The public is invited to a community-wide gathering Monday in recognition of Butler Community College President Jackie Vietti.

The public is invited to a community-wide gathering Monday in recognition of Butler Community College President Jackie Vietti.

Vietti announced she will retire as president of Butler on Dec. 31.

The event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Hubbard Welcome Center, 901 S. Haverhill Rd.

Those planning to attend are asked to rsvp online at http://viettireception.eventbrite.com or by phone at 322-3101.

People are also invited share a message, memory, photo or well-wishes that Vietti can take with her when she retires at http://erly.com/user/butlercommunitycolle/dr-jackie-viettis-retirement.

In lieu of gifts, donations can be made to the Vietti Student Success Fund at the Butler Community College Foundation, 901 S. Haverhill Rd., El Dorado, KS 67042.