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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

April 1, 2011

Northwest fraternities, sororities to celebrate annual Greek Week

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Northwest Missouri State University sorority and fraternity members are coming together for their annual Greek Week celebration and to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Greek Week at Northwest begins Sunday, April 3. All events are open for the public to attend.  

Greek Week joins Greek members at Northwest in games and contests to promote their unity and spread awareness about Greek life. This year's theme is "Greekelodeon."  

In addition to the week's activities, each chapter is charged with raising $750. Proceeds will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters, a mentoring program that pairs children with role models to build trusting relationships and friendships that help children realize their potential for a successful future.

2011 Greek Week activities

Sunday, April 3

Olympiad, 2 p.m. at Colden Pond

Greek organizations will create a chariot, and five members of each participating chapter will race around Northwest's campus.


Monday, April 4

Zeus and Hera, 7 p.m. at the Charles Johnson Theater

The Zeus and Hera event consists of one member from each fraternity (Zeus) and sorority (Hera). Selected members will perform a talent and answers questions pertaining to the Greek Week theme.


Tuesday, April 5

Recreation Night, 7 p.m. at the Student Recreation Center

Greek chapters will compete in a variety of games and contests.


Wednesday, April 6

Watermelon Bash, 4:30 p.m. at the parking lot behind the Pavilion

The Watermelon Bash features different games to be played using watermelons.


Friday, April 8

Bowling, 5 p.m. at Bearcat Lanes


Sunday, April 17

Awards, 6 p.m. at the Charles Johnson Theater

The awards ceremony is the final event of Greek Week. Awards are given to chapters that performed well during the week's activities.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468