Founders' Day Celebration 2017

Founders’ Day Celebration

April 1 - 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Genitti’s Hole-In-The-Wall, 108 East Main Street, Northville, MI 48167

You’re Invited!

Join with Badgers in your area to celebrate the University of Wisconsin’s first day of classes in 1849. Mingle with fellow alumni, and hear a talk by one of the UW’s brightest minds. UW–Madison is taking some of the energy and excitement from campus to your area — don’t miss this chance to reconnect with the university you love and soak up some Badger spirit!

Special Presentation

“The Many Wonders of Italy”
By Christopher Kleinhenz
Carol Mason Kirk Professor Emeritus of Italian in the UW’s Department of French and Italian

The cost of $30 per person ($25 for 2011–16 graduates) includes a dinner of Italian wedding soup, garlic bread, antipasto salad, baked chicken, mostaccioli, vegetable, oven-roasted potato, and homemade double-chocolate brownies. A cash bar will be available. Free parking is located in the back of the restaurant.

Program Details

Check in: 5:45–6 p.m.
Social time: 6–6:30 p.m.
Dinner: 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Program: 7:30–9 p.m.

The registration deadline is Thursday, March 23, 2017. Walk-in registration will be accepted with cash only.

If you have questions regarding directions, accessibility, or other event details, contact Frank Murkowski ’76 at or 734-330-5316.

Organized by WAA: Motor City Badgers.

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