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April 2, 2004

"Up 'til Dawn" Finale Event

The "Up 'til Dawn" finale event is being held this Friday at 7 p.m. to midnight in the University Conference Center on the 7th floor of the ULM Library. St. Jude's will have organization representatives present for the event, as well as local patients. A reception will also be held for the speakers who take part in the event.

"Up 'til Dawn" is a student-led, student-run national philanthropy that benefits St. Jude's Hospital. As of early March, ULM students participating in the fundraiser had raised over $20,000.

To participate in the program, ULM students were required to recruit a six- member team composed of ULM students and faculty/staff, who would pledge to raise $750 for St. Jude's through various activities. The major fundraising activity is a letter writing campaign, where participants write letters to family and friends asking for donations on behalf of their team.

For more information on "Up 'til Dawn," or the finale event, contact: the Office of Student Life and Leadership at (318) 342-5291.

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