Cañada College Celebrates its 50th Anniversary and Launches the Inaugural President’s Luncheon to Raise Funds for Promise Scholarships.

Wed, 10 October, 2018 at 3:50 pm

Redwood City, Calif. – October 9, 2018In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, Cañada College is launching its Inaugural President's Luncheon on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. The luncheon will bring community leaders together as a fundraiser to support the Cañada College Promise Scholars Program, a program which includes a full scholarship and comprehensive support services for first time, full time students for one year. The Luncheon also supports the President’s Innovation Fund which provides seed money for creative programs and services that better serve the student body.

The Inaugural President’s Luncheon will take place on Tuesday, October 23 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos.  This cost to attend the event is $50 at 11:30 a.m. and $75 to attend the Wine Networking portion at 11 a.m. prior to the luncheon.

Facebook and the San Mateo County Community College District Auxiliary Services & Enterprise Operations are the presenting sponsors for this event.  Other sponsors include: Dignity Health, San Mateo Community Colleges Foundation, Western Allied Mechanical, HGA Architects, San Mateo Credit Union, Greystar, IBEW 617, SAMCEDA, the Redwood City – San Mateo County Chamber, Arthur L. & Gloria R. Brown, Rosanne Foust & Jim Hartnett and Jackie Speier’s Office.

Corporate sponsorships are still available.  To register, donate or for more information, visit

About Cañada College: For 50 years, Cañada College has provided enriching and life-changing educational opportunities for the residents of San Mateo County. With the support and guidance from award-winning faculty and staff, residents can pursue certificates and degrees for career training or to serve as a transfer gateway to four-year colleges and universities. Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Cañada College offers hundreds of day, evening, and weekend courses in more than 40 quality instructional programs, including sciences, business, multi-media, medical assisting, the arts, and technical training. The College also provides extensive basic skills training and innovative student support services in counseling, orientation, certificate and degree planning, transfer assistance, and tutoring. Begin your Cañada College experience by visiting and follow us

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