Niagara County Community College Foundation board members Jimmy Cancemi (Class of 1968) Geri Sdao and Ron Winkley ('78) have been named the honorary co-chairs of the 27th annual Niagara County Community College Foundation Scholarship Gala.
The event, with proceeds to benefit the NCCC Foundation scholarships, will be held Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St. The evening will open with a recognition ceremony for distinguished student scholarship recipients and distinguished alumni honorees. The gala will also feature gourmet stations prepared by NCCC culinary and baking and pastry arts students. A silent auction and raffles will also be held throughout the evening.
The NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala will offer guests a tour through the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, the 90,000-square-foot facility that includes teaching kitchens, Savor fine-dining restaurant, The Wine Boutique, La Patisserie, Old Falls Street Deli and a Barnes & Noble culinary-themed store.
The NCCC Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in scholarships to deserving students since its inception in 1987.
Tickets for the gala are $125 per person and are available for purchase by calling the NCCC foundation office at 716-614-5910 or online at niagaracc.suny.edu/foundation