The Celebration of Excellence, which combines the annual Barbara Carr McKee Scholarship Luncheon and the Keenan-Martine Endowment celebration, honors grant and scholarship recipients and pays tribute to the donors whose generosity makes all the difference.
The luncheon also offers a unique opportunity for St. Bonaventure benefactors to witness the culmination of a year of hard work by deserving scholarship recipients.
Last year’s luncheon, held April 22, 2016, at the Premier Banquet Center in Olean, N.Y., featured 18 student and faculty showcases and nearly 150 attendees.
The Timothy "Arch" Manning open golf tournament, held each summer in the Western New York area, benefits the Timothy J. Manning '85 Memorial Scholarship Fund for St. Bonaventure University.
This is the longest-running scholarship event at St. Bonaventure and classmates and family keep this great tradition going in honor of Tim, who was killed in a car accident in 1989. All proceeds from the golf outing and followup picnic gathering benefit the scholarship fund.
For more information, please call Kevin Curley at (585) 802-3707, or Kathleen Ryan of St. Bonaventure University at (800) 664-1273 option 1, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This annual golf outing was started in 2002 in memory of Rob Peraza, a 1994 St. Bonaventure graduate who was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center. Rob, who also earned his MBA at St. Bonaventure, was an outstanding rugby player during his time on campus.
The golf outing helps raise funds for "The Robert David Peraza Memorial Scholarship Fund," an endowed needs-based scholarship awarded to an incoming freshman rugby player.
For more information about the scholarship, please contact Billy Kelly at email@example.com.
To make a donation to the scholarship fund, contact Kathleen Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kathleen M. Ryan
Assistant Director of Development for Stewardship
St. Bonaventure University
P.O. Box 2500
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
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