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Marshall homecoming parade set for Oct. 6

Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- The 2012 Marshall University homecoming parade, sponsored by the Student Government Association and the Marshall University Alumni Association, will take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in downtown Huntington.

Participants will begin lining up at 10:30 a.m. at designated locations along 8th Street and 4th Avenue, and the parade will begin an hour later.

Marshall plays host to Tulsa at 3:30 p.m. that day at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in the homecoming football game.

The theme of this year's homecoming is "Happy 175th, Marshall! Remember the Past -- Thunder Into the Future."

Persons or organizations wanting to participate in the parade are invited to apply online at www.marshall.edu/sga.

For general inquiries, contact Adam Fridley at adam.fridley@live.marshall.edu or by phone at 304-688-8811.