FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Eric Solomon
February 13, 2003 (202) 994-3087; firstname.lastname@example.org
HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEORGE WASHINGTON!
GW Celebrates the Namesakes Birthday Feb. 22 with Basketball, Colonial Tea, Cherry Pie-Eating Contest, and the Crowning of Mr. and Ms. GW Contest
EVENT: The George Washington University celebrates George Washingtons 271st birthday with a day of colonial events.
WHEN: Saturday, February 22, 2003
12:30 p.m. Alumni Tailgater at Alumni House,
RSVP to (202) 994-6435 (Game Tickets $5)
2:00 p.m. Mens Basketball vs. La Salle at Smith Center
4:30 p.m. Colonial Tea and Weathervane Dedication,
RSVP to (202) 994-7129
Media and Public Affairs Building, 2nd floor,
805 21st Street, NW
"Campus Icons A celebration of selected outdoor
sculptures from the GW permanent collection. This
reception will be highlighted by the dedication of a
new George Washington weathervane, created by the
late Travis Tuck and donated by Luther W. Brady.
6:00 p.m. Party at Marvin Center Ballroom
Tri-cornered hats, colonial food and music, cherry pie-eating contest and more. Finally, the winners of the GW Program Boards Mr. and Ms. GW contest will be announced.
To sign up for the pie-eating contest or for more information about the birthday celebration, call the Office of University Events at (202) 994-7129.
For more news about GW, visit the GW News Center at www.gwnewscenter.org.
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