Friday, August 21, 2009

SHIP Happenings - Fall Kick-Off 2009

Quick update: What's going on at SHIP right now???

RAIDER RALLY Shippensburg University will hold its annual athletics Raider Rally from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 22 in downtown Shippensburg. This free event will include a majority of the university's athletes and cheerleaders along with prominent businesses in the local community. Participants can win great prizes at the festivities. Current and former university athletes and coaches will attend for autographs and pictures. Several local sponsors are offering sales, providing giveaways and holding contests, including a hot dog eating contest at Knute's, a dollar food menu at the Black Horse Tavern and a blue and red candle sale at the East Meets West emporium.

Lady Raider Field Hockey The Shippensburg University field hockey program will host its annual alumni game at 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 22 at Robb Sports Complex. The alumni game will have the even graduation years against the odd graduation years, followed by the 2009 squad playing a Blue & Red game.

FALL WELCOME WEEK:August 27th - 30th ~ Orientation for all freshman and transfer students... during this time, they "set sail" for their SHIP experience.

Opening game August 29th: 105th season for Red Raiders Football... game at Shepherd College in West Virginia, 1 pm kick-off.

Chapter Workshop Saturday August 29th from 9am to 5pm: Brooke Groenert (Assistant Director of Chapter Services) and Jen Thompson (Membership Development Administrator) will be traveling to Shippensburg to conduct a chapter workshop. After multiple policy violations last year and unsuccessful attempts to change they are planning an all chapter workshop to educate the entire chapter on AOII policy and procedure and what is necessary to be an active Alpha Omicron Pi Chapter. Advisers are encouraged to attend.

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