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Hokies Thank the World event – Nov 17

Posted at 11:46 am on Friday, November 9th, 2007 by Vince

I saw this posted on a few message boards, so I thought I’d help spread the word:

Hokies Thank the World

The event is free and open to the public. Please arrive on time and visit the check-in tent on the drillfield. Wear something Orange or Maroon (preferred but not required), and dress appropriately for the weather. Jackets may be laid on the ground during the satellite and helicopter operations.

The Hokies Thank the World event takes place on Saturday, November 17, the morning of the Virginia Tech – Miami game in Blacksburg. Join fellow Hokies on the Drillfield as part of your gameday activities!

The “Hokies Thank the World” event will bring together thousands of Hokies on the Virginia Tech Drillfield to spell out a message of thanks to the world in recognition of the global outpouring of support and love for the Virginia Tech community following the events of April 16. The message of thanks will be recorded by ground, aerial, and satellite imagery and will be shared with the world through The event will take place on November 17, 2007 beginning at 10:35am and ending at approximately 11:12am on the Virginia Tech Drillfield in Blacksburg, Virginia. All are invited to participate in this community-wide effort to thank the world. The event will take place rain or shine. In the event of cloud cover, the satellite imagery may not be collected, but aerial imagery will be collected as scheduled.

2 Responses to “ Hokies Thank the World event – Nov 17 ”

  1. Peter Sforza Says:

    Thanks for the post! One small correction, the title of the post says Nov 16, however the event is on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10:35 am on the VT Drillfield. The date was correct in the text of the post!

  2. Vince Says:

    Oops, good catch. I have corrected it.