All faculty, staff, and students are invited to the first annual benefit dinner hosted by Village Gardens at the Bauccio Commons on Friday, March 15, according to Kim Nguyen, nursing. Village Gardens has been a UP partner agency in many important projects. The organization promotes community leadership, growing and sharing of healthy food, and youth empowerment, education, and skill building. The evening will include food and drink, community participant presentations, brief videos highlighting program successes, and a silent auction. Tickets are $40, with dinner included, and can be purchased at www.villagegardens.org. Table Sponsors can give $350 to invite or donate tickets to eight individuals. Students may use Pilots meal points to purchase tickets. The event goes from 6 to 9 p.m. with dinner served at 7. For more information, contact Nguyen at email@example.com.