CONTACT: JANE HOSHI
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0017; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Nov. 3, 1999
Parents Association, Clifton Gunderson sponsor UI alcohol-free
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Hot dogs will be sizzling on the
grill as tailgaters line up for human darts, volleyball and the music of McLain
88 at this Saturdays Iowa vs. University of Illinois alcohol-free tailgate.
The party begins at 11 a.m. in lot 14, UIs designated alcohol-free parking
lot, behind Slater Hall at the northeast corner of Melrose and Grand avenues.
As part of UI Parents Weekend activities, the UI Parents
Association is co-sponsoring the Stepping Up Project event with Clifton Gunderson,
PLC. Student sponsors are Slater Hall and the Panhellenic Association.
Tailgaters dont need to park in lot 14 to attend
the free party. The event is free and open to everyone, including students
and fans from the opposing team.
UI football parking lots open at 7 a.m. Parking is
$5 per car in all UI lots. Game time on Saturday is 1 p.m.
The Stepping Up Project is a community and campus
coalition to reduce high-risk drinking and is funded in part by the Robert
Wood Johnson Foundation. For more information, call Julie Phye at (319) 335-1349.