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eNews for September 19, 2013

September 21, 2013
Nebraska vs. South Dakota State

September is National Pediatric Brain Cancer Month.  Let's support Team Jack in Colorado at all of the Coloradans for Nebraska partner watch locations by wearing one of your Team Jack shirts on Saturday, September 21st.  Have someone take a group picture at your location and post them to both the Coloradans for Nebraska Facebook page and the Team Jack Facebook page to show Colorado's support of Team Jack!

Go Team Jack!  Go Big Red!!

Please join us at one of our many watch sites and friendly sites on Saturday, September 21, 2013, when Nebraska plays against UCLA at Memorial Stadium.  Kickoff is set for 1:30 PM Mtn time with the game airing on BTN. 

Remember to show your current Coloradans for Nebraska membership card (red edge with QR codes on the back) to receive 15% off your regular priced food and drink purchases (not just on game day but throughout the year) at all of the Coloradans for Nebraska Partner Watch Locations. You can become a member online today or at a location staffed by Coloradans for Nebraska volunteers.


Half Time Prize Drawings

When Coloradans for Nebraska has volunteers at one of the below locations, you will find information about Coloradans for Nebraska, be able to purchase Coloradans for Nebraska memberships and merchandise, purchase Nebraska merchandise, donate to the Coloradans for Nebraska Scholarship Funds, and have the opportunity to win prizes in half time drawings.  With more volunteers, we can provide this additional fun at even more locations!  For the half time drawing, each person over 10 will be provided one ticket.  You can donate to the Coloradans for Nebraska Scholarship Funds for additional tickets to the half time drawing.  Please see each site's information below to see where volunteers will be present for this additional Husker Game Day Fun!

 

As part of the half time drawings, Coloradans for Nebraska has member only drawings!  Show your current membership card (red edge with QR codes on the back) and receive one ticket per membership card for the member only drawings.

 

Prizes:
     * Nebraska Football Mouse Mat
     * Nebraska Running Back Figurine
     * Reusable Nebraska Shopping Bag
     * Nebraska Rally Towel
     * Nebraska Mascot Pocket Light
     * $10 Gift Certificate from Nebraska Red Zone
     * Lil' Red Magnet
     * Nebraska Team Stickers
     * Team Jack Wrist Band
     * Been a Husker Long Poster 

     * #22 t-shirt
 

Member Only Drawings:
     * Autographed and matted picture of Rex Burkhead
     * One special poster from the Omaha World Herald collection

     * Gift Certificate from watch location


If you win a half time prize from a watch location, please use on future non-game visits.
 


Colorado Springs - guests
Fox and Hounds
Westminster - 4750 W 120th Ave #900 - 303-464-7366
Half Time and Member Only Drawings

Lone Tree - 9239 Park Meadows Drive - 720-875-9161
Half Time and Member Only Drawings  

Co Springs - 3101 New Center Point Dr - 719-570-0500
Half Time and Member Only Drawings
 
Specials at above Fox and Hounds
$2.75 Bud, Bud Light, Strong Bow, Heineken, Widmer, and Red Fox Beers - Draft and Bottles

Bonfire Tavern
Bonfire Tavern in Lakewood
Lakewood - 7576 West Jewell Avenue - 
303-989-2577
 
11 foot Big Screen TV


The Boot - guest
The Boot Grill in Loveland
Loveland - 4164 Clydesdale Pkwy - 970-685-4737




Clavins game day
Clavin's Bar and Grill in Parker
Parker - 17904 Cottonwood Drive - 720-870-5720


Specials
*  Crispy Chicken Wrap for $7.99
*  Wings - $0.50 - Try our Big Red Sauce
*  Husker Touchdown Shots
*  $4.00 You Call Its

Watch Site Mustache Crew
The Draft Sports Grill in Littleton
Littleton - 9150 West Cross Drive - 303-932-8845

 

Half Time and Member Only Drawings


Noonans - guests
Noonan's Sports Bar and Grill in Aurora
Aurora - 13521 East Iliff Avenue - 720-246-0309

Half Time and Member Only Drawings

Specials
Weekend Brunch Menu 
$2 Mimosas (until 5:00)
$3.50 Build your own Bloody w/ SKYY & Flavors (until 5:00)
$4 Bacardi Mojito's 
$3 Bud Light / Shock Top
$4 CVC Vodka & Jameson (after 6:00)

Red and Jerry's
Red & Jerry's in Sheridan
Sheridan - 1840 West Oxford Ave - 303-783-0655

 

Specials

Coors Light Draft - $2.75

Long Island Ice Tea - $5.00



Swingers Sports Lounge and Grill in Lone Tree
Lone Tree - 9535 Park Meadows Drive - 303-799-0099

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Watering Bowl
Watering Bowl in Denver
Denver - 5411 Leetsdale Drive - 720-441-2695


Opening Soon!

How You Can Help Provide Scholarships
Coloradans for Nebraska Scholarship Funds

There are many ways that you can help provide scholarships to Colorado High School Graduates that want to or are attending the University of Nebraska.  Together we can continue to fund over $40,000 each year in scholarships.

Some of these ways include:
  • Volunteer to help at one of the Official Coloradans for Nebraska partner watch locations. 
  • Become a Coloradans for Nebraska Member for $25 (membership runs from July to July) at a watch location staffed by volunteers or online today!
  • Purchase Coloradans for Nebraska Merchandise or other items for sale at www.Co4NuStore.com or at a watch location staffed by volunteers
  • Donate Online at www.Co4NuStore.com or at an Official Watch Site
  • Donate Directly to the Coloradans for Nebraska Legend Scholarship program which UNL matches - Just make sure you earmark the funds for the Coloradans for Nebraska Legends Scholarship
  • Become a Business Partner.  Email Wendy@Co4NU.com for more information
  • Support the Coloradans for Nebraska Business Partners
  • Order Merchandise from Nebraska Red Zone with this link and 10% of your purchase is donated to Coloradans for Nebraska scholarship fund
  • Subscribe to Hail Varsity with this link and $10 will be donated to Coloradans for Nebraska scholarship fund.
  • Participate in and / or Volunteer to help at other Coloradans for Nebraska Activities or Events

Husker Games on the Radio
Huskers will be on the Radio for 2013 - 1060 KRCN (formerly KLMO). There will be two hours of local "College Gameday" style show before joining the network for one hour of pregame. There will also be extended post game coverage as well. 
 
Some games will also air on AM 1580 in Colorado Springs. Currently, the Huskers will be on for the Illinois, Minnesota and Iowa games. As more kick off times are announced, additional games may be added to the Colorado Springs Station.  
 
If you would like more information about Huskers on the Radio or advertising, please email Coloradans for Nebraska business partner, Mark.  

You can also listen on your smart phone using the TuneIn app for iPhone or Droid phones.  Just select 1060 KRCN as one of your favorites and listen to the pregame show that caters to Huskers right here in Colorado.  Then stay tuned in for the game!

Football Friday in Lincoln

The Nebraska Alumni Association's traditional Football Fridays is now in Lincoln's exciting new entertainment district in the historic Haymarket.  Join NAA at The Railyard, just southeast of Pinnacle Bank Arena, at 5 p.m. on the day before each home football game (except Iowa) for appearances by former players and the Husker Spirit Squad and pep band, some Sports Nightly live broadcasts, music, children's activities and more. Fans in attendance will have the opportunity to win football tickets, Nebraska Champions Club passes and Husker memorabilia.

 

About Football Fridays
Dates: Every Friday before 2013 Nebraska football home games (except Iowa) 
Time: 5 pm.
Where: The Railyard - 350 Canopy Street, Lincoln, 68508. 
Admission: FREE. Food and drinks available for purchase at surrounding restaurants. 
Parking: Available (for a fee) at garages on Arena Drive and R Street, or at meters on adjacent streets. 

 

2013 marks the fifth year the NAA has hosted Football Fridays. More than 2,500 alumni and fans from 36 states attended the events at the Nebraska Champions Club last season. 

 

For more information, visit huskeralum.org/football-fridays.


Big Red of the Rockies in Estes Park


Many people have asked how Jesse Kosch and his family were doing due to the floods in Estes Park.  I'm happy to say Jesse emailed this morning with the good news that Estes Park is opening back up for visitors / tourists and his store, Big Red of the Rockies, is reopening for the weekend.  Because of road damage, the only way currently into Estes Park without checkpoints is the following:
I-70 to Central City / Blackhawk
119 to Nederland
Highway 72 to Highway 7
Highway 7 will take you into Estes Park

Jesse is looking to come to one of the watch locations for the game this Saturday with Kassondra taking care of Big Red of the Rockies.  As soon as Jesse lets us know which location he will be watching the game, we will share the information via Facebook and on the web site. 





Dates to Mark on Your Calendar
  • Saturday, September 21, 2013 - Nebraska vs. South Dakota State at Memorial Stadium - 1:30 pm kickoff on BTN / BTN2Go.com / HuskersSportsNetwork
  • Saturday, October 5, 2013 - Nebraska vs. Illinois at Memorial Stadium - HOMECOMING - 10:00 am kickoff
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Business After Hours/Networking Event - 5:30 -7:00 pm - Fox and Hound in Lone Tree at 9239 Park Meadows Drive
  • Saturday, October 12, 2013 - Nebraska vs. Purdue at West Lafayette, Ind
  • Saturday, October 26, 2013 - Nebraska vs. Minnesota at Minneapolis, Minn
  • Saturday, November 2, 2013 - Nebraska vs. Northwestern at Memorial Stadium
  • Saturday, November 9, 2013 - Nebraska vs. Michigan at Ann Arbor, Michigan 
  • Saturday, November 9, 2013 - Military Appreciation Day - Drawings at volunteer staffed locations 
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - Business After Hours/Networking Event - 5:30 -7:00 pm - Fox and Hound in Lone Tree at 9239 Park Meadows Drive
  • Saturday, November 16, 2013 - Nebraska vs.Michigan State at Memorial Stadium
  • Saturday, November 23, 2013 - Nebraska vs. Penn State at State College, Pa
  • Friday, November 29, 2013 - Nebraska vs. Iowa at Memorial Stadium - 10:00 am kickoff on ABC
  • Saturday, December 7, 2013 - Big Ten Football Championship Game in Indianapolis
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - Business After Hours/Networking Event - 5:30 -7:00 pm - Fox and Hound in Lone Tree at 9239 Park Meadows Drive
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