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2/1/2010 —

Due to the weather, Penn State Brandywine has postponed its second annual Beef and Beverage fundraiser until Friday, March 5. Time of the event remains the same, 7-11p.m. but the venue has changed. The new location is the Austin Room, Lia's Catering, 3729 Chichester Ave, Boothwyn. The venue is just down the road from the Ballrooms at Boothwyn. The good news is you have an extra week to purchase chances for the fabulous baskets, beach getaway, and Phillies tickets!

Driving directions from Campus:
352 SOUTH, turn RIGHT onto 452 SOUTH
Travel 5.4 miles (cross over Rt.1, go through Aston Township, past Appleby's, cross UNDER Rt. 322 to the next light at Meeting House Road)
Turn RIGHT onto Meeting House Road. Travel 1.2 miles (cross over RR tracks to first light at Chichester Avenue)
Turn RIGHT onto Chichester Avenue.  Travel .7 miles, passing two traffic lights.  Just beyond the 2nd light at Mill Road is the Austin Room on the RIGHT (red sign). The front of the building has IBEW Local #654" on the side.  Austin Room is the second double-door entrance.  Lots of parking in rear.

Driving directions from I-95
take Exit 1 (near Delaware border) at Chichester Avenue.
Turn onto Chichester Avenue heading INTO Chichester, not towards the river!  Travel 1.1 miles (crossing over Meeting House Road).  Just beyond the light at Mill Road is the Austin Room on the RIGHT (red sign).  The front of the building has "IBEW Local #654" on the side.  Austin Room is the second double-door entrance.  Lots of parking in rear.

Look for the blue balloons!

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Gail Wray at 610-892-1472.

All proceeds from the event, deemed “A Night with the Pride,” will benefit the Tiz Griffith Athletic Development Fund. In honor of the campus' retired athletic director, the fund aids in the purchase of new uniforms, training supplies and other much-needed items for the campus' sports teams. Tickets for this special evening, which is open to the public, are $25.

The event will feature a drawing for more than 40 baskets, including chances to win a special basket for an off-season weekend in Avalon, N.J. and a Phillies basket with a pair of tickets to one game, among other Phillies items. Chances may be purchased for 10 baskets in advance of the event. At the end of the event, drawings will determine the winner of each basket. Those who purchase chances in advance are not required to attend in order to win.

Those who wish to contribute but are unable to attend can support the event by making a donation. All donor names will be listed in the event's program booklet, given to all attendees. This event is sponsored by the Penn State Brandywine Constituents' Society and the Penn State Brandywine Faculty and Staff Capital Campaign Committee.

To purchase tickets or make a contribution, contact Gail Wray at 610-892-1472 or gbw1@psu.edu or Theresa Walls at 610-892-1362 or txw4@psu.edu. For more information, click here. 

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For more than 40 years, Penn State Brandywine, located at 25 Yearsley Mill Road in Media, has provided its students with the opportunity to participate in intercollegiate, club and intramural sports. The campus offers four-year eligibility in all six of its varsity sports.

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