FAMU Announcements

The “5 Days 4 Hours 3 HBCU’s” fundraising blitz to support HBCU’s affected by hurricane Katrina will be held Oct. 11-14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Money collected will be donated to the Tom Joyner Relief Fund. For more information contact Kristin Taylor at Taykris@ameritech.net

The FAMU Essential Theatre presents “Buried Child” by Sam Shepard at 8 p.m. from Oct. 12-14th and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 15-16th in Charles Winter Wood Theatre. For more information contact the Essential Theatre Box Office at 561-2425. There will be auditions for a professional gospel choir held Oct. 17-19th. The choir is being selected to perform and tour with a recording gospel artist. Paid positions are available. All interested persons should meet at Florida State University at the Kuersteiner Music Bldg Room 240 at 8 p.m. For more information email extimlyblsed@aol.com

The FAMU Marching 100 will have practice Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. in Band Room 03. This will be the last practice before the performance. For more information contact Dr. Chipman at 599-8165.

There will be a Tallahassee special referendum election concerning Tallahassee energy sources. The last day to register to vote is Oct. 19. Contact the FAMU Electoral Commission in Student Activitie or visit www.leoncountyfl.gov/elect.

The 2005 all university convocation will be held Friday, Oct. 21st at 11:15 a.m. in Gaither Gymnasium. Daryl Parks, Esq., will be the featured speaker. Classes will be suspended from 11:15 a.m. until 12:05 p.m. For more information please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 599-3861.

The Real Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents the 5th annual Lawanda Rene´ Henry Scholarship essay contest. Men and women are encouraged to apply. Applications are available in the Office of Student Activities and are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21. For more information contact Irene Aihie at Irene1.Aihie@famu.edu

TJ’s DJ’s FAMU Rattler block party with Cumulus Broadcasting Station will be held Friday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. outside of the B.L. Perry building. TJ’s DJ’s, WHBX and WWLD present a stellar line-up to entertain guests until the sun goes down. For more information contact Dior George at 877-6090.

The FAMU Alumni Gospel Choir and the FAMU College of Pharmacy will host a commemoration program celebrating the life and legacy of Prince Jona´D. Olds, founder of the FAMU Gospel Choir. The program is scheduled for homecoming weekend Friday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the FAMU College of Pharmacy Auditorium. For more information contact Patricia Chukes at 681-3513. The National Public Relations Student Society of America conference will be held in Miami Oct. 21-25 and will feature public relations professionals. Please contact any member of PRSSA if you would like to go. For more information contact Royce Wynn at Royce117@aol.com

The Student Government Association is now looking to fill the position of Attorney General. Applications are available in the lobby of SGA. They are due by 5 p.m. on Oct. 28th. For more information contact SGA at 599-2624.

Journey Magazine is looking for students who have heard of or listen to “Livewire,” the WANM 90.5 electronica show from 1-3 a.m. on Saturday nights. Please contact Tara Pixley at 591-6035.

The Tallahassee & African Sister Cities Coalition in collaboration with the Office of International Education & Development at FAMU invites you to participate in a 7-week community service field project in Tanzania, East Africa. Applications are available in room 409 and 411 Tucker Hall. For more information contact Dr. Willie L. Butler at 561-2059 or email Willie.Butler@famu.edu.

The House of Judah and Love & Faith Ministries is co-sponsoring “Live and in Loving Color” on Friday, Oct. 21 from 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. There will be a live band, and christian DJ’s. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. You can purchase tickets online at hoj@hojministries.com

Christian Heritage Church will hold a health fair and conference Oct. 22nd from 8-3 p.m. Enjoy the latest uniform fashions during lunch. For more information contact Jackia Garcia at 284-3355.

You are invited to the FAMU Gospel Choir Homecoming 2005 Concert featuring the world renowned FAMU Gospel Choir and special guests on Oct. 22nd at 7:45 p.m. in Lee Hall. Come here the talented, young, and spirit filled voices of this prestigious organization.

The Rattler Fever “After Homecoming Clean-Up” will be held Sunday, Oct. 23rd from 12-4 p.m. Interested students should meet at the stadium. For more information contact Monique Gillum or Shari Loftley at Shardeloft@aol.com.

Urban Works Entertainment and 90.5 present a private screening of “A Different World” for the November release of the DVD at Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at Galimore Lanes . There will be different screenings on campus for the entire month of October. For more information contact Candace Kennedy at 264-8237.

The ladies of the Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Office of the Surgeon General of the Student Government Association present “Night Out for Breast Cancer” Thursday, Oct. 27th at 6:13 p.m. in Lee Hall Auditorium. Admission is free, but students must pick up tickets at the FAMU ticket booth and SGA.

Calling all talent. Can you sing, rap, dance, recite poetry, do stand-up, etc? Then we want you! For more information contact Brandi Williams at (856) 397-6557 or email her at nevo_famu@yahoo.com.