and Silent Auction to donate partial proceeds to the Tennessee School for

the Deaf on Saturday, March 14 at 1 p.m. at the Orangery.

Delta Zeta nationally supports Better Speech and Hearing, and through

its local and national fund-raising efforts, it funds scholarships for hearing

impaired students who wish to attend Gallaudet University in Washington

D.C. Gallaudet is the only college in the world devoted exclusively to the

hearing impaired. Another area of philanthropy for Delta Zeta is the House

Ear Institute.

The Spring Gala and Silent Auction is one of the two events executed

by the Beta Lambda Chapter of Delta Zeta. The event will also host a fashion

show which includes students from the Tennessee School of the Deaf.

The fund-raiser will help families and students of TSD attend summer

camps and older students to attend Gallaudet.

The chapter has also raised money for the school's team uniforms and

interacts with the students by hosting a Halloween party in the Fall and

an Easter party in the Spring.

To help Delta Zeta in their philanthropy efforts that aids the Tennessee

School of the Deaf attend the Spring Gala and Silent Auction at the Orangery

at 1 p.m. Tickets are $22 and must be purchased in advance through Lucinda

Crain at 693-6292.

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