Loren Tate to speak at dinner in Rockford

Loren Tate to speak at dinner in Rockford

By Marty Smith, Contributing Writer

Loren Tate and his wife, Alexis, will be the featured speakers at a dinner hosted by the Rockford Area Illini Club Thursday, April 17, at the Rockford Country Club.

Loren Tate, a 1953 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has served as sports editor of the Champaign News-Gazette and contributed to Illini football and basketball radio coverage the past 30 years. His wife, Alexis, is assistant to UIUC President James Stukel.

Cost is $20 for Illini Club members and $30 for non-members. Social hour begins at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Information: Jerry Beger, 226-0824, before April 7.

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