

Add your registration by clicking here.

As of August 26, 2018
Source: Advance notifications, reservations, written notifications.