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United Way Luncheon

Thu., Nov. 13th, 2014

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EST)

Life Sciences Complex, Room 106 (The Lundgren Room)  map

The Biology Department invites you to join them and the rest of 'Area 9' for a choice of mouth-watering lunch selections at our Crock-pot Lunch. There will be Shepherd’s Pie, White Chicken Chili, Swiss Steak with Rice, and many more delicious items, along with a variety of desserts and beverages.

All proceeds will benefit the United Way of Central New York, as part of the Area 9 "Lotts of Giving Hands" campaign. Take out lunches are available by ordering ahead: call 315-443-3922 no later than 11:00 AM on November 13th. For questions, please call 315-443-3047 or 315-443-3922. See you there!!

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