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    Final Tailgate Tour Stop Set for August 15 in Bloomington

    Go Hoosiers! Catch IU's Fred Glass, Kevin Wilson and Sherry Dunbar on Aug. 15.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Catch IU's Fred Glass, Kevin Wilson and Sherry Dunbar on Aug. 15.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Aug. 4, 2011

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - IU Athletics has announced new details for the final stop on the 2011 IU Athletics Tailgate Tour. The 2011 tour will make its eighth stop at the DeVault Alumni Center on Monday, August 15 featuring new Football Head Coach Kevin Wilson, Volleyball Head Coach Sherry Dunbar and Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Fred Glass.

    The Tailgate Tour is an opportunity for Hoosier fans to support IU Athletics and learn about the success of student-athletes both on and off the field. It also allows IU's head coaches to provide insights on the upcoming 2011-12 athletic seasons. The tour has made seven earlier stops throughout Indiana and will conclude the tour with its Bloomington event.

    The Bloomington event will take place at the DeVault Alumni Center (1000 E. 17th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408), 5:30 p.m. E.T., with a program featuring remarks from Wilson, Dunbar and Glass.

    Advanced tickets for the event are available for $10 for IU Alumni Association, I Association and Varsity Club members, and $15 for nonmembers. Tickets are free for children under age 12. Costs for the event includes food, beverages and a Tailgate Tour t-shirt (subject to availability). A cash bar will be available.

    Guests will also have an opportunity to take photos with the Old Oaken Bucket and purchase 2011 football season tickets at the event.

    Tickets for the Bloomington event can be purchased in advance online through the IU Alumni Association website: https://alumni.indiana.edu/eventforms/tailgate-bloomington/

    The tour is presented by the IU Varsity Club, IU Alumni Association and the I Association. "The tailgate tour is a can't miss time to see good friends and get the inside scoop from IU coaches," said J T. Forbes, Executive Director of the IU Alumni Association.

    "In the past few years, we've set records with the number of Hoosier fans coming out for these events, said Fred Glass, Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. "I know I speak for all of the participating coaches when I say we really look forward to the Tailgate Tour every year. It's incredibly humbling to meet with so many amazing IU alumni and fans."

     

     

    Proceeds from the tour benefit Indiana University and the student-athlete scholarship fund. For more information, please contact the IU Varsity Club at 812-855-0866 or varsity@indiana.edu. Up-to-date tour details and registration information can also be found on the Tailgate Tour web site.

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