WPI Greeks Teeter-Totter for Charity

Contact: WPI Media Relations, 508-831-5616

WORCESTER, MA - March 27, 2002 - Worcester Polytechnic Institute sisters of Alpha Gamma Delta and brothers of Lambda Chi Alpha will host their annual Teeter-totter-a-thon from noon on Friday, April 12, through 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, on the WPI Quadrangle. The sorority will donate its half of the proceeds to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation; the fraternity has designated Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, Mass., as its charity.

The event also includes a volleyball tournament April 15-17 and a 50/50 raffle. Members of the WPI, Worcester and Worcester-area communities are invited to contribute to the students as they ride the teeter-totter. Additional donations will be collected in containers that have been placed in local businesses.

For more information, call 508-725-5563 or e-mail kat@wpi.edu.