For Immediate Release
Date: April 4, 2005
BLOOMSBURG – The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Greek community will host Bon Appetit!, a dinner to benefit the young patients of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Sunday, April 10, beginning at 6 p.m. in Kehr Union, Ballroom.
Put on by the Junior National Panhellenic Council, Bon Appetit! will feature a spaghetti dinner, donated and prepared by the university’s fraternities and sororities. Each person attending is asked to bring a small gift for the evening’s silent auction. Also planned are guest speakers from the university, as well as entertainment by BU freshman Drew Nugent, an established jazz pianist who recently appeared on the National Public Radio show, “A Prairie Home Companion.”
Tickets, at $7.50 per person, are available in advance from BU’s Greek Life Office, (570) 389-4997, or BU senior Rachael Lighty of the Panhellenic Council. Tickets also may be available at the door.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. For more information, visit www.stjude.org.