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Altgeld Hall in winter
Altgeld Hall in winter

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News Release

December 2, 2009

President, Mrs. Peters to welcome families
to Altgeld Hall for annual holiday party

Join President John and Barbara Peters from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in a celebration of the holiday season inside Northern Illinois University’s historic Altgeld Hall.

Friday’s event promises a fun-filled evening of career discovery. Children can explore their dreams of becoming police officers, nurses, musicians, scientists and more.

Surprises await, and the fun continues, with crafts, refreshments and the occasion to visit with President and Mrs. Peters. Bring your camera for great photo opportunities.

The event is open to the public and includes complimentary admission and parking.

For more information, call (815) 753-1999 or e-mail

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Media Contact:
Ellen Andersen
, NIU Office of Special Events
(815) 753-1999