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University of Central Missouri
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Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4640
Fax: 660-543-4943

Get the Red Out

"Get the Red Out" Celebration Kicks Off the New Academic Year

Contact: Jeff Murphy

WARRENSBURG, MO (Aug. 27, 2008) - The University of Central Missouri and the Warrensburg community come together in celebration of a new academic year during the "Get the Red Out" street fair. Activities are being planned for 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, on Holden Street, between South and Clark streets.

Enjoy the Mules Home Opener

The event also kicks off the beginning of a new athletic season as the Fighting Mules battle the Minnsesota State University-Mankato during the first home football game of the fall. The game begins at 7 p.m. at Audrey J. Walton Stadium.

Street Fair Features Live Music

According to Russel Bloom, director of publishing and promotions at UCM, the fair will feature live musical entertainment by Vedera, sponsored by public radio station KTBG 90.9 The Bridge; a variety of inflatable games; and hoop-shooting contests with the Mules and Jennies basketball teams. Student non-profit organizations will sell food and beverages, and members of the UCM retailers group will display and sell merchandise and apparel with UCM marks.

For More Information

For more information about "Get the Red Out," contact Bloom at 660-543-8193.