"It's going to be a high-energy night," said Mark VanderHaar, director of student programs at Union. "These students will be having fun and helping the children at St. Jude."

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Union Students Stay "Up 'Til Dawn" For St. Jude

JACKSON, Tenn.April 14, 2003 – More than 100 Union University students will participate in "Up 'Til Dawn," a fund-raiser for children's cancer treatment research at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, April 25-26.

"It's going to be a high-energy night," said Mark VanderHaar, director of student programs at Union. "These students will be having fun and helping the children at St. Jude."

Teams of six students each will compete, with those raising the most money receiving prizes and a trophy. The night will also include live music from local bands, food, basketball and presentations from patients at St. Jude.

The 12-hour event is the finale of a year-long effort to benefit St. Jude. Students have also conducted a letter-writing campaign, sold candy bars and held car washes for the research hospital.

For more information on the event, call the Office of Student Programs at (731) 661-5285 or visit the St. Jude Children's Hospital's web site at www.stjude.org.


Media contact: Chris Allen, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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