Gala dinner and dance proceeds to benefit WVU nursing scholarship

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Members of the nursing community and local residents will gather for an evening of dinner and ballroom dancing, Saturday, May 3, during the 2008 Gala Dinner and Dance sponsored by the West Virginia University School of Nursing.

All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the WVU School of Nursing Margaret Fae Perry Nursing Scholarship.  Tickets are $100 and can be purchased in advance by calling (304) 293-3980.

The event kicks off with a champagne reception at 6 p.m. at the St. John University Parish’s Emmaus Hall in Morgantown.  A formal dinner prepared by Mylan Pharmaceutical’s Executive Chef Jason Blossor will be served at 7 p.m.  A ballroom dance with musical entertainment by the Mon River Band begins at 8 p.m.

The event is black tie optional. 

For more information on the WVU School of Nursing, visit www.hsc.wvu.edu/son/                                               

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For more information:
Cassie Waugh, HSC News Service, (304) 293-7087
cw: 04-21-08

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