The Columbus State athletic department is hosting the inaugural Girls in the Game luncheon on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Rivermill Event Centre.
The goal, according to a news release from CSU, is to raise $25,000 for the women's sports programs at CSU.
Guest speakers will include Kinetic Credit Union Janet Davis, former Northside girls basketball coach Candace Lockhart and former CSU soccer player Kelsey Pelletier.
"I am so very proud of our female student-athletes representing Columbus State University," CSU athletic director Todd Reeser said. "The Girls in the Game event is an important step in further developing our women's sport programs, while advancing the leadership potential of our student-athletes."
The event is by invitation only.