LEWISTON, Idaho – The Lewis-Clark State College Foundation is holding a special celebration dinner in honor of the college’s 125th anniversary called “Foundation Celebration: Honoring our past, Inspiring our future” on Oct. 20 at the Red Lion Hotel.
The dinner, which will wrap up Homecoming festivities for the week, features a social hour, music, and short presentations about the college through the years. The social hour with passed appetizers begins at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The evening is scheduled to wrap up around 8:30 p.m.
Tickets for the dinner are $62.50 per person ($125 per couple). Anyone planning to attend must RSVP by Sept. 20 and indicate their dinner choice. The selection includes chicken, salmon, sliced ribeye, a vegetarian Mediterranean orzo pasta, or a gluten-free sliced ribeye.
The evening begins with the LCSC Jazz Band playing during the social hour at 5:30 p.m. After a welcome and dinner, Amy Baker Stout will sing a medley of songs. At 7:15 p.m., LCSC Institutional Historian Steve Branting will discuss the early years (1983-1947) at the college and faculty emeritus Bill Clouser will follow reviewing the middle years (1951-1980). LCSC alumna Jamie Olson will talk about the last four decades.
LCSC President Cynthia Pemberton will discuss LCSC’s future at 7:45 p.m., and there will be some closing remarks to wrap up the evening.
To register, RSVP, or for more information on the event, visit the website https://goo.gl/WPf99S or call 208-792-2458 during 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday through Friday. The menu choices are listed on the website.
For those traveling from out of town, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Red Lion.
To learn more about LCSC’s 125th anniversary or to make a donation if unable to attend the dinner, visit the website 125.lcsc.edu.