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Block-Party Tradition Offers Free Food, Fun

Student Brad Foster displays an event T-shirt Anthony Grubbs (in red), a Resident Assistant at The Village at Penn College, shares his tie-dye expertise with students Participants enjoy food, opportunity to get acquainted Katie Mackey, coordinator of off-campus student housing, talks with off-campus resident Giordano Reynoso Student Donald Bathurst III plays a game of Washers The Vine Avenue Block Party, held annually for off-campus students as part of Student Activities’ PC3 initiative, was hosted Thursday night by Penn College’s three Community Assistants (Kattie Heisey, Kyle Mabry and Corey Shank). The Cell Block’s Zack Lee was guest DJ, and participants were treated to pizza, wings and kegs of birch beer. There also were several outdoor games in which students could receive raffle tickets for prizes donated by The College Store and several community businesses. Organizers also gave away 150 T-shirts, designed by student Mike Snyder, that attendees had the option of tie-dyeing. Photos by Sarah K. Mariano, student photographer