SJC to Hold 27th Annual Dinner Dance and Monte Carlo Night

BROOKLYN AND PATCHOGUE, NY – October 23, 2009 – St. Joseph’s College will hold its 27th Annual Dinner Dance and Monte Carlo Night on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y. Cocktails and casino begin at 6 p.m.; dinner and dancing will immediately follow at 7:30 p.m. Guests participating in the Monte Carlo will be awarded prizes only; no cash winnings will be given. Proceeds from this event will benefit student scholarships.

This year’s business affair, which is being co-chaired by Ken Meyer of Clare Rose, Inc., and S. Elizabeth A. Hill, C.S.J., J.D., president of St. Joseph’s College, will honor Lisa Rose ’97 with both the 2009 Distinguished Citizen and the Outstanding Alumna awards.

Lisa Rose ’97 is a third generation employee of Clare Rose, Inc., one of the largest Anheuser-Busch wholesalers in the nation. Former CEO and president of the family business, Ms. Rose currently serves on the company’s board. A devoted alumna and trustee of St. Joseph’s College, she is active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital and the Culinary Arts Board at Suffolk County Community College. In 2003, Ms. Rose received the Hospitality Excellence Award for professionalism from Suffolk County Community College.

For more information on the St. Joseph’s College Dinner Dance and Monte Carlo Night, please contact the College’s Office of Institutional Advancement at 631.687.2655. Individual tickets and various levels of sponsorship are available for purchase.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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