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Homecoming 2006: Celebrate return of 101st at Nov. 2 concert

Austin Peay State Universitys Homecoming 2006 celebration, which runs through Saturday, Nov. 4, is not just about chariot races and tailgate parties.

One eveningThursday, Nov. 2has been set aside to pay tribute to America and to celebrate the safe return of the soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division. As if that werent enough, all proceeds will go toward music and study-abroad scholarships at APSU.
Austin Peay State University's Homecoming 2006 celebration, which runs through Saturday, Nov. 4, is not just about chariot races and tailgate parties.

One eveningThursday, Nov. 2has been set aside to pay tribute to America and to celebrate the safe return of the soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division. As if that weren't enough, all proceeds will go toward music and study-abroad scholarships at APSU.

“We hope the community will come out to show its appreciation for our soldiers and for our great country,” said Roy Gregory, executive director for University Advancement. “And when the wonderful entertainment is over Thursday evening, the real winners will be our students who receive the resulting scholarships. It's an all-around win-win situation.”

Besides amazing performances by APSU music faculty and students, patrons will enjoy the musical talents of APSU President Sherry Hoppe, piano, and Provost Bruce Speck, tenor.

The American Patriotic Flagship begins at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2 in APSU's award-winning Concert Hall, Music/Mass Communication Building.

Admission is $50 per person, but faculty/staff tickets are $25 each. Tickets are available through the University Advancement Office and the APSU Department of Music.

Don't miss this special, once-in-a-lifetime event! For more information or to reserve your tickets, telephone (931) 221- 7127 or (931) 221-7818. -- Dennie B. Burke