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Grossmont-Cuyamaca College Chancellor is Guest Speaker


November 10, 2009 (El Cajon, CA) . . . Friends of East County Arts, Inc., celebrating their 25th year of supporting the arts in East County, will present its Annual Holiday Tea at the Ronald Reagan Community Center, Thursday December 3rd from 1pm to 3pm. 


This year’s event promises participants an afternoon of delicious tea and sandwiches, entertainment, a Chinese auction and raffle prizes. Musical entertainment will be provided by Caprice Strings of La Mesa.


The guest speaker will be Dr. Cindy L. Miles, Chancellor of the 29,000 student Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. Dr. Miles assumed the position of Chancellor in March of this year following a four year stint at Hialeah Campus of Miami Dade College. Dr. Miles focuses on the issues and needs facing community college students and has spearheaded efforts to improve both student retention and academic success.


Friends of East County Arts, Inc. is a philanthropic 501 c(3) organization of 100 members who volunteer time and energy to further the growth and development of audiences for the visual and live performing arts and to support the fine arts and artists in the Greater East San Diego County.  The organization has contributed more than $500,000.00 to arts-based programs in the community.


Seating will be limited. Tickets for the Holiday Tea are $30.00 per person. Contact: Bonnie Fredensborg at 619-442-6031 for tickets and additional information.

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