Lake Forest Park Rotary Foundation presents $13,000 to SCC Veterans' Emergency Assistance Fund

Monday, April 28, 2014

From left: Mark McVeety - SCC Foundation President, Kim Thompson - SCC Dean of Students, Rosemary Whiteside - SCC Veterans' Advisor, Chuck Paulson - Lake Forest Park Rotary Foundation Treasurer, Dwight Thompson - Lake Forest Park Rotary Foundation VP and Auction Chair, Paul Sundberg - Lake Forest Park Rotary Auction Co-Chair and Ken Noreen - SCC Foundation Board Member


On April 22, The Lake Forest Park Rotary Club Charitable Foundation presented a check for $13,000 from its recent Dinner and Auction, "Fund-a-Need" Raise the Paddle auction, 
to the Shoreline Community College Foundation's Veterans' Emergency Assistance Fund.

An honored guest at the event was acknowledged, veteran Steven Marron.

Funds will be available to the students for their needs while they are waiting the two or more months for their Veterans' Affairs funding to begin.

In a statement, Lake Forest Park Rotary Club said "We are pleased to be able to show our support for those who have served our country with valor."

The Rotary Foundation credited Ken Noreen, SCC Foundation member, for making them aware of the Veterans Emergency Fund.

SCC Foundation President Mark McVeety accepted the check on behalf of the Foundation, thanking the Rotary. "Not only do we thank you and appreciate this very generous donation I must also tell you that our entire table was thrilled and moved as we watched your members and guests so enthusiastically support the Veterans Assistance Fund of our Foundation. Thank you!" 

The members of the SCC  Foundation: Daryl Campbell,  Interim President; Mark McVeety, SCC Foundation President; Kim Thompson, SCC Dean of Students; MicheleAnderson, SCC Veterans' Program Coordinator;  Rosemary Whiteside, CC, Veterans' Advisor; and Lynn Yaw, SCC Foundation Program Manager; signed and presented a heartwarming letter thanking the Rotary club for their support.


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