THE University of Queensland’s Newman Catholic Society will hold its annual Society Ball at Riverside Receptions, New Farm on October 25.
Newman Society president Matthew Tan said more than 200 guests are expected to enjoy the traditional black tie and masquerade themed ball by the river, ‘with an array of delicious food and drinks and a live band to dance the night away’.
‘From humble beginnings in 2000, with just 50 guests, the Society Ball has brought together more and more Christians from all strands and those of other religions together to publicly celebrate the Christian faith, enjoy an elegant evening and serve the people of God,’ he said.
In 2001, the society used funds raised from the Society Ball to assist a group of young Afghan refugees living in Brisbane.
Matthew said while the Society Ball was aimed at young people, anyone of any age was invited to attend the soiree, which starts at 7pm and runs until late.
All profits go to assist the work of the society to spread the Catholic faith on university campuses.
Tickets cost $60 and can be purchased by posting a cheque or money order, made out to Newman Catholic Society, c/o Clubs and Societies, UQ Union, University of Queensland, Qld 4072.
Advance booking and payments are essential and must be made before October 10.
Tickets can be picked up at the venue on the night.
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