ECCC plans Military Appreciation Night Oct. 24

East Central Community College is honoring all military veterans during activities scheduled Thursday, October 24, 2013, when the Warriors host Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in the season finale.

All military veterans and their families will be admitted free to the MACJC South Division battle, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

The special guests are also invited to participate in Warrior Club tailgating activities scheduled on the deck inside Bailey Stadium. Military veterans and their families will be served beginning at 5 p.m. Tailgating activities for other participants begin at 5:30 p.m.

Military veterans are also designated as team honorary co-captains along with sophomore football players. Veterans should report to the field at 6 p.m. in preparation for the coin-toss and other pre-game activities.

Also scheduled is a halftime performance of God Bless America by sophomore Ryan Godwin, a vocal music educator major from Newton.

For more information, contact Chris Harris, Athletic Director, at 601-635-6401 or call toll free, 877-462-3222, ext. 401.

His e-mail address is