Sixth Annual Criminal Justice Roundup for Scholarships set for Oct. 23

INA, Ill. (Oct. 9, 2017) – The sixth annual Criminal Justice Roundup for Scholarships fundraiser is returning later this month to raise money for Rend Lake College students. The event is set for 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 in the Mt. Vernon Event Center, Salon C, formerly the Holiday Inn, in Mt. Vernon.

During the fundraiser, RLC faculty and one student scholarship recipient will address the audience about current events in the program. Students, family, friends, and patrons are invited to partake of hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar throughout the evening.

ScholarshipRecipients2016WSix of the eight scholarship recipients were in attendance during the 2016 Criminal Justice Roundup for Scholarships. They are, FROM LEFT, Megan Kluck (Bluford), Eric Field (Mt. Vernon), Ashly Brown (Sesser), Blake Miller (Thompsonville), Alexus Johnson (Bluford), Devin Williams (Odin), and RLC Professor Ron Meek. Click on the image for a larger view.
(ReAnne Palmer / RLC Public Information)

Annually, the evening brings in funds for students from individual donors, local law enforcement agencies, college faculty and staff, and many others. Last year, the program raised over $3,000 during the event.

The cost to attend the fundraiser is $25. Those wishing to attend should RSVP to Ron Meek at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1239 or by Monday, October 16.

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