The York County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will hold a kickoff event for the upcoming football season on Thursday, Aug. 19, at the Penn State York Conference Center. The event will honor Phil Grosz, owner and publisher of BlueWhite Illustrated.
The 25th Anniversary Tailgate Party will begin at 6 p.m., with Grosz taking the stage at 7 to talk about Nittany Lion football, including the coaches, players, recruits and season outlook. The cost of the event is $15 for Alumni Association members and $25 for non-members.
In addition to food and camaraderie, the event will offer raffle drawings to raise money to fund scholarships for area students.
Participants can enter to win two tickets to each home game of the 2010 season. Another raffle will feature a chance at a football weekend RV sleepover — GOPSURV.com donated the use of an RV for the weekend of the Penn State-Youngstown game, Sept. 3-5. The vehicle, which sleeps six, will be parked at Penn State’s RV overnight lot for the enjoyment of the winners.
The menu for the tailgate party inlcudes:
- Southern-style pulled pork barbecue
- Italian sausage with peppers and onions
- Hot dogs
- Baked mac and cheese
- Potato salad
- Cole slaw
For more information and an event registration form, visit www.psualum.com/chapter/yorkcounty or call (717) 718-6781.