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Tickets On Sale: Housatonic Community College Foundation’s 9th Annual Gala Taking Place April 21st and Celebrating College’s 50th Anniversary

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Come to a spirited gala to support the Housatonic Community College Foundation and honor the 50th Anniversary of Housatonic Community College on Saturday, April 21st. Visit for tickets and information. (contributed photo)
BRIDGEPORT, CT - Tickets are now on sale for the 9th Annual Housatonic Community College Foundation Gala. The event, taking place on Saturday, April 21s in the stunning new Lafayette Atrium, will feature a lively new format with a spirited cocktail party, music, dancing, food tastings, inspiring speakers and exciting student performances.

The evening will provide important funds for student scholarships and will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the College. The Allison Family Foundation and Robert D. Scinto will be honored for their philanthropy. Additional event proceeds will provide funds for student advising and academic programs of the College. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit or call 203-332-5156.

The 2018 HCC Award Winners include: The Allison Family Foundation will receive the Friend of The College Award, Robert D. Scinto will receive the Community Service Award, the Distinguished Alumni Award will go to Hon. Judge Eddie Rodriguez Jr. and the Young Alumni Award will be presented to Dr. Yusuff Abdu.

“Each year, we honor the inspiring accomplishments of those making a significant impact on our community,” said Fiona Hodgson, Executive Director, Housatonic Community College Foundation. “With a new, exciting event format, and a joyful celebration of the College’s 50th anniversary, the event will be a spectacular and memorable evening.”

Tickets begin at $150 and advance tickets are now on sale. Visit for more information. The event will take place on the Housatonic Community College campus, in the stunning new space of Lafayette Hall. The College is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in Bridgeport, CT.

The Housatonic Community College Foundation is grateful for the generous support of corporate sponsors who are making this year’s gala possible: Bigelow Tea, People’s United Bank, Premier Graphics, Brewport, and media sponsor, Hearst Media. To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Fiona Hodgson, or call 203-332-5078.

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