President Parkyn Travels U.S. to Meet Alumni and Friends

David L. Parkyn, president

CHICAGO (January 11, 2007) – The North Park University Alumni Office is pleased to announce a series of upcoming events designed to connect alumni around the country with North Park’s newly-inaugurated ninth president, David L. Parkyn, Ph.D. These gatherings will take place over the next 10 months, and also serve as the first step in promoting the launch of North Park Regional Chapters. Five events have been announced, with more on the way as Dr. Parkyn takes his route cross-country to meet Viking alumni, parents, friends and churches. Check out the ever-growing list of stops on his route for an evening in your area, and be sure to register by the RSVP date.

Questions and RSVPs should be directed to Rick Yngve, co-director of the Alumni Office, at (773) 244-6248, or by email to ryngve@northpark.edu. Be sure to visit www.northpark.edu/alumni for more details about these and other exciting events throughout the year.

Presidential Inaugural Series Events
Twin Cities Annual Dinner & Benefit
Friday, January 26, 2007
7:00 p.m.
Town & Country Club
300 Mississippi River Boulevard N, St. Paul, MN 55104
$25 per person; please RSVP by January 15, 2007

Seattle Annual Dinner & Benefit
Sunday, February 18, 2007
6:30 p.m.
The Seattle Aquarium
1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59 on the Waterfront, Seattle, WA 98101
$25 per person; please RSVP by January 31, 2007

Portland Dinner & Benefit
Tuesday, February 20, 2007
6:00 p.m.
Governor Hotel
614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
$25 per person; please RSVP by January 31, 2007

Bay Area Annual Dinner & Benefit
Friday, February 23, 2007
6:00 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
45 John Glenn Drive, Concord, CA 94520
$25 per person; please RSVP by February 7, 2007

Central Valley Area Wine & Cheese Tasting
Saturday, February 24, 2007
5:00 p.m.
Hilmar Cheese Company
9001 North Lander Avenue, Hilmar, CA 95324
$25 per person (includes dinner; please RSVP by February 7, 2007)