Voorhees’ UNCF Corporate and Community Luncheon set for Oct. 19

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Voorhees’ UNCF Corporate and Community Luncheon set for Oct. 19

September 22, 2016

Voorhees College will hold its third annual UNCF Corporate and Community Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at noon in the Leonard E. Dawson Health and Human Resources Center. 

The purpose of this luncheon is to bring corporate and community leaders in Bamberg County and the surrounding areas together in providing scholarship support to students at Voorhees College and to highlight past scholarship recipients in an effort to showcase the benefits of giving.

Current and previous scholarship recipients will be recognized during the event. 

The emcee for this year’s luncheon will be Von Gaskin, meteorologist at WIS-TV in Columbia, S.C. Gaskin has an extensive background in tropical forecasting, severe weather tracking, and radar interpretation. 

She has been on the WIS meteorologist team for six years. Prior to WIS-TV, she worked at WNCT-TV in Greenville, N.C., WWAY-TV in Wilmington, N.C., and WPDE-TV in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Gaskin graduated from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. She later earned a Master of Science degree from Mississippi State University in geo-sciences. She is married to Anthony Gaskin, and they have three children. 

Tickets to the UNCF Corporate and Community Luncheon are $25 per person. Sponsorships are also available. All tickets and sponsorships should be purchased by Oct. 3.

To purchase tickets and sponsorships, contact Teesa Brunson, associate vice president for institutional advancement, at 803-780-1194 or via email at tbrunson.edu. In addition, information can be found at www.voorhees.edu