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'Casino Night' Benefiting Thomas Glasser Scholarship Fund Set for Nov. 14


SUMMIT, NJ - The Thomas Glasser Memorial Scholarship Fund will hold its second annual "Casino Night" fundraiser November 14 at the Summit Elks Club.

The Fund, began by the late Thomas I. Glasser -- a Summit resident who lost his life in the World Trade Center disaster on 9/11 -- provides financial assistance to any graduating Summit High School student wishing to pursue a degree in law enforcement or criminal justice, and also to the children of active and retired Summit Police officers.

Events are held throughout the year in support of the Fund, to which members of the community are invited and encouraged to attend. "Casino Night," scheduled from 7-11 p.m., will include Drinks, Appetizers, Dessert, Tricky Tray Prizes, and -- of course -- "chips," all for the admission price of $50 per person.
In 2015, for the fourteenth consecutive year, the Thomas I. Glasser Memorial Scholarship Fund was able to assist a group of young men and women with their college tuition.
The 2015 recipients included: Brian Rabasca (Hobart University); Michael Rabasca (Ithica College); Mary VanNatta (Quinnipiac University); Nicole Bazalar (Sacred Heart University); Lauren Mason (Wingate University); Colm Dougherty (Gettysburg College); Aidan Dougherty (Villanova University); Austin Alexy (Rutgers University); Shannon Lyons (Raritan Valley College); James Gonnella (Binghamton University); Rebecca Proctor (Roanoke College); Kelly Weck (Pace University).
For ticket purchase and further information, call 908-598-1295, ext. 2225.
The Summit Elks Club is located at 40 Maple Street.

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