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Parking passes for Marshall University home games to benefit United Way

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Parking passes for Marshall University 2011 home football games are available to the public, with proceeds directly benefiting United Way of the River Cities.

ACF Industries has donated the use of its parking lot for the five Marshall University home football games of the 2011 season. The parking lot is located at 2400 Third Ave., which is within walking distance of the Joan C. Edwards football stadium.

Tickets are available for $50 for the season or $12 per individual game. Parking spots for the Marshall University vs. Virginia Tech game are available for $15.

Individuals purchasing season tickets are guaranteed a parking spot until the end of the first quarter, after that time, spaces are not guaranteed.

Season passes must be purchased in advance at the United Way office. A parking contract must be completed and returned with pass payment for season passes. Marshall University vs. Virginia Tech game day parking passes may be purchased in advance by contacting the United Way office at (304) 523-8929, 820 Madison Ave., Huntington, WV 25704 or can be purchased at the gate.

All other individual game passes may be purchased at the gate. Handicap spaces will be available for each game.

No tailgating is permitted on the ACF Industries lot, with no exceptions. No buses or RVs are allowed. The price for parking is per vehicle.

Advance parking passes may be purchased at United Way of the River Cities across from the DMV Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact United Way of the River Cities at 304-523-8929, ext. 4 or ext. 8.