This year's Alumni Spring Reception will be held on Friday, June 9th at
6pm in the Taylor Gymnasium.
the case last year, we will combine the Spring Reception with the
awarding of the Distinguished Alumni Awards. This year's event
will be a dinner for which tickets will be sold (price to be determined
shortly; however, we will only be charging enough to cover our costs).
Over the coming weeks we will provide further details on the event (keep
monitoring the Alumni
for more information) including ticket price and where and when to
We are pleased to announce that this event will
feature Taylor alumnus
Jon Bauer ('97). Jon was nominated in 2005 for a CGMA Covenant Award (sort
of like a Christian Juno awards) for his praise and worship CD 'Life of
Worship'. Jon has served in combination as Worship Leader and
Director of Worship at Spruce Grove Alliance Church for the past 10
years. When he is not leading worship at churches and events, he is a
school teacher for a Christian grade 4 class in St. Albert (10 minutes
northwest of Edmonton). Jon will perform songs from his CD and
lead worship at the June 9th dinner.
The Spring Reception will also include the
Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony. The awards committee is in
the process of accepting and evaluating nominations. Forms and
criteria can be downloaded in PDF form by clicking
here (you can also
contact the Alumni office for the forms or for further information).
Please have all nominations submitted to Taylor Alumni Relations prior
to May 1, 2006.
Finally, the Spring Reception will serve as an
Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association (agenda items to be
announced). The Alumni Association Constitution requires a yearly
meeting, and it has been some time since one has been held. An
agenda will be sent to all alumni by e-mail (as well as posted on the
Alumni website) prior to the June 9th event.
We look forward to seeing you at Taylor on June
9th, 2006. Keep watching the website for more details.