UPDATED on Dec. 13: The gift to be announced on Monday, Dec. 16 will now be the largest individual gift in the history of Monroe County Community College. Originally, the gift was to be $650,000. That gift amount has been increased by the donor to $1.1 million.
Joe Verkennes, Director of Marketing and Communications, (734) 384-4207 or (419) 343-3063,
MEDIA ALERT: $1.1 MILLION GIFT AND FACILITIES NAMING ANNOUNCEMENT
Dr. Kojo A. Quartey, President, Monroe County Community College; Victor S. Bellestri, Chair, The Foundation at MCCC; Sen. Dale Zorn (invited); Rep. Jason Sheppard (invited); Rep. Joseph Bellino, Jr.; Dr. Joshua Myers, Executive Director, The Foundation at MCCC; Gary Vajcner, Local Businessman and Philanthropist
Local businessman and philanthropist Gary Vajcner will make the largest donation by an individual to Monroe County Community College in its 55-year history – $1.1 million. MCCC officials will detail how the funds will be used, as well as announce the naming of two facility spaces in recognition of the gift.
Monday, December 16, 2019
Monroe County Community College
Audrey M. Warrick Student Services Building (Building A)
1555 S. Raisinville Rd.
Monroe, Mich. 48161
Note: After remarks in the Dining Room of Building A, photo opportunities will take place in the new commons area connecting the former East and West Technology Buildings, which are being renovated into a single structure. Please wear comfortable attire.