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Reunion 2009 Almost 1,000 return to celebrate
Outstanding alumni recognized 11 awardees profiled
Giving in the family spirit Senior family-gift ceremony
FOSA gets in the swing Rackets and clubs get moving
Horse show rides high Saratoga Classic Horse Show a big draw
Still banking on Skidmore Giving makes it happen


FOSA gets in the swing

Tennis rackets and golf clubs did plenty of swinging during a June outing in Saratoga. The fifth annual Thoroughbred Cup tournament, coordinated by the Friends of Skidmore Athletics, drew about 150 alumni, friends, and family members for a day of competition and camaraderie. Not to mention philanthropy: The event raised $30,000 for Skidmore’s athletics programs.

The golf champs were Bob Antonez ’78, John Antonez, and friends Steve Sullivan and Don Borkowski, and the tennis champs were Barbara Griffin Roberts ’80 and Alexander Roberts.

During dinner at the Saratoga National golf club’s gourmet restaurant, the group heard from Gail Cummings-Danson, Skidmore’s athletics director, and President Philip Glotzbach, who revealed the honorees to be inducted into the College’s Hall of Fame during Celebration Weekend in October. —SR