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Contact: Magaly Cajigas 332-5058

HCC Foundation Presents Murder Mystery Dinner

Friday Night Fever Event Supports Student Scholarships

On Friday, Oct. 17, The Housatonic Community College Foundation, Inc., is presenting Friday Night Fever, a murder mystery dinner that will feature disco dancing, musical entertainment, dinner, a raffle with more than 30 gifts. The proceeds will benefit HCC student scholarships. The event begins at 6 p.m. in the new Events Center in Beacon Hall at Housatonic. Parking is available at no charge in the College garage.

An all-star cast of HCC faculty and staff will enact a murder mystery during the course of the evening which the guests will solve. The mystery is under the direction of Housatonic Professor of Theater Arts, Geoffrey Sheehan.

Sponsors for the event include Dance Fever Sponsor - R.C. Bigelow; Disco Ball Sponsors - Blum, Shapiro & Co., P.C. and Virginia and Joel Giuffré; Staying Alive Sponsors - Cohen & Assoc., LLC, Southern CT Gas Co, Glenn and Tina Tatangelo, and Advanced Cleaning Concepts, Inc.

Several gift baskets prepared by Housatonic Community College departments and individuals, and gift donations from over 25 vendors, activities, and venues will be available as raffle prizes.

Tickets for the event are $40 per person and guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Tickets and additional information are available from the HCC Foundation, 332-5038 until Oct. 10. Tickets will not be available at the door.

The Housatonic Community College Foundation was formed in 1990 to assist the College and its students beyond the fundamentals provided by the state. The Foundation provides resources for scholarships, equipment, program enhancements, community outreach and support for the Housatonic Museum of Art.