‘Spring Fling’ set for Saturday; will support student athletes

Staff Report

The 2019 Spring Fling, hosted by Eastern Illinois University Athletics and the EIU Panther Club, is set to start at 6 p.m. Saturday at Lantz Arena. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Spring Fling is the biggest single-day fundraiser for private support of Eastern athletes, according to a press release for the event, and previous support has helped student athletes in the classroom and within their sports.

The event will include a live and silent auction and a meal to benefit Eastern athletes.

Student athletes and alumni will be there to entertain and “inspire” guests with personal stories about their experiences as an Eastern athlete.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 581-6014 or visit Eastern’s athletic website.

Tickets are limited.

The News Staff can be reached at 581-2812 or [email protected].