Bonnie Tuft Receives American Technion Society's `2001 Award of Merit'

Tuft Will be Recognized for Her Volunteerism and Jill Felix, President and CEO

Of the University City Science Center, Will be the Keynote Speaker



Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from American Technion Society

    BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonnie Tuft, a long-time
 volunteer and advocate of Jewish causes, will receive the 2001 Award of Merit
 from the Philadelphia Suburban Chapter Women's Division of the American
 Technion Society.
     On Wednesday, April 18, 11:30 a.m. at the Radnor Valley Country Club,
 555 Sproul Road, Villanova, PA, Tuft will receive her award, recognizing her
 for her commitment to the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and her
 belief that technology plays a crucial role to the strong and independent
 Israel.
     The keynote speaker will be Jill Felix, president and CEO of the
 University City Science Center.  She is the first woman president to lead the
 oldest research park in the United States, owned by 30 academic and medical
 institutions.  She also was one of the founders of the 202 high tech corridor,
 a birthplace for many of the region's high tech companies.
     The cost of the luncheon is $50.00, and a minimum of $100.00 contribution
 is required.  For more information contact the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of
 the American Technion Society at (610) 667-6777.
     The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is Israel's leading scientific
 and technological center for applied research and education.  It commands a
 worldwide reputation for its pioneering work in computer science,
 biotechnology, water-resource management, materials engineering, aerospace and
 medicine.  The majority of the founders and managers of Israel's high-tech
 companies are Technion graduates.  The Technion's 19 faculties and 30 research
 centers and institutes in Haifa are home to 13,000 students and 700 faculty
 members.
 
 

SOURCE American Technion Society
    BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonnie Tuft, a long-time
 volunteer and advocate of Jewish causes, will receive the 2001 Award of Merit
 from the Philadelphia Suburban Chapter Women's Division of the American
 Technion Society.
     On Wednesday, April 18, 11:30 a.m. at the Radnor Valley Country Club,
 555 Sproul Road, Villanova, PA, Tuft will receive her award, recognizing her
 for her commitment to the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and her
 belief that technology plays a crucial role to the strong and independent
 Israel.
     The keynote speaker will be Jill Felix, president and CEO of the
 University City Science Center.  She is the first woman president to lead the
 oldest research park in the United States, owned by 30 academic and medical
 institutions.  She also was one of the founders of the 202 high tech corridor,
 a birthplace for many of the region's high tech companies.
     The cost of the luncheon is $50.00, and a minimum of $100.00 contribution
 is required.  For more information contact the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of
 the American Technion Society at (610) 667-6777.
     The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is Israel's leading scientific
 and technological center for applied research and education.  It commands a
 worldwide reputation for its pioneering work in computer science,
 biotechnology, water-resource management, materials engineering, aerospace and
 medicine.  The majority of the founders and managers of Israel's high-tech
 companies are Technion graduates.  The Technion's 19 faculties and 30 research
 centers and institutes in Haifa are home to 13,000 students and 700 faculty
 members.
 
 SOURCE  American Technion Society