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USF To Celebrate 125 Years At Gala Event

The University of Saint Francis is nearing the close of its 125th Anniversary celebration year, and the festivities will continue with a 125th Anniversary Gala and Art Auction on Friday, November 6 at 5:30 p.m. The Gala is in the ballroom of the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry Street, and it immediately precedes the opening performance of Jesus Christ Superstar in the auditorium at 8 p.m.

The evening’s silent auction features a wide variety of original art and other unique items:

· Dining experiences

· Sporting event tickets

· Holiday packages

Tickets can be purchased at Cost to attend the event is $75 for single tickets and $125 for couples. All proceeds for the event benefit student scholarships and the USF Downtown Campus renovations. The downtown project is scheduled for completion by fall 2016.

“This has been a joyous year celebrating with students, friends and alumni while reflecting on the legacy of the past 125 years,” said USF President Sister M. Elise Kriss, OSF. “We are hopeful our friends and community partners will join the Gala as we begin the next 125 years for the University of Saint Francis.”