WHAT: 2012 College Day Experience at University of Mary Washington
WHO: Amy Wight, Director, Gang Reduction & Intervention Program, VA Office of the Attorney General
Richard V. Hurley, President, University of Mary Washington
Ken Tyler, Athletic Director, University of Mary Washington
University of Mary Washington Athletes & Student Ambassadors
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond, Lynchburg and Virginia Peninsula
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Staff
WHEN: September 29, 2012 | TIME: 11:00 a.m.
- 11:30am - Campus Tour
- 12:45pm - Lunch
- 1:30pm - University Speakers
- 2:15pm - Quickball Tournament with the UMW baseball team and Ripken Foundation staff at
V. Earl Dickinson Stadium
**Invitation Only event; Not open to the general public.
WHERE: University of Mary Washington
(1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg VA 22401)
WHY: The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF) in partnership with the Virginia Office of the Attorney General will host a College Day Experience at the University of Mary Washington on Saturday, September 29th. Approximately 75 youth from the Commonwealth of Virginia will visit the campus for a day filled with Quickball, campus tours, guest speakers and lunch at the ball field. The event aims to expose children to college life and show them that they can achieve a college education through hard work and dedication.
Students will explore the campus of Mary Washington for a look at college life and the opportunity to hear from positive adult role models on the importance of higher education.
The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation uses baseball and softball themed programs to help build character and teach critical life lessons to underserved youth residing in America’s most distressed communities. Founded in 2001 by members of the Ripken family in memory of their patriarch Cal, Sr., the Foundation works to create programs that positively impact at-risk youth through active community partnerships with America’s most successful youth service organizations.
CONTACT CAL RIPKEN SR. FOUNDATION CONTACT OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
Katy Fincham Marlene Alvarez Brian Gottstein, Director of Communication
Maroon PR Maroon PR Va Office of the Attorney General
443-864-4246 443-864-4246 804-786-5876
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