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February 17, 2006
EVENT: The V-Day College Campaign presents The Vagina Monologues
TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 8 p.m. Friday, March 3, in Strong Auditorium on the University of Rochester's River Campus
ADMISSION: $7 for the general public, $5 for students, on sale at the Common Market in Wilson Commons on the University's River Campus or at the door
The V-Day College Campaign is a nationwide movement that strives to empower women and end violence and abuse. The campaign raises money and awareness through benefit productions of The Vagina Monologues, a play that explores real women's experiences of abuse. Proceeds from the performance will benefit the Sojourner House and Alternatives for Battered Women, two local organizations dedicated to stopping violence against women and girls.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact (585) 275-5911.
About the University of Rochester
The University of Rochester (www.rochester.edu) is one of the nation's leading private universities. Located in Rochester, N.Y., the University gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. Its College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering is complemented by the Eastman School of Music, Simon School of Business, Warner School of Education, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and the Memorial Art Gallery.