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UMFK FOUNDATION'S FALL PEFORMANCE BY T-ACADIE RAISES THOUSANDS FOR UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

October 17, 2012

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T-Acadie performance on the UMFK campus on October 14. The band’s members, Bill Olson,  Pam Weeks,  and Jim Joseph 

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation raised more than $2,800 at its fall concert fundraiser held on Sunday afternoon, October 14 in Fox Auditorium on the UMFK campus. The concert featured the Maine-based folk trio and dance band, T-Acadie.

Nearly 300 people were in attendance to enjoy T-Acadie's traditional French Canadian and New England dance tunes; Cajun waltzes; two steps; Cajun blues and Zydeco tunes.

The UMFK Foundation supports endowed scholarships, student and faculty research, state-of-the-art technology upgrades, cultural events, new equipment, library collections, and other campus investments not budgeted for in the University's annual operating budget.

The Foundation's next event is its Annual Dinner Theatre fundraiser, which will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013. Musical entertainment for the evening will be provided by jazz singer Vicki Burns of New York City.

For further information about the UMFK Foundation, or the 2013 Annual Dinner Theatre, please call 207-834-7800.