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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Alumni Association Hosts First Tailgate Celebration at Sixth Annual Alumni Weekend

WHO: Hosted by Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Alumni Association and Student Government, the public is invited to join FGCU alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the University to celebrate FGCU's many successes and pay tribute to more than 15,000 alumni.

WHAT: The inaugural Alumni Avenue Tailgate will take place during FGCU's sixth annual Alumni Weekend. FGCU's Student Government and Alumni Association will partner with more than 200 students representing campus organizations to offer a spirited celebration with music and food provided by Pop'z BBQ. The afternoon also includes an alumni exhibition basketball game, a reception featuring FGCU President Wilson G. Bradshaw and FGCU men's and women's basketball games.

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 9
2 to 8 p.m.
2 p.m.: Alumni exhibition basketball game
3 p.m.: Alumni Avenue Tailgate
5:15 p.m.: Basketball games begin
6 p.m.: Alumni reception

WHERE: FGCU Alico Arena

CONTACT: Kimberly Williams, coordinator of Alumni Programming, FGCU Alumni Association, (239) 590-1087 or

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