Livingston Division of Genesee Community College's Scholarship Campaign Begins, Led by Toni Ann Moore

Toni Ann Moore of Leicester, NY, Chief Clerk of Livingston County Surrogate's Court is serving as chair of the Livingston Division of the Genesee Community College Foundation's annual campaign. Ms. Moore, an active member of the Genesee Community College Foundation Board, said that she has viewed first-hand the benefit of scholarships for worthy and deserving students.

"The campaign theme, Our Best Investment, illustrates the importance of encouraging the men and women in our community to seek higher education and to be trained in crucial fields such as technology, criminal justice and health care that are needed in the workforce right here in Livingston County," Ms. Moore said. "The presence of two campus centers within our borders, one in Dansville and one in Lakeville, eases access and admission to the College." She added that by working together through Genesee's scholarship program, we support our own students and our community.

Scholarships attract students with high academic potential to the classrooms; help retain students who otherwise may be at risk of dropping out due to financial concerns, and, again, supports our local economy by training our work force in needed skills.

The leaders and volunteers of the Livingston County campaign are:•Roger Christiano of Batavia, President, Christiano Cellular, Geneseo•Carol Carey of Geneseo, Vice President and Manager, HSBC Bank USA, Geneseo Office•Jody Tonkery of Wayland, Vice President / Cluster Manager, Community Bank, N.A., Livonia•Kelley Howard of Nunda, Branch Manager / Assistant Vice President, Wyoming County Bank, Lakeville •Lois Mann of Nunda, Branch Manager / Assistant Vice President, Wyoming County Bank, Dansville•Roberta Klapper of Pavilion, Office Manager, Linwood Turf Equipment, Linwood•Susan Colegrove of Dansville, Branch Manager, Community Bank, NA, Dansville•Gary Kone of Avon, President, FTT Manufacturing, Inc., Geneseo•Lisa Grosse of Nunda, Administrative Assistant, Livingston County Government Center•Carolyn Scoppa of Dansville, Retail Services Officer, Community Bank, N.A., Dansville•Susan Beachel of Leicester, Secretary, Livingston County Court System•Diana Williams of Avon, Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager, the Bank of Castile, Avon•Susan DeMuth of Dansville, President, Shapes Etc., Dansville•Donna Brokaw of Dansville, Assistant Manager, Community Bank, N.A., Dansville•Doreen Webster of Brockport, Vice President and Branch Manager, National Bank of Geneva, Caledonia

The Genesee Community College Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing service and support to Genesee Community College. A thirty-member board of directors comprised of local business and civic leaders leads the board. The Foundation, formed in the mid-eighties to provide philanthropic support to the College, provided 506 scholarships to Genesee students last year. Please give generously to this year's campaign.

Gifts may be sent to the Genesee Community College Foundation, One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020. For further information, write to the address above, or to foundation@genesee.edu orcall (585) 345-6809.

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