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Arizona Alumni Social and Brew Bash Set for February 18 and 19

By Shawn Smith, University Relations on
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

CROOKSTON, Minn. - Alumni and friends of the Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) and the University of Minnesota Crookston will gather for a social on Friday, February. 18, 2022, at Apache Wells Grand Elegance Ballroom, 5601 E Hermosa Vista Drive, Mesa, Ariz. The annual alumni social begins at 11 a.m. and will run until 3 p.m. Lunch will be served at 12:15 for $15 per person. Brandy Chaffee, chief development officer, University and Alumni Relations, will host this year's social and Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause will bring greetings from the Crookston campus. 

On Saturday, February 19, 2022, alumni and friends are welcome to brew up great conversation at our Brew Bash from 4-6 p.m. at Four Silos Brewery Coffee & Beer House, 143 S Higley Road, Gilbert Ariz. Complimentary food and a cash bar will be available.

If you are interested in attending either of these events, contact Angelika Huglen in the Alumni Office at 218-281-8401 or e-mail to confirm attendance. Disability accommodations are available upon request.

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Shawn Smith

University Relations


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