Centre around the world

Published 8:36 am Monday, April 3, 2017

Photos by Robin Hart/rhart@amnews.com
Jeff Johnson, Centre College class of 1995 and Danville pediatric dentist, speaks with Allison Connolly, associate professor of French at the college’s Worldwide Centre Social, held in Danville Thursday evening.


Photos by Robin Hart/rhart@amnews.com

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Centre College alumni gathered around the world Thursday evening for the college’s Worldwide Centre Social. Gatherings were held in 40 locations, including London, Hawaii, South Africa and South Korea. Every gathering was held at 6 p.m. local time on March 30. Danville’s gathering was held at Jane Barleycorn’s Market and Bar on South Fourth Street, which is also owned by Centre alumna Mary Robin Spoonamore.

Other Kentucky locations included Winchester, Corbin, Louisville, Lexington and Bowling Green. Nationwide locations included New York City; Atlanta, Georgia; Baltimore, Maryland; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Denver, Colorado; Houston, Texas; Miami, Florida; Portland, Oregon; Washington, D.C.; and more.

Jeff Johnson, class of 1995 and Danville resident said, “I think it’s important for Centre alumni to show the pride we have in the college. It’s a time for alumni, and others closes to the college, to come together and share similar experiences and memories.”