Mary E. McCrank

Media Relations Officer

(585) 245-5516


January 24, 2006

SUNY Geneseo's Alpha Chi Rho fraternity to put the "deep freeze" on cancer

Students sleep out in the cold to benefit charity

WHAT: A weeklong fund-raiser aiming to raise $2,000 for the American Cancer Society.

WHO: Brothers of the Alpha Chi Rho fraternity will brave the cold day and night, studying, eating, and sleeping in tents outside 24 hours a day to raise money for cancer research, education, advocacy and service.

WHEN: Beginning at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29 and lasting until noon on Friday, Feb. 3.

WHERE: In the Sturges Quad on the SUNY Geneseo campus, located between Erwin and Sturges halls.

MEDIA: Come down to the Sturges Quad on the SUNY Geneseo campus during this annual tradition. For more information or to arrange an interview, contact Alpha Chi Rho President James Weis at (631) 241-2250 or spokesman Ryan Dusseault at (315) 717-6778.