*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***
DATE: Monday, April 29
TIME: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHAT: Founders Day Festivities, Lunch and Birthday Cake
WHERE: Goodell Hall lawn across from Old Chapel
Thousands of guests are expected on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus on Monday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the campus charter. Befitting the occasion, there will be a birthday cake-cutting ceremony with Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, a group sing of “Happy Birthday” with the Minuteman Marching Band, T-shirt giveaway, Sam the Minuteman and football team members, plus a “green” lunch featuring locally produced foods such as cole slaw, free-range chicken, veggie burgers and roasted vegetables.