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MCC Foundation Conveys Two Annual Awards

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The MCC Foundation Board awarded its Humanitarian of the Year and Fundraiser of the Year Awards at its March 2022 meeting. Award recipients were on hand to receive personal thank-yous in addition to commemorative pottery gifts crafted by Sydney Williams, director of MCC’s Heritage Crafts Program. The Humanitarian Award is given to the individual or […]

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MCC Golf Tournament Funds Scholarships

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MCC’s 24th annual golf tournament fundraiser provided over $17,000 in funds to support the MCC Foundation and the academic endeavors of Montgomery Community College students. The event, which took place April 8th at Densons Creek Golf Course in Troy, featured 16 teams of four players. “This year’s event represents our second-highest fundraising effort to date,” […]

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MCC Gunsmithing Program Receives Firearms Donation from Beretta USA

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The Montgomery Community College Gunsmithing Program recently received 363 rifles from Beretta USA. A portion were purchased, but the bulk of the rifles were donated. MCC students will use these Tikka T3 Stainless Lite rifles in their re-barreling and refinishing classes. “We are grateful to Beretta USA for these rifles,” said Gunsmithing Program Director Mark […]

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MCC to Use Walmart Community Grant for Student Firefighters

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The Health & Public Safety Program at Montgomery Community College has received a $2,000 Walmart Community Grant. In receiving this grant, MCC is part a long history of Walmart’s commitment to giving back to the communities where it operates. MCC is grateful to Walmart Store #2908 in Biscoe, and to the Walmart Community Grants team […]

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Russell Fuller: At Your Service

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It is hard to imagine meeting a busier person than Russell Fuller. Not busy like a honey-do list (though I’m sure he has one of those) but busy in the sense of servitude, especially when it comes to events, projects and interests related to United States veterans. Though retired, this 82-year-old veteran keeps a full […]

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MCC Receives Grant for MLK Event

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Montgomery Community College is the recipient of a Randolph Electric Member Corporation People Helping People Sharing Success Community Grant. The funds will be used to support MCC’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day-On Challenge, an event which will take place at MCC on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, January 16, 2023. In […]

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MCC Cuts Ribbon at Greenhouse Site

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MCC recently celebrated the establishment of a new greenhouse complex with a ribbon cutting ceremony. College trustees, students, faculty and community members were on hand to commemorate the completion of the two-year project. The complex includes an environmentally-controlled A-frame greenhouse along with a ventilated cold-frame structure, housing several hydroponic systems, including a 650-gallon aquaponics demonstration […]

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Gunsmithing, a Family Affair

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Brian Gerdes has led a fascinating life, with fulfilling work, world travel, exciting career opportunities and a great family situation. Despite all that, he isn’t content to sit back and relax; Brian is exploring his next chapter, and he thinks the world of gunsmithing might be the best installment yet. A self-described military brat, Gerdes […]

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MCC Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual Shooting Clay Tournament

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Thirteen teams comprised of 52 shooters headed down to Ellerbe on a gorgeous fall day for the MCC Foundation’s fourth annual Shooting Clay Tournament. DeWitt’s Outdoor Sports hosted the competition which featured 14 shooting stations with two shooting boxes at each station. The course, over a mile long, winds through wooded areas, fields and duck […]

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Thousands of Meals from MLK “Day On” Event at MCC

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Approximately 75 volunteers met at Montgomery Community College to package nearly 10,000 meals in a half-day of service on January 23, 2023. Volunteers from MCC (students, faculty and staff), Communities in Schools, 4-H, Youth Leadership Montgomery, Eckerd Connects, East Middle School, Montgomery County Early College and Troy Rotary participated in the 13th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. “Day […]

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