MENU

Sorority to Honor Cancer Victims with 7th Annual Balloon Release

09.28.2012

Hight Point University's ZTA releases balloons for cancer victimsHIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2012 – High Point University’s Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority will host its 7th annual Balloon Release, where a sea of pink balloons are released in order to honor and memorialize those who have battled breast cancer. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 9 in the Hoffman Amphitheater at the David R. Hayworth University Park. The event is open to the public. Environmentally friendly balloons can be purchased for $2 in the University Center Oct. 1-5.

“This time of year is very meaningful to the sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha,” says Caitlin Alexander, director of philanthropy for ZTA. “Our annual Balloon Release brings students and faculty of High Point University together in an effort to honor those who have been affected by breast cancer. The money raised throughout the week along with donations will support Breast Cancer Education and Awareness.”

The balloon release will conclude ZTA’s annual TH!NK P!NK week, in which the sorority holds several events on campus to raise awareness of breast cancer and funds for research.

Nationally, the ZTA sorority has focused its philanthropic work to raising awareness of breast cancer since 1992. The HPU chapter holds numerous fundraisers for the cause throughout the year and last year’s TH!NK P!NK Week raised more than $7,000.

Be Sociable, Share!

    EVENTS & DEADLINES

      Jun
      20
      6.20

      Early Registration
      Jul
      14
      7.14

      Early Registration
    View the Full Calendar

    University News

    Tjai Nielsen
    Professor Publishes Two Research Articles in Management Theory Encyclopedia
    read more
    Easter Egg Hunt 1
    Board of Stewards Hosts Easter Party for West End Ministries
    read more
    Pictured from left to right are Dr. Dennis Carroll, provost; award recipients Matt Jakubowski, Ashley Prindle, Jenny Silk and Tyler Steelman; and Gail Tuttle, vice president for Student Life.
    Students Recognized for Exceptional Commitment to Academics and Community at Honors Day
    read more
    View All

    HPU SOCIAL
    Connect with us
    On the Social page, you can view all of High Point University’s social media feeds, connect to specific majors and schools on Facebook, and get the latest updates about what’s happening on campus.