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March 27 Volleyball Tournament benefits Haiti relief efforts

Release Date: March 22, 2010

Southfield, Michigan – The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at Lawrence Technological University is hosting its 23rd annual Volleyball BLAST tournament to raise money for Haitian relief efforts on Saturday, March 27, in the Ridler Field House on the Lawrence Tech campus. The competitive bracket starts at 9 a.m., and the recreational bracket starts at 1 p.m.

Visit vbb.michigantheta.org for donation forms, fund-raising information, and online team registration.

This year all proceeds of this fund-raising event will go directly to Reconstruction Efforts Aiding Children Without Homes (REACH), which is currently building housing for an orphanage in Les Cayes, Haiti.

In 2004, Lawrence Tech alumnus Don Stevens founded REACH in an effort to provide homes for children affected by natural disasters, war and poverty. Visit REACH4children.org for more information.

Lawrence Technological University, ltu.edu, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey and Traverse City. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.