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Celebrating Town & Gown 2022

The 15th annual Celebrating Town & Gown, the annual signature Western Illinois University and Macomb community event, will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 at The Dining Company in Macomb, with a short program beginning at 6:15 p.m. All Macomb and WIU community members are welcome to attend.


"We hope you will save the date and join us for a great evening celebrating WIU and Macomb, as well as the most deserving recipients of our awards," said Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations Amy Spelman.


The 2022 Honorary Alumni Award and Town & Gown awards will be presented by the president and mayor. The Honorary Alumni Award, given annually since 1994, is presented to an individual who is not a WIU graduate but who has provided exceptional service to the WIU community. The Town & Gown Award, given annually since 2007, is presented to an individual who may or may not be a WIU graduate and has provided exceptional service in bringing WIU and the Macomb communities together.


To register for Town & Gown, and other alumni events, visit wiu.com/alumni, call (309) 298-1914 or stop by the Alumni House, 1009 W. Adams St.

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