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Dr. Fran Peretti and ...
www.guenoc.com, 9 Aug 2000 [cached]
Dr. Fran Peretti and Guenoc Valley College
takes the Reins for Guenoc Valley College
Lake County welcomes Dr. Fran Peretti
, who brings renewed zest and energy to the Guenoc Valley College project.In 1997 the Magoon family of Guenoc Winery gave 1,000 acres to Lake County for the creation of a four-year college devoted to leadership.Considerable funding is still necessary to make the college possible, and Dr. Peretti
has been enlisted to drive the campaign.A newcomer to Lake County, she
wants to see ground break for the college as quickly as possible. Fran PerettiPeretti has a rich background in communication and education.After receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, she soon became President of the Center for Creative Communications, consulting on health and education issues nationally and internationally.Serving as Associate Dean of the University of Pittsburgh from 1994 to 1999, she sat on a number of Boards for the State of Pennsylvania and the National Foundation for the Handicapped and United Cerebral Palsy. Dr. Peretti
already has a following.Frank Cammarata, CEO of the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce commented, "She's
terrific!I like her
car too," commenting on the silver Jaguar Dr. Peretti drives to her
, as she
prefers to be called, is determined to focus on informing the students and parents of the community of the potential of the college for our county and the youngsters in junior high and high school today.The Guenoc College spells opportunity and enrichment for our community.This college will be a reality sooner than anyone can imagine, with Fran
and Guenoc teaming up to enlist the hope and vision of our community.