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The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, president of Niagara University, will talk about the future of the 148-year-old institution at the university's President's Dinner Nov. 13 in Niagara Falls Country Club.

Music will be by the Under the Stars band and there will be an auction.

Niagara U graduates Rocco Surace and his wife, Deborah Lee Rindo Surace, are chairmen of the black-tie inaugural event, which replaces the Niagara University Ball. Rocco Surace serves on the university's College of Business Administration Advisory Board, Board of Advisers and the athletic department's advisory board.

Village of Lewiston Mayor Richard Soluri will receive the university's Founders Award.

Maryalice Demler-Marton, a Niagara U alumna, and Scott Levin, her colleague at WGRZ-TV news, will be masters of ceremonies. Proceeds will benefit the Niagara Bi-national Education Partnership Fund, an initiative sponsored by Niagara U and Niagara College of Niagara Falls, Ont.

Tickets are $125 per person or $250 per couple. For information, call 286-8779.