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Virginia Tech's BreakZONE celebrates Customer Appreciation Day Oct. 28


BLACKSBURG, Va., Oct. 21, 2011 – The BreakZONE Recreation Center in Squires Student Center will hold its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Friday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event is free and open to Virginia Tech students, faculty, staff, and the public.

The daylong event is an opportunity for the BreakZONE staff to thank all of the community members who use the facility. The event will include free games and tournaments with prizes including gift certificates from local businesses, as well as bowling, video games, table tennis, billiards, live music, a karaoke competition, and a visit from the HokieBird.

“BreakZONE is Virginia Tech’s home of billiards, bowling, and table tennis, and the relaxing environment offers a way to spend some time with friends or family,” said Recreational Services Coordinator Chris Lisanti. “BreakZONE also provides late-night programming as an alternative to drugs and alcohol, networking, a social atmosphere, and most of all, it’s fun.”

For more information on the event, visit BreakZONE, contact the facility at 540-231-4476, or email the staff.

Regular hours of operation for BreakZONE are Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Thursday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 -1 a.m.; and Sunday, 2-9:30 p.m.

During regular hours, BreakZONE accepts payment in the form of VISA, MasterCard, Hokie Passport Account, cash, check, or HokieMart.

With a visitor’s pass, parking is available from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Squires Lot, located at the corner of College Avenue and Otey Street or the Architecture Annex Lot also on Otey Street. Parking meters within the Squires Lot will need to be paid. A visitor’s pass may be obtained Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Visitor Information Center, located at 965 Prices Fork Road, near the intersection of Prices Fork and University City Boulevard next to the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. A visitor’s pass may also be obtained from the Virginia Tech Police Station, located on Sterrett Drive, outside of the Visitor Information Center hours.

After 5 p.m., free parking is available in the Squires Lot, located at the corner of College Avenue and Otey Street or the Architecture Annex Lot also on Otey Street.

Find more parking information online or call 540-231-3200.

The Division of Student Affairs at Virginia Tech encompasses departments dedicated to providing a rich co-curricular experience and essential student services. Virtually every aspect of a student's life outside the classroom is represented through the division's departments.

Written by Jennifer Gibson.