E-Bulletin of March 11, 2005
County Artists 2005" Opens
We have a sneak preview available here
of the impressive "Mercer County Artists" exhibit at The Gallery.
Be sure to stop by to see all forty-eight works of art, on display through
Invited to Alumni & Friends Theatre Evening
Faculty and staff are invited to MCCC's third annual "Alumni &
Friends Theatre Evening” on Friday, April 22. Guests
will gather in the Faculty Dining Room from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a
light dinner, then move to Kelsey Theatre for an 8 p.m. opening night
performance of “Sweet Charity.” Pierrot Productions presents
this revival of the poignant, funny hit musical that premiered on Broadway
in 1966 (and will enjoy another Broadway run starting April 21). More
Area inventors and aspiring inventors will have a unique opportunity
to learn about the patent process when MCCC hosts “The Invention
Seminar” on Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. According
to instructor Mike Kahn, “Intellectual property can be a very
valuable asset and it’s essential to arm yourself with a basic
understanding of the patent process."
The seminar is designed
for independent inventors, scientists and engineers. Kahn will cover
invention development, how the patent process works, tips for safeguarding
your idea, and patent searching techniques. He’ll also give guidance
on seeking professional assistance, and how to profit from an invention.
The fee is
$40. Call 609-596-9446.
House April 13
Please help us spread the word about Mercer's Open House April 13 for
high school students and their parents. Details
It's time to focus your creative energy! Area writers and artists are
invited to submit their work for possible publication in The Kelsey
Review. Short fiction, poetry, essays, brief excerpts of novels, black
and white line drawings, and cartoons are accepted. The deadline for
submissions is May 2, 2005. Details
Gala A Big Success
Mercer's March 5th dinner dance was a huge fundraising success, raising
nearly $200,000 for student scholarships. Click here
for photos and details. More photos here.
Kitty Getlik represented the college at Mercer County's Women's Month
event on March 3. Brian Hughes and the Freeholders honored four women:
Carmen M. Garcia, an attorney who became the first Hispanic person in
Mercer County to be appointed to a judge’s bench; Pat Hart, executive
director of Womanspace Inc.; Andrea Sussman Kotzker, executive vice
president of Nexus Properties Inc.; and Joan E.S. York, a certified
drug and alcohol counselor.
with WSI certification are needed for the Camp College swim program,
June 20 to August 11, Mon. to Thurs, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 609-586-4800,
Does 85 Look Like?
Ruth Burchell, who turned 85 on March 10, makes growing older look easy.
Friends celebrated with lots of goodies, some baked by staffers. Click
here for photo.
Coming to Trenton
The TrenMos Fund and Trenton business organizations are sponsoring a
unique opportunity to meet former Soviet Union president, Mikhail Gorbachev,
on April 18 at Sovereign Bank Arena. At 11 a.m. members of the business
community will meet for lunch. At 12:30 p.m. Gorbachev will address
the group. Tickets range from $35 without lunch, to $55 and $75 with
lunch. There is also an evening program/dinner at the Trenton Marriott
at Lafayette Yard. More information is available at www.trenton-moscow.net,
or call 609-631-8819.
The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen is a benefactor of the program.
Theatre Cruise to Bermuda
The second annual Kelsey Theatre Fundraiser Cruise leaves on August
7 for a five-night Bermuda cruise on the stunning Voyager of The Seas.
Kitty Getlik says don’t miss out on this fun trip which includes
two full days at King’s Wharf Bermuda, priced at only $947. Conveniently
leaving from New Jersey, The Voyager of The Seas has a rock-climbing
wall, ice-skating rink, rollerblading track, basketball courts, three
swimming pools, a dreamy spa, a casino, two theatres (both bigger than
Kelsey), a stunning ice-skating spectacular, and kids clubs. Plus, of
course, more food than you could ever eat, including 24-hour free room
service. The four-story atrium houses a duty-free shopping mall. Call
Colleen Robinson at 609-275-0335 or email her at email@example.com
before April 1 to sign up. Click here
Prices on Great Adventure/Sesame Place
Camp College is offering reduced-price tickets to Great Adventure, Hurricane
Harbor Water Park and Sesame Place. Tickets for Great Adventure are
$25 each; for Hurricane Harbor $29; and for Sesame Place $34.51. Payment
must be received no later than April 15. Contact Rose Fiorello at ext.
3650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
vs. Mets Tickets Benefit Charity
Get your tickets for a Phillies/Mets game on June 22, 6:55 p.m. at the
Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. Tickets are $20 each, and $4 of
each ticket benefits the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. Contact
Wendy Lancaster at ext. 3249.
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