Genesee Community College Hosts Homecoming Weekend Festivities – including NEW 5K Walk/Run for the Future!

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 20, 21 and 22, 2019

 

What:           Genesee Community College Hosts Homecoming Weekend Festivities – including NEW 5K Walk/Run for the Future!

When:          Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 20, 21 and 22, 2019

Where:         Friday, 9/20 – The Cougar Crawl: Downtown Batavia

                    Saturday, 9/21 – Campus Festivities: GCC’s Batavia Campus

                    Sunday, 9/22 – GCC 5K for the Future: GCC’s Batavia Campus – One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020

Who:            All are invited and welcome! – Be sure to register for various events online!

Background:

It’s not too late to join Genesee Community College’s Homecoming Weekend celebration, which begins at Ken’s Charcoal Pits on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 5 p.m. with The Cougar Crawl, a unique stroll through downtown Batavia to visit local businesses, enjoy special treats, signature drinks and exclusive activities in route. Register here to join the crawl for just $20 per person!

The Cougar Crawl will include visits to The YNGodess Shop, Valle Jewelers, Pollyanna & Dot, Ken’s Charcoal Pits, T-Shirts, Etc., T.F. Brown’s, O’Lacy’s Irish Pub, Center Street Smokehouse, Go Art!, and concludes with a celebration at Eli Fish Brewing with snacks and the musical stylings of Kelli Carson, GCC Class of 1989 and a long-term DJ at WCJW.

At 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019 a variety of fun activities continue on GCC’s Batavia Campus at the Richard C. Call Arena and admission is FREE!

  • 10 a.m.            Craft and Vendor Fair
  • 11 a.m.            Family Fun/ Children’s Activities and a GCC Women’s Softball Game
  • 12 p.m.            Car Cruise, Chiavetta’s Chicken BBQ with DJ Hank Nevins and Art Gallery exhibit
  • 1 p.m.              GCC Women’s Softball Game 2
  • 7 p.m.              Alumni Co-ed Soccer Game
  • 8 p.m.              Bonfire

The annual Homecoming Weekend celebration at Genesee Community College now includes a brand new event – the SUNY GCC 5K for the Future! This new event, being held in memory of GCC’s former Director of Development and External Affairs, Rick Ensman, will contribute all proceeds to GCC’s Fund for the Future dedicated to student scholarships.

The SUNY GCC Walk/Run 5K for the Future begins on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 9 a.m. on GCC’s Batavia Campus. The course is USATF certified and just $35 per participant.

Additional details about the entire Homecoming celebration can be found at https://www.genesee.edu/home/offices/alumni/alumni-events/fall-fest/ or by contacting the Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs Jennifer Wakefield at jgwakefield@genesee.edu.

For more information, contact Marketing Communications Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616, or via email: dsutherland@genesee.edu.

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