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Tickets now available for 13th Annual Snow Ball

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 12, 2010) — For the 13th year, Bemidji State University will host an evening of dinner, music, dancing and friends for its annual Snow Ball scholarship fundraiser for the Department of Music. The 2010 Snow Ball, “Dancing with the Stars,” will be held Saturday, Jan. 30 in the Beaux Arts Ballroom of Bemidji State’s Hobson Memorial Union.

The event, which is black-tie optional, begins with a social hour at 6 p.m. Dinner gets underway at 7 p.m. Tickets are $60, with RSVPs due to the  Department of Music by Friday, Jan. 22. Tickets are available at the Department of Music office in Bangsberg Hall on the Bemidji State campus, or by calling (218) 755-2915.

Entertainment will be provided by BSU Jazz I and vocalists, under the direction of Dr. Steven Konechne, professor of music.

The evening’s dinner menu features herb-crusted beef tenderloin with blackberry port wine sauce. A vegetarian meal option is also available.

In addition, the Snow Ball will include a silent auction featuring items donated by area artists and businesses. Guests may dedicate a dance to a family member or friend, or to celebrate a special occasion by making a $100 donation to further support the scholarship program. All dedications will be announced at the time of the dance.

The 2010 Snow Ball is sponsored by Riverwood Bank.

For more information, contact the Department of Music at (218) 755-2915.

Jan. 30
– 6 p.m. social hour; 7 p.m. dinner – 13th Annual Snow Ball big band dinner and dance presented by Bemidji State University, a scholarship fundraiser for the Department of Music. Location: Beaux Arts Ballroom, Hobson Memorial Hall, BSU campus: Admission: $60 advance tickets; RSVP by Friday, Jan. 22. Information and tickets: Department of Music, (218) 755-2915.

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