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Media Alert: Bentley Students to Camp Out, Raise Funds for Hurricane Katrina Victims

July 14, 2005

Bentley students will leave the shelter of their dormitories at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 16, to camp out on the campus "Greenspace" until noon on Saturday, September 17, in hopes of raising $10,000 for the American Red Cross and their efforts to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.



Who: Bentley's Residence Life, Student Government Association and Campus Activities Board, with support from Sodexho, Service Learning and Student Life, are hosting the event.


What: A fundraising event for the entire Bentley Community. For a $10 donation, participants will camp out on Bentley's "Greenspace" overnight in honor of those affected by Hurricane Katrina.


Where: Bentley "Greenspace" - Bottom of Circle Drive at Beaver Street Entrance, 175 Forest Street, Waltham, Mass.












When: Begins Friday, September 16, at 5:00 p.m; Ends Saturday, September 17, at noon (RAINDATE: Saturday, September 17)

To sign up, please e-mail

Media Contact: Carrie Izard Richardson, 781.891.2755 or



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