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Taste of CF Oct. 26 Benefits Student Scholarships

Oct. 10, 2013

The College of Central Florida Foundation will put a new twist on Taste of CF with a dueling piano show as entertainment. Tickets are available for the scholarship fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 26, at the CF Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto.

The reception begins at 6 p.m. Dinner and a dueling piano show begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $100 and proceeds benefit STEPS to CF, Scholarships Taking Elementary Promising Students to CF.

“We promise a lovely evening of dining and entertainment with the focus on creating educational opportunities for our youngest community members,” said Joan Stearns, vice president of Institutional Advancement at CF. “We all benefit when we invest in the future of our children.”

Tickets are available at www.CF.edu/Foundation. RSVP by Friday, Oct. 18.

STEPS to CF awards scholarships to deserving fifth-grade students who have excelled academically and who can benefit from the incentive of having a college scholarship at an early age. The students must maintain good grades and remain drug and crime free through their high school years. In return, each receives $4,000 toward an education at CF.

In Citrus County, there are currently 15 STEPS to CF endowments in place; 45 scholarships have been awarded since the program began in 2005. The CF Foundation is only seven STEPS to CF endowments away from reaching its goal of having a scholarship available to both a deserving young man and young woman at every elementary school in Citrus County. 

For more information, call the CF Foundation at 352-873-5808.

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