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Farewell reception planned for Michael Spires

September 12, 2011
Michael Spires

Michael Spires

A farewell reception is planned from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, for Michael Spires.

Spires, a research development specialist in the Office of Sponsored Projects, is taking a new job at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities.

Spires’ farewell reception will take place at the Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center. Refreshments will be served.

Call (815) 753-1581 for more information.