Waco Mayor Tapped to Throw Out First Pitch at Community Tailgate Game

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    Waco Mayor Virginia DuPuy
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April 15, 2010

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Waco Mayor Virginia DuPuy will throw out the ceremonial first pitch of the Baylor Bears' matchup with the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, April 24 at Baylor Ballpark.

The game is part of a free event, the Sixth Annual Heart of Texas Community Tailgate. DuPuy is an alumna of Baylor.

The event kicks off at 1 p.m. with free inflatables, carnival games and lunch.

Participants also can obtain, while supplies last, free general admission tickets to the Baylor vs. Nebraska baseball game. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m.

"Baylor University is honored to host Mayor DuPuy as we welcome friends and neighbors to our campus for a day of food and fun," said Jana L. Hixson, director of community relations at Baylor.

For more information, contact Hixson at (254) 710-1421.

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