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Events

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Past Events


$1,000
1965 Red Hot Ford Mustang Fastback Challenge
Alumnus Barry Bradberry, Class of 1973, thanks everyone for their help in meeting this challenge!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
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Chairman of the Board 1:1 Matching Challenge
Board Chairman, Kemper Baker, is matching, dollar for dollar, each gift up to $250. Kemper and his wife, Bev, will match all gifts on April 5th following Charles Pond's 1:1 match until the $10,000 match is gone.
$10,000 MATCHED
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Cruising Toward our 175th Anniversary
The winners for the Shell gift cards are: Brian Gay, Javon Nelson, Mark Hall, Josh Seese, Kristian Rencher, Rita Johnson, and Cathy Wright-Eger.
Ended
$25,000
Enhance Chowan’s Student Center Challenge
The Hawks Nest, Chowan’s student center, is where students meet to have fellowship and relaxation from the daily stresses of being a college student. Help enhance the CU EXPERIENCE by supporting this challenge. When 35 gifts towards this challenge are given it will unlock a $25,000 donation given by Board of Trustees Vice Chair, Dr. Harold Babb '70 and his wife June Slater Babb '70.
35 / 35 Gifts
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First Time Donors Challenge
This challenge encourages donors to make their first gift to Chowan. At the end of Chowan Gives, a name from the first time donors list will be drawn and that person will select an area of his/her choice for the $1,000 bonus. Lynette Bunch, Board of Trustee member, encourages you to make your first gift to Chowan!
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Lunch Hour Power Hour
Win a Chick-Fil-A $15 digital gift card between 12 pm-1 pm on April 6th when you donate $25.00+. 10 names will be drawn. This Lunch Power Hour is brought to you by Alumni Council Member Lynn Gruber Powell ‘76.
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Name Murf's Squirrel Friends
Squirrel Park is filled with charming, bushy-tailed creatures and we would like you to name them! During the times of 3 pm-5 pm on April 5th any donation of $17.50+ you will get to name your Murf’s friends. All donors will receive a digital certificate that includes their squirrel's name. Your squirrel’s name can be for a friend, family member, or yourself. We reserve the right to reject any names we deem as inappropriate, so don’t go nuts.
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Success!
Social Media Challenge
Show CU your best moves! On TikTok from 6-9 pm on April 5th, post your favorite TikTok dance with the hashtag #ChowanGivesSocialMediaChallenge. The winning post will be featured on Chowan University Socials!
Completed
2
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1:1 Matching Challenge by Charles Pond
Thank you Mr. Pond for your gifts to match 1:1. We appreciate your help! The match is completed.
$20,000 MATCHED
Completed
$25,000
Finishing Touches on the Chowan Chapel Challenge
Thank you and the Brown family in helping with the Chowan Chapel.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Join Linda Weaver, Board of Trustee Member, in celebrating our 175th Birthday
The 175th birthday challenge is complete! All gifts of $175 or more will be mailed a limited edition commemorative etched glass.
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
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Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce, Let's Eat Off-Campus-Student Challenge
Students who donate $17.50 or more during Chowan Gives will be eligible for a random drawing for gift cards to area restaurants, etc. This challenge is brought to you by the Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce!
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Success!
Rush Hour Power Hour
The winners for the Starbucks gift cards are: Lisa Bland, Chris Dent, Austine Evans, Adam Smith, Jim Dent, 1 Anonymous, Mallory Dunker, Brandon Moody, Suzanne Ross, Roberto Pinilla
Completed
Success!
The 175th Donor Challenge
Shannon Williams was the 175th donor for the year. She designated the $500 gift from Elaine Myers to the Future Business Leaders of America Fund.
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