Toni Ann Moore Leads Genesee Community College's Scholarship Campaign in Livingston County

Toni Ann Moore of Leicester, 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 is motivated by the goals of the campaign to encourage excellent students to attend Genesee, to promote the opportunity for an educated and trained workforce, and to provide access to all worthy and deserving students who may need a small amount of financial help to keep them enrolled in college.

"The campaign theme, Our Best Investment, emphasizes the importance of encouraging our men and women to seek higher educations, to be trained in crucial fields such as technology, criminal justice and health care that are needed in the workforce right here in our county," Ms. Moore said. "The presence of two campus centers within our county, one in Dansville and one in Lakeville, eases access and admission to the College.

"Each of us can help through our support of students through scholarships," Ms. Moore continued. "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, support our local economy by training our work force in needed skills."

Community campaign leaders and volunteers are:•Roger Christiano of Batavia, president, Christiano Cellular, Geneseo•Deb Fitch of Livonia, branch manager, Community Bank, N.A., Livonia•Kelley Howard of Nunda, branch manager/Assistant Vice President, Five Star Bank, Lakeville •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•Diana Williams of Avon, assistant vice president and branch manager, Bank of Castile, Avon•Donna Brokaw of Dansville, assistant manager, Community Bank, N.A., Dansville•Les Cole of Lakeville, president CRC, Caledonia•Mary Quinlan of Lakeville, retired associate dean, Lakeville Campus Center•Lori Cruz of Avon, branch manager, Bank of Castile, Retsof•Barbara Sciarrino of Leicester, president, Integrated Promotions, Leicester•Michele Cohen of Caledonia, Rotenberg & Co. LLP, Rochester

The Genesee Community College Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing service and support to Genesee Community College. It is led by a thirty-member board of directors comprised of local business and civic leaders. The Foundation, formed in the mid-eighties to provide philanthropic support to the College, provided 508 scholarships to Genesee students last year. Livingston County volunteers are in the field and letters have been sent to many county residents.

The Foundation requests that all community residents in Livingston County 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 or call (585) 345-6809.

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