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Chapter News and Events

 
SOUTH FLORIDA HUSKERS UPDATE (July 29, 2015):
 
HUSKERS v. MIAMI GAME - Ticket Orders CLOSED
All our ticket, tailgate and bus options have been sold out!  Thanks to everyone for their support!  Information about tickets will be sent out in mid August to the e-mail address that was used for purchases.
 
We look forward to seeing everyone at the first watch party!
 
HOTEL OPTIONS for the Miami Game
We had a lot of inquiries about hotel rooms and we have some great room rates set up for our fans. The deadline for both hotels is approaching fast, so, please don't delay. We have three options available:
 
1) The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, 33304.  Rate: $139.  Web link: South Florida Huskers or call 888-627-7108 and request "The South Florida Huskers" rate.  Deadline to book this rate is July 31, 2015.
 
2) Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel, 1617 Southeast 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33316.  Rate $119.  Web link: Book your group rate for South Florida Huskers.  Deadline to book this rate is August 19, 2015.
 
3) Courtyard Fort Lauderdale SW / Miramar, 14500 SW 29th Street, Miramar, FL 33027.  Rate $89-$99.  Or Residence Inn SW Miramar, 14700 Hotel Road, Miramar, FL 33027.  Rate $99.  Use web link for either hotel: Book your group rate for South Florida Huskers Alumni Chapter.
 
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HUSKER HUDDLE: The University of Nebraska Alumni Association's Husker Huddle for the Miami game is separate from our tailgate, but $35 tickets are available here: http://ev9.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?DB_OEM_ID=100&groupCode=FBAG&linkID=huskers&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode.
 

NEW WATCH PARTY LOCATION - Stout Bar & Grill is at  3419 N. Andrews, Oakland Park, FL 33309.  Their phone number is 754-223-5678.  

 

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATCH LOCATION: Stevie Tomato's in Cape Coral has been selected as the new Southwest Florida Watch Party Location. Tomato's is located at 814 SW Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, FL 33991.  If you have questions, please contact Dan Kroeker, vantagedc.dan@gmail.com - the watch party coordinator for this location.

 
FLORIDA RESIDENTS JOIN NEBRASKA ATHLETICS: Fort Lauderdale's Cypress Bay cornerback Boaz Joseph and Lakeland Lake Gibson's Reuben Jones signed with football; Andrew Dzulynsky, from Miramar signed with Tennis; Antonio Castro from Pinecrest joins gymnastics; Track & Field: Chanel Freeman (Hallandale, hurdles), La'Kayla Harris (Miami Northwestern, sprints), Lamisha Simmons (Hallandale, hurdles), Katrina Santiago (Ferguson, distance) and Oliver Alexandre (Hallandale, sprints) in Men's track; Sarasota native Michael Colgate joins Men's Golf.  GBR!
 
SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION--In 2013, we donated $2,000 and in 2014 we donated another $2,000  for our South Florida Huskers scholarship fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation.  Our total so far is $7,563!  We really appreciate everyone's continued support!  If you are interested in making a personal donation to our designated fund, click on this link http://nufoundation.org - which will direct you to the University of Nebraska Foundation web site and then click Make a Gift and search funds for  "South Florida Huskers" and the South Florida Huskers Scholarship Fund will appear.  GBR!

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CONTACT US -- If you want to stay connected to us, please sure to fill out the Contact Us form link at the left.  You will receive e-mails about our events throughout the year.  If you have ideas for us to consider for events or activities, don't hesitate to reach out to us.  We look forward to seeing everyone at a future event.  Questions?? E-mail southflhuskers@gmail.com or call 678-8-BIGRED.

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OTHER FLORIDA WATCH PARTY LOCATIONS --
NAPLES: Stevie Tomato's, 15215 Collier Blvd #301
CAPE CORALStevie Tomato's, 814 SW Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33991
TAMPA: Beef O' Brady's, 4516 South Dale Mabry Hwy - new location!
ORLANDO: Metrowest Pour House, 2461 S. Hiawassee Road
JACKSONVILLE: Mudville Grille, 3105 Beach Blvd
INVERNESS: Coach's Pub & Eatery, 114 W. Main Street
 
SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES
TWITTER -- @SouthFLHuskers
 

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OUR MISSION--The South Florida Husker Chapter is formed to cooperate with the Nebraska Alumni Association to inform, actively engage, and recognize graduates, former students and friends in support of the University of Nebraska, and to encourage and coordinate activities of graduates, former students and friends in support of the University of Nebraska, and the great state of Nebraska.