TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 8 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Rochester Club Ball Room, 120 East Ave., Rochester.
ADMISSION: Tickets are $22 and are available at the Common Market in Wilson Commons on the University of Rochester's River Campus
The Pi Beta chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., will host the Crimson & Crème Benefit Ball at 8 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Rochester Club Ball Room located at 120 East Ave. in Rochester. This event, which serves as the primary fundraiser for the Denise Y. Giles Memorial Scholarship, is open to the general public. Tickets for the ball are $22 and are available at the Common Market in Wilson Commons on the University of Rochester's River Campus.
Denise Y. Giles, a member of the Pi Beta chapter who earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester in 1989, dedicated her life to serving others. She was employed by the Association of Retarded Citizens and worked tirelessly with the disabled. She passed away in November of 1989.
The Denise Y. Giles Scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate student attending the University of Rochester, SUNY Brockport, or Rochester Institute of Technology who is dedicated to serving his or her respective community. Criteria for the scholarship include leadership, academic excellence, and community service; candidates also must submit a written essay and present a speech.
The Crimson & Crème Benefit Ball will feature live entertainment, music presented by a DJ, and an oratorical contest. For more information, contact Tanisha Lisle at (585) 274-0085.