Thursday, November 4, 2010

4-H Day at the Breslin


You ALL are invited to attend the sixth annual celebration of MSU Extension 4-H Youth Development at the Spartan Women’s basketball game at 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 5, 2010. Last year over 5,000 MSUE staff, 4-H volunteers, members and their families attended this exciting opportunity at the MSU Breslin Student Events Center.

Ticket Price: FREE for MSUE 4-H youth and their families, 4-H volunteers and MSU Extension staff and their families!

Date: Sunday, December 5th, 2010

Time: Game starts at 4 p.m. The gates open at 2:30 p.m. for the general public however; Gate D will be open at 2 p.m. for our group. This is the only gate open this early and it is also the gate you need to enter if you are picking up tickets from the 4-H Registration Table. (Do not go to the Breslin Center “will call” entrance.).

Promotional Information:
Please visit our web site at for a copy-ready promotional flyer and on-line ordering information.

Ticket Ordering Information:
Tickets can be ordered by calling our office at 517-788-4292 by November 12, 2010. When calling, please indicate how many tickets you need. If we are closed, feel free to leave a voice mail with your name, contact phone number, and how many tickets you are requesting. Due to budget and staffing limitations, the University is unable to send tickets to individual addresses. They will be sent to our office and will be available for pickup on or after November 20, 2010.

Parking Information:
School buses are FREE; all other buses are $20 each. Cars are $5.

Participants are asked to wear green and white 4-H and/or Extension apparel if possible. We really want to make our presence in the Breslin Center known!

Overnight stays:
For those who want to make a weekend of it, the following hotels are offering a reduced rate for Friday, December 3 and Saturday, December 4. The websites are listed below for your convenience, but you must call the hotel directly. Please mention 4-H Day at the Breslin in order to be guaranteed the reduced rates

 Kellogg Center: The Kellogg Center is located on the campus of MSU and is within walking distance from the Breslin Center. This very special rate of $65 per night (single or double room; triple $75; quad $85) is an excellent way to experience the elegance of the Kellogg Center, the beauty of MSU’s campus and the excitement of joining other 4-H’ers as we cheer on the Spartan Women’s Basketball team. Overnight parking is free. For reservations call 517-432-4000.

 University Quality Inn: The Quality Inn is located one mile from MSU and offers a complimentary hot breakfast and two beverage tickets to each guest. $75 per night, per room. For reservations call 517-351-1440.

Breslin Center Rules, Regulations and Concession Costs:
No noise makers or items that obstruct the view of others, (i.e. foam hands, foam fingers, foam noodles, pennants, flags, banners or beach balls). Signs are restricted to no larger than a ½ sheet of poster board.

The Breslin Center does not allow food or beverages to be brought into the facility. The list below shows the cost of some of the food items available, to give you an idea on how to plan.

 Popcorn $3.00; $4 Tub

 Soda $3.50 (22 oz.); $4 (32 oz./souvenir cup); $16 (souvenir travel mug)

 Pizza $4.00 (slice)

 Pretzel $3.00

 Hot dog $3.50

 Carmel Corn $3.00

 Ice Cream $4.00

 Bottle water $3.50 (20 oz.)

We hope to see you at the Breslin Center on Sunday, December 5th, 2010!