When the Homecoming parade goes right past your tent, you get a good turnout! We had about 200 attend our Homecoming tailgate before the SEC showdown with Mississippi State. Attendees enjoyed plenty of food and drink. We featured beer from the Dayton area as well as all over the Greater Cincinnati area. We added cherry flavored Ale8 to our tailgate. The Skyline/goetta dip was very popular and there was a line at the Graeter's ice cream cooler. A big thank you to Virginia and Scott Mapes for making the Ajian Sushi delivery for Pete Zimmer (who was en route to a Bengals game in Cincinnati). Another shout out to Walt Griess for his Boston Butt, which lasted only a few minutes! Our delivery of filet mignon, potatoes, spaghetti, pasta, and chicken and rice was much needed!
We thank everyone that brought food and drink. We celebrated the Birthday of Miss Bettie Lawrence and our own Lou Mays. Thank you Katrina for bringing the cake. Someone brought a delicious pasta salad, and we had plenty of desserts. Students played corn hole all day. We welcomed six new family members to CrimsonAti.
A big THANK YOU to everyone that supported the Big Board for our scholarship. The board was FULL and congratulations to our two big winners! Katrina Vince won the 4th quarter and lucky Elizabeth Sims won the THREE other quarters for a total of $150 in winnings! Thank you to those that bought tickets for the Hometown Spirits raffle, which will take place at halftime of the Iron Bowl. More information about this: https://www.crimsonati.org/post/hometown-spirits-raffle.
We owe a debt of gratitude to these two volunteers that contribute hours of their time to CrimsonAti. Congratulations and THANK YOU to Virginia Mapes, Membership Coordinator and John Saucier, Tailgate Manager, for their dedication to CrimsonAti both in Cincinnati and Tuscaloosa! Much is also owed to Dustin Morgan and Sam Le Cras for providing transportation of tailgate supplies to and from the tent. We are CrimsonAti Proud of all volunteers that help make our tailgate a success!
These photos are a few of the attendees at our Homecoming tailgate.
And still more photos.....
Wonder who these tailgaters are?
What??? More tailgaters???
What's next? We will have breakfast and coffee at the Austin Peay tailgate. Inflatable tent only. See you then!