For Immediate Release—Monday, Oct. 30, 2006

Contact:

Mary E. McCrank

Media Relations Officer

(585) 245-5516

mccrank@geneseo.edu

Media Advisory

November 5, 2006

SUNY Geneseo student-athletes to rake leaves for senior citizens

WHAT:

A SUNYAC-wide (State University of New York Athletic Commission) leaf-raking drive to benefit senior citizens. For the last two years, student-athletes from the State University of New York at Geneseo have raked roughly 50-55 yards throughout the village over a span of three hours. This will be the 15th year the College is participating in the event.

WHO:

Approximately 200 students-athletes will participate from all 20 Geneseo athletic teams.

WHEN:

The leaf raking will take place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5.

WHERE:

The students will be spread out over the village, starting at Westview Crescent and Stuyvesant Manor early in the day and moving to the Lima Road/Melody Lane area toward the end of the day.

MEDIA:

Come to the village of Geneseo to capture this annual event. For more information or to arrange an interview, contact Sports Information Director George J. Gagnier Jr. at (585) 245-5346 or gagnier@geneseo.edu. On the day of the event, Gagnier can be reached on his cell phone at (585) 739-8207.

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Written by Joe Mignano, public relations intern in the Office of Communications and Publications.

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