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Parade of Nations organizers seek flag bearers

Sept. 25, 2008

KALAMAZOO--The International Programs Council at Western Michigan University is seeking flag bearers for the Parade of Nations that is annually conducted prior to the homecoming football game.

The parade is made up of students, faculty and staff carrying flags from countries all over the world. The parade will be staged from the International Program Council's tailgate party that starts at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Kanley Track. There will be free food and games at the party, and no reservations are required.

Parade flag bearers should plan to arrive at the event no later than 1 p.m. to receive their flags and line up for the parade. Participants must sign up to take part and may request to carry a specific country's flag.

Sign up at the International Programming Office in 2501 Ellsworth Hall, or write stephen.j.wood@wmich.edu or rose.godsey@wmich.edu. For more information, call (269) 387-5872.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, (269) 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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