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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Archbishop’s Columbus Day Breakfast is in New Haven


NEW HAVEN - The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools will hold its annual Archbishop’s Columbus Day Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 10 at Anthony’s Ocean View, Lighthouse Road, according to a release.


Proceeds from the event will provide scholarship grants to Catholic students in the Greater New Haven Catholic elementary schools, the release said.

FACS awards approximately $300,000 annually in tuition assistance to hundreds of students of all faiths, who attend Catholic elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of Hartford," the release said.

Archbishop Leonard Blair will be joined by guest speaker Kerry Robinson, the release said. Robinson, executive director of the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management, has written on the subjects of: philanthropy, development and faith, the release said. Robinson also is the founding editor of the "Catholic Funding Guide: A directory of Resources for Catholic Activities," now in its 8th edition, the release said.

Robinson’s "mission is to strengthen the affairs of the Church by harnessing the expertise and resources of Catholic senior level executives from all sectors in service" to the church, the release said.

Emcee for the breakfast will be Chuck Mascola, president of the Mascola Group advertising agency.

Sponsorship packages are available. Other opportunities include the purchase of advertisements in the event’s program book, the release said.

Individual tickets for the event are $75 per person. For a reservation call 860-761-7499 or visit facshartford.org for more information.


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