Nursing Student to Speak at MCCC's Scholarship Dinner Dance
Three to be Honored

1-30-09

Mercer County Community College Nursing student, Letisha Hogans, of Princeton, second from left, will speak at the college's Scholarship Dinner Dance on March 7. With her, from left, are committee members Richard Kisco of the Princeton Flower Shop, Foundation Board member Jim Faridy, event Chair Nina Melker of The Bank of Princeton, and Foundation Board Treasurer Jeff Cafiero of A.G. Edwards.

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. -- Nursing student Letisha Hogans of Princeton will speak at Mercer County Community College's Scholarship Dinner Dance, representing the hundreds of students who have received scholarship dollars raised through this annual event. This year's gala event, "On a Sea Cruise," takes place at the Hyatt Regency, Princeton on Saturday evening, March 7, and includes dinner, dancing and a silent auction, including original artwork donated by area artists.

Jill Whelan, a cast member in the TV show "Love Boat" will entertain and greet guests. AAA has donated a $500 gift certificate which can be used for any of their trips, which will be raffled.

Three long-time supporters of the college will be honored. Receiving the "Spirit of Education" awards will be Faridy,Veisz, Fraytak Architects, P.C. and Janssen, Division of Ortho McNeil Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. The "Spirit of Service" award will go to Richard Kisco, owner of LeFleur, The Princeton Flower Shop. Nina Melker of The Bank of Princeton is serving as committee chair. Click here for more about the honorees.

Individual tickets are available at $200, and silent auction donations are being accepted. For further information contact Jeremy Parry at 609-570-3617 or e-mail parryj@mccc.edu.

Members of the Dinner Dance Committee include, from left, Jeff Cafiero, Ruth Rosser, Jim Faridy, Ehab Abousabe, Chairperson Nina Melker, MCCC Vice President Beverly Richardson, and MCCC Director of College Advancement Kay Eaton.

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