December 12, 2017 Melissa Lamar

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Tunxis Community College Foundation and Advisory Board, Inc. held a fundraising breakfast on Nov. 17 at the Hartford Marriott Farmington that raised over $40,000 for student scholarships and college projects at Tunxis Community College. Vanessa Williams, founder and CEO of global executive coaching firm Leading Edge Consulting, addressed the audience on “Change—the Ultimate Driver of Our Ability to Compete in the New Economy, Boardroom and Community in the 21st Century.”

Dr. James Lombella, Interim President of Tunxis Community College, takes a moment at the breakfast with Vanessa Williams, CEO of Leading Edge Consulting, and Sal Vitrano, Esq., President of Tunxis Community College Foundation.

Major sponsors of the event included United Bank Foundation, Stanley Black & Decker, Mott Corporation, and Webster Bank.

Tunxis Community College Foundation, established in 1970, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization managed by a board of directors composed of business and community leaders. Its mission is to raise funds for Tunxis Community College to support scholarships, special learning projects, the arts and student veterans. Visit the Tunxis Foundation website at