Melbourne Alumnae Panhellenic To Host ‘Cheeseburger In Paradise: A River Rendezvous’ April 2

By  //  January 18, 2016

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takes place on April 2 at 5:00 p.m

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Calling all Parrot Heads! Melbourne Alumnae Panhellenic (MAP) is proud to announce “Cheeseburger in Paradise: A River Rendezvous,” benefitting Brevard County collegiate women. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Calling all Parrot Heads! Melbourne Alumnae Panhellenic (MAP) is proud to announce “Cheeseburger in Paradise: A River Rendezvous,” benefitting Brevard County collegiate women.

Cheeseburger in Paradise will be a fun evening dedicated to the island lifestyle and spirit of Margaritaville including gourmet burgers, margaritas and live music by the tropical rock duo “Highway One” that will take place on the river on April 2 at 5:00 p.m.

‘Cheeseburger in Paradise: A River Rendezvous’ will be held at 3781 Riverside Drive, Melbourne, FL 32935.

“Over the last 55 years Melbourne Alumnae Panhellenic has awarded over $300,000 in college scholarships to Brevard County collegiates. This year’s fundraiser, River Rendezvous ‘Cheeseburger in Paradise,’ will be a fabulous event with cheeseburgers, live music and margaritas,” said Michele Everett, event chair.

“Our hope is these girls will stay in our Florida paradise, return to Brevard County empowered by their education and make positive community contributions.”

MAP is currently seeking sponsorships for the event. Reservation levels include:

– $1,000 “Best Bait in Town”
(Includes six reservations)
– $500 “Fins to the Right”
(Includes four reservations)
– $250 “Fins to the Left”
(Includes two reservations)
– $65 per person by March 15, 2016

All proceeds from the event support scholarships for undergraduate students from Brevard County who are currently members of a Panhellenic Conference organization. Checks can be made payable to Melbourne Alumnae Panhellenic, a 501(c)(3) organization.

Since its beginning, the mission of Melbourne Alumnae Panhellenic has been to assist in the promotion of advanced education of National Panhellenic Conference sorority women by granting scholarships to qualified students.

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In addition to scholarships, Melbourne Alumnae Panhellenic strives to disseminate information about National Panhellenic Conference organizations to qualified under graduate women.

The members participate in fund raising activities to implement these scholarship and informational programs.

About Melbourne Alumnae Panhellenic

The mosquitoes were the size of prehistoric dinosaurs; alligators swam in the Intracoastal; and the US space program was in its infancy.  A group of college educated, intrepid women gave up their careers and followed their space pioneer husbands to Brevard County, FL.  In 1959, these women banded together to form MAP.  Their goal was to assist other young women with college expenses and continue the bonds of sisterhood well beyond the college sorority years.

 Since that time, MAP has given out over $300,000.00 in college scholarships to Brevard County girls attending FL colleges.  Our hope is these girls will stay in our FL. paradise, return to Brevard County empowered by their education and make positive community contributions.


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