Santa Ana College Foundation Month Year
A History of Success, A Future of Promise

Hello Friend,

Happy New Year! We are excited for another year for our students and our community here at Santa Ana College. Welcome to the first issue of 2008! This January issue of the Santa Ana College Foundation e-newsletter is your monthly source for timely information on the Foundation's programs, important news and events from the college, opportunities for giving, and more. Enjoy!

Erlinda J. Martinez, Ed.D.
President, Santa Ana College

Pageant of Trees Raised Record Funds and Holiday Cheer

Image 1Hundreds of happy holiday guests attended the December 4th Pageant of the Trees hosted for the fifth consecutive year by title sponsor First American Corporation. The event generated a record-setting net of $41, 848.43 to benefit Santa Ana College students and programs.

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Building a Legacy

Image 2At the age of 21, Tony Bucio came to this country from Mexico to work with his uncle repairing cars. An only child raised since age one by a single mom, he wanted to find a good job and help out his hard-working mother.

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A Gentle Giant Says Farewell

Image 3On December 28, 2007, Santa Ana College said farewell to one of its most beloved administrative officers, with the retirement of Thom B. Hill from the post of Dean of the Fine and Performing Arts Division. For the past 17 years, Thom has been responsible for the disciplines of art, dance, journalism, music, photography, speech communications, television/video and theatre.

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Ways To Give
SAC Web Site
Foundation Web Site
Alumni Web Site
Alumni Hall of Fame
Alumni Registration


Jon Voget

“Santa Ana College was very helpful to me and my family in a period of transition,” says Jon Voget, executive director of the Santa Ana YMCA and new member of the SAC President’s Circle. “It offered me alternative roads to the education I wanted.”

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Web Site News
Two important new features have been added to our web sites. We encourage you to take advantage of both.

Foundation Site
"Donate Now" button on the home page makes online giving quick and easy.
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Alumni Site
"Join & Connect" section enables alumni to find and connect with each other.
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