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A Summer `Fest for Lions Athletic Fund

Aug. 2, 2016

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LOS ANGELES - - Annually, the Lions Athletic Fund is why LMU is #LIONSTRONG. The Lions Athletic Fund provides assistance to the annual needs of LMU’s 22 intercollegiate athletic teams through scholarships and team support, allowing LMU to be #LIONSTRONG. And this 2016-17 season got started with the first ever LMU BeerFest benefiting the Lions Athletic Fund.

During the event, the LMU Sports Network caught up with a couple of alums and asked them why they are #LIONSTRONG. The LMUSN talked to alum Gina Podley ’11, a Recording Arts major who was representing one of the many breweries at the first LMU BeerFest. In addition, the LMUSN caught up with All-American Erin Manke ’14, who wants to always remain connected to the Lions. Check out the videos:

Each year the Lions host multiple events to raise awareness and funds for the annual giving needs of LMU Athletics. More than 300 people proved why LMU is #LIONSTRONG by attending the first-ever summer fundraising event for the Lions. With more than 20 breweries in attendance, the event was a success.

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Additional events for the Lions Athletic Fund included the LMU Golf Classic and Dinner Auction, which will enter its 24th year in May of 2017. Along side that event are newer events, including the LMU Casino Night (held in late January) and the Women in Athletics: Day at the Races (held in October).

For more information on the Lions Athletic Fund, email GOLIONS@lmu.edu or CLICK HERE TO DONATE TODAY.

Support LMU's 22 intercollegiate teams and it's student-athletes through scholarships and team support by joining the Lions Athletics Fund. Your help will make LMU #LIONSTRONG.
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