Salute to Excellence

Salute to Excellence: A Celebration of Philanthropy and Outstanding Alumni

31st Annual Salute to Excellence
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center

Register for Salute to Excellence

Private Benefactor Reception 5:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. General Reception; 6:30 p.m. Dinner and Awards

 Salute to Excellence Award Recipient: ESL Charitable Foundation

Salute to Volunteerism Award: Dr. Alice Holloway Young

Business Formal Attire

Honorary Chairs: Presidents Emeriti Dr. Peter Spina and R. Thomas Flynn

Committee Chairs:
Flor Colón, Associate General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer, Xerox Corporation
Daniel Goldstein, President and CEO, Royal Oak Realty Trust

MCC Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees (Class of 2021):
Four distinguished alumni will be recognized for their professional
and personal achievements and civic excellence. 

Myra P. Appling Henry, Ed.D. ’09
President and CEO, YWCA Rochester and Monroe County
Ms. Erin L. Waller ’98
Product Manager, Invesco, Ltd.
Mr. Douglas E. Parker ’92
Senior Vice President, Sage Rutty & Company, Inc.
Mr. Joseph L. Searles, Jr.’89
Vice President and Chief Community Engagement Officer, Trillium Health

Opportunities for underwriting support are available.
Please email Ramona Englebrecht (, assistant director of donor engagement, at the Monroe Community College Foundation, or call 585.685.6176 for information.

The Monroe Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt not-for-profit organization.
Funds raised from events support scholarship assistance, faculty enrichment programs, funding for educational equipment and seed money for innovative programs.