Huntington University partnering with Mad Ants to present Faith & Family Night

Finding Foresters
FOR RELEASE
2013-02-04
HUNTINGTON, Ind.— Huntington University is once again inviting all alumni and friends to Faith and Family Night at the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Come out March 2 as the Mad Ants take on the Idaho Stampede and then stay for a concert by Attaboy immediately following the game.

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

Special discounted tickets are available for HU alumni and friends. Contact Nate Perry at 260-359-4019 or nperry@huntington.edu for more information. The concert is included in the Mad Ants ticket.

“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. “Come out and wear your HU gear and show your Huntington pride.”

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 includes two HU graduates, lead singer Matt Siewert and guitarist Jeff Edgel.

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