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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Stanley Cup Champion Rob Blake returns to BGSU

Rob Blake
Rob Blake

Stanley Cup champion and Canadian Olympic gold medalist Rob Blake will return to the Ice Arena Saturday, Nov. 6, to support the "Bring Back the Glory Campaign."

Blake, an All-American defenseman for the Falcons from 1987-90, is the guest of honor at a fundraising reception hosted by the "Bring Back the Glory" campaign before BGSU's hockey game against Notre Dame.

Everyone is invited to the 5 p.m. reception at Mileti Alumni Center. Tickets are $25 or $100 per person. The $100 ticket includes a $75 tax-deductible gift to the "Bring Back the Glory" campaign, an autographed photo of Blake and recognition of your donation at the event. Launched in October 2009, the campaign's goal is $5 million to endow scholarships and enhance the Ice Arena.

Blake will also be honored at the game. Faceoff is at 7:05 p.m. Joining Blake will be Mike "Doc" Emrick, play-by-play commentator for the NHL on NBC, and BGSU alumnus. Emrick will emcee the fundraiser and introduce Blake on the ice prior to the game.

To register for the reception, click here. You may also contact the Office of Alumni and Development at 2-2424 or
respond@bgsu.edu. The deadline for registration is Friday, Nov. 5.

More information is available at www.bgsualumni.com/glory. Tickets for the hockey game are available by contacting the ticket office online or 419-372-0000.


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Attend Toledo gallery opening of BGSU photography

Two faculty members will show their photography at a show opening Friday (Nov. 5) in Toledo.

Dr Matthew Donahue, popular culture, and Jane Vanden Eynden, School of Art, will be part of an exhibit at the Parkwood Gallery, 1838 Parkwood Ave., near the Toledo Museum of Art. The opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery, which is part of the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo.

The artists in the show are "all working in interesting, innovative, and vivid photographic techniques," according to the Arts Commission.

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November 03, 2010