FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Contact: Lalena Price, University Communications 304-746-1989


Advance only tickets on sale now for Marshall University's 16th annual Paint the Capital City Green rally

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Tickets are on sale for the 16th annual Paint the Capital City Green celebration coming to Charleston Embassy Suites on Thursday, Aug. 22.

Thundering Herd fans will hear from Doc Holliday, Marshall University’s head football coach, athletic director Mike Hamrick and President Stephen J. Kopp, as well as key members of this year’s team as they talk about the future of Marshall University football.

Fans will also enjoy a pep rally atmosphere that includes a tailgate spread, entertainment by mascot Marco, the cheerleading squad, dance team and members of the Marshall University Marching Thunder.

Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. and the formal program begins at 7:30 p.m.

Advance only tickets are $50 and must be purchased by close of business on Friday, Aug. 16, to be entered into a drawing for the opportunity to win admission and hotel accommodations for two to Marshall’s game at Florida Atlantic University Oct. 12 in Boca Raton.

For ticket information, call the Big Green Scholarship Foundation at 304-696-7138 or e-mail paintthecapital@marshall.edu.

The event, presented by Friends of Coal, is the nation’s largest indoor pep rally for Thundering Herd alumni, fans and friends. Paint the Capital City Green is hosted by the Big Green Scholarship Foundation and the Marshall University Alumni Association. Event proceeds benefit the Big Green Scholarship Foundation and the Marshall University Alumni Association.

For more information, contact Lalena Price, M.B.A | Marshall University Communications, 304-746-1989 | pricel@marshall.edu.



For further information, contact:  Office of University Communications
Marshall University | 213 Old Main | Huntington, WV 25755-1090
Fax: (304) 696-3197