Mines celebrates Diamond AnniversarE-Days 2009

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Mines celebrates Diamond AnniversarE-Days 2009

GOLDEN, Colo., March 26, 2009 – Colorado School of Mines students will celebrate the 75th year of Engineer’s Days (E-Days) April 2-4. 

Highlights of this year’s event include: 
  • A fireworks show at Brooks Field at 9 p.m. April 2
  • The Ore-cart pull to the State Capitol begins at 8 a.m. April 3. Students will make their annual march from the intersection of Simms Street and Colfax Avenue to downtown Denver where Sen. Moe Keller will read a Mines E-Day proclamation around 11:30 a.m.
  • A concert featuring the Flobots at 7 p.m. April 3
  • The Cardboard boat race on Clear Creek at 11 a.m. April 4 
Other festivities include a campout, trebuchet competition, wing-eating contest and more. For more information, see the full schedule.
 
PLEASE NOTE: Due to snow in the forecast for this Saturday, the Society of Automotive Engineers Club has decided to postpone the E-Days car show. The show will be hled Saturday, April 11 from 11a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines was established to serve the needs of the local mining industry. Today, the School has an international reputation for excellence in both engineering education and the applied sciences with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's resources. For more information about Colorado School of Mines, visit www.mines.edu.
 
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Contact:
Karen Gilbert, Public Relations Specialist
303-273-3541 / Karen.Gilbert@is.mines.edu
Marsha Williams, Director of Integrated Marketing Communications
303-273-3326 / marswill@mines.edu

 


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