News release from IPFW:
RiverFest Opening Ceremony
The opening ceremony for IPFW RiverFest 2011, presented by Steel Dynamics, will be held at 8:45 a.m., Saturday, June 25, near the starting line for the RiverWalk/Run, at the WAJI-MAJIC 95.1 Majic Van.
IPFW Chancellor Mike Wartell will officially open the second annual RiverFest. He will be joined in making brief remarks by city and county officials, as well as Tug Pierson, president of UPSTAR, sponsor of the RiverWalk/Run, and Judy Tillapaugh, of IPFW, who will go over the rules
All the speakers will serve as the “official starters” for the 4k walk/run, which has a 9 a.m. start time. The starting line is on west Campus Drive; the ceremony will take place at the corner of West Campus Drive and South Campus Drive, at the west end of Kettler Hall.
For general RiverFest information, go to ipfwriverfest.org. For more information about the opening ceremony, contact Susan Alderman at
260-481-6165 or 260-452-9141, or .