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Relay For Life Date Auction to be Held at Beta Theta Pi

This Thursday, Relay For Life of Penn State will be holding their 3rd annual date auction entitled “A Relay Affair.” This year it’s at Beta Theta Pi (220 Burrowes St.) and admission is $3.

Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. and hors d’oeuvres will be served. At 7 p.m., senior Emily Kulakowski will tell her cancer story as a reminder of what Relay’s mission is all about. Bidding will start soon after. Each date will perform a talent and bidding will begin at $5.

Potential dates include Peace. Love. Lyrical. Dance Company, THON R&R Captains, Nittanyville officers, and members of the Penn State Swimming and Diving Team.

“We’re so glad that students that dedicated their time to THON have started oi also put their efforts towards Relay,” says Maria Shevchik, Fundraising and Special Events Overall for Relay. “THON is an amazing cause, but once it’s over, the fight doesn’t stop.”

All proceeds will benefit Relay For Life of Penn State 2013. This year’s event is April 13-14 at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Members of the Penn State community are encouraged to create teams and sign up at

To promote the event, the Relay Technology Committee created an MTV Cribs style video featuring Beta Theta Pi president and Greek Recruitment and Involvement Overall Grant Kovich.

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About the Author

Maddy Pryor

I'm a 2013 Penn State alum with a B. A. in Public Relations as well as minors in History and Communications Arts and Sciences. I am proudly from Neptune, NJ and talk about it at any opportunity possible. I love college basketball and am a big fan of Penn State Basketball, as well as their official student section, Nittany Nation. I'm a big supporter of Relay For Life of Penn State as well as THON and Coaches vs. Cancer.


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