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October 28, 2003


In conjunction with Employee Benefits Day, Austin Peay is hosting a Mad Hatters Pass the Hat Tea Party Nov. 7 to remind everyone to make a pledge for the TBR Charitable Campaign.

Austin Peay employees are invited to give to the campaign and enjoy the music of Ted Jones, as well as a special duet by Drs. Bruce Speck and Joe Filippo, vice president and assistant vice president of academic affairs.

We are trying to make it a fun affair, with riddles, rhymes and good times, says Dr. Carmen Reagan, professor of marketing.
October 28, 2003


In conjunction with Employee Benefits Day, Austin Peay is hosting a Mad Hatter's “Pass the Hat” Tea Party Nov. 7 to remind everyone to make a pledge for the TBR Charitable Campaign.

Austin Peay employees are invited to give to the campaign and enjoy the music of Ted Jones, as well as a special duet by Drs. Bruce Speck and Joe Filippo, vice president and assistant vice president of academic affairs.

“We are trying to make it a fun affair, with riddles, rhymes and good times,” says Dr. Carmen Reagan, professor of marketing.

Turn in your pledge card by Nov. 7 to be entered in the prize drawing. Prizes will include:
• $25 gift certificate to The Rose Garden Tea Room, donated by Reagan;
• $25 Borders gift certificate, provided by Dr. Carlette Hardin, professor of education;
• Book to be placed in Woodward Library with a bookplate honoring the winner, complements of the library staff;
• 30-minute golf session with Coach Mark Leroux;
• 30-minute session on personal finance strategy with Dr. Chuck Richards, professor of finance;
• Career planning session with Dr. LuAnnette Butler, professor of psychology;
• A non-credit course to be taken between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2004 (value not to exceed $81), complements of Distance and Extended Education;
• A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam to be taken between Oct. 27 and Dec. 19, 2003 (value not to exceed $65), complements of Distance and Extended Education;
• A box of chocolates, stress ball and ink pen from Centerstone, courtesy of Reagan.

Representatives from United Way, Community Health Charities and Community Shares will be available to talk with employees about the agencies they represent.

“I hope that these efforts will generate funds that assist people who are truly in need,” says Filippo.

The party will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the second floor lobby of the UC. For more information, telephone 6470.
—Rebecca Mackey