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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Allison Benner, College Relations Associate - Media, 610-740-3790

MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY 

CEDAR CREST AND THE PHILADELPHIA FORCE HOLD PRESS EVENT AND WELCOME PRESENTATION FOR CHINESE NATIONAL SOFTBALL TEAM

Allentown, PA (June 18, 2007) - Cedar Crest College will officially welcome the visiting Chinese National Women's Softball Team to campus on Tuesday, June 19th with a special presentation and press conference.  The Chinese team, who will play a six-game schedule against the Philadelphia Force in Allentown, is an early favorite at the 2008 Olympic Games that will be held in Beijing next summer.  Cedar Crest is serving as the summer residence and a lead sponsor for the Philadelphia Force, a professional women's softball team, who play home games at ECTB Stadium at Bicentennial Park in Allentown.

WHAT:                      
Press event and presentation/tree dedication to welcome
Chinese National Women's Softball Team.

WHEN:                      
Tuesday, June 19th, 2007 @ 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:                   
Harmon Hall of Peace
Cedar Crest College
100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104

WHO:                        
Members of the Chinese National Team and Philadelphia Force      
Cedar Crest Trustee and softball fan, Cynthia Blaschak
Acting Cedar Crest President Carol Pulham

INFO:                        
Michael Traupman, Executive Director of College Relations
Allison Benner, College Relations Associate - Media
Phone: 610-740-3790

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