2014 45th Norris Pig Dinner

Pig Dinner 2014 will be held on February 21st thru 23rd.

Please make plans to attend. This year's Pig Dinner will be one of the most significant in the history of our chapter. This willl be the 45th Norris Pig Dinner at Sigma Mu. The class of 1989 will be recognized as Silver Owl receipients. Franklin Myers ('74) will be the keynote speaker. In addition, there will be a very important announcement and presentation made at this year's dinner. This will be a Pig Dinner that you will not want to miss. I urge each of you to make plans to attend this historic Pig Dinner.
- Rick Hartfield '76

 

 

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  Hotel Room Reservations: The Holiday Inn Express on Hwy 12 will be our headquarters hotel for the weekend. The hotel has provided us with a block of room for $99.00 per night and they will be held until February 14th. To make reservations, please call 662.324.0076 and ask for the Phi Gamma Delta block group id: PGD. This year there will be a basketball AND baseball games on campus that weekend. So, please make your reservations as quickly as possible. Make reservations by contacting the hotel directly using the number above. The hotel's website can be access using this link.      
   

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2014 Itinerary

Friday, February 21st

8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express

Informal gathering for any brothers that arrived Thursday night

11:15 am to 1:00 pm Lunch at Obie's

Contact Rick Hartfield at 601.940.5978 for directions and to save a seat.

4:00 pm MSU baseball vs. Holy Cross

Catch several innings before coming over to the reception.

6:30 pm – until Reception

Franc Lee's "home away from home", also known as Pure Water Ridge. Located one block directly north of the Holiday Express Hotel at 202 E. Gillespie St. A convenient walk out the back of the hotel, one block north.

Open to all graduate brothers. Heavy Hors D’oeuvres and open bar provided through the generousity of Franc Lee . Digitally enhanced video presentations of the"Fiji Flicks" from the 70s will run continuously. Scrapbooks and other pictures/slides will be available for review.

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Saturday, February 22nd

7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express

Informal gathering for any brothers interested.

8:30am – 10:00am House Corporation Meeting at the Chapter House

All interested brothers are encouraged to attend. Important issues about the house will be discussed.

10:30 pm – Noon Board of Chapter Advisors Meeting at the Chapter House

All interested brothers are encouraged to attend. Future of the chapter will be discussed.

Noon– 1:30pm Lunch at the Perry Cafeteria on campus

Informal gathering. Come for the “brotherhood” not necessarily the food.

2:30pm - 5:00pm MSU baseball vs. Holy Cross

Catch several innings before coming over to Pig Dinner.

5:00pm – 7:30 pm PIG DINNER – M-Club, Leo Seal Fieldhouse. $65 per brother.

Franklin Myers '74 will be guest speaker

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Download Invitation here

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm Chapter House

Burial of Pig's head

9:00pm to 11:00pm Social at Hotel Chester (Downtown)

Entertainment will be provided by the sounds of "Delta Heart", comprised of Porter Robinson '75, Aubry Earnhardt '73, Winston Earnhardt '74 and Bryon Earnhardt (Phi Beta Pi).

Sunday, February 23rd

8:00am – until Breakfast at Starkville Café, Downtown

Informal gathering for any brothers interested. This is a tradition that has taken place for at least the last 7 to 8 Pig Dinner weekends. It is an ESB ( Lee Wilson’s 1975 phrase) Extra Slow Breakfast. Please RSVP to Rick Hartfield so that we can reserve their "side room".

Contacts for Pig Dinner Weekend:
Undergraduate Cameron Hatch - cmh485@msstate.edu
Graduate Rick Hartfield - hartfiel@mc.edu

   
       

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