Tuesday, June 10, 2003
University To Participate in Real Men Cook for Charity
Event on Fathers Day, June 15 at Adams Mark
Hotel in Philadelphia
University President Ivory V. Nelson, Ph.D. and the Universitys
Office of Minority Male Health Sponsor University Chef
to Cook Health-Conscious Recipe
Lincoln University Real Men Cook for Charity
Team. Standing from left are: Bruce B. Rush, event manager,
Philadelphia Real Men Cook for Charity; Sharlene
V. Roberson 80, Trustee; Lisa Reeves, assistant
director, OMMH; Valeka Sweeting, Admissions; Ishan Mujahid
02, Student Employment; Tia Redding 07; Beverly
Smith, volunteer; and Dr. William B. Bynum, Jr., vice
president, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.
Sitting from left: Germel Eaton, counselor, Admissions;
and Natalie Williams 05.
here for more scenes from the Real Men Cook for
Charity Event in Philadelphia
University, PA (www.lincoln.edu) Lincoln University,
the nations first Historically Black University,
will participate in the 14th annual Real Men Cook
for Charity event on Fathers Day, June 15
from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Adams Mark Hotel, City
Avenue and Monument Road in Philadelphia.
a partnering sponsor of Real Men Cook for Charity,
Lincoln President Ivory V. Nelson, Ph.D. and the Universitys
Office of Minority Male Health (OMMH) will sponsor Lincoln
head chef Cordel Allen, Gourmet Services, Inc., as he
prepares a health-conscious recipe of chicken and mushroom
in the hotels main ballroom.In addition, Lincolns
OMMH will conduct blood pressure and diabetes screenings
in the hotels auditorium.The Universitys Office
of Admissions will also staff a booth to distribute academic
and program information to potential students.
a preview to the upcoming Real Men Cook for Charity
event, President Nelson, Bernard Harris, M.D., Philadelphia
Health Department and a 1975 Lincoln alumnus; and Lisa
Reeves, assistant director, OMMH, appeared on the WPHI
103.9 F.M. (The Beat) Sunday news magazine program hosted
by E. Steven Collins on June 8 to discuss the importance
of HIV (Human Immune-Deficiency Virus) prevention and
is one of five HBCUs that received part of a $1 million
grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Office
of Minority Health to address health awareness, prevention
and education in chronic diseases relative to minority
males. Philadelphia is one of 11 major cities across the
country, including Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta,
that annually participate in Real Men Cook for Charity.
The event honors fathers and the positive accomplishments
of men in the community on Fathers Day. Tickets
are $20 ($25 the day of the event) for adults and $10
for children 12 years old and under. For tickets, please
call (866)-4-my-tixs, or log onto ticketannex.com. For
more information of the event, log onto www.REALMENCOOK.COM.
in 1854, Lincoln University combines the best elements
of a liberal arts and sciences-based undergraduate core
curriculum and selected graduate programs to meet the
needs of students living in a highly technological and
global society. Lincoln recently kicked off its yearlong
celebration of its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary.
The celebration will continue through May 2004 with an
array of campus and external events, activities and announcements.For
more information about Lincoln University, please visit
us on the Web at www.lincoln.edu.