School of Undergraduate Studies Post-Baccalaureate Reception Friday, May 9, 2014 8:00 p.m. St. Joseph Hall Rotunda
Chestnut Hill College will host the chamber music ensemble, Philalea, on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rotunda, St. Joseph Hall.Philalea features Andreia Torain on violin, Linda Metzler on cello and Elise Auerbach on piano. The trio met while rehearsing for a concert in 2012 and have been performing together since, making chamber music relevant and enjoyable for modern audiences.For more information about Philalea, visit www.philalea.com. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please see the full press release
The Council for Exceptional Children at Chestnut Hill College (CEC) will sponsor the Fifth annual “Lily’s Loop Walk,” benefitting Lily’s Hope Foundation on Wednesday, March 26, at 2 p.m. starting in the Rotunda of St. Joseph Hall. The event is held in honor of Lily Driscoll, the niece of Sister Marie Bambrick, coordinator for Teach for America and Philadelphia Teaching Fellows at the College. Lily was born prematurely and has overcome many obstacles to live a healthy, happy life.The Lily’s Hope Foundation supports babies, children and their families with urgent needs due to premature birth through involvement with the March of Dimes as well as helping families directly. Since Lily’s birth, , Lily’s family has worked closely with the March of Dimes to give back by fundraising to help other babies that share Lily's experiences. Students in CEC are making additional fundraising efforts for Lily’s Hope Foundation by selling raffles for novelty baskets to the College community and hosting a movie night before the walk. For more information, contact Teri Wiedeman-Rouse, CEC advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Lily’s Hope Foundation, visit www.lilyshopefoundation.org or see press release.