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Colonial Life Arena Goes Green

Colonial Life Arena, managed by Global Spectrum, takes action to set up a recycling program to make the arena more environmentally friendly through a grant funded by Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) in conjunction with the City of Columbia.

This grant will kick start recycling efforts at the arena by placing recycling containers throughout the concourse and premium areas. Plastic, aluminum, clear glass and paper will be collected and recycled.

“This is a big step in the right direction to get the community involved in our efforts to be environmentally friendly at all of our events,” said Tom Paquette, General Manager for Colonial Life Arena.

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Men’s Basketball Returns Thursday Night

The South Carolina men’s basketball team is back in action at Colonial Life Arena to kickoff the 2009-2010 campaign with an exhibition against Kentucky Wesleyan at 7 p.m. Admission is free – gates open at 6 p.m. Click here for game information from GamecocksOnline.com.

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Football Links and Fan Day

Don’t forget that Sunday is Colonial Life Fan Appreciation Day at Colonial Life Arena from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Men’s and women’s soccer, cross country, volleyball and the football players will be available for autographs.  Nearly 2,000 people attended last year’s event so be sure to get there early.

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