Students and staff of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Hospitality Management Department, under the direction of faculty member Linda Sullivan, will host a spaghetti dinner to benefit the Pathway Homeless Shelter and the Alice Paul House.

The dinner will be held September 20, 2009, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Allenwood Restaurant, on the lower level of Ackerman Hall on the IUP campus. Parking on campus is free on weekends. Ackerman Hall is along Pratt Drive, adjacent to Sutton Hall.

The menu includes a garden salad, all-you-can-eat spaghetti, meatballs, garlic bread, tiramisu and a choice of beverage.

Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in advance or at the door. Takeout orders are available.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 724-357-2626 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays.

Pathway Homeless Shelter, an emergency homeless shelter in Indiana County, is designed specifically to keep families intact, providing shelter to men, women, and children.

The Alice Paul House provides free and confidential services, including shelter, to Indiana County victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other crimes.