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Student Veteran Organization hosts first annual ROY G. BIV Memorial Run

Penn State Berks Student Veteran Organization is teaming with the Student Veterans of America to host its first annual “ROY G. BIV Memorial Run.” The 5K paint run and 1-mile walk will benefit the Penn State Berks Student Veteran Organization. The term memorial run is used to recognize fallen soldiers. The event will be held on Sunday, April 13th, 2014, at 10 a.m. Rain date is Sunday, April 27th, 2014. Race-day registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Beaver Community Center. The starting line will be located behind the Beaver Community Center. The event is only open to students, faculty, staff and family members. The cost to participate is $20 for all faculty, staff, and family members; free to students with valid Penn State ID. All participants will receive a free Penn State Berks ROY G. BIV t-shirt, sunglasses, and bandanna.

The Penn State Berks Student Veteran Organization’s mission is to help student veterans achieve their educational goals at Penn State Berks while providing an environment in which student veterans have the opportunity to support and socialize with one another. The Penn State Berks Student Veteran Organization serves as a source of information, support, representation, and camaraderie to any and all students of prior and current military service seeking education at Penn State Berks.

For more information or to register, please contact Joe Webb (jjw26@psu.edu) or Nathan Nihiser (nsn5039@psu.edu). If you cannot make the event, donations can be made in the Penn State Berks Financial Office.

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