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RMU Students Host Car Show to Raise Awareness, Celebrate Achievements of Those with Down syndrome

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Pittsburgh – The B.E.S.T of Robert Morris University will host a car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 1, in the Sewall Center parking lot at RMU’s Moon Township campus.

B.E.S.T stands for the Bridging Education, Service, & Teaching (B.E.S.T) club, a new student organization at Robert Morris. B.E.S.T., which currently counts 30 members, allows RMU students pursing degrees in education to serve young people who have disabilities and the parents of those with disabilities. The car show will raise funds for the Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh.

Activities on Sunday include:

  • Prizes and Judging for show cars
  • Children’s activities
  • Raffles and prize drawings
  • Chinese auction
  • Music
  • Food and drinks

Admission to the car show is free, but donations are appreciated.

Robert Morris University, founded in 1921, is a private, four-year institution with an enrollment of approximately 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university offers 60 undergraduate and 20 graduate programs. An estimated 22,000 alumni live and work in western Pennsylvania.