As chair of the steering committee for the recent inauguration festivities at Eastern Mennonite University, I want to take this opportunity to thank the community for helping us to celebrate the inauguration of our new president. The support of community was evidenced by many of you who participated in or attended inaugural events, and also by the many local businesses that helped us prepare for the week of inaugural events. We want to thank the following businesses for donating and/or discounting materials for the reception, ceremony and Twilight on the Plaza events:
and the following restaurants and businesses for assistance with food:
Spotswood Country Club staff provided valuable assistance with the Inaugural President’s Golf Tournament, and the following businesses sponsored the tournament which raised $9,000 for the Loren and Pat Swartzendruber Endowed Scholarship Fund:
The Harrisonburg Rescue Squad provided emergency backup assistance on Inaugural day.
In addition, we want to thank the following businesses for their assistance with publicity:
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We are reminded again that the community of support for EMU is broad and deep.
With our heartfelt thanks,