Bring the family to free Dore Jam event Aug. 11

Coach James Franklin autographs a poster for young Commodore fans at Dore Jam. (Vanderbilt University)

Vanderbilt faculty and staff and their families are invited to meet Head Coach James Franklin and the Commodore football team at Dore Jam 2013, presented by Gary Force Acura on the Vanderbilt Football Practice Field. Gates will open at 3 p.m. Sunday Aug. 11.

The event will feature free food and drinks; autographs and photos with the players, coaches and cheerleaders; inflatable games; giveaways; and more.

Everyone who attends Dore Jam also will receive free admission to the women’s soccer game vs. Louisville at 5 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Soccer Stadium located next to the football practice field.

“We hope that employees from all areas of campus will join us for Dore Jam,” Director of Sales and Marketing Steve Walsh said. “This is a great event to kick off the football season and for fans to interact with our players and coaches.”

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Contact: Steve Walsh, (615) 343-2580