UTHSCT’s ‘A Night to Remember’ fundraiser to benefit scholarships for biotechnology master’s degree
Tuesday, April 24, 2012The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler will host a “Night to Remember” featuring timeless songs and dances from the movies on Thursday, May 17, at Harvey Convention Center, 2000 W. Front St. in Tyler.
The evening of fine dining and superb entertainment will begin with cocktails at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and a Broadway-style show produced and conducted by Lenny Klinger.
“The World’s Greatest Pastime: A Night at the Movies” starts at 8 p.m. and includes “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Footloose,” “As Time Goes By,” and “All That Jazz.” These and many other classic and contemporary movie hits will be performed by four vocalists, eight dancers, and the 14-piece Galaxy Orchestra of St. Louis.
Dress is cocktail attire. Tickets are $250 each, and seating is limited.
Proceeds from the event will fund scholarships for students seeking a Master of Science Degree in Biotechnology from UTHSCT.
Members of the “A Night to Remember” steering committee are Linda Buckner, Jeanette Deas Calhoun, Debby Davis, Annette Findley, Maxine Flatt, Genelle Gann, LaVerne Gollob, Martha Griffith, Laura Hyde, Verlaine MacClements, Marsha Nelson, and Connie Seale.
For more information, call Wendy Frizzell at (903) 877-5805.
For more than 60 years, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatment, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, primary care, and the disciplines that support them. UTHSCT’s annual operating budget of $125 million represents a major economic impact of over $287 million for the Northeast Texas region. Since 2002, scientists in the Center for Biomedical Research have been awarded $118.6 million in research dollars. As the academic health science center for Northeast Texas, its graduate medical education programs – with residencies in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities throughout the region and beyond. UTHSCT is also the program sponsor of the residency program in internal medicine at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview.