Monday, August 23, 2010

Temple's football Fan Fest is Wednesday

For those of you who haven't read this email from Temple athletics, it's worth a look, especially the part about parking:
Temple Fan –

Be a part of Temple Football Fan Fest 2010! This exciting event will take place on Wednesday, August 25 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Lincoln Financial Field (Head House Plaza area). At this event, you’ll enjoy the following festivities:
Shane Artim's obit from Pottstown Mercury:
Shane M. Artim, 46, loving son and brother
Published: Monday, August 23, 2010
Shane M. Artim, 46, of Washington, DC, formerly of Pottstown, passed away suddenly on Aug. 10 at his residence.

Born in Pottstown, he was the son of John M. and Joanne M. (Ricci) Artim of Ormond Beach, Fl.

Shane was 1982 graduate of Pottsgrove High School and graduated in 1987 from Temple University with a BS in Political Science.

Shane was an award-winning journalist. He covered federal and state transportation issues for many years.

An East Capitol Hill resident, Shane was active in District transportation issues through his Advisory Neighborhood Commission.

He was a huge Temple Owl fan and was very active in the Temple Alumni Association and always known for roasting pork shoulder for tailgating. He will be sadly missed by his family and all of his Temple alumni.

Along with his parents, he is survived by his brother Craig A. Artim of Philadelphia, his maternal grandmother Josephine Ricci and a large and caring family.

Visitation will be on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown with a memorial service to start at 11 a.m., the Rev. Alan Okon Jr. officiating.

Burial will follow in St. Aloysius New Cemetery, Pottstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can me made in Shane's name to Frances Hollingsworth, Asst. Dean of Development & Alumni Affairs, College of Liberal Arts, 1228 Anderson Hall, 1114 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19122.

View obituaries or send condolences at the Catagnus Funeral Homes website.
- Receive posters and autographs from the entire Temple Football team!
- Meet the Temple Football coaches!
- Live music and appearances from the Temple Cheerleaders, Diamond Gems Dance team, Hooter the Owl and the Temple Marching Band!
- Temple Locker Room Tours!
- Clowns, face painters, Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels, Temple Photo Booth, Dunk Tank and other interactive games!
Admission to Fan Fest is FREE! However, please note there is a Philadelphia Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park beginning at 7 p.m. As a result, all attendees parking in the stadium lots will need to pay to park.
We hope to see you at Temple Football Fan Fest! Plus, don’t miss our home opener versus FCS National Champion Villanova in the Mayor’s Cup game – presented by Dunkin' Donuts – on Friday, September 3 at 5 p.m. at Lincoln Financial Field. Great seats are still available!

For Temple Football ticket information – including our new Partial Season Ticket Plan (3 great games of your choice!) - please call the Temple Sales Office at 215-204-8499 or visit
Go Owls!
It's not too late to get season tickets. Good seats on the Temple side are limited, but there are plenty of great seats for Owl fans on the Villanova side, so let's Cherry Out the Linc. Click on logo to join the season ticket crowd: