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President Richardson Hits the Road for Spring 2017 Tour

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Posted on Friday, January 6, 2017

President Dr. Kathy Richardson will hit the road for the President on the Road: Spring 2017 tour. President Richardson plans to meet with various Westminster alumni along the east coast for a hors d’ oeuvres reception featuring formal remarks. There is no fee for attending the events. However, reservations are required. Reservations can be made online here:

The first leg of the tour kicks off in Sarasota, Florida with alumni hosts, Trustee Steve ’80 and Amanda ‘80 McConnell, and others welcoming Dr. Richardson to the Sarasota area on Tuesday, Feb 21 at 6 PM at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar located at 2001 Siesta Drive, Sarasota, FL 34239. Reservations are due by Monday, February 13, 2017.

Fellow Florida alumni are gathering Thursday, Feb 23 at 6 PM to welcome Dr. Richardson to the Orlando area at The B Resort & Spa located at 1905 Hotel Plaza Blvd., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830. Reservations are due by Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

President Richardson looks forward to meeting Westminster alumni on the road. "I am excited about the opportunity to visit with our alumni in the Sunshine State, hear their Westminster stories, and to share updates about the college," said President Richardson.  

Alumni hosts, John ‘59 and Alicia ‘60 Blamphin & Jack ‘59 and Carol ‘58 Mansfield are slated to welcome Dr. Richardson to The Villages on Friday, Feb 24 at 5 PM at The Waterfront Inn at Lake Sumter Landing located at 1105 Lake Shore Drive, The Villages, FL 32162. A tour option may also be available for those who show interest in touring The Villages. Reservations are due by Thursday, February 16, 2017.

Remaining tour dates include: Tuesday, March 28 Charlotte, NC; Wednesday, March 29 Raleigh, NC; Monday, May 15 – Harrisburg, PA; Wednesday, May 17 – Philadelphia, PA; and Thursday, May 18 – NYC. Both the Harrisburg and Philadelphia stops will be scheduled alongside the Westminster College Choir’s performances happening the same days in the respective areas.  The New York City event will occur the night prior to the choir’s performance. As details become finalized and specific locations are selected for the remaining tour stops, more information will be released at a later date.

Dress for the evenings will be business attire, and a cash bar will be available during most events. Alumni, parents and friends of the college are encouraged to attend.  

For more information, contact Kara Montgomery at or 724.946.7364