American University to Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day on Feb. 13

American University to Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day on Feb. 13

Feb. 8, 2005

WASHINGTON - American University will celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day during the women's basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 13.

The game is one of more than 1,000 events taking place across the country for NGWSD. Congress has proclaimed this national day each year since 1987. The day is devoted to recognizing the progress of girls and women in sports and the benefits that sports and fitness activities can bring to the lives of all girls and women. The day is orgnized nationally by the American Association of University Women, Girl Scouts of the USA, Girls Incorporated, National Association for Girls and Women in Sport, National Women's Law Center, Women's Sports Foundation and the YWCA USA.

AU will celebrate giving out t-shirts, Girl Scout cookies and other give-a-ways. Stay after the game to meet the 2004-05 Eagles get autographs from the players.

For more information on NGWSD, please contact Marketing Director Warren Levy at wlevy@american.edu. For tickets, please call (202) 885-TIXX.