Members of the Rho Omicron Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi Women’s Fraternity at Middle Tennessee State University are holding the 16th annual Smoke Out Arthritis barbeque to raise funds for arthritis research Thursday, Oct. 24, in Murfreesboro.
The annual event, which is one of the largest philanthropic fundraisers held at MTSU, will take place from 4:30 p.m. till 6:30 p.m. at Walnut Grove on campus.
Tickets are $7 in advance or at the gate.
The fundraiser will be occurring before the annual MTSU Blackout Game and will include a silent auction.
Through the efforts of the Arthritis Foundation, as well as collegiate and alumnae chapters, Alpha Omicron Pi has been able to provide grants to fund research for treatments, causes and cures for the disease.