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Community Invited to “Athletes Give Back Night” at the University of Minnesota, Crookston on October 28th
October 21, 2008

Contact: Mitch Bakken- Sports Information Director (218) 281-8414

(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) Athletic Department announced today that Tuesday, October 28 will be “Athletes Give Back Night” in Bede Ballroom on the university campus. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is open to all members of the community, families, faculty, staff and students of all ages.
“Athletes Give Back Night” is sponsored by the UMC Student Athletic Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.). S.A.A.C. is a committee consisting of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athletic experience and to offer their input on rules, regulations and policies that affect the lives of student-athletes on NCAA member institution campuses.
"S.A.A.C. would like to invite the community, faculty/staff and student body out for "Athletes Give Back Night", says Allison Zajicek, President of the UMC Student Athletic Advisory Committee. “It is going to be a fun-filled night of bingo and other games and will be a great event for families and participants of all ages. Prizes have been donated from several local businesses and refreshments will be provided.”
For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics Web site at

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).