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Kappa Kasino-Kruise to set sail Sept. 19 to raise scholarship funds

 | Published on 8/30/2015

August 28, 2015


Contact:  Stuart W. Doyle

              (407) 538-1785


“Kruise” with the Kappas and open the college door for local students


WINTER PARK – If a warm summer night’s cruise down the St. Johns, with casino entertainment to offset the romantic ambience, sounds appealing, then the Kappas have the ticket for you.  Literally. 


If you pay the price, your dollars will go toward need-based scholarships for Orlando-area high school seniors.


Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity’s Winter Park Alumni Chapter has planned its Kappa Kasino Kruise for September 19 from 7 – 11 p.m. on the The Rivership Barbara-Lee.  The ship will set sail from Sanford at the St. Johns Rivership Company, 433 N. Palmetto Ave.  


Tickets for this “play” gambling fund-raiser are $70, but other options are available as well.  Visit or 


Partial proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Scholarship Fund of the Winter Park Kappa Foundation (, which awards need-based scholarships of $4,000 annually to Central Florida high school seniors.  “Our goal for 2015-16 is to increase that amount to $10, 000,” said foundation president Stuart Doyle.  “We know it’s ambitious, but the financial needs of bright and capable students who desire a college education demand this effort.” 


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Founded in 1911, Kappa Alpha Psi is a service organization with more than 100,000 members in 600-plus college and alumni chapters worldwide.  Winter Park Alumni has served Central Florida since March 1992, focusing on the youth guidance and development.


Established in 2012, the Winter Park Kappa Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that supports community service endeavors in Central Florida and those sponsored by the Winter Park Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.  The corporation is managed by Winter Park Alumni members and community volunteers who share their knowledge, time and talent to improve the standard of living of local children and families. 


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