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Annual UWRF Family Day Promises Fun, Entertainment

Oct. 8, 2010--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is hosting the annual Family Day on Oct. 23.This event gives families an opportunity to experience UWRF’s campus community while spending time with their students.

The day will be filled with numerous events, including the Falcon football game against UW-Whitewater, breakfast with Chancellor Dean Van Galen, a campus block party, open ice skating, campus tours, and family photos with UWRF’s mascot, Freddy Falcon.

“More than 1,500 students and families participated in last year’s events,” says Sarah Egerstrom, director of the First Year Experience Office and International Student Services. “Some of our families have been attending for more than three years.”

Registration is required for this event. Tickets are $12 for adults and children six years of age or older. Children under five and UWRF students are free. Registration includes all meals, events, and a Family Day T-shirt. T-shirts are guaranteed only to those who register by the priority deadline of Oct. 17.

All students and their families are encouraged to participate. For a detailed schedule of the day’s events and to register, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/FirstYearExperience/FamilyDay.cfm.


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