Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2010-02-02

Samford University students will hold a Hope for Haiti benefit concert Thursday, Feb. 4, at 9  p.m. in Harry’s coffee house in Beeson University Center.

All proceeds will be targeted to Haiti through the disaster relief fund of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions.

The concert will feature performances by Samford students Josh Sizemore, August Rhea, Lauren Berry and Matt Fennell. Former Samford student Kyle Reeves and Church at Brook Hills worship leader Mandy Maples will also perform.

A silent auction will offer items donated by Homewood businesses. Complimentary coffee and refreshments will be provided by Samford.

Tickets are $3 in advance or $5 at the door. Advance tickets will be sold 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday in Harry’s, located on the first floor of Beeson University Center.

For information, phone the Samford Office of Student Involvement at (205) 726-2028.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.