SGA allocates more than $11,000 for the All-University Banquet

SGA allocated funds to the Black Student Union, the FSU Dance Team and the FSU Student Veterans Club during its meeting on Tuesday, April 5. Photo by Amanda Martin

SGA allocated $11,324.75 for the All-University Banquet on Friday, May 6 at their meeting on Tuesday, April 5.

Dinner will cost $12,456, an ice cream sundae bar will cost $1,725 and appetizers will cost $2,143.75. SGA already allotted $5,000 for food, which was subtracted from the final amount.

The Black Student Union requested and received $3,607.80 for its culture show on Saturday, April 30. Food will cost $120, two fruit trays will cost $88.50, 50 waters will cost $72.50, additional security will cost $200, Black Student Union shirts will cost $1,838 with a shipping cost of $100, 40 sweatshirts will cost $566.80 with a shipping cost of $50 and a screen charge will cost $72.

SGA allotted $2,926.60 for FSU Dance Team’s Everybody Dance Now performance, which will be held on Thursday, May 5 and Saturday, May 7. Two performances by Expressive Movement will cost $500, programs will cost $500 and 380 shirts will cost $1,926.60.

SGA allocated $840 to FSU Student Veterans Club for its end of the year celebration. This will take place at the Sheraton Hotel. The club initially requested $600, but SGA members voted to increase that amount by $240.

In other news:

• SGA transferred $350 for the Ram Handbook budget, $850 for the Leadership Line budget, $2,000 for the Travel and Conference budget and $7,300 for the Diversity budget to its unallocated fund.

• SGA Senator Caitlin Murray said Alternative Spring Break will present its trip next Tuesday, April 12 next to Starbucks in the McCarthy Center.

• The Brother to Brother three-on-three co-ed basketball tournament sign-ups are in the Game Room now.