Virginia Tech football pep rally to be held at Hotel Roanoke
August 3, 2006

ROANOKE, Va. - The City of Roanoke invites citizens and fans of Virginia Tech football to a kickoff celebration of the 2006 season on Friday, Sept. 1, in the Roanoke Ballroom of the Hotel Roanoke Conference Center. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the pep rally will begin at 8 p.m.

The City of Roanoke and Mayor Nelson Harris will recognize the achievements of Head Coach Frank Beamer and the Virginia Tech football program. In addition, the Voice of the Hokies, Bill Roth, will emcee the event featuring the Hokie Bird mascot, Virginia Tech cheerleaders, the Highty Tighties, and the 2006 Virginia Tech football team. Free promotional items will be distributed to attendees.

Admission is free. Platforms will be available for television camera crews.

For more information, contact Stuart Mease at stuart.mease@roanokeva.gov or 540-853-2384.