Hudson County Community College Foundation to Hold Tenth Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser

June 19, 2013

JERSEY CITY, N.J. / June 19, 2013 - The Hudson County Community College Foundation invites area residents and businesses to participate in its Tenth Annual Golf Outing on Monday, July 8, 2013. The event will be held at Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield, NJ, and will include: check-in from 8:00 - 8:45 a.m.; continental breakfast from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.; shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. sharp (refreshments will be served on the course); and cocktails, luncheon and awards at 2:00 p.m.

“Cutbacks in funding and financial aid are taking their toll on our students and the College,” said HCCC Vice President for Development Joseph Sansone, who noted that more than three-fourths of the College’s students receive financial assistance of some sort.

Mr. Sansone indicated that the Annual Golf Outing — one of four major fundraisers sponsored by the Foundation — has activities for golfers and non-golfers. A limited number of tickets are available.

Sponsorship and donor opportunities include: Lunch Guest, $100; Lunch and Pool Guest, $125; Hole Sponsor, $400; Individual Golfer, $500; Cigar Sponsor, $500; Hole Sponsor with Foursome, $2,000; Beverage Cart Sponsor with Foursome, $3,500; Golf Cart Sponsor with Foursome, $3,500; Breakfast Sponsor with Foursome, $3,500; Lunch Sponsor with Foursome, $3,500; Awards Sponsor with Foursome, $4,000; and Tournament Sponsor with Foursome, $6,000.

Hudson 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 by providing them with scholarships. Additionally, the Foundation provides seed money for the College’s physical expansion and for new programs and faculty development.

Since the Foundation was established in 1997, it has provided $1.5 million in scholarships to more than 1,000 students. In addition to the Annual Golf Outing, the Foundation’s Board of Directors also organize and hold the following fundraisers: Night at the Races in October, a family-oriented event; the HCCC Employees’ Scholarship Luncheon in November, 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.

This year’s event is being chaired by a committee of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. The daylong HCCC Foundation Golf Outing will include a continental breakfast, play (with refreshments on the course), cocktails, luncheon and awards. The event has been planned so that there will activities (and fun!) for both golfers and non-golfers. While the event is open to a limited number of golfers, some spots are still available.

Registration for this year’s Golf Outing may be made by phoning the College’s Development Office at (201) 360-4006, or by emailing Mr. Sansone at jsansoneFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.

Complete information on the Golf Outing — and all of the Foundation’s activities — is available online at