DENMARK -- Voorhees College has announced the schedule of its Homecoming 2017 activities. This year's theme is “Re-Imagining Voorhees: A Different School of Thought.”
Homecoming events will kick off with the third annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Thursday, Nov. 9. The golf tournament will be held at Hillcrest Golf Course in Orangeburg. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the shotgun start will be at 9 a.m.
The $60 individual entry fee includes green fees, cart, lunch and a raffle. Group registration is $240, with a maximum of four players. Proceeds from the event will benefit scholarships and student programs.
For more information on the golf tournament, contact Ulysses Williams at 803-780-1062 or email@example.com.
On Friday, Nov. 10, the National Alumni Association meeting will be held on campus at 9 a.m. in Massachusetts Hall. Following the meeting, lunch will be provided for alumni in the Cherry Blossom Room of the cafeteria at a cost of $10 per person.
Later that evening, the Hall of Fame Banquet will be held in the Leonard E. Dawson Health and Human Resources Center at 6 p.m. Tickets for this event are $75 per person, or $600 per table. During the banquet, individuals will be recognized for their achievements in various fields and their dedication to Voorhees College.
The VC Block Party will be held following the banquet on the black top. The party will begin at 9:30 p.m. with free admission. Beginning at 9 p.m., there will be a Wine and Cheese Lounge featuring alumni performing spoken word at Massachusetts Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission.
The Homecoming Parade will get underway at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, on Maple Street in downtown Denmark. The Voorhees Lady Tigers will take on the Bob Jones University Lady Bruins at 1 p.m., and the Voorhees Tigers men will take on the Point University Skyhawks at 3 p.m. in the Leonard E. Dawson Health and Human Resources Center. Tickets are $15 per person, with free admission for Voorhees students with a valid ID.
The Homecoming Step Show will begin at 7 p.m. in the Leonard E. Dawson Health and Human Resources Center. The cost is $15 per person. Immediately following the step show, there will be a fireworks display in Academic Circle.
To end the Homecoming festivities, on Sunday, Nov. 12, a VC Choir Reunion Concert, featuring performances by alumni choir members, the current VC choir and a mini sermon by President W. Franklin Evans, will be held at 9 a.m. in Massachusetts Hall Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for general admission.
To purchase tickets to events or for additional information about student and alumni Homecoming activities, visit www.voorhees.edu or call the Division of Institutional Advancement at 803-780-1194.