Last night, on behalf of the College, I hosted a wonderful holiday celebration dinner. The work of our culinary students absolutely shined and all enjoyed a great, festive evening. Attending were members of the College Board of Trustees, the FVTC Foundation Board, staff, long time donors, community partners and families that created new endowment funds with the Foundation in 2011.
It was my privilege to introduce and honor the wonderful donors of twelve (yes, 12!) new endowment funds, each representing commitments of $10,000 or more to the work of our Foundation. And most of these gifts are being directed to support student scholarships. I’m particularly proud that many of these donors are members of the FVTC staff or retirees. And I continue to be impressed that commitments at this level are being made by our management staff, faculty and support staff. Here are the new endowment funds for 2011: Continue reading “Celebrating an Incredible Season of Giving”