For Immediate Release

Contact:Deborah Gilleran

Georgian Court University Offers Planned Giving Seminars

Lakewood, N.J., March 24, 2008—Learn how you can share your family values and build a legacy that is everlasting at the “Sharing Your Ideals with the Next Generation” seminar on Wednesday, April 9, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. or Thursday, April 17, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the North Dining Room on Georgian Court University’s Lakewood campus. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required; for these or more information, please contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or

In this planned giving workshop, you will learn how to plan your personal finances and pass along the beliefs you have worked a lifetime to create. Mary Pat Magee, Esq., an estate and trust planning attorney with the law firm of Neff, Aguilar, Cox, Magee, and DeMaio, and John Amirante, CFP, vice president of charitable services at Wachovia Trust, will facilitate the sessions and share their expertise.

This and future seminars are presented by the GCU Office of Planned Giving. The purpose of these seminars is to provide expert advice on helping others achieve a college education, financial planning for the future, and the complex financial and health issues involved in caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. Join us to learn how to make a difference in the present and in the future.

Future Planned Giving seminars at the Lakewood campus:

Gift Planning 101: A Seminar for Professional Advisors

Wednesday, April 23, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon or Thursday, May 1, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Little Theatre

Cost: $25; includes complimentary breakfast

Hosted by Georgian Court and the Community Medical Center Foundation, this professional forum will discuss gift planning issues advancing the education and professional expertise for advisors. The seminar will create an avenue for communication among gift-planning practitioners, providing them with timely information and keeping them aware of governmental and legislative issues in charitable giving. The guest speaker will be a representative from Wachovia Bank, N.A. CEU credits will be offered.

Health Economics Seminar for Caregivers

Wed., May 7, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

North Dining Room

Cost: Free

Caring for an elderly loved one suffering with Alzheimer’s or dementia is a real challenge—one that often requires the help of qualified home health professionals.  Hear from estate planning expert Robert Novy, Esq., of Novy & Associates, LLC, Counselors at Law, and Alzheimer’s expert Dr. Paul Brymine, DO, PA, consulting geriatrician and medical director for Bey Lea Nursing Home in Toms River, on these important issues while also learning how to enjoy peace of mind and ensure financial security for your loved ones.

Reservations are required for all seminars; for these or more information, please contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge and at Coastal Communiversity in Wall and Cumberland County College in Vineland.


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