2007
Educare Ball raises money to benefit student scholarships at Benedictine

Educare Ball raises money to benefit student scholarships at Benedictine
October 15, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Benedictine University’s 42nd annual Educare Scholarship Ball will be held on Saturday, November 3 at the Krasa Student Center on the University campus. The Educare Scholarship Ball is the University’s largest fundraiser of the year. All proceeds from the event go directly to the University’s scholarship fund. Last year’s Ball raised more than $150,000 for student scholarships. This year’s theme is “Safari – An Education Expedition” celebrating Benedictine University’s commitment to breaking new ground in education and exploring ways to bring its programs to new audiences throughout Illinois. Festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception in the Fireside Lounge. Dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. A silent auction, music and dancing will complete the evening’s program. For more information about the 42nd annual Educare Scholarship Ball, call Debbie Smith at (630) 829-6080.

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Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.