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originally published: 09/07/2022

(RINGOES, NJ) — The RVCC Foundation raised over $127,000 at the 18th Annual RVCC Foundation Golf Classic, held June 20 at Copper Hill Country Club in Ringoes. The RVCC Foundation is the fundraising arm of Raritan Valley Community College. It provides the resources that enable the College to enhance its programs beyond public sources and tuition fees and to maintain its position as a leading academic institution and one of the most important sources of culture and continuing education in Somerset and Hunterdon counties.

The RVCC Foundation Golf Classic is the biggest in-person fundraising event of the year, and this year’s Classic has attracted some 55 sponsors, including title sponsor, Structural Concepts, Inc. Net proceeds golf outing and auction will support RVCC scholarships, education programs, and other institutional priorities.

18th Annual RVCC Foundation Golf Classic raises over $127,000

This year, 126 enthusiastic golfers – many local businesses – took part in the event, which included a 50/50 raffle, corkscrew, silent auction and live auction. Highlights of the day included the singing of the national anthem by RVCC student and music major Victoria Mango (class of 23), and remarks by Rebecca Purnell, RVCC’s class student kick-off speaker 22, and Malachi White, a student athlete. of the RVCC men’s basketball team and a 23-year-old RVCC class member. Both Purnell and White shared their experiences at the College and described how RVCC transformed their journey and helped them succeed and thrive.

For more information on College or RVCC Foundation support, or to participate in the 19th Annual RVCC Foundation Golf Classic, contact Mike Marion at 908-648-8567 or [email protected]

18th Annual RVCC Foundation Golf Classic raises over $127,000

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, New Jersey. Ranked by WalletHub.com and Niche.com as the #1 community college in New Jersey, RVCC has served as an academic and cultural center for residents of Somerset and Hunterdon County for more than 50 years.

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RVCC has been recognized nationally for its community service, environmental stewardship and commitment to diversity. It houses a planetarium, a science education institute and a 3M observatory; a theater offering professional shows for all ages; and an honors college for high achieving students. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as professional education and professional development courses.

PHOTOS: (TOP) RVCC student and music major Victoria Mango, class of 23, is about to sing the national anthem to start the 18th annual RVCC Foundation Golf Classic tournament. (MIDDLE) Student-athlete Malachi White (class of 23), a member of the RVCC men’s basketball team, describes his journey and how the RVCC has helped him (BOTTOM) RVCC President Michael J. McDonough, congratulates Rebecca Purnell, RVCC class of 22, after her inspiring words

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