Alumni and Friends to Gather In Virginia to Support Purple Raider Football

April 01, 2010

Mount Union College Alumni and friends will gather for a two-day bus trip to Danville, VA in support of the Purple Raider football game against Averett University. The bus will leave Friday, September 1 and return following the game on September 2.

The cost of the bus trip is $80 per person. The cost includes bus fare, dinner on Friday evening with area alumni at the Institute of Higher Education and a box lunch on Saturday before the game. A room for double occupancy at the Courtyard by Mariott (Danville, VA 24540) will be available at an addional cost of $94 plus tax and are guaranteed for bus riders.

The bus will be departing from the College's Hoover-Price Campus Center parking lot at 9 a.m. on Friday, September 1 and returning immediately following the game.

For those wishing to join the Friday evening dinner only, the cost is $15.

For reservations, please call the Office of Alumni and College Activities at (330) 823-2030 or e-mail alumni@muc.edu. Reservations are a first come-first serve basis, with payment only. Reservations for the dinner only on Friday evening must be made in advance.

Friday Evening Dinner Location:

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research Conference Center
150 Slayton Ave.
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 766-6700

Danville is located approximately 85 miles southeast of Roanoke, 27 miles from Martinsville, 60 miles south of Lynchburg, 45 miles north of Greensboro, and 150 miles southwest of Richmond.

Coming From:

North -- Take 29 South Bypass. Exit right onto Highway 58 East towards South Boston. Take first right onto River Point Road. Turn left onto Slayton Avenue at the Cyber Park sign. The IALR is on the hill.

South -- Take 29 North Bypass. Exit right onto Highway 58 East towards South Boston. Turn right onto River Point Road (across from Wendy's). Turn left onto Slayton Avenue at the Cyber Park sign. The IALR is on the hill.

East -- From South Boston on Highway 58 West, take a left at the Wendy's before you get to Danville. This is River Point Drive. Take another left onto Slayton Avenue at the Cyber Park sign.

West -- Take Highway 58 East. Stay on Highway 58 East towards Greensboro/South Boston. This will take you around Danville. Stay on Highway 58 East / Highway 29 North towards South Boston / Lynchburg. Exit right onto Highway 58 East towards South Boston. Take first right onto River Point Road. Turn left onto Slayton Avenue at the Cyber Park sign. The IALR is on the hill.

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