ORLANDO – Keiser University Orlando, hosted their annual/ Scare Fair/Trunk-O-Treat with Gateway Orlando. Over 800 attended this free community event. Vendors/companies from the area had booths outside with various activities, while passing out candy to children and the inside of the campus was warped into a “Zack the Hack”, clown themed haunted house for attendees ages 12 and above. Commissioner Pete Clark was there to judge the children costume contest, as well as commissioner Tony Ortiz was present at the event. The band Mad As Adam played and seven boxes of nonperishable food items were also collected to donate to Feed & Fortify Orlando. Keiser Orlando had over 40 student/faculty staff volunteers to make this event happen. The continued support allows us to make it bigger and better each year.
LAKELAND – Over 200 guests visited the Lakeland campus for the Scare Fair Open House. Visitors enjoyed food, fun, and a taste of fall. The Lakeland campus partnered with local food trucks to supply a variety of delectable eats. The food trucks provided a selection of fine coffee, a variety of Italian food, and gourmet French fries for guests to enjoy. In addition to all the food there was a trunk-or-treat, lots of games, and cookie decorating. A wonderful time was had by all and several alumni and active students participated in the event as well.
WEST PALM BEACH – KU West Palm Beach Campus hosted a SCARE FAIR event on Wednesday, October 28th from 5pm – 8pm. This was an ALIEN INVASION themed family event appropriate for all ages. Attendees walked to different rooms and judged which department had the most creative and interactive display. In addition, there was a bounce house, arts & crafts, and lots of candy! We also continued to promote our basket raffle ticket sales to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Scare Fair attendees purchased raffle tickets for the chance to win a fabulous basket. Ticket sales totaled $115 from the event.
PEMBROKE PINES – At the Pembroke Pines campus annual scare fair. The students and community enjoyed food trucks, a haunted house, kids’ activities and music courtesy of Power 96. Each room on the second floor was decorated with unique Halloween themes including, scary clowns, paranormal activity, zombie crossings, the electric chair, and creepy crawly bugs. Downstairs was more kid friendly with face painting, coloring, Halloween games, a Hotel Transylvania movie viewing and popcorn.
FORT LAUDERDALE –