September 29, 2011
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Thressea Boyd
Director of Communications

VSU Alumni Host 'Wine and Swine' Event to Raise Money forScholarships

 

VALDOSTA--Valdosta State University alumni and friends are invited to a night of “Wine and Swine” featuring award winning barbecue. The benefit dinner will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Glenn and Sherri Gregory’s Creekwater Farm Barn located at 3226 Stallings Road, Valdosta.

Guests will enjoy barbecue provided by Sam Watts, a frequent winner of the 100 Black Men of Valdosta annual barbecue cook-off, and music from the Mainstream Band.

“This is a perfect fall event with great barbecue music and of course we will have big screen televisions for watching college football games,” said VSU Alumni Director John Trombetta. “We hope this will become an annual event and one that our local alumni and friends of the university will look forward to each year.”

Money raised from the event will go towards scholarships at Valdosta State University.

Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased online at www.valdostastate.org. For more information, call the Alumni Office at 229-333-5797.