Oct. 3, 2007

Students to hold a cappella event to benefit United Way

Cornell students are putting community service first with "A Cappella United," a benefit concert for the Tompkins County United Way, Friday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. in Bailey Hall. Tickets are $3, and all proceeds go to United Way.

The first-ever student fundraiser for United Way features the best of Cornell's a cappella groups, including Last Call, the Chordials, Class Notes, After 8, Cayuga's Waiters, the Hangovers, Hearsay, Nothing But Treble, Touchtones, Key Elements and Absolute, with a special appearance by Anything Goes, Cornell's original and oldest musical theater troupe.

Tickets can be purchased at the door, from http://www.baileytickets.com/, on Ho Plaza Oct. 10-12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., or at the United Way of Tompkins County headquarters at 313 N. Aurora St., Ithaca. For more information, contact Cornell student Jonathan Feldman at (908) 391-0289 or e-mail acappellaunited@gmail.com.