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Shaw University Bears Booster Club Gifts $10K to Athletics Program

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Shaw University Bears Booster Club Gifts $10K to Athletics Program
Members of the Shaw University Bears Booster Club present a check for $10,000 to President Paulette Dillard and George Knox, Director of Athletics (front row, center) on June 24 to help support scholarships for student-athletes and operational expenses.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 06/24/2022
Media Contact: publicrelations@shawu.edu

RALEIGH, N.C. – On Friday, June 24, the Shaw University Bears Booster Club donated $10,000 to the Athletic Department, completing the organization’s third and final installment of a $40,000 gift over the past year. The Shaw Bears Booster Club’s mission is to provide moral, financial and promotional support for the Shaw University Athletic Program.

Lawrence Smith, president of the Shaw University Bears Booster Club Inc., said, “We look forward to continuing our mission with larger financial gifts in the future through the support of our membership, sponsors, fundraising activities and the sales of Shaw Bears Nation merchandise.”

Dr. Paulette Dillard, President of Shaw University, said: “We are so grateful to the Shaw Bears Booster Club for this generous donation to help support our student-athletes and athletics program. The ongoing dedication and commitment they demonstrate by investing in the university should inspire every alum and make all of us extremely proud.”   

Booster Club financial gifts are used by the Athletic Department to provide scholarships to student-athletes and to fund operational expenses. For more information, visit Shaw Athletics online. 

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