Diversity Council plans scholarship event

UMKC LOGOThe Hospital Hill Diversity Council will be host to an evening of music, dining and dancing to raise scholarship funds for underrepresented students of color enrolled in the UMKC health sciences schools. The event will take place at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12 at Pierson Auditorium.

This is the third annual Hospital Hill Scholarship Dinner and Dance, and will include a time for networking and a special presention of the Health Care Provider of Color Awards. The awards recognize outstanding commitment and dedication to providing healthcare to underserved populations in the Kansas City metro area.

Last year’s event raised nearly $12,000 for endowed scholarships for students of Africa- American, Hispanic-American, American-Indian, Alaska-Native, Native-Hawaiian, and other Pacific-Islanders heritage.

Music and dancing will follow the awards presentations and dinner.

Space is limited and reservations are required by midnight on Sept. 9. Tickets are $65 per person or $520 for a table of eight. Ticket purchases are tax deductible.

For more information or to register for the event, visit Hospital Hill Scholarship Dinner and Dance website.