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Basketball Tailgate set for Feb. 15

Lindsay Mumma
Lindsay Mumma takes a shot from the foul line.
2/15/2011 —

Penn State York’s Fourth Annual Basketball Tailgate featuring food and fun is set for Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. The event is sponsored by the Penn State York Blue & White Society and the Athletic Department at the campus. The event is free for Penn State York students thanks to the Student Activity Fee and others may join the event by showing their $5 basketball ticket stub.

York’s women’s and men’s basketball teams take on Penn State Brandywine with the women taking the court at 6 p.m. and the men at 8 p.m. Those who attend are encouraged to wear their favorite Penn State attire and be ready to cheer! The First Capitol Drumline will be performing during half-time of the men’s game.

The menu for the evening features chili, chips, sodas, and sweet treats available before the women’s game and this tailgate fare will be available as fans arrive throughout the evening. Ina addition to the food, there is a 50/50 raffle and a guessing game contest with a prize of a $150 gift certificate from the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. For those non-students 21 years old and older, a special drawing will be held for a Yorktowne Hotel Romance Package a $183 value. Just fill out an entry form and the drawing will be held at half-time of the men’s game.

For more information, please contact Iona Conlon, Blue & White Society adviser and an alumni and development specialist at Penn State York, at (717) 718-6781 or iona@psu.edu.

The Blue & White Society was established as a student organization that aims to enhance student life through promoting Penn State pride, community service, and dedication to the University. THE BWS is the student extension of the Penn State Alumni Association. For more information on BWS, visit http://www.alumni.psu.edu/gobw/.

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