Greensboro College presents TAKG on Saturday: FREE football

Posted by Andy Durham on October 9, 2009 at 12:23 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro, NC – Greensboro College invites all area children to attend their upcoming football game, Oct. 10 against North Carolina Wesleyan College. Children have the opportunity to experience a college football game as the Pride hosts NCAA Football’s fifteenth annual “Take A Kid to the Game.”

The TAKG program presented by Coca-Cola and sponsored by other Corporate Champions, AT&T and Pontiac. Kids, ages fourteen and younger, will receive a free ticket accompanied with an adult, to watch The Pride at Jamieson Stadium. Area youth programs are encouraged to attend. Groups can receive free access with and their chaperones are also admitted free.

Greensboro College is one of more than 200 schools across the nation that hosting a game in this campaign focused on allowing youth the opportunity to attend college football games.

“We encourage you to save the date,” said GC Athletics Director Jean Lojko. “Greensboro College is excited about this event where kids from the community will have a chance to be apart of our game day experience and support NCAA Football’s Take A Kid to the Game program. This game day experience is an opportunity for children to spend quality time with a parent or role model and learn about sportsmanship that can be demonstrated on the playing field.”

Tickets for this special game are available at the ticket booth. Large groups may contact Bob Lowe (blowe@greensborocollege.edu), The Pride’s assistant director of athletics for communications, if they’d like to receive tickets prior to Saturday.

The Take A Kid to the Game program is one of the national promotions of NCAA Football, the marketing arm of college football. NCAA Football represents a coalition of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and the Conference Commissioners Association. Please visit the official website, www.ncaafootball.com, for further information on current initiatives and to explore the newly updated interactive website that is the premier location to get all inclusive college football information with up-to-date scores, stats, audio and video streaming and unique content form every division.


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