Jan. 14, 2013
PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh women’s basketball team is partnering with the Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania on Jan. 19 for Girl Scout Day at the Petersen Events Center. The Panthers entertain Big East rival Marquette at 3 p.m. for the annual event which draws hundreds of Girl Scouts and their families from the area.
Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. with face painters and balloon artists ready for action. The women’s game immediately follows a Pitt men’s game which tips at noon.
Post-game activities will take place on the court and concourse levels, including an autograph session with the team. There will also be activity stations with various other Pitt sports teams and a craft session with the Kappa Delta Sorority.
Admission to the game is a $1 and tickets are available by visiting www.pittsburghpanthers.com/scoutday (use promo code COOKIES) or by calling the Panthers Ticket Office at (412) 643-PITT (7488).
About Girl Scouts: Since its founding in 1912, Girl Scouts has offered remarkable opportunities for girls to develop positive values and to contribute to society as leaders, thinkers, and responsible citizens. Today, Girl Scouts remains a highly regarded, contemporary organization and a steadfast advocate for girls.