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August 24, 2007
CONTACT: Office for Alumni Relations

EMU alumni relations to host tailgate prior to EMU-PITT game, Sept. 1

YPSILANTI - It’s football season and the Eastern Michigan University Eagles kick off their 116th season with an opener at Pitt. Sept. 1, 6 p.m. at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA.

To celebrate, the EMU Office for Alumni Relations will host an alumni tailgate at the Smorgsburgh area of PNC Park at 4 p.m., followed by the kick-off.

Friends and guests are welcome to attend. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12, and free for ages 5 and under. Advanced tailgate tickets are required.  For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the Office for Alumni Relations at 734.487.0250 or email alumni.relations@emich.edu.  

“With a large alumni base in the Pittsburgh area, we are excited to be hosting a tailgate prior to the game,” said Reaume. “These loyal alumni who live in Pitt’s backyard will have an opportunity to show off their Eastern green and white!”



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