Indulge in chocolate at Women's Center fundraiser
Posted on February 11, 2013
All-you-can-eat chocolate desserts and a silent auction will highlight the Grand Valley State University Women’s Center ninth annual fundraiser, “Indulge in a Cause.”
Proceeds from the event will benefit Women’s Center programs and their endowment fund. The center offers scholarships to non-traditional students who may not otherwise qualify for financial aid.
Indulge in a Cause
Thursday, February 21
Pew Grand Rapids Campus
Sweet desserts will be provided by local companies including Cabot Cheese, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and San Chez Bistro. The event is co-sponsored by United Bank and the University Bookstore.
New this year is the ability to bid for auction packages online before the event. Online bidding will close at 4 p.m. on February 19. Silent auction items are listed at www.gvsu.edu/women_cen and include a Nook, photography package, Northern Michigan getaway package and Grand Rapids night-on-the-town package.
Tickets are $10 for students and $30 for community members in advance; $15 for students and $35 for community members at the door. Reserve tickets by calling the Women’s Center at (616) 331-2748 or purchase online.
Since the Women’s Center was founded in 2001, it has assisted hundreds of students each year, hosted more than 600 programs, raised more than $100,000 for organizations that work with women and girls, and provided dozens of non-profit agencies with volunteers.
For more information, contact the Women’s Center at (616) 331-2748 or visit www.gvsu.edu/women_cen.