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Students to Present Auction Proceeds to Local Charities

The Worcester State College Student Government Association (SGA) will present proceeds from the 17th annual SGA Auction [1] to local charities, Thursday, April 24, at 4:30 p.m. in Student Center Blue Lounge exhibit area at Worcester State College.

Representatives from the SGA will present $21, 422.57 among the Mustard Seed Foundation, which provides food and emergency services for the city’s homeless; Abby’s House, a local shelter for homeless women and Sherry’s House, a place for Central New England families of children with cancer.

The auction was made possible by a group of volunteer students, staff, and alumni of Worcester State College. All of the items for the auction are donated by area businesses and families.  Auctions Chairs are Tracy Pilch – Student Government President Dana Lyford – Class of 2008 Senator and Rob Bilotta –  Commuter Senator.  Auction Committee Members are Liz Rooney – Class of 2010 Senator/Senate Treasurer Brandon Huggon – Student Trustee Lauren Kender – Resident Senator Lindsay Durell – Class of 2010 Senator.  The Auction Advisor is Andrea Wamboldt.

SGA is a student run government organization at Worcester State College that serves as a delegate for the entire population of undergraduate students. SGA serves as the primary advocate of students’ rights and is involved with forming the College policy.