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

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July 8th event’s proceeds to benefit HCCC students and the College’s growth and development.

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.

Complete information on the July 8th Golf Outing, including registration and dress code details may be obtained by phoning the College’s Office for Development at 201-360-4006 or emailing Mr. Sansone at jsansone@hccc.edu.

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