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The 17th annual Shep-or-Treat scheduled October 25

ISSUED: 16 October 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University will host its 17th annual Shep-or-Treat Halloween event on Wednesday, October 25, from 7-9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. All faculty, staff, and community members are encouraged to bring their children for a fun night of festivities on West Campus in all residence halls, the Wellness Center, and outdoor spaces.

Before the Shep-or-Treat, Shepherd University Dining Services will host a kid friendly all-you-can-eat dinner from 4:30-8 p.m. in the Dining Hall on East Campus. Cost is $8.50 for adults, $4.25 for children ages 6-12 years, and free for kids under six years old.

Shep-or-Treat is a campus-wide community service event where Shepherd University staff and students plan Halloween activities. This year, Star Wars Garrison Corellia, West Virginia’s Garrison of the 501st Legion, will be present for photo opportunities at Potomac Place, residence hall on West Campus.

To support the Shep-or-Treat through donations of candy or monetary donations or to learn more about the event, please contact Residence Life at 304-876-5172 or email Ellisa Woodbrey, associate director of Residence Life, at

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