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First-Ever “Holiday with the Spartans” Event Set for Dec. 2 Basketball Game

rp_primary_Echols_Hall_Hampton_GameNORFOLK, Va. – The holiday season is here and the Norfolk State University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is inviting area youth to celebrate with the Spartans on Wednesday, Dec. 2.

The NSU SAAC will host its first-ever “Holiday with the Spartans” event for the Spartan Youth Club and all youth in the surrounding area at the NSU men’s basketball home game against Mercy College on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The first 100 registered Spartan Youth Club members in attendance will receive a holiday giveaway.

In addition, Santa Claus will be in attendance and available for pictures. Pictures with Santa Claus will cost $5, or just $2 with a gift donation. All donated gifts will go to the Norfolk State Angel Tree, which benefits children of incarcerated parents.

The game begins at 7 p.m. at Joseph G. Echols Hall and is the final home contest for the Spartan men in the 2015 calendar year.