September 20, 2002

Tailgate Party offers food, fun

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Heart transplant survivor Michael Prescott is encouraging others to participate in the Oct. 20 Heart Walk on Vanderbilt’s campus. (photo by Dana Johnson)

Vanderbilt football supporters are invited to Tailgate 2002, a pre-game party for the first SEC game on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at 30th Avenue South at Dudley Avenue. Vanderbilt takes on South Carolina at 6 p.m.

The party is an Employee Celebration event and free for all Vanderbilt faculty, staff and their immediate family members. A Vanderbilt ID is required to pick up tickets and gain entrance.

Free food will be provided and there will be games for kids and adults. There will also be a “Black and Gold Contest” to show off your Vanderbilt football black and gold clothing, ‘Dore prizes, and a “healthy yet fun” challenge from Health Plus. Second Harvest food bank will collect non-perishable foods. Participants are asked to bring at least one item to share with those in need.

Parking is free at the Capers Garage. Tickets are limited. For more information, click on “Tailgate Party” at or e-mail