First Responders to be Celebrated at Fairfield Men’s Basketball Game, Sunday, Dec. 17

First Responders to be Celebrated at Fairfield Men’s Basketball Game, Sunday, Dec. 17

All emergency services personnel, as well as active duty military and veterans, will receive free admission to the game at Alumni Hall on Fairfield’s campus. The day will include a Touch-a-Truck, Holiday Toy Drive, and more.

As a university rooted in the Jesuit mission of caring for the whole person, it’s important we recognize and celebrate those who help maintain our wellbeing.

— — Paul Schlickmann, Director of Athletics

Fairfield University is honoring and celebrating state and local first responders during a men’s basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 17 versus Old Dominion.

“As a university rooted in the Jesuit mission of caring for the whole person, it’s important that we recognize and celebrate those who help maintain our wellbeing,” said Paul Schlickmann, Director of Athletics. “We look forward to welcoming first responders to campus as a key component of our game day atmosphere on the 17 th .”

Events begin at 11:30 a.m. when all children are invited to participate in the Touch-a-Truck event outside Alumni Hall featuring vehicles from the Town of Fairfield Fire and Police Departments, Connecticut State Police, and Connecticut EMS.

Tickets are on sale now at FairfieldStags.com/TIX . Fans can bring a new, unwrapped toy for our holiday toy drive to receive discounted admission of $5 for an adult ticket or $3 for a youth (12 and under) ticket.

All Lil' Stags Club members will receive FREE admission to the game. New Lil' Stags Club members can register by noon on Friday, Dec. 15 for only $10 to receive their free ticket. Visit FairfieldStags.com/KidsClub for more information and to register online.

Pregame Breakfast
All fans are invited to a pregame breakfast with Director of Athletics Paul Schlickmann and Special Advisor to the President for Athletics Gene Doris from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Stags Snack Bar on the third floor of the Barone Campus Center. Entry to the breakfast is $5 per person (pay at the door, cash only).
2017-18 Stags Club members will receive free admission to the pregame breakfast.


For more information, contact Sarah Ratchford, Director of Marketing and Fan Experience, at sratchford@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4000 ext. 2265.

For questions regarding tickets, contact Helen Smaldone, Athletics Ticket Manager, at StagsTickets@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4136.

First Responders to be Celebrated at Fairfield Men’s Basketball Game

Date: Sunday, Dec. 17
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Alumni Hall, Fairfield University

Additional Details:

For more information, contact Sarah Ratchford, Director of Marketing and Fan Experience, at sratchford@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4000 ext. 2265.   For questions regarding tickets, contact Helen Smaldone, Athletics Ticket Manager, at StagsTickets@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4136.

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