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THON 101: Hospitality

The principal duty of the Hospitality, or HOS, Committee is to acquire and distribute all food and beverages during THON weekend and various pre-THON events. HOS connects the community and sponsors to THON by obtaining donations throughout the year. It will be easy to spot the HOS-associated, as they will be rocking some kickin’ hot pink shirts (not to be confused with the light pink apparel of the Merchandise Committee).

In the week leading up to the 46, HOS has been getting in touch with all of their donors and securing the donations for THON weekend. Once THON commences, they will be setting up, preparing, and serving meals to all the dancers, committee captains, and Four Diamonds Families in the BJC for the whole weekend. You will spot numerous HOS committee members on the dance floor, working the HOS table opposite the stage and handing out food to the dancers.

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Ryan Kristobak

Hailing from Lebanon, PA, I am a senior majoring in print journalism. Things I enjoy include lovesacs, denim, mullets, Fight Milk, Jonny Moseley, and "hang in there" kitten posters. Things that bother me include "fun" sized candy bars (not fun), fish, shoobies, wet door knobs, baby leashes, and Jake Lloyd.


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