Ford Detroit Football Classic Tickets Available Through Howard University Alumni Club of Detroit

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The Howard University Alumni Club of Detroit announces that it is selling tickets for the Ford Detroit Football Classic to benefit its scholarship fund! The Classic features The Howard University Bisons and The Alabama State Hornets! $4 from each ticket sold by the Club will support scholarships for deserving students seeking a college education at Howard.

The Howard University Alumni Club of Detroit (Howard Club) announces that it has tickets available to the public for the Ford Detroit Football Classic (the Classic) on September 4, 2004 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The Classic features The Howard University Bisons vs. The Alabama State Hornets, and the “Battle of the Bands” (the Battle) half-time show! Kickoff is at 1:00 p.m.

$4 from each ticket sold by the Howard Club goes to support the Howard Club’s scholarship fund, which is used to provide scholarships to deserving students seeking a college education at Howard. Ticket prices are as follows: $50.00 (30 yard line to 50 yard line to 30 yard line); $45.00 (club level); $35.00 (goal line to 30 yard line); $30.00 (corner seating); and $25.00 (end zone seating).    

In addition to the Classic and the Battle, several other Howard events are being offered, including a Pre-Game Tailgate and:

Student Recruitment Event on Wednesday September 1, 2004, from 6:00pm-8:00pm at 736 Java Coffee House on 736 Lothrop St., Detroit Michigan.

Old School Party- Saturday, September 4, 9:00pm-2:00am at the Stony Creek Brewery, on 237 Jos. Campau, Detroit, Michigan.

Happy Hour- Friday, September 3, 5:00-7:00pm at the Olive Room in Greektown Casino.

Happy Hour- Friday, September 3, 5:00-7:00pm at 546 Grill, on 546 E. Larned St., Detroit, Michigan.

In making the announcement, Gloria McDonald, Co-Chair of the Howard Club’s Classic Committee said, "the Howard University Alumni Club of Detroit is very pleased to offer Classic tickets to the public. This is a wonderful event that brings together the City of Detroit, its suburbs, as well as alumni from Historically Black Colleges and Universities from across the country...not to mention that our ticket sales help to fund the education of several students through our scholarship fund. From the game and the battle of the bands-- to the parties, receptions, concerts, and the excitement of Labor Day-- the Classic is yet another sign of the revitalization of our city.”

Howard Alumni Club Event Co-Chairs: Gloria McDonald and Del Dobbs

The Howard University Alumni Club of Detroit is a 501(c)(3) organization, supporting both graduate and undergraduate Howard University alumni in Metropolitan Detroit since the 1940’s. Please contact Karen Clermont-Johnson at (313) 872-1879 or kjohnson12@comcast.net for more information about the Howard Club’s events and activities.

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