HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

185 FREEDLANDER DRIVE

CLYDE, NORTH CAROLINA 28721

CONTACT: DEBBIE DAVIS

PHONE: 627-4521

DATE: 11-2-1999



















FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HCC TO HONOR HAROLD LONG

Harold D. Long will be honored by Haywood Community College at a reception on Tuesday, November 9 at 5 p.m. The HCC faculty, staff, Foundation Directors and Board of Trustees invites everyone to the community wide reception. The celebration will take place in the Student Center Building Cafeteria.



The event will celebrate Long’s thirty years of service to the college as a Trustee and his active involvement in the community. During his time at HCC, Long served as Chairperson of the Personnel Committee and was Chairman of the Board of Trustees from November 1993 through October 1995. He also served on the HCC Foundation Board of Directors for over five years.



Long, a Haywood county resident for the past forty-three years, has held numerous positions and served on a variety of boards over the years. He retired from Dayton Rubber (Dayco) in 1998 and served as President of Local 277 Union and a member of the Executive Board of International Rubber Workers. Other positions he has held or holds include President of Central Labor Union, Executive Board of NC ALCIO, member of Advisory Commission of Local Government, member of Governor’s Law-Order Commission, Chairman Regional Mental Health, Chairman Council of Government Haywood and Chairman of State Land Record Management Commission.

Long, a past member of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners, served as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners from 1974-78. He is also a member of the N.C. Hazard Waste Commission and is on the Selective Service Board.

Long is a member of First Baptist Church, Waynesville and is a Mason and a Shriner.

For more information about the event you may contact 627-4516.

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