2015, Jersey City, NJ – The Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Foundation
invites area residents and businesses to participate in its Thirteenth Annual
Golf Outing, which will be held on Monday, July 6, 2015 at the Forest Hill
Field Club in Bloomfield, NJ. Proceeds from the event will be dedicated to
scholarships and assistance for the College’s students, and to the College’s
Foundation Annual Golf Outing – one of four major fundraisers sponsored by the
Foundation – has activities to please golfers and non-golfers alike. The day’s
itinerary will include a continental breakfast, shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.
sharp, golf with refreshments served on the course, followed by cocktails,
luncheon, and an awards ceremony with prizes for participants. A limited number
of tickets are available for the event.
Vice President for Development Joseph Sansone said that donor and sponsorship
opportunities are available from $50 to $6,000.
scholars are incredibly dedicated men and women who are working to make better
lives for themselves and their families. Many of them work full-time and take
classes full-time,” Mr. Sansone said. “The scholarships and financial
assistance offered through the Foundation helps ease their financial burdens,
and allows them to concentrate more on succeeding
in and completing their studies.”
Sansone said the 2015 Foundation Golf Outing has been planned and is being
overseen by a committee of HCCC Foundation Board members. That committee is
being chaired by Richard Mackiewicz, Jr., Esq., and includes James Egan, Philip Johnston,
O’Connor, Charlene Pecora, Michael Raimonde, Michael Ryan and Ron Schwarz.
County Community College Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 corporation giving
tax-exempt status to contributors. The Foundation generates financial support
to benefit deserving HCCC students; it also provides seed money for the
College’s physical expansion and for new programming and faculty development.
the Foundation was established in 1997, it has awarded
more than 2,000 scholarships totaling $2 million to deserving students.
Additionally, students benefit each year from the hundreds of Book Vouchers and
Knife Vouchers (for culinary students) supplied by the Foundation. (In 2014,
the Foundation provided Book Vouchers totaling $25,000 and Knife Vouchers
addition to the Annual Golf Outing, the Foundations’ Board of Directors also
organize and hold other fundraising events, which include: Night at the Races,
a family-oriented event; the HCCC Employee Scholarship Luncheon, where faculty
and staff support the Foundation through pledged donations; and the Holiday
Scholarship Extravaganza in December — the largest and most festive of all of
the Foundation’s fundraising efforts.
information on the July 6 Golf Outing, including registration and dress code details,
may be obtained online at http://www.hccc.edu/uploadedFiles/Pages/Foundation/Golf%20Outing%20Flyer%202015.pdf. Information and reservations may also be made by phoning
the 201-360-4006, or by emailing Mr. Sansone at email@example.com.