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August 14, 1998

CORAL GABLES, FL – Sebastian the Ibis, the University of Miami’s officialmascot, will make two special appearances this weekend.

On Saturday from noon to 3 pm, the Ibis will appear at Old Navy at 13605South Dixie Highway in the Colonial Palms Plaza across from the Falls ShoppingCenter. On Sunday from 1 – 4 pm, Sebastian will appear inside thespecialty shops at the Town and Country Center on Kendall Drive and 117trhAvenue.

In addition to Sebastian the Ibis, there will be interactive games,prizes, and autographs. The
University of Miami cheerleaders will also be on hand.

The Ibis, one of the most recognizable college mascots in the UnitedStates, represents the last sign of wildlife to take shelter before a Hurricaneand the first to reappear following the storm.

The Hurricane football team begins action on September 5 vs. East TennesseeState. Call 1-8000-GO-CANES for ticket information.