Acacia Fraternity’s 45th Anniversary – Homecoming Schedule

1975 Acacia members: (front, l-r) Dave Christoffer ’76, Mike Tritle ’75, Jon Miller ’75, John “Jack” Lewis ’75, Craig Wander ’75, Bob Gaida ’75, Steve Reid ’75, Firmo Lopez ’78; (middle) Shawn LaCarte ’78, Bill Delauro ’78, Bob Krueger ’77, Mike Beck ’76, Mike Knickrehm ’77, Jeff Stavnes ’76, Dave Stevens ’77, Ron Patterson ’76; (back) Duane Herman ’77, Craig Frost ’77, Tim Hopper ’80, Dave Bethke ’77 and Keith Freesemann ’77.

Acacia Fraternity is planning a 2019 Homecoming reunion, celebrating the 45th anniversary of its charter. All Acacia alumni, their families and former chapter advisors are invited to attend. Please direct questions to Jeff Stavnes at 712-299-2199 or; Mike Knickrehm at 563-320-3039 or; or Jon Miller at 319-361-3512 or

Play golf, tour campus, visit Acacia Archives at Henderson-Wilder Library
4 p.m. until close – Meet informally at DT’s on Main Street (formerly Bijou)

9:30 a.m. – Alumni Award Brunch at Student Center Ballroom
Noon – Homecoming Parade downtown
12:30 p.m. – Start tailgate at Acacia tent in the Peacock Pavilion Tailgate Area just north of stadium (BYOB). Enter through Victory Gate on Union Street just across the street from Dorman Gymnasium. Tent will be near the pond. Tailgate meal and live music provided by Peacock Tailgate Association (PTA) – $5/person
1:45 p.m. – UIU football alumni are invited to lead the UIU football team into Harms-Eischeid Stadium
3:00 p.m. – Homecoming Football Game – kickoff at 3:05 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – Meet back at Acacia tent after game
6:30 p.m. – Head to Big Rock Country Club for Happy Hour (cash bar)
7:30 p.m. – Dinner at Big Rock. Choice of chicken cordon bleu or smoked pork loin. After dinner, head to DT’s (formerly Bijou) to meet and mingle with other UIU alumni

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