OTTUMWA — Events for students, retired employees and community members as well as alumni will be included in Indian Hills Community College’s annual Homecoming celebration slated for Sept. 30–Oct. 5.
There will be activities such as a dance, casino night and the crowning of the Homecoming king and queen for students and staff. The king and queen will be voted on by everyone at the college with the coronation at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 2.
That evening, a Glow Run 5K race/walk on will be held on campus with the proceeds used for student scholarships.
A reception for alumni who attended Centerville Junior College, Centerville Community College or Indian Hills Community College is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 4, at the Hotel Continental in Centerville from 4-7 p.m.
The week will conclude with a host of activities on Saturday, Oct. 5 starting with IHCC representation in the annual Ottumwa Oktoberfest parade in the morning. On the Ottumwa campus that afternoon there will be a car show from 12-4 p.m., a free children’s craft fair from 1-3 p.m., a pinewood derby for the first 50 kids to enter, a piston toss and the National Guard will provide a rock climbing wall.
A complete schedule of the Homecoming events can be found on the Indian Hills website at www.indianhills.edu.
For more information about Homecoming contact Bianca Myers, IHCC Alumni Coordinator, at (641) 683-5302 or Bianca.Myers@indianhills.edu.