MISSOULA – Boots to Beaches, the first signature event of the University of Montana Alumni Association, takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Missoula. The beach-party-themed evening will feature live and silent auctions, food, drinks, music and entertainment, as well as live raffles and prizes.
Missoula Mayor John Engen will emcee the event. All proceeds will benefit the UM Alumni Association, an organization that reaches out to more than 105,000 UM alumni and friends, helping them stay connected to the University and each other through events, programs and services such as Homecoming and Commencement reunions, alumni awards and career mentoring.
The public is invited to attend, and summer attire is encouraged. Tickets are $50 per person. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.grizalum.org/ or by calling the UM Alumni Association at 406-243-5211.