Scholarship Gala Dinner Dance A Big Success
County Community College’s Scholarship Dinner Dance on March
5, president Robert Rose, left, and board chair Wayne Griffith,
right, present thank-you gifts to event co-chairs, E. Karen Kennedy
of Dow Jones and Maureen Lucido of the Princeton Hyatt Regency.
event was attended by 520 people and raised nearly $200,000 net,
which will go to scholarships for students who otherwise might not
have the opportunity for a college education.
Foy received an honorary gift from board chair Wayne Griffith. Foy
was the 2005 “Distinguished Alumnus.” She has served as
the MCCC “Alumni Historian” for many years and was president
of both the Nursing Alumni and MCCC Alumni Associations. During her
tenure she organized alumni picnics and was involved in phone-a-thons
for the college. A 1970 graduate of Mercer’s Nursing program,
Foy returned to the college as a staff member, serving as a staff
nurse and an instructor in the Nursing program. She has also worked
as a nurse at The Medical Center at Princeton and for the federal
Page Distributing Company’s Lou Natale and Chris Natale received
the “Community Service Award.” Pictured, from left,
are Chris Natale, his wife, Michelle, MCCC president Robert Rose,
board chairman Wayne Griffith, and Pat and Lou Natale.
For many years
the company has supported the college’s annual golf outing
and dinner dance. Chris Natale serves as a member of the MCCC Foundation
Board. He chairs the Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction.
The company supports numerous community groups.
National Bank (YNB), 2005 “Distinguished Corporate Friend,”
became the first major sponsor of the college’s new Conference
Center, completed in 2003 on the West Windsor campus. The
facility’s atrium is named for the bank.
left are MCCC president Robert Rose, Timothy Losch, YNB's executive
vice president, Nina Melker, YNB's first senior vice president,
and MCCC board chairman Wayne Griffith.Losch has been president
of the college’s Foundation Board for the past 12 years. Melker
has served on the dinner dance committee for the past ten years.
Community College’s dean of College Advancement, Bill Mate,
was honored at the gala for his years of outstanding service to the
college. From left are Timothy Losch of Yardville National Bank, chairman
of the college Foundation Board, Bill Mate, MCCC president Robert
Rose, and board chairman Wayne Griffith.
Gala Dinner Dance Information
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