Tickets Available for Community Breakfast on Aug. 27

The 48th Annual Community Breakfast will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 7:30-9 a.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The event is open to the public.

Jointly sponsored by UMass Amherst and the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, the breakfast traditionally marks the beginning of the academic year and offers a chance for representatives of the local, academic and business communities to meet and discuss common goals and issues.

Advance tickets are $8 per person and may be purchased at by noon on Aug. 26. Tickets will also be available at the door for $10 per person.

Free parking is available in the Campus Center Garage. For additional information, contact External Relations and University Events at 577-1101 or