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Date: July 25, 2003
Contact: Elizabeth Homan, 240-567-7970;
Steve Simon, 240-567-7952

“Hello, Connie… You’re Looking Swell, Connie”
Montgomery College Tribute to Connie Morella Raises Nearly $27,000

            The Montgomery College Alumni Association hosted a special benefit performance of the Summer Dinner Theater musical “Hello, Dolly!” and a tribute to former Congresswoman Connie Morella on Sunday, July 20.   

More than 200 people attended the event, held in the Theater Arts Arena on the Montgomery College-Rockville Campus, to salute Morella’s 15-year career as a Montgomery College English professor and her 24 years in public office.  The highlight of the evening was Morella’s surprise appearance in a dress inspired by the “Hello, Dolly!” character, Dolly Levi.

 All proceeds from “Hello, Connie” went to the new Connie Morella Endowment at Montgomery College.  This fund will enable the Montgomery College Foundation to award scholarships in Morella’s name to students who need financial assistance with their college education.  At this point, close to $27,000 has been raised for the endowment.

Donations are still being accepted for the Connie Morella Endowment at Montgomery College.  For additional information, please contact the Montgomery College Alumni Office at 240-567-5378.

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