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September 16, 2008


Peggy Cartwright
Director of Marketing and Public Relations

For Immediate Release


(Rancho Cucamonga) In recognition of Constitution Day, September 17, Chaffey College is hosting three events concurrently on the Chino, Fontana, and Rancho campuses. San Bernardino County Supervisors, Gary Ovitt and Josie Gonzales, will speak to Chaffey College students and staff during the lunchtime activities on the Chino and Fontana campuses respectively. While Rancho Cucamonga mayor, Donald Kurth, will be present on the Rancho campus.

According to federal law, colleges and universities are required to provide opportunities to learn about the Constitution on September 17, 2007, Constitution Day, in order to be eligible for Title IV federal funding. In accordance with the law Chaffey College administration has made copies of the constitution available to all students, staff and members of the community.

The Associated Student of Chaffey College invited Mayor Donald Kurth to speaking in the Student Activities Lounge on the Rancho Cucamonga Campus at 12:30 p.m. Mayor Kurth's presentation will be on how important your vote is and as Chaffey College students you need to be involved.

San Bernardino County Supervisor, Gary Ovitt will speak about local politics and education on the Chino Campus. This presentation will be held at the Main Instructional Building on the new Chino Campus at 12:30 p.m.

The Fontana Campus welcomes San Bernardino County Supervisor, Josie Gonzales. Supervisor Gonzales will present at 12:00 p.m. Lunch will be served and free constitutions distributed at all events.

For additional information regarding these events, contact the Chaffey College's marketing department at 909/652-6115.

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