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FAU National Alumni Association Hosts Eighth Annual Sweethearts Dinner

            BOCA RATON, FL (February 24, 2010) – For the eighth year, the FAU National Alumni Association (FAUNAA) hosted its FAU Sweethearts Dinner. The special evening honors couples that met while attending FAU. More than 30 alumni couples recently attended the dinner at the Marleen & Harold Forkas Alumni Center at FAU’s Boca Raton campus.
             Pat Breman, assistant vice president of alumni relations, and Marleen Forkas, naming benefactor of the Center, welcomed all the “sweethearts” on behalf of the FAUNAA. Ben Dickinson ’04, FAUNAA board member, served as master of ceremonies for the evening’s festivities.
             Dr. Ken Steel ’69, FAUNAA board member, and his wife, alumna Charlene Steel ’67, ’70, were one of the couples in attendance. “We enjoy attending this event because it gives us the opportunity to reminisce about our college days and celebrate our relationship with FAU,” said Dr. Ken Steel. “It also allows us to spend time with those university friends we’ve made over the years, and to make new friends with other FAU couples. There will always be a connection between our relationship and Florida Atlantic University.”
            The couples dined and participated in a humorous rendition of “The Newlywed Game.”  
             For more information on the FAU National Alumni Association, call 1-888-FAU-ALUM (328-2586) or visit www.faualumni.org.

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