Updated Rose Bowl Info

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Stay up-to-date with Rose Bowl information via this MSU Alumni Association website. Information for Spartan fans who are heading to Pasadena will be available including event info for official tailgate, Rose Parade, NYE event, pep rally, etc…

For local fans or fans visiting Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Spartans will be hosting a game watch at McMullan’s Irish Pub 4650 West Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89103. Arrive early to guarantee a seat. Great drink and food specials will be offered.

 

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Game Watch – MSU vs Notre Dame

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It’s a big game, this weekend, folks. MSU is traveling to Notre Dame, Indiana for a little thing called football. Two weeks ago, our neighbors to the south beat them 41-30. Let’s cheer our Spartans on to a 4-0 season with a win over ND!

Notre-Dame-logoJoin us at our local Spartan game bar, McMullan’s Irish Pub, on Tropicana between Decatur and Arville. They have an upgraded HDTV system, which make for great viewing, and Spartan specials during game time. Alumni, friends, family and MSU supporters are welcome to join in the fun.

Go Green!

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Game Watch – Youngstown State vs MSU

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Wow! It’s already game three of the season!!! Our Spartans are showing their strength and Spartans Will to a 2-0 season. Both teams Saturday are undefeated, but we’re certain the Spartans can defeat the Penguins!!!

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Join us at our game watch bar, McMullan’s Irish Pub, this Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. It’s a tad later so you get to sleep in a bit this week! McMullan’s has upgraded HDTV and a host of Spartan Specials during the game.

It’s always fun to spend some time with your fellow Michigan State Spartan alumni, family and friends, so stop on by Saturday and cheer the team on to victory!

Go Green!

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Game Watch – USF vs. MSU

HelmetIt’s an early game watch this week, folks, as the University of South Florida Bulls roll into East Lansing to face our beloved Michigan State Spartans at 9 a.m. Saturday, September 7.

USFJoin the Las Vegas Spartans, family and friends, at our usual haunt, McMullan’s Irish Pub, on Tropicana between Arville and Decatur. They have an upgraded HDTV system and, as always, awesome Spartan Specials!

Come root our team on to victory against the Bulls!

Go Green!

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Game Watch – MSU vs. Western Michigan

Can you believe the summer is nearly over? It must be if it’s time for football season!

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Let’s kick off the Labor Day Weekend with a Friday night game watch, August 30, 2013 at 5 p.m. Game Watch will be held at the same location as last year, McMullan’s Irish Pub at 4650 W. Tropicana between Arville and Decatur. They have an upgraded and improved HDTV for our viewing pleasure!

During the game watch, McMullan’s is offering a number of Spartan Specials, so come on down and join in the fun! Cheer our Spartans on to victory!!!

Go Green!

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Meet Suzy Merchant and Tim Bograkos at our Gala Dinner and Auction

Suzy Merchant, esteemed Michigan State women’s head basketball coach, is our special guest for the Las Vegas Spartans Gala Dinner and Scholarship Fundraiser on Friday, August 23, 2013. The event will be held at Angel Park Golf Club located at 100 S. Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas 89145.

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Cost is $30 per person and includes hors d’ouevres and dinner buffet with a cash bar. A limited number of seats are available at the Suzy Merchant VIP table for $100 each.

In addition, Tim Bograkos, former Spartans basketball star, will also be our special guest. He’s joined us in the past and is always a joy, with great stories and updates from East Lansing.

There will be a live auction and raffle for amazing Spartan merchandise and memorabilia. Some of these special items include:

Camouflage basketball jersey signed by Tom Izzo
Other jerseys and balls signed by head coaches
Signed Magic Johnson jersey
Signed items by Kirk Cousins, Levon Bell, Mateen Cleaves, etc.
Tickets for basketball game with a tour of Breslin.
and  much more!

As always, the net proceeds from the evening will be added to our Las Vegas Spartans Endowed Scholarship Fund.

RSVP is required by August 16th, so don’t delay! Save your seat right away!!!

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If you’re into golfing, earlier that same day, Friday, August 23rd, Suzy Merchant and Tim Bograkos will be heading out to the Arroyo Golf Club at Red Rock Country Club for a 9 a.m. tee time. To join in the fun and play a round, RSVP by August 16th by calling Bruce Herman 702.354.0265. Cost is $40 per golfer.

Go Green!

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Save the Date – Annual Dinner Reception

This year, our annual dinner and reception will take place on Friday night, August 23, 2013 at the Angel Park Golf Club banquet hall.

Featured speaker is Suzy Merchant, head coach of the MSU women’s basketball team. We’re also expecting some other folks from MSU but we’ll have to wait for confirmation.

We’ll have a great buffet dinner, a raffle and an auction – all to raise funds for our Las Vegas Spartans endowed scholarship.

So, mark the date on your calendar and we’ll follow up with more details. Hope to see you there!

Go Green!

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Las Vegas Spartans Night at Cashman Field

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Well, fellow Spartan alumni, family and friends, it’s time to gather for our annual night at Cashman Field to cheer on the local 51s. This is always a fun and well-attended event as we’re lucky to be out of the heat and in the air-conditioned clubhouse. The food is good, the atmosphere is fun and the company is the best!

This year, our event is Thursday, May 30, 2013 against Reno at Cashman Field, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Las Vegas, 89101. Food service begins at 6:15 p.m. and the first pitch is thrown at 7:05 p.m.

Cost for food and ticket is $30.00/adults * $20.00 (children 14 and under).

Menu includes Popcorn * Chips * Coleslaw * Potato Salad * Hot Dogs * Hamburgers * Jumbo Cookies * Soft Drinks * Bottled Water.

RSVPs are required by May 24, 2013. Please contact Ann Feld by phone at 702-239-1698 or by email. Payment is required to hold a reservation.

Hope to see you there!

Go Green!

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Spartans Global Day of Service

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This Global Day of Service will bring together Spartan alumni around the world to serve local communities.

Our Las Vegas Spartans will participate in a volunteer project on this day:

The Las Vegas Spartans will be assisting the Las Vegas Rescue Mission on April 13, 2013 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. You don’t need to stay the entire time. We will be working in the dining hall serving lunch to the Mission residents, cleaning and then preparing the meal for that evening. We will also be doing some “Spring Cleaning” around the Mission.

PLEASE – NO SHORTS, NO TANK TOPS OR OPEN TOED SHOES!

Special instructions: The L.V. Rescue Mission is located on the north side of Bonanza between Martin Luther King and Main Street (downtown). You will enter a guard gate and tell the guard you are with the “LAS VEGAS SPARTANS.” They will direct you to the Chapel where we will all meet and be greeted and we will be taken to our work areas.

Age restrictions: Minimum age of 12 and must be accompanied by an adult up to 17.
To register please go to www.serviceday.msu.edu click the link “Find or Join Projects”, then click on the drop-down under “Alumni Clubs” and click “West”. Look for “Nevada”.

Club contact: Bruce Herman, bvherman@gmail.com, 702-354-0265

We would love to have you join us on this worthwhile activity. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Ann (Feldie1@aol.com) 702-233-5221 or Bruce (see above).

You can sign up via the website, phone call or just e-mail.

Thanks for your service and support.

Go Green!

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Game Watch: Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl MSU vs TCU

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We know many of you are heading to the game, but for those of us still in town, come join in the fun!

Catch the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl game at McMullan’s Irish Pub on Tropicana this Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 7:15 p.m.

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We’re hoping everyone is having a fabulous holiday season, and a win at the bowl will be icing on the cake!

Go Green!

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