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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
NEWS RELEASE
News Bureau   Schofield Hall 201  Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
fax: (715) 836-2900
India Earthquake Benefit Dinner
March 9 at UW-Eau Claire
MAILED: Feb. 23, 2001

          EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire India Abroad Association will host a fund-raising dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 9, in the Tamarack Room of Davies Center.
          The dinner, consisting of authentic Indian cuisine, will raise funds to benefit the victims of the Jan. 26 earthquake in Gujarat, India. An estimated 17,000 people were killed and another 150,000 are injured or missing. There is an urgent need to provide temporary shelter, food, medicine, clothing and safe drinking water for the people in this area. All proceeds will be donated to The American Red Cross.
          The cost of the dinner is $20 per person; however, participants are welcome to contribute more. Tickets, available at the Center for International Education, Schofield 111, will be on sale through March 2.
          For more information, contact Amitabh Tibrewal at (715) 834-9412 or send her e-mail at tibrewa@uwec.edu.
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Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 201
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: Feb. 25, 2001