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MCC Foundation’s Annual Auction Features Tastes of the Orient

The Monroe Community College Foundation’s 9th annual Gold Star Gala, presented by M&T Bank, benefits student scholarships and innovative programs at Monroe Community College. The gala will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2007 at Locust Hill Country Club. Culinary and wine experts will treat guests to an Asian-fusion dining experience, complete with sakes and wines—leading to a live auction led by Dixon Schwabl Advertising Managing Partner Howie Jacobson.

Max of Eastman Place/Max on the Lake Chef Tony Gullace and Locust Hill Chef Jason Walker will prepare Asian-fusion themed appetizers and a multiple-course dinner respectively. MCC alumna Sarah Pamatat, sommelier at Shintaro at the Bellagio Las Vegas, will return to Rochester to share her extensive knowledge of sake and international wines with guests. Silent and live auction items will include exclusive sailing cruises, golf outings, original art and jewelry, premium wines and a variety of culinary experiences.

Tickets are $150 per person; $1,200 for tables of eight. Please call the MCC Foundation at x1500 for tickets and information.

The Monroe Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit corporation that seeks and secures private funds to supplement Monroe Community College’s traditional revenue sources. Through its ongoing efforts, it provides scholarship assistance, faculty enrichment program, funding for educational equipment and seed money for innovative programs.

Renee St. Louis
MCC Foundation