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APSU NAACP College Chapter plans Freedom Fund Banquet Oct. 30

The Universitys newly reactivated NAACP College Chapter is reintroducing itself to the community with its first annual Freedom Fund Banquet.

The Universitys chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will host the independent Freedom Fund Banquet at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30, in the University Center Ballroom.

The evening will feature formal dining, live entertainment and a dynamic keynote speaker: Alethea Bonello, regional field director in the youth and college division of the NAACP, Atlanta.
The University's newly reactivated NAACP College Chapter is reintroducing itself to the community with its first annual Freedom Fund Banquet.

The University's chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will host the independent Freedom Fund Banquet at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30, in the University Center Ballroom.

The evening will feature formal dining, live entertainment and a dynamic keynote speaker: Alethea Bonello, regional field director in the youth and college division of the NAACP, Atlanta.

Tickets are $50 adults, $35 APSU-affiliated adults, $30 APSU student couples, $20 APSU students.

Proceeds will benefit the newly established NAACP College Chapter Textbook Scholarship Fund, which will assist full-time Austin Peay students in purchasing textbooks and supplies. Scholarships will be awarded in Spring 2005. All eligible students are encouraged to apply; preference will be given to minority students and NAACP College Chapter members. Membership is open to all students, regardless of race.

If you cannot attend the banquet but would like to contribute to the NAACP College Chapter Textbook Scholarship Fund, send a check payable to Austin Peay State University, and mail it to APSU—University Advancement, P.O. Box 4516, Clarksville, TN 37044. Please be sure to note “NAACP College Chapter Textbook Scholarship Fund” on the memo line.

For more information, telephone Dorothy Nelson, president of APSU's NAACP College Chapter, at (931) 906-1026 or Kathleen Evans, collegiate adviser, Clarksville NAACP branch secretary and secretary of APSU University Recreation, at (931) 221-1242.
—Rebecca Mackey