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Seattle University teams up with Seattle Police for Yesler Terrace Halloween Community Festival

Children in the Yesler Terrace community are in for a surprise at this year’s Halloween festival, when Seattle University Men’s Basketball Coach Cameron Dollar, his entire team and Seattle police officers will join them for pumpkin carving. Officers from SU’s Department of Public Safety delivered 75 pumpkins to the center earlier this week, in preparation for the annual celebration.

Aside from the pumpkin carving, the festival will include: a haunted house, games, face painting and of course, lots of sweet treats!

The event is free and for all ages.

WHEN: Friday, October 26, 2012

5:30-6 p.m., pumpkin set-up

6-8 p.m., festival

WHERE: Yesler Terrace Community Center

917 E. Yesler Way

Seattle, WA 98122

Contact: Stacy Howard, Media Relations, 206-890-9013

(On-site contact, Mike Sletten, SU Department of Public Safety)

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,800 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2013” ranks SU among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs.