College plans 100th Birthday Party for Heritage Days

Free picnic for first 1,000 guests on June 10

HUNTINGTON, IN May 29, 1997 --- Huntington College will help kick off Huntington County's 1997 Heritage Days festival with a centennial-year birthday party for campus and community. In keeping with the Heritage Days theme, "Celebrating Town and Gown," Huntington College is inviting area residents to a public celebration of its 100th anniversary.

The Huntington College 100th Birthday Party will be held June 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. on the central campus mall. There will be a free picnic supper served to the first 1,500 guests, plus games and activities for children ages 6 to 12. The evening will be capped by a free concert presented by One Generation at 7:30 p.m. in the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

"We are very thankful for the wonderful relationship that exists between college and community," said public relations director John Paff. "We've designed this birthday party as a celebration of the many beneficial ties between this campus and Huntington County."

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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director