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University of Iowa News Release

Feb. 28, 2005

Safe Spring Break Week To Educate About Safe Alternatives

With spring break just a few weeks away, the University of Iowa is sponsoring a week of activities to educate students of the dangers of excessive drinking while away. The Safe Spring Break Week events are sponsored by Heath Iowa, the UI Greek Community and the Office of Residence Life, with a grant from Coca Cola. The calendar includes:

Tuesday, March 1: "Alcohol Adversities:  A Judge, A Cop, and 4 Drunk Students" A county attorney and health educator will also share their perspectives. 7:30 p.m., Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union.

Wednesday, March 2:    

--Health Fair. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Main Deck, Field House

--SCOPE presents Keller Williams. Tickets available at IMU Box Office. 7:30 p.m., Second Floor Ballroom, IMU.

Saturday, March 5:     Night Games. 10:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Field House.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Media: Tom Snee, 319-384-0010, tom-snee@uiowa.edu; Program: Joseph Friedman, UI Interfraternity Council, 319-335-3252; joseph-friedman@uiowa.edu