September 20, 2012

Owens Student Group to Host ‘Born this Way Ball’ Community Event, Sept. 29

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area residents are invited to enjoy an evening of dance, music and entertainment as Owens Community College serves as host to a community outreach event titled the “Born this Way Ball” on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Coordinated by the College’s Gay Straight Alliance student organization, the event will take place from 7-11 p.m. at the Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.

In addition to entertainment, several community organizations will be on hand to provide information about healthy living and equal rights for minority groups. Food and refreshments will be provided as part of the event.

Tickets are $10 in advance or $20 at the event. For more information about the “Born this Way Ball”, call (567) 661-2155 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 2155.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit