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Mike Nevin, Rosanne Foust and Marie Batton to be Honored at
Notre Dame de Namur University's 2013 President's Gala

State Senator Jerry Hill, Master of Ceremonies

Belmont, Calif., April 3, 2013 — Three outstanding individuals who have demonstrated the service and commitment that characterizes the Notre Dame de Namur community— the late Mike Nevin, philanthropist Marie A. Batton, and Councilmember Rosanne S. Foust '02.— will be honored at the NDNU 2013 President's Gala. The Gala will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame.

Mike Nevin, former mayor of Daly City and executive director of the Service League of San Mateo County, will be honored posthumously with the Community Spirit Award for his devotion to social justice and inspirational efforts to improve the quality of life for others. Marie A. Batton, president and CEO of the W.F. and Marie Batton Foundation, will be receiving the first President's Legacy Award for her outstanding contributions to education and her leadership, generosity, vision and commitment to the values of the Sisters of Notre Dame and the university. Councilmember Rosanne S. Foust '02 will be receiving the Alumna of Distinction Award for her professional excellence and leadership and exceptional contributions to the community.

Master of Ceremonies, California State Senator Jerry Hill will lead this elegant evening that includes a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and entertainment, as well as a live auction and raffle. For more information please go to ndnu.edu/gala.

Notre Dame de Namur University is an independent Catholic, coeducational institution serving 2000 students. Founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame of Namur, Belgium in 1851 and chartered by the state in 1868, NDNU maintains a strong commitment to social justice and community engagement. The University is fully accredited and offers 21 liberal arts and career preparation undergraduate programs, and 12 graduate degrees and four credentials. The 50-acre campus is located in Belmont, just south of San Francisco. For more information visit www.ndnu.edu.

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Contact:
Claire Karoly
650-508-3713
ckaroly@ndnu.edu