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IOWA WESTERN CELEBRATES HOMECOMING WEEK

Council Bluffs, Iowa

Iowa Western Community College invites the public to events planned during its Homecoming Week in October. The celebration begins with the college’s annual homecoming parade on Thursday, October 13. Starting at 7:00 p.m., the parade will proceed down the historic 100 Block, and then culminate at a pep rally immediately following in the Broadway United Methodist Church parking lot at 11 S. 1st Street.

On Saturday, October 15, the public is invited to come out to the college’ campus to participate in the We R Council Bluffs Community Color 5K Run & Walk. The event will be held on the outdoor track in the Reiver Sports Complex. Check-in time is 7:30 a.m., with the 5K run beginning at 8:30 a.m. immediately followed by the 5K walk. This is a stroller friendly course with four color stations. All registered participants will receive a free pass to the homecoming tailgate and football game to be held later that day. Registration is free for Iowa Western students and Reiver Rascals, $25 for ages 13 and older, $15 for ages 12 and under, IWCC alumni and boosters. No raindate or refunds available. All proceeds will go towards Iowa Western scholarships. Registration information can be found at goreivers.com under “Reiver News.”

The homecoming celebration on Saturday will be topped off by a tailgate beginning at 11:00 a.m. sponsored by Barley’s with live entertainment provided by the Polka Police. Bounce houses will be available for the kids provided by Motion Gymnastics. Then cheer on the Reivers as they take on No. 5 Garden City Community College, Kansas. Kick-off is 1:00 p.m. at Lewis Central High School field. During half-time, 2016 Mr. and Miss Iowa Western will be announced, and this year’s IWCC Outstanding Alumni and Reivers Hall of Fame class will be recognized.

For more information, contact Stacy Shockey at 712.325-3269 or sshockey@iwcc.edu.

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