Huntington University to host first Finding Foresters event at the Mad Ants

Finding Foresters
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2012-01-30
HUNTINGTON, Ind.— Huntington University wants to welcome alumni and friends to Faith and Family Night at the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on March 3 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum with a special performance by Attaboy following the game.

This is the university’s first Finding Foresters event of the year so bring a student who may be interested in one of HU’s more than 70 academic programs for undergraduate, adult and graduate students. Then watch the Mad Ants take on the Los Angeles D-Fenders and enjoy food, fun and fellowship with special floor seating.

“This is a great opportunity for alumni to not only introduce Huntington University to friends, prospective students and parents, but to network with fellow alumni in the area as well,” said Margaret Roush, HU director of alumni. “Join us and get involved with your alma mater.”

The game begins at 7:30 p.m. with the concert immediately following the conclusion of the game.

Special discounted tickets are available for $10 each from the university. Contact Nate Perry at 260-359-4019 or nperry@huntington.edu for more information.

Attaboy is a HU-founded band that has performed more than 600 shows in the last four years and has multiple songs on the Billboard’s CHR Top 30 chart, including their latest single Unshaken. The band is comprised of two HU graduates, lead singer Matt Siewert and guitarist Jeff Edgel. The third member is bass guitarist Chris Brumbaugh, a Huntington-area native.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
260.359.4171
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284