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Mount to honor significant contributors during Celebrating Milestones Scholarship Benefit

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The College of Mount St. Joseph will honor 15 people, the SC Ministry Foundation and the Sisters of Charity for their significant contributions to the history of the Mount throughout the last 50 years at the Celebrating Milestones Scholarship Benefit. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 6-9 p.m. at Music Hall.

Those being honored and serving as Honorary Chairs include:
• Jean Patrice Harrington, SC
Former Mount President

• Francis Marie Thrailkill, OSU
Former Mount President

• SC Ministry Foundation – Sally Duffy, SC

• Susan F. Castellini
Community Volunteer

• T. Jean Dowell
Retired, Mount Athletic Director and Basketball Coach

• Jean Frolicher ’52
Retired, Union Central Life

• Pat Frolicher ’51
Retired, AT&T

• Mary Ann Hater Haubner ’57
Retired, Mount Faculty and Department Chair

• John W. Hayden
Retired, CEO, The Midland Company

• Peg McPeak, CSJ
Retired, Mount Faculty and Department Chair

• John Pont (posthumous)
Former Football Coach

• George A. Schaefer, Jr.
Retired, CEO, Fifth Third Bancorp

• Michael T. Schueler
Owner, Henkle Schueler & Associates

• Pat Shibinski
Retired, Mount Faculty, Department Chair and Athletic Director

• Peter S. Strange
Chairman, Messer Inc.

• Marty Waggoner ’58 (posthumous)
Retired, Mount Faculty

“The Mount’s history is rich with those significant people who gave their time, talent and financial contributions to the College over the past 50 years,” said Mount President Tony Aretz, Ph.D. “This is an opportunity to recognize them for their contributions and look forward to the many changes to come.”

Tim Massa, a Mount board of trustee member, and his wife, Lisa (Bell) Massa ’89, will serve as the chairs of the event. Tim is the vice president of human resources at Kroger. They live in Sycamore Township.

All proceeds from Celebrating Milestones Scholarship Benefit go toward the general scholarship fund at the Mount, which provides scholarships for more than 700 deserving students each year.

Vision sponsors include the SC Ministry Foundation and The Cincinnati Insurance Companies. Milestones sponsors include The Kroger Co. and Western & Southern. Groundbreaking sponsors include Esther Price Candies, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc., Modern Office Methods, The Schueler Group of Companies, and U.S. Bank are just a few of the sponsors.

The evening begins with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the program. Tickets are $100/person, $200/couple. Visit for more information on the event or sponsorship opportunities.

The College of Mount St. Joseph is an undergraduate and graduate Catholic college that provides an interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional curriculum emphasizing values, service and social responsibility.