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Crush the Chipmobile and support WMU bands

Oct. 12, 2009

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University students and other Bronco fans can take a personal whack at rival Central Michigan Friday, Oct. 16, prior to Saturday's televised football contest at Waldo Stadium.

Members of Kappa Kappa Psi have painted a classic automobile in CMU colors, and Bronco fans will have the opportunity to crush the Chipmobile for as little as $1 per whack. Participants will be provided with a selection of blunt instruments, including a baseball bat and a sledgehammer.

Crush the Chipmobile
Friday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Campus Flagpoles at the center of West Campus
Donations: $1 to $20 suggested

Safety precautions will be in place to protect participants and spectators. Kappa Kappa Psi previously sponsored this event in 2007.

Kappa Kappa Psi is the National Honorary Band Fraternity and funds raised through the event benefit the University bands, which include the Bronco Marching Band, Pep Bands, University Concert Band and University Symphonic Band.

WMU Broncos vs. Central Michigan
Saturday, Oct. 17, 3:30 p.m.
Waldo Stadium
Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX
Television: Fox Sports Detroit
Radio: WZUU 92.5 FM and Bronco Radio Network

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Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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