Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Finlandia Student Nurses to host Spaghetti Dinner benefit for Omega House

HANCOCK -- The Finlandia University Student Nurses Association will host a Spaghetti Dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Saints Peter and Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Houghton.

Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Omega House Hospice, Houghton.

On the menu are spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, bread, home-baked goods, coffee, tea, and punch. A raffle will also be held, featuring items and gift certificates from local businesses and community members.

This is the seventh year the student nurses have hosted a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser to benefit the Omega House. In the first six events, over $13,000 was raised.

Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for children ages five to ten, and free for children under age five. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Finlandia student nurses or at the door.

Carry-out meals will be available.

The Finlandia University Student Nurses’ Association engages in a number of community activities throughout the year. They include community-wide canned food drives, blood drives, breast cancer and domestic violence awareness activities, donation of holiday gifts to the Salvation Army, and assisting fellow student nurses with speakers and special review courses.

For tickets or information, please e-mail anconstable@fu.edu.

Raffle tickets are $2 each or 3 tickets for $5.

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