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Blinn-Sealy to host second annual ‘Boots & Blue Jeans for Blinn’ on March 28

Last year’s inaugural event raised $10,000 for campus scholarships, programs

March 2, 2015

Boots & Blue JeansBlinn College will host an exciting night of food, music and fun while raising money for scholarships and new educational programs on the Sealy campus.

The second annual “Boots & Blue Jeans for Blinn,” will be held from 6-11 p.m. March 28 at the Knights of Columbus Hall (1390 U.S. Highway 90) in Sealy and will include a rib-eye steak dinner, dancing, a raffle and live and silent auctions. The Anthony Moreno Band will perform.

Tickets are $40 and include admission and the meal. Table sponsorships are $400 and include 10 tickets, table signage and prime seating. All proceeds will go toward Blinn – Sealy student scholarships and the development of new educational programs on the campus.

Raffle tickets are $50 apiece and include the chance to win up to $5,000 in VISA gift cards. Only 200 raffle tickets will be sold, all tickets will be drawn and the winner will be determined by lottery. Prizes will be awarded for the first and every 25th ticket drawn.

Last year’s inaugural Boots & Blue Jeans event raised $10,000 for the Sealy campus. Bonnie Meyer of Columbus won a $4,800 gift card from the event’s raffle and donated $1,000 of her winnings to the Sealy campus.

Tickets are available at the Blinn – Sealy campus (3701 Outlet Center Dr.) and online at foundation.blinn.edu.
Blinn – Sealy offers a variety of academic transfer, workforce training and continuing education classes to fit the need of any student. For information on Boots & Blue Jeans or to learn about course offerings and student registration, visit: www.blinn.edu/sealy or call 979-627-7997.

About Blinn College
Founded in 1883, Blinn is a comprehensive community college committed to educational excellence and to individual and community enhancement. With an enrollment of 19,317 students, Blinn ranks among the nation’s leaders in transferring students to leading four-year universities and has received national recognition for its affordable educational excellence.

As part of its commitment to student success, Blinn is implementing a Quality Enhancement Plan titled “Destination Success: First-Year Focus,” which utilizes learning communities to support first-year college students.

For enrollment information and to learn about financial aid opportunities, visit: www.blinn.edu.