50th Anniversary Celebration and Pig Dinner
May
3
to May 5

50th Anniversary Celebration and Pig Dinner

  • The Ohio Building, Casa Urbana (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 50th annual Pig Dinner will be hosted in Terre Haute's hidden gem, the Ohio Building at Casa Urbana. The Rho Phi Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta is celebrating and commemorating the past 50 years of its history with a big three-day celebration from Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, May 5th. Every brother is welcome to bring a date and all details are explained below. 

Register through Eventbrite Here:

If you are looking for more details or want to buy your tickets right now, go here .

Ohio Building and Casa Urbana Address

672 Ohio Street

Terre Haute, IN 47807

We have 25 rooms under a discounted rate reserved for brothers and their families for May 3rd and 4th at the Peartree and Drury hotels. Just use the links below to book a room:

· Drury Inn ($109.99)

· PearTree Inn ($79.99)

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OVERVIEW OF WEEKEND:

Friday, May 3rd:

  • Casino night and Rho Phi Reception at the Ohio Building

  • 672 Ohio St, Terre Haute, IN 47807

  • 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

  • Cash bar, finger food, Rho Phi memorabilia and social atmosphere

  • Donations encouraged to help fund the event

Saturday, May 4th:

  • Rho Phi Open - 9 AM - Hulman Links (990 Chamberlain St, Terre Haute, IN 47803) - Teams of 4 - Only 48 spots total - $25 - coffee and donuts provided - Buy ticketsonline!

  • Tours of Rose-Hulman's campus- FREE - Meet at the bar on the second floor of the Ohio Building at 10:30 AM - Reserve a ticket!

  • Museum walking tour in Terre Haute - FREE - Meet at the bar on the second floor of the Ohio Building at 1 PM- 3 hours long - Reserve a ticket!

  • Pre-dinner reception - Ohio Building - 5 PM to 6 PM - appetizers and cash bar

  • Pig Dinner (formal attire) at 6 PM at the Ohio Building - Buy tickets online! - Reception/Semi-formal after dinner with a cash bar and memorabilia

Sunday, May 5th:

  • Brunch at a local restaurant (still finalizing location)

  • 10 AM - 1 PM

  • Food and drinks must be paid for individually

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1848 CLUB DONATION DETAILS (found in ticket options):

Make a donation today of at least $221.76 (equal to $18.48 per month) or more to help finish out the $25,000 "Rho Phi Charter Members Endowment" in honor of the brothers who chartered our chapter. If you make a contribution large enough to become a 2019 member of the Rho Phi 1848 Club, you will get a free ticket to this year's Pig Dinner below, as well as other honors described on www.rosefiji.com/1848club

All questions and concerns about the 1848 Club and this donation can be directed to graduate brother Wes Bolsen at bolsen@gmail.com (650-387-9962)

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DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF EVENTS:

Friday, May 3rd: Anyone who is traveling in this night or happens to be in the area, please stop by the Ohio Building from 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM for a casino night (672 Ohio St, Terre Haute, IN 47807)! Each participant will get a pre-set amount of chips at the beginning of the night and free to play any casino games spread throughout the Ohio Building! Top chip holders at the end of the night will win door prizes. Everyone is welcome to play but if casino games are not your style there will be a reception with memorabilia and seating as well as a cash bar and finger food to provide a chance for brothers to socialize. Come enjoy a casino and the company of others!

Saturday, May 4th: Starting at 9 AM is the first tee off for the annual Rho Phi Open at the Hulman Links! Coffee and donuts will be provided before tee-off! If you want to play be sure to sign up, there are only 48 spots. Currently, the chapter has also made accommodations to provide tours of Rose-Hulman's campus. There have been numerous recent upgrades to the campus and this is an opportunity to return to your stomping grounds! This would be a free option where rides will leave from the Ohio Building at 10:30 AM. For wives and girlfriends, when the tours are finished, a museum walking tour has been planned in the local Terre-Haute area (brothers are welcome to attend as well). The walking tour will leave from the Ohio Building at 1 PM and will go to the: Clabber Girl Museum, History Center of Vigo County, and Swope Art Museum. A lunch break paid for individually will take place during the Clabber Girl Museum visit. This walking tour will return around 4 PM. From 5 PM - 6 PM there will be a reception at the Ohio Building with some appetizers and drinks before the dinner. At 6 PM we will have the Pig Dinner in the Ohio Building. After the dinner is over, upstairs will be open for a reception and a semi-formal with cash bars and desserts!

Sunday, May 5th: The chapter is renting out a venue to provide brunch from 10 AM - 1 PM. Brunch will be paid for individually. The chapter is still finalizing the location of this event but be sure to check for updates!

Over the whole weekend feel free to drop by the house and see what life is like on South 6th Street!

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There are many tickets/donations available on this web-page. Be sure to check each ticket out and read its description! This is imperative so the chapter can get a good head count and know which brothers and dates will be attending.

Donations are well appreciated to help fund this event. Look into the 1848 club on rosefiji.com for more details or contact graduate brother Wes Bolsen at bolsen@gmail.com (650-387-9962). The highest donors will receive a complimentary hotel room in the Ohio Building paid for by the chapter! Also look into joining the 1848 Club for a free Pig Dinner Ticket!!!

Please feel free to reach out and ask any questions to the event planners: Conner Helbling - chelbling@rosefiji.com (720-833-1933) or Will Byers - rbyers@rosefiji.com - (970-361-1695)

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