What:  Growley II, a Labrador retriever, is the canine ambassador for the Corps of Cadets.  On Wednesday April 24, he will turn 6 years old and will be the guest of honor at a birthday celebration in front of the Graduate Life Center.

When:  April 24, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

Where:  Graduate Life Center Lawn, 155 Otey St. NW on the Virginia Tech campus

RSVP: None required

Interviews: Cadet Eleanor Franc, the commander of the team of Growley’s handlers, will be available to speak with reporters.   

Note:  Anyone wishing to attend is welcome, along with a canine companion, should they choose.  Organizers will also be collecting old t-shirts and making dog toys for local animal shelters, during the birthday party.  

On social media:  Follow Growley on Instagram. He's @VTGrowley.

Contact:  Bill Foy | 540-998-0288 | fwill55@vt.edu