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SGA Holds 17th Annual Auction to Benefit Homeless and Children in Need

March 3, 2008
By: WSU News

The Worcester State College Student Government Association (SGA) will hold its 17th annual Auction to Benefit the Homeless at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 6, 2008 in the Student Center Blue Lounge at Worcester State College.  Preview for the auction begins at 4:30 p.m.

Since the auction began, the SGA has contributed over $120,000 in proceeds.  This year’s goal is $21,500 to benefit the Mustard Seed Foundation, which provides food and emergency services for the city’s homeless; Abby’s House, a local shelter for homeless women and Sherry’s House, a place for Central New England families of children with cancer.  “This event has become a great tradition for Worcester State College,” said Worcester State College President Dr. Janelle Ashley.  “I am so impressed with the amazing contribution our student, faculty, staff and alumni volunteers have made these past 17 years.”

The auction was made possible by a group of volunteer students, staff, and alumni of Worcester State College. All of the items for the auction are donated by area businesses and families.  Auctions Chairs are – Tracy Pilch – Student Government President Dana Lyford – Class of 2008 Senator and Rob Bilotta –  Commuter Senator.  Auction Committee Members are Liz Rooney – Class of 2010 Senator/Senate Treasurer Brandon Huggon – Student Trustee Lauren Kender – Resident Senator Lindsay Durell – Class of 2010 Senator.  The Auction Advisor is Andrea Wamboldt.

SGA is a student run government organization at Worcester State College that serves as a delegate for the entire population of undergraduate students. SGA serves as the primary advocate of students’ rights and is involved with forming the College policy.

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