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June 28, 2012

Staff Council Presents Kennywood Picnic July 7

KennywoodCarnegie Mellon’s Annual Employee Picnic at Kennywood Park, sponsored by Staff Council, will be Saturday, July 7.

Employees can purchase one ticket ($37.99 value) for $10 (valid only on July 7) and four additional tickets for $15 each. Additional tickets (limit 5) can be purchased for $20 each.  Tickets must be purchased with cash only and employees must present their own CMU ID.

The following are dates, times and locations for the remaining ticket sales:

  • June 28    11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.        Mellon Institute
  • July 2        11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.       University Center
  • July 3        11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.       University Center
  • July 6        11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.       University Center

Pavilions 8 and 9 will be reserved for CMU employees and their families all day. A children’s (ages 0-8) prize give-away will be held at 4 p.m. in Pavilion 8, followed by an adult raffle and ice cream distribution. You must be present with your CMU ID to claim a prize. Each employee will get one raffle ticket.

Staff Council also is offering discounted tickets to Sandcastle ($19) and Idlewild ($22.99) parks. Sandcastle and Idlewild tickets can be purchased by contacting Barbara Price at