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President’s Circle donors provide unrestricted support to Napa Valley College Foundation.  They are a select group of distinguished individuals and businesses whose generosity, qualities of leadership, and understanding of the Foundation and its mission inspire them to provide unrestricted support.

The President’s Circle donate between $500 and $25,000 annually in unrestricted funds dedicated to the area of greatest need. To become a President’s Circle member, make your donation today by donating online via PayPal or by printing this form (click blue text) and sending it to the NVC Foundation office, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway, Napa, CA  94558.

Donations to the President’s Circle are used to support the Napa Valley College Foundation’s fund development program, enhancing scholarship development, educational services, and facilities at Napa Valley College.

The Legacy Society is made up of individuals who have supported Napa Valley College with planned gifts through life insurance, IRA, or bank account beneficiaries, trusts, charitable gift annuities, real estate donations, and bequests.  To join the Legacy Society, please contact the NVC Foundation office.

  • Ms. Myrna Abramowicz
  • Ms. Donna R. Altes
  • Mr. David Aten (in the middle at right)
  • Judge Wm. L. Blanckenburg
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Bremer
  • Dr. Chris Burditt*
  • Mr. & Mrs. Alan Cash*
  • Mr. Fred Caspersen
  • Mr. Mark Cordeiro
  • Ms. Maureen Dolan & Mr. Jon Huttinger
  • Ms. Helen Dunlap*
  • Ms. Ann Evans
  • Dr. Bill Feddersen
  • Ms. Dolores H. Fischer*
  • Ms. Simone Fontaine
  • Mr. & Mrs. Gary Garaventa
  • Mrs. Julie Hall
  • Bill and Lona Hardy
  • Mr. John Heflebower
  • Mrs. Betty Hagedorn
  • Mr. Carlyle Johnson
  • Mr. Bruce Ketron
  • Mrs. Marian Long
  • Mr. & Mrs. Frank Lucier
  • Mr. David Mahaffey
  • Ms. Lorie L. Mazzaroppi
  • Mr. and Mrs. David W. Meyers*
  • Ms. Cate Merritt Murphy
  • Mr. Jeff Omodt
  • Mr. Michael Oster
  • Prof. Emeritus Dennis Paterson
  • Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Pedisich
  • Mr. Gerard Perez
  • Mrs. John Quigley
  • Dr. and Mrs. Hugh Reat*
  • Mr. Richard Rossi
  • Dr. Ed Shenk
  • Mr. & Mrs. Alan Skinner
  • Mrs. Bette Smith
  • Mr. and Mrs. Perry Teaff*
  • Ms. Evie Trevethan
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ken Tronstad
  • Ms. Judie Walter-Burke*
  • Dr. Diane Woodruff*
  • *Charter members

Ways to become a Legacy Society Member

  • Change your bank and/or securities account to distribute the remainder to the Foundation upon your death.
  • Designate the Foundation as the beneficiary of your IRA/401k and/or life insurance policy.

View more information about Legacy Society/Planned Giving.

Perpetual Recognition

Various buildings, rooms, and items have been named to honor individuals or groups who have made contributions to Napa Valley College. Please contact the Foundation Office, (707) 256-7170, if you're interested in providing a lasting legacy at Napa Valley College.

  • McPherson Administration Building (named for Harry McPherson, 1st College President 1942-1954)
  • McCarthy Library (named for Dr. Chris McCarthy, College President 2002-2009)
  • Trefethen Family Viticulture Center
  • Napa Valley Vintners Teaching Winery
  • Flag Pole: Napa College this campus dedicated to Truth ~ Liberty ~ Toleration, September 18, 1966, I. Thomas Zaragoza - Grand President, Native Sons of the Golden West
  • Anna Marie Amenda Korobkin Room, now Student Lounge off the Cafeteria
  • Dorothy Weed Vocal Lab in the Performing Arts Center 
  • Paul Ash Lobby in the Performing Arts Center
  • Loretta C. Silvagni Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center
  • Penny Pawl Practice Room in the Performing Arts Center
  • Wanda Lamb Practice Room in the Performing Arts Center
  • Dr. James B. & Suzanne Becker Bronk Practice Room in the Performing Arts Center
  • Napa Valley Choral Association Practice Room in the Performing Arts Center
  • William Bruno Santo, Bowie, Texas Practice Room in the Performing Arts Center
  • In Memory of Vincent W. Santo, Chicago, IL Practice Room in the Performing Arts Center
  • Glenna B. Santo, Plano, Texas Practice Room in the Performing Arts Center
  • Tammy K. Mair, Bellevue, WA Practice Room in the Performing Arts Center
  • Sweet Gramma’s Grove Planted for Lura Kirkpatrick in 1982 on her 80th Birthday by Glenda and Alexandre
  • Bronze Sculpture: Mama Bear Teaching Three Cubs to Fish in grateful recognition of Franco Vianello, Artist, Peter Bedford – Bedford Properties, and other Contributors, Napa Valley College, May 8, 1990 
  • Leaves of the Vine bronze sculpture by Richard Mendelson 2002 at the Viticulture Center & Teaching Winery
  • Betty Hagadorn Playground, Infant/Toddler Playground in the Child Development Center
  • James Diemer Drive (College President 1965- 1967)
  • Roy Patrick Drive (College President 1954- 1965)
  • Diane Woodruff Way (College President 1992- 2001)
  • Trees planted in memory Dr. James Diemer (college president), Richard Bieraugel (chemistry instructor).  Tree planted to honor Gladys Dallas, retired counselor. Rose garden on south side of library planted in memory of John Dallas.
  • Daughter’s of the American Revolution, many trees on campus
  • Mary Blanckenburg Flag Pole, Upper Valley Campus
  • Elisabeth Brereton Room, Upper Valley Campus
  • Dorothy Mirani Classroom, Upper Valley Campus
  • Belle Rhodes Teaching Kitchen, Upper Valley Campus
  • Native American Dedication Garden, Upper Valley Campus
  • Virginia Murdoff Grover Counseling Room, Upper Valley Campus
  • Jess and Mary Doud Remote Learning Center, Upper Valley Campus