On Saturday, May 21, 2016, the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Alumni Society will co-sponsor its seventh annual Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, Pennsylvania. Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Pavilion M, and the program will begin at 11:00 a.m. Paul Clifford, chief executive officer of the Penn State Alumni Association and associate vice president for alumni relations for the University, will be featured. The program will include lunch, a performance by the Alumni Blue Band, an appearance by the Nittany Lion, and prize raffles.
Several ticket options are available. Attendees five years and older can purchase a ticket for $20.00, which includes lunch, and a $10 food/ride ticket booklet. The cost for children age four and under is $10.00, which includes lunch, and a $10 food/ride ticket. A "Penn State Lunch Only" ticket can be purchased for $10.00 and does not include a food/ride ticket booklet. The live entertainment and prize raffles noted above are included with all ticket purchases. Penn State Day t-shirts can be ordered in advance for $10.00 each. The deadline for reservations is Friday, May 6, 2016.
Individual organizations hosting this event are Penn State Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre, and Worthington Scranton Alumni Societies, and the Anthracite, Greater Binghamton, Greater Hazleton, Greater Scranton, Greater Susquehanna Valley, and Schuylkill Chapters of the Penn State Alumni Association. Last year's event was attended by over 500 alumni, family and friends. All are welcome!
For more information and to register, please contact Karen Hodle, external relations assistant at 570-675-9228 or [email protected].