Le Moyne Hosts Annual Founders Day Gala
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … Le Moyne College hosts its annual Founders’ Day Gala on Friday, Nov. 19. The event, which benefits Le Moyne’s scholarship programs, begins at 6:30 p.m. in the College’s recreation center. posted on: 10/21/2010
In recognition of his life of dedicated service to his community and church, the College will present the Rev. Msgr. J. Robert Yeazel with the 2010 Simon Le Moyne Award, the highest honor given by Le Moyne.
Msgr. Yeazel currently serves as the pastor of Holy Cross Church in DeWitt, N.Y., where he ministers to 2,000 families. In addition, Bishop Robert Cunningham recently appointed him to the post of vicar general. In that capacity, he assists the bishop with the governance of the entire Diocese of Syracuse, which includes more than 285,000 Roman Catholics in seven counties. He also generously serves Le Moyne College as a member of the Board of Trustees.
Immediately preceding the Gala, a Mass will be celebrated, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Panasci Family Chapel. The Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham, D.D., J.C.L. will preside.
For more information on the Founders’ Day Gala, call (315) 445-4557.