Around the Tiers: Party with a Purpose

By Conor Mooney

March 10, 2014 Updated Mar 11, 2014 at 2:41 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) The importance of civic engagement and aspiring local leaders are just a few of the goals that "Party with a Purpose" aims to highlight on Friday. Mike Swanson and Leana Testani came by to talk more about it.

Party With a Purpose kicks off at 7 p.m. and runs until 10 p.m. Friday, March 14.

Terra Cotta, 81 State St., Binghamton. $40 per person.

Tickets are available Monday through Thursday from Noon-to 5 p.m. at University Downtown Center

"Party with a Purpose" is a volunteer run event established to raise awareness about the importance of civic engagement and encourage professional and aspiring local local community leaders to be more active in their surrounding communities.