The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

October 8, 2013

DACC marks Founders’ Day

The Commercial-News

DANVILLE — Danville Area Community College will hold a Founders’ Day Celebration at noon Oct. 18 in the Bremer Conference Center. Luncheon tickets are $15; attendance at the Founders’ Program at 1 p.m. is free of charge. However, people must RSVP for the luncheon by Friday by calling 443-8768 or e-mail Registration and meet the honorees begins at 11:30 a.m.

This year’s program honorees are: Danville District 118, founding organization for DACC; Peggy Gardner, first and only secretary who worked for all five past presidents; Marjorie Holmes, first dean of women; Lou and Sybil Mervis, founding community members; and Marilyn Satterwhite, founder of business division.

Reservations may be paid in advance at the DACC cashier’s office (by cash, check or credit card), or by mailing a check (made payable to DACC) to: DACC Marketing Department, 2000 E. Main St., Danville, IL 61832. Include the names of those attending the luncheon for nametags.