Thursday, March 18, 2010

UIS to host Dining for Success Dinner event

WHAT: The Office of UIS Alumni Relations will host a fun and informative dinner featuring instruction in business and social etiquette.

WHEN: Friday, April 9, 2010 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Public Affairs Center restaurant (lower level PAC) on the campus of University of Illinois Springfield

DETAILS: The four-course dinner will provide participants with the opportunity to brush up on their table manners and provide other dining tips to enhance business and social interactions over a meal. Beth Reutter, coordinator of the Hospitality Management Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will be the instructor. A corporate etiquette consultant certified by the Protocol School of Washington, D.C., Reutter has presented this program to college students and other college groups as well as to business and Chamber of Commerce groups in Central Illinois as well as Chicago.

The cost of the event (including dinner) is $10 for current UIS students and $25 for all others. The program is open to the public, however space is limited and advance registration is required. Make reservations no later than April 2 online at or by contacting the Office of UIS Alumni Relations by phone at 217/206-7395 or by e-mail at

The event is presented by the Office of UIS Alumni Relations/U of I Alumni Association, and co-sponsored by the UIS Career Development Center, Office of Student Life and Graduate Public Service Internship Program.

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