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HPU's Kappa Delta Sorority To Host Fundraiser For 'Prevent Child Abuse America'

11.2.2009

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 2, 2009 – High Point University?s chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority will host its second annual Shamrock event on Nov. 14, to raise support for the organization Prevent Child Abuse America. The event will be held in the Slane Student Center.

The 12-hour event will include fun, fellowship and food. Specific events will include:

- Noon to 1 p.m. – free time
- 1 to 1:40 p.m. – kids time
- 2 to 3 p.m. ? “Are You Smarter than a Celebrity?”
- 3 to 3:30 p.m. ? time for autographs from celebrities
- 4 to 7 p.m. ? basketball game will be shown on screen
- 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. ? dinner
- 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. ? free swing dance lessons
- 7:30 to 9 p.m. ? “High Point?s Got Talent”
- 9:30 to 11 p.m. ? Concert by The Chris Lane Band

Each year, Kappa Delta chapters across the United States host Shamrock events to benefit Prevent Child Abuse America. Chapters raise money in various ways, with all funding donated to the national Prevent Child Abuse organization and local shelters. Last year, the HPU chapter raised more than $3,000, and the chapter hopes to exceed that amount with this year’s event.

For more information, please contact Claudia Mota at motac06@highpoint.edu.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at http://www.highpoint.edu/.

Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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