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U of M, Crookston Teambackers Fun Nite Puts the Fun into Fundraising; Event Scheduled Friday, April 24, 2009, at Crookston Eagles Club
April 8, 2009

Contact: Bill Tyrrell, director of athletic fundraising, 218-281-8436 (; Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (

Enjoy an evening of food, fun, games and prizes while supporting student-athletes at the University of Minnesota, Crookston during Teambackers Fun Nite on Friday, April 24, 2009, at the Crookston Eagles Club. The fun begins with a social at 6 p.m. followed by dinner; games begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Fun Nite are $50 and available from a Teambacker member or by calling Director of Athletic Fundraising Bill Tyrrell at 218-281-8436.

Fun Nite is an annual event and ticket holders are eligible for more than $1500 in prizes. Numerous live and silent auction items will be available along with raffles and other games. For a list of Fun Nite auction items and prizes, visit

“Teambackers Fun Nite is certainly a highlight of our athletic fundraising at the University of Minnesota, Crookston,” says Tyrrell. “It is an opportunity to come together with friends to support student-athletes and enjoy a fun-filled evening.”

To learn more about supporting student-athletes through Teambackers at the U of M, Crookston, visit

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 applied-science undergraduate degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. To learn more, visit