DANIELSON, CT — The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation, once again, has raised the bar in their fundraising efforts to ensure that the residents of Northeast Connecticut have access to an affordable higher education. Events this fall will raise $120,000 to support a debt-free education.
The 26th Annual Golf Tournament was held on Wednesday, September 19, at Connecticut National Country Club, Putnam, CT. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and players, the Foundation raised $70,000 at this year’s outing. First Place Team, with a score of 56, included Brendan, Jared and Michael Meehan, and Ryan Salvas.
The fifth Annual Tackle the Trail,TM 20 mile chipped time race will take place on Saturday, October 20 from Pomfret, CT to Willimantic, CT. The race is open to individuals and teams with a registration cut-off date of October 10th. Runners have registered from across all New England states. The 2017 race winners included first place male John Xeller, 2:11:16 and first place female Amanda Rossolimo, 2:21:39, which was a course record. More than 300 runners are expected and the event will raise $50,000.
Proceeds from both events enable a debt-free education at QVCC. A special thanks to all the gracious sponsors for both events. Registration and race details can be found at www.qvcc.edu/tacklethetrail . Questions regarding the race should be directed to Race Director, Monique Wolanin, 860.932.4174.
The QVCC Foundation Mission is to raise funds so all residents of northeast Connecticut have the opportunity to attend QVCC regardless of income and to support educational excellence, technological advancement, and professional development at the College. The Foundation also serves as the Regional Advisory Council to the College.
Released October 4, 2018