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April 27, 2014

PSU sports announcer to speak in New Castle

NEW CASTLE — Steve Jones, the voice of Penn State football and basketball, will be guest speaker in New Castle on May 8.

The event will take place at the New Englander banquet center on Wilmington Road.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and Jones will speak at 7:30 p.m.

The event will feature hors d’oeuvres and Penn State ice cream. A cash bar will be available.

Tickets are $25 per person. The event is sponsored by the Lawrence County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association. All proceeds benefit the Lawrence County Penn State Alumni Scholarship Fund.

Tickets are available at Bucky’s Barber Shop in Westgate Plaza, Augustine’s Pizza on Lutton Street and the Crane Room Grille on Wilmington Road. Tickets can also be obtained by calling Richards at (724) 730-1684.

The deadline for purchasing tickets is May 5.

Jones has served as the play-by-play announcer for Nittany Lion basketball since 1982 and Penn State football since 2000.

He also co-hosts the Penn State Football Show and Penn State Basketball Show every Thursday from late August through mid-March.

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