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Metro NY Illini Club Annual Dinner

Annual Meeting and Dinner Honoring Big Apple Illini of the Year Bill Geist

The Metro NY Illini Club

Cordially invites you to the


Big Apple Illini of the Year
Bill Geist
'68 COM
Champaign, IL Native
Author, Columnist, Television Journalist

and our 2010 Scholarship Winner

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
6:00 p.m. cash bar
7:30 p.m. buffet dinner

Club 101
101 Park Avenue (Corner of 40th Street)
New York City (two blocks south of Grand Central)

About the Honoree:
Bill Geist, '68 MEDIA has been a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning since he joined CBS News in 1987. The two-time Emmy Award winner has lent his unique brand of storytelling to many television shows, publications, and Web sites, including CBS Evening News, 60Minutes II, Rolling Stone, Forbes, Esquire, The New York Times, and the Chicago Tribune. The best-selling author of seven books received the 2009 Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Illinois Alumni Association and in 2005 the University awarded Geist with anhonorary degree. Geist was born in Champaign and graduated from Champaign Central High School. He and his wife, Jody Geist, '68 MEDIA have two children.

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Cold Hors D'Oeurves Passed
Smoked Duck Breast Canape
Fruit Kebab with Grand Marnier Sauce
Cherry Tomatoes with Lobster Mousse

Hot Hors D'Oeurves Passed
Miniature Maryland Crabcakes
Pigs in the Blanket

Carving Station
Salmon, Turkey Breast, Beef
To be Served with Rolls and Condiments

Pasta Station
Baby Shells with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Sauce
Seafood Risotto
Radiatore Bolognese

Crostini Station
Pesto, Parmesan, Olive and Sun-Dried Tomato Crostini
Garlic Grilled Vegetables
Prosciutto and Mozzarella Roll, Pesto Chicken Salad
Grilled Marinated Portabello Mushrooms

Assorted Mini Pastries
Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea

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