The weekend begins on Saturday, May 19, with a retirement dinner at Kishwaukee Country Club for NIU head coach Pam Tyska, who is retiring after 26 years of service to Northern Illinois. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail hour featuring a cash bar, appetizers, soft drinks, coffee, tea and a raffle. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m. and will cost $40.
The NIU women’s golf program will hold its annual Spring Fling fundraiser Sunday, May 20, at the country club.
The $100 entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart fees, use of the practice facilities and a box lunch. Registration begins at noon with a shotgun start set for 1:30 p.m. There will be a reception open to the public at 5:30 p.m., featuring appetizers and a cash bar; soft drinks, coffee and tea are provided.
Those who wish to participate should RSVP to Jessica Struthers by Friday, May 18. She can be reached by phone at (815) 751-4734 or via email at [email protected]. Kishwaukee Country Club is located at 1901 Sycamore Road in DeKalb.
For out-of-town guests, weekend lodging has been blocked off until Friday, May 11, at the Holiday Inn Express in Sycamore. The room rate is $89.95 per night plus tax and includes breakfast. Contact Nancy Young at (815) 748-7400 or via email at [email protected].
For more information on NIU women’s golf and Huskie athletics, visit www.niuhuskies.com.