|Davidson Students Announce 2nd Annual Dinner at Davidson
February 15, 2011
Contact: John David Merrill, firstname.lastname@example.org
Davidson, NC - The Student Government Association (SGA) of Davidson College will host the second annual Dinner at Davidson, a fundraiser to benefit The Davidson Trust, on Saturday, Feb. 19. Members of the greater Davidson community are invited to attend the event, which will take place in the Lilly Family Gallery from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Chambers Building on campus. Ticket information is below.
The theme of this year's event is "Shaping Community Leaders" - highlighting the role of The Davidson Trust in forming students who go on to live lives of leadership and service. The evening's highlights include dinner, dancing, musical entertainment and a silent auction. Among the auction items are original Herb Jackson prints, dinner with members of the Elite 8 basketball team, 4 front-row VIP tickets to a Bobcats game, dinner for four with Davidson College President John Kuykendall and his wife, and a Michael Phelps autographed Sports Illustrated cover poster.
The Dinner at Davidson also will feature remarks by Davidson College President John Kuykendall '59, Town of Davidson Mayor John Woods, and students who support and appreciate The Davidson Trust.
Attendees will enjoy a seated, gourmet meal created by the student-run cooking club PS. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Davidson Jazz Band and Androgyny, a student a capella group. In addition, there will be an original poetry recitation highlighting the role of The Davidson Trust in Davidson students' lives. All proceeds will benefit The Davidson Trust.
Tickets are $15 each, or $25 for two. Tickets are available for purchase online at http://www.davidson.edu/dinneratdavidson, by calling (704) 894-2135, or by visiting the Davidson College Ticket Office in the Alvarez College Union between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
About The Davidson Trust
The Davidson Trust supports Davidson's longstanding commitment to need-blind admission and its historic decision to meet 100 percent of demonstrated need of accepted students through a combination of grants and campus employment, with no loans. By allowing students to graduate without debt, The Davidson Trust makes it possible for talented students from all backgrounds to imagine coming to Davidson, and for graduates to make life and career choices based on their interests and passions.
The Davidson Trust was announced in March 2007. Davidson was the first liberal arts college in the nation to establish this type of program.