Hudson County Community College Foundation Holding 11th Annual ‘Night at the Races’ Fundraiser on April 5

Posted: 4/1/2013
Jennifer Christopher, 201-360-4061, jchristopher@hccc.edu and Roger Jones, 201-200-1080, rj@j-a-c.com
JERSEY CITY, N.J. / March 28, 2013 — Families from the area are invited to gather for an evening of fun and goodwill on Friday, April 5, 2013 when the Hudson County Community College Foundation holds its 11th annual “Night at the Races” fundraiser.

The trotters race event will be held indoors at the Meadowlands Race Track, Pegasus East starting at 6 p.m. (post time is 7:15 p.m.). Proceeds will be dedicated to providing scholarships for deserving Hudson County Community College students and for the College’s growth and development. Tickets are $100 each and must be purchased in advance.

“Of all the events the Foundation holds, this is the one specifically designed for families and it has proved to be enjoyable to people of all ages and all interests,” said HCCC Vice President for Development Joseph Sansone.

The ticket price includes admission, general parking, racing program, TV monitors, pari-mutuel windows, guest seating, and an extensive buffet of fresh salads, appetizers, several hot entrees, carving and pasta stations, and dessert tables.

The HCCC Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation providing tax-exempt status to contributors. Established in 1997, the Hudson County Community College Foundation continues to play an integral role in the development of HCCC students, the College and the community and is dedicated to generating financial support for the College and its students, developing and awarding needs-based and merit scholarships, providing seed money for faculty programs, and providing for the College’s physical growth. Since its founding, the HCCC Foundation has provided scholarships to more than 1,000 students who otherwise might not have been able to pursue a college education.

For further information on the 2013 “Night at the Races” and tickets, please contact Joseph Sansone at (201) 360-4006 or jsansone@hccc.edu.