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Release Date: Friday, May 24, 2013 4:00 PM
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Homecoming Gala Benefit for Founders Library Restoration

Howard University Alumni Association and the Division of Alumni Affairs Extend Special Ticket Offers to Alumni and Students

 

WASHINGTON (October 3, 2012) – Howard University will present a star-studded "One Night Only" Homecoming Gala Concert Cabaret" on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Howard Theatre to raise funds for the renovation of Founders Library. The glamorous, entertaining and enlightening evening will be headlined by graduates Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad, Taraji P. Henson,and Wendy Robinson. They will perform along with a list of friends from Broadway, film and television. Participants will then dance the night away at the Cabaret.

Howard University Alumni Association and the Division of Alumni Affairs have extended special ticket offers to alumni beginning at $250. Students have a special rate of $150.

The Homecoming Gala Concert Cabaret is the beginning of a much larger effort that will coincide with the Centennial Celebration of the Moorland-Springarn Research Center and the 75th Anniversary of Founders Library.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit
https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/HWD/event/showEventForm.jsp?form_id=132873

WHAT: One Night Only! Homecoming Gala Cabaret

WHO: Featuring Alumni Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad, Taraji P. Henson, and Wendy Robinson

WHEN: October 20, 2012, 8 p.m.

WHERE: Howard Theatre

WHY: The Homecoming Gala Concert Cabaret aims to raise $1 million and is part of a larger effort, which coincides with the 75th Anniversary of Founders Library (2013) and the Centennial Celebration of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (2014).

 

ABOUT HOWARD

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, two Truman Scholars, a Marshall Scholar, 30 Fulbright Scholars and 11 Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University's Web site at www.howard.edu.


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