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Release: Oct. 24, 2001

More than 1,900 expected for UI Alumni Association's ‘Tailgate on Us’ Oct. 27

IOWA CITY, Iowa – More than 1,900 people have registered for the University of Iowa Alumni Association's Seventh Annual Member Appreciation Day on Saturday, Oct. 27

The free "Tailgate on Us" event begins at 11:30 a.m., three hours prior to kickoff of the Iowa vs. Michigan football game. Tailgate tents will be located at Hawkeye Village, south of Carver Hawkeye Arena and next to the baseball fields.

Vince Nelson, executive director of UIAA said the event allows the UIAA to thank its members. "The tailgate is a great way to show members how much we appreciate their memberships and support of the UIAA of the University of Iowa," he said.

For maps and more information on "Tailgate on Us," contact UIAA at (319) 335-3294 or 800-IOWALUM (469-2586).