Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Fraternity Hosts Matthew Tembo Memorial Soccer Tournament To Support Gateway Rehab-Carnegie Mellon News - Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, October 11, 2013

Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Fraternity Hosts Matthew Tembo Memorial Soccer Tournament To Support Gateway Rehab

Contact: Abby Simmons / 412-268-4290 / abbysimmons@cmu.edu

Event: The Pi Kappa Alpha (PiKA) Beta Sigma Chapter at Carnegie Mellon University is hosting the fourth annual Matthew Tembo Memorial Soccer Tournament to benefit Gateway Rehabilitation Center. The nonprofit organization is a positive force in the prevention, treatment, education and research of substance abuse and alcoholism.

Tembo was a former CMU student and PiKA alumnus who died in 2010 from alcohol poisoning. During his time at CMU, he was widely connected across campus, particularly in the fraternity and sorority community, and loved to play soccer.

More than 20 teams from CMU, the University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University and local clubs are registered for this year's tournament. Sponsors include Chipotle Mexican Grill, Quiznos, Bruegger's Bagels, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Startup Incinerator and Gateway Rehab.

When: Opening remarks: 8:45 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13. Games begin at 9 a.m. 
Richard Foster, Gateway Rehab's executive vice president of treatment programs, and PiKA's Kyle Woltersdorf will offer opening remarks. 

Where: Gesling Stadium, Carnegie Mellon University.
     
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