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Oct. 16, 2007

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UI President Mason will address 2007 Joint Service Club luncheon Oct. 25

University of Iowa President Sally Mason will discuss major events that have occurred since taking the helm as the UI's 20th president this summer during the annual Joint Service Club luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Hotel Vetro in downtown Iowa City.

Mason will also discuss how these events connect with the community and the state, and the university's overall commitment to public engagement.

Tickets are available for purchase for $15 in advance. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $20. Advance registration is suggested as space is limited. The deadline to register is Friday, Oct. 19. To purchase tickets, call Margaret Reese at 319-335-3305 or e-mail This event is sponsored by Iowa City Noon Rotary Club.

The annual speech by the UI president to members of area service clubs is a long-standing Iowa City tradition and is designed to strengthen the "town-gown" relationship between the university and Johnson County communities.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, contact Reese at 319-335-3305.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACTS: Margaret Reese, University of Iowa Foundation, 319-335-3305,; Steve Parrott, University News Services, 319-335-0552,; Writer: Stacie Carpenter