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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity

Hudson Valley Community College to Launch Most Ambitious Fundraising Initiative in its 55-Year History – First Such Endeavor

CONTACT: Paula Monaco (518) 629-8071 or (518) 378-3835
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, May 27, 2008

WHO: Hudson Valley Community College President, Drew Matonak
Albany Medical Center CEO & President and Honorary Campaign Chairman, James Barba
WHAT: News conference and photo opportunity

Thursday, May 29, 2008
3:30 p.m. – news conference


Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy
Maureen Stapleton Theatre lobby
Parking: Lot B is recommended.


The news conference will, for the first time, publicly share the details about a comprehensive campaign for the Hudson Valley Community College Foundation. This is the first time that the college has launched such a campaign and is the most ambitious fundraising effort it has undertaken in its 55-year history.

Members of the media also are invited to attend the kick-off celebration at 4 p.m. in the Siek Campus Center lobby adjacent to the Maureen Stapleton Theatre. In attendance will be business and community leaders, as well as Hudson Valley’s board of trustees and administrators.

Additional photo opportunity: Attendees will be given campus tours that showcase campaign target areas.