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UNI shows off new Panther logo with Family Weekend fashion show<br>

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Julie Bright, associate athletic director/business services, (319) 273-2475
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'In Style with UNI,' a free fashion show featuring casual and athletic wear bearing the newest UNI athletics logo, will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, on the UNI-Dome's east plaza.

Julie Bright, UNI associate athletic director/business services, said local retailers will offer a preview of UNI fashions and other merchandise available at Cedar Valley stores. There also will be discount coupons from participating retailers.

Bob Justis, who regularly announces Panther athletic games, will be master of ceremonies.

Among the models will be Rick Hartzell, UNI's athletic director; Rick Coleman, KWWL sports director; Tony DiCecco, head women's basketball coach, and his wife Kristi; Brad Nelson, assistant women's basketball coach, and his family; and Nick Ungs, the Missouri Valley Conference baseball championship's most valuable player. Student-athletes, students and community members also will model apparel.

Cedar Valley retailers participating in the show are Palace Clothiers of Cedar Falls and Waterloo; and Iowa Sports Supply, Pheasant Ridge Pro Shop, Scheel's, University Book & Supply, Wal-Mart. all of Cedar Falls; and www.unipanthers.com.

The show, part of the annual Family Weekend celebration, is sponsored by the UNI Office of University Marketing and Public Relations. For more information, contact Julie Bright, associate director of athletics, (319) 273-2475