The University of South Florida Alumni Association will host its 7th annual Brahman Bash fundraiser gala at 6 p.m. April 1 in the Gibbons Alumni Center on the USF Tampa campus.
The 2017 event will have a Hawaiian Luau theme and guests are invited to wear their casual beach evening attire and enjoy specialty food, drink and entertainment. The evening will include music, festivities and a silent auction of donated items.
Brahman Bash is the work of a committee of USF alumni and Association staff, who plan the annual gathering as an evening for Bulls and USF friends to network and mingle while raising funds to benefit the university.
“Brahman Bash continues to be one of the best attended alumni activities and 2017 will be another great event,” said committee chair Vicki Ahrens. “Each year we change the theme and going Hawaiian is a great way to celebrate spring and bring together USF alumni for a great evening and a worthy cause.”
The Alumni Center will be decorated with a tropical atmosphere complete with swaying palms and luau food and beverage stations. Guests will have dozens of exciting – and some one-of-a-kind – donated silent auction items to bid on throughout the evening including Ron Jon Surf Shop products, Orlando Magic autographed collectibles, hotel getaways, jewelry and more.
“We look forward to USF alumni, faculty and students, friends and neighbors, and everyone who loves this great university coming together,” Ahrens said. “It’s a fun and entertaining way to see old friends, make new ones, and support USF.”
All proceeds from Brahman Bash 2017 go toward the Alumni Association’s mission to connect alumni and assist in the university’s success. Sponsorship opportunities are available to area businesses interested in helping raise funds for the Association while receiving recognition at the event.
Brahman Bash is scheduled for 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Tickets are $60 each and include admission, food and beverages. Space is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information or to order tickets online, visit www.usfalumni.org/brahmanbash.
About the USF Alumni Association
The USF Alumni Association is a self-funded, nonprofit organization comprised of former students and friends of the University of South Florida. The association helps USF’s 315,000 alumni stay connected and provides meaningful ways for USF Bulls to support, promote and protect their university. For more information, visit www.usfalumni.org, like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/USFalumni or follow us on Twitter @USFAlumniAssn.