Written by Christopher J. Herman
Willimantic, Conn. - Eastern Connecticut State University's Intercultural Center is hosting its second annual Black and White Ball at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28 in the Betty R. Tipton Room in the Student Center. The celebration is being held to commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The public is invited. Admission is free.
During the event, the Intercultural Center will also be accepting donations for the No Freeze Shelter and the First Baptist Church. Leigh Duffy, director of the No Freeze Shelter, and Fred Shapiro, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will attend the ball.
The Intercultural Center is responsible for events that focus on Eastern's diversity and cultural understanding. The center provides a tranquil environment, where students can study and relax away from the daily bustle of college life. For more information on the event, contact Starsheemar Byrum at (860) 465-4314 or firstname.lastname@example.org.