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Step Up To The Plate Employee Campaign

Each year, the Hudson Valley Community College Foundation organizes an employee campaign to encourage faculty and staff to contribute to the Foundation’s Annual Fund. The theme of this year’s campaign was “Step Up to the Plate.”

Step Up To The Plate Employee Campaign Opening Ceremony
March 30, 2006

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President Drew Matonak threw out the first pitch in the Step Up To The Plate Employee Campaign. President Drew Matonak threw out the first pitch in the "Step up to the Plate" Employee Campaign. Vice President for Institutional Advancement Sarah Boggess, welcomes employees as the Employee Campaign is kicked off on March 30, 2006. She stressed that private donations are key to Hudson Valley's success. Vice President for Institutional Advancement Sarah Boggess welcomes employees as the Employee Campaign is kicked off on March 30, 2006. She stressed that private donations are key to Hudson Valley's success.
Assistant Professor Michael Such '77, talked about why giving is so important to him. 'The financial support offered through the Foundation each year helps to support the pursuits of many deserving individuals from our college community.' Assistant Professor Michael Such '77 talked about why giving is so important to him. "The financial support offered through the Foundation each year helps to support the pursuits of many deserving individuals from our college community." Director of Financial Aid Lisa M. Van Wie, spoke to the crowd and remarked, 'I believe that all of us contribute to the success of our students and to the vitality of our institution.' Director of Financial Aid Lisa M. Van Wie spoke to the crowd and remarked, "I believe that all of us contribute to the success of our students and to the vitality of our institution."
Who wants ice cream? To celebrate past successes, the Foundation threw an ice cream social for employees at the Kick off event. Who wants ice cream? To celebrate past successes, the Foundation hosted an ice cream social for employees at the kick-off event.  

Step Up To The Plate Employee Campaign Closing Ceremony
May 5, 2006

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Employees who contributed to the Annual Fund were treated to a lunch-time celebration at the Joseph L. Bruno Stadium. President Drew Matonak thanks employees for their support. Employees who contributed to the Annual Fund were treated to a lunch-time celebration at the Joseph L. Bruno Stadium. President Drew Matonak thanks employees for their support. Kaysa Purtell assists President Matonak with the prize drawings. Employees who donated to the Annual Fund had the opportunity to win a variety of prizes, including Southwest Airline tickets, a digital camera, and a six-month YMCA membership. Kaysa Purtell assists President Matonak with the prize drawings. Employees who donated to the Annual Fund had the opportunity to win a variety of prizes, including Southwest Airline tickets, a digital camera, and a six-month YMCA membership.
Marv LeRoy, the Foundation´┐Żs director of major gifts, serves up a pitch. Marv LeRoy, the Foundation’s director of major gifts, serves up a pitch. Financial Aid Director Lisa Van Wie takes a swing. Financial Aid Director Lisa Van Wie takes a swing.
Mark Schmiedeshoff, director of the Center for Careers and Employment, takes a cut at a pitch. Mark Schmiedeshoff, director of the Center for Careers and Employment, takes a cut at a pitch.