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Student Business Society hosts benefit concert April 23 at Fayette campus

4/16/2009 —
The student Business Society at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus is proud to host the Annual Business Picnic and benefit concert featuring Scott Blasey of The Clarks on April 23, 2009.  Starting at 5:00 p.m. there will be a variety of free food at the Annual Business Picnic on the lawn of the campus’ Community Center. At 6:00 p.m., the doors open for the concert. Scott Blasey performing with The Pittsburgers will headline the show in the Maggie Hardy Magerko Auditorium.

The Annual Business Society Picnic is open to Penn State business students and alumni, as well as local professionals and individuals interested in any of Penn State’s two-year associate and four-year bachelor of science degree programs available at the Fayette campus.

Following the picnic, the concert begins with Colour Like Clover, a local student rock band that will open for Scott Blasey and The Pittsburgers.   

Two Colour Like Clover band members are Penn State Fayette students: Shaun Novak and Nick Serra. They have performed for audiences in such places as the Hard Rock Cafe in Pittsburgh and The Techroom in Uniontown.

Scott Blasey has been the voice of The Clarks for more than two decades.  He has played in popular venues from coast-to-coast for fans of all ages. He is well known for his thoughtful lyrics that connect with listeners. Blasey also enjoys a successful solo career, having released three solo albums on top of the dozen albums released with The Clarks.   

Tickets for the concert are $10 in advance, and $15 at the door. The concert proceeds will benefit the Penn State Fayette student Business Society. To purchase tickets in advance, call 724-430-4101.

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Among the event organizers are (from left): Penn State Fayette Business Program Coordinator and Business Society faculty advisor Dr. Terry Halfhill, Business Society President Suzanne Chambliss, Scott Blasey, Student Government Association President Shawn Shrum, and Business Society Secretary Michelle Swickey.
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