Notre Dame Olympics Celebration set for Aug. 15 in Beijing

Author: Dennis Brown

Alumni, students, faculty, administrators and friends of the University of Notre Dame will gather at the Beijing American Club from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 15 (Friday) for the Notre Dame Olympics Celebration.

Current and former Irish athletes who are participating in both the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing will be recognized at the event, which will take place at about the mid-point of the Olympics competition. Notre Dame Provost Thomas G. Burish and Executive Vice President John Affleck-Graves will attend the event.

Sponsored by the Notre Dame Clubs of Beijing and Shanghai, the Alumni Association and the Provost Offices Asia Initiatives, the celebration is open to the public, but space is limited. Tickets are $25 for Notre Dame students and $75 for alumni and friends of the University, and cocktails, beverages and hors doeuvres are included. Registration is available on-line at .

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