Reminder: Tickets still on sale for ‘Paint the Capital City Green’ Aug. 22

PTC_KellyGreenTickets are currently on sale for the 16th annual Paint the Capital City Green celebration coming to Charleston Embassy Suites Thursday, Aug. 22.

Thundering Herd fans will hear from head football coach Doc Holliday, 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 MU football. In addition, Miss West Virginia, Miranda Harrision, will be greeting fans. She is a Marshall journalism student.

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

Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with the  formal program beginning 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 ext.6-7138 or e-mail

For more information, contact Lalena Price at  ext.6-1989 or