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October 2012 News Releases

Topeka's downtown to showcase Ichabod pride and kickoff Homecoming week

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3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21:  Phi Delta Theta and Washburn Sales and Marketing Executives student groups will decorate Fidelity Bank, 600 S. Kansas Ave.

Eleven Downtown Topeka businesses will participate in Washburn University’s second annual Bods on the Avenue, an event to bring Ichabod pride to Topeka’s downtown community.

On Oct. 20 and 21, Washburn student organizations will decorate window fronts on Kansas Avenue to showcase Washburn’s Homecoming theme, “Washburn Odyssey: Bods in Space” and signify the start of Homecoming week.

Student organizations and businesses participating in the event are:  

3 Flowers, 733 S. Kansas – Black Student Union

Classic Bean, 722 S. Kansas  – Tri Bods

Clayton Financial, 716 S. Kansas – Washburn Student Government Association and Delta Chi

Fidelity Bank, 600 S. Kansas  – Phi Delta Theta and Washburn Sales and Marketing Executives

Florez Law Firm, 933 S. Kansas  – WU Players

H&R Block, 726 S. Kansas  – Hispanic American Leadership Organization

HT Paul Properties, 712 S. Kansas  – Occupational Therapy Assistant Organization 

JE Dunn, 433 S. Kansas  – Alpha Delta

The Merchant, 913 S. Kansas  – To Write Love on Her Arms

Quiznos, 809 S. Kansas  – Kappa Sigma and Zeta Tau Alpha

Stephen Smith Images, 931 S. Kansas  – Student Media

Washburn student group Top City Live is sponsoring the event. For more information on Homecoming week, visit

Shea Kirsop, student, Top City Live, 785-408-0993