Daytona Beach Campus

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Intercollegiate Athletics Department Hosts 2013 Blue & Gold Gala Fundraiser

Daytona Beach, FL, April 9, 2013

The Embry-Riddle Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will host the ninth annual Blue & Gold Gala on Friday, April 12, 2013, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the ICI Center on Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus.

The Blue & Gold Gala is the primary Athletics fundraiser, with proceeds supporting Embry-Riddle's 17 sports programs and enhancing the overall student-athlete experience. In addition to supporting student-athlete scholarship, the Athletics administration is hoping to raise funds for technology upgrades in the areas of Academic Enhancement, Sports Medicine, Sports Information and others.

For the ninth consecutive year, Daytona Mitsubishi/Kia will be the presenting sponsor of the Gala.

The Gala is a community event that will feature fabulous silent and live auctions, delicious cuisine and musical entertainment. Individual tickets to attend the Gala are $100 and include dinner and complimentary beer, wine and Pepsi products. There are also opportunities for individuals and business to support the event as a sponsor and/or by featuring a product, service or experience as an auction item.

For links to Live Auction Items, Silent Auction Items and an Auction Item Donation/Sponsorship form, click here

Additional information on the Gala is available by contacting Julie Rand, Director of Development, at randj@erau.edu or 386-226-7542.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world's largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 70 baccalaureate, master's and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business and Engineering. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit http://www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.