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Alumni Connections > Special Announcements
Founder's Week 2014 Alumni Activities
January 30, 2014
Every year during the Moody Bible Institute Founder's Week, the Alumni Association hosts special events and reunions for Alumni. Join us this year for a time of fun and fellowship!
The following is more information for these events:
Monday, Feb. 3
The Commons will be open for lunch for fellowship with other alumni.
2 p.m. (meet by Moody Museum, Smith Lobby)
The Alumni Association extends a special Founder’s Week invitation to the classes of 1964, 1974, 1989 and 2004.
We invite you to arrive in Chicago on Monday, Feb. 3, before the Alumni Day activities, and attend a dinner just for you and your class. Registration is from 3–4 p.m. in The Commons (MBI campus) with dinner from 4–6 p.m.
Class of 1964’s 50th reunion dinner
Alumni Student Center—The Commons (Tickets: $20 per person)
Class of 1974’s 40th reunion dinner
Alumni Student Center—Northfield Room (Tickets: $20 per person)
Class of 1989’s 25th reunion dinner
Alumni Student Center—2nd floor, Fellowship Hall (Tickets: $15 per person)
Class of 2004’s 10th reunion dinner
Kimball Room (Tickets: $15 per person)
For the Founder’s Week opening session, there will be reserved seating for the above classes (seats are released at 7 p.m.). A shuttle bus will be available at Wells and Institute Place to take you to The Moody Church for the opening session. Shuttle service will not be available on Monday before 6 p.m. Class dinner attendees will need to arrange transportation from their hotels to campus.
Root Beer Social
Alumni from the classes of 1964 and 1974 are invited to join us for a root beer social after the Monday evening session. A shuttle bus from the church to campus will be available for the event.
Alumni Banquet Tickets
Alumni Banquet tickets must be purchased in advance and are nonrefundable. Please send a check, payable to Moody Alumni Association, along with your name and address, to Moody Alumni Association, 820 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60610. You may also order tickets using a credit card by calling (312) 329-4412.
Tuesday, Feb. 4
Speaker: Gary Chapman ’58 (Torrey-Gray Auditorium)
Presentation of Faculty Citation Award
Speaker: Wess Stafford ’70 (Torrey-Gray Auditorium)
Annual Alumni Banquet, Student Dining Room (SDR), MBI campus
(Tickets: $15 per person)
Class Reunions—Sweeting Center
- Undergraduate:’49, ’54, ’59, ’64, ’69, ’74, ’79, ’84 ’89, ’94, ’99, ’04, and ’09
- Graduate School and ASP classes: ’89, ’94, ’99, ’04, and ’09
- Decades: 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s
- Missionary Aviation, Radio Tech, and Evening School classes of all years
2014 Alumnus of the Year
Speaker: Leith Anderson ’65 (The Moody Church)
Open Reception for Alumnus of the Year (The Moody Church)
* Children 3–11 years old can participate in our childcare program. A box lunch and afternoon snack will be provided. Registration is free before Jan. 8, 2014; afterward it will be $5 per child. Registering your child is imperative to our planning.
To ensure home delivery before Founder’s Week, please place orders before Jan. 12, 2014. Ticket orders received after Jan. 12, 2014 may be picked up before Founder’s Week at the Alumni Office, or during Founder’s Week at the Alumni Registration table at The Moody Church. Tickets are also available for purchase in person in the Alumni Office starting Oct. 2, 2013. Tickets will not be held without payment.
All remaining Alumni Banquet tickets and those not picked up by Tuesday at 10 a.m. will be released for sale at the table in front of the Student Dining Room on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.
E-mail, Coffee and Fellowship
The Moody Alumni Office will be open each day during Founder’s Week. We invite you to stop by our office on Smith 1 and relax over a hot cup of coffee or check your e-mail on one of the public-access computers.
Stay for a few minutes or all day. Make yourself at home and use our office as a meeting place for your friends and family.
For more information about alumni activities during Founder’s Week, contact:
To make reservations, please contact the hotel directly and ask for the Moody Bible Institute Founder’s Week rate (rate does not include tax). Rates subject to availability. Please reserve by 12/30/13.
Acme Hotel Company
15 E. Ohio Street (eight blocks from MBI)
$112 queen room, $142 double room (prices for 1/31–2/9/14), includes complimentary Internet.
Best Western Plus–River North Hotel
125 W. Ohio Street (five blocks from MBI)
$99 king room, $105 double room (price for 2/2–2/9/14), includes free parking and full American breakfast daily.
Hotel Indigo Downtown Gold Coast
1244 N. Dearborn Parkway (eight blocks from MBI)
$109 (price for 2/2–2/8/14)
Residence Inn by Marriott
201 E. Walton Place (eight blocks from MBI)
$106 studio room, $119 one bedroom (prices for 2/2–2/7/14), includes hot breakfast buffet daily.
Light dinner provided Monday–Thursday.
For more detailed information about hotel accommodations, go to www.moodyglobal.org/hotels.
Shuttle buses will be provided between these hotels and The Moody Church.
VR—Varley Room, SW—Sweeting Center, ASC—Alumni Student Center, FH—Fellowship Hall
|1970s / 1980s; 1990s / 2000s||ASC Activities Room|
|Aviation and Radio Tech||317 SW|
|Graduate School and ASP||225 SW|
|Evening School||343 SW|