HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

185 FREEDLANDER DRIVE

CLYDE, NORTH CAROLINA 28721

CONTACT: DEBRA DAVIS

PHONE: 627-4521

DATE: 1-20-00



























FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ACCFO WILL MAKE PRESENTATION IN MEMORY OF TOM ALLEN

Representatives of the N.C. Association of Community College Facility Operations will present a display case to Haywood Community College in memory of Thomas L. Allen on January 24 at 2 p.m. The dedication will take place in the downstairs lobby of the Student Services Building.



During Allen’s years at HCC, from 1981 until 1999, he worked in various positions. In his early days at HCC he was Veterans Coordinator, bookstore manager and worked as a purchasing agent. In 1986, Allen was named Custodial Supervisor in maintenance and from May 1996 until his death in April 1999, he held the position of Facilities Coordinator. As Facilities Coordinator, he was responsible for construction, renovations, repairs, facility inventory and scheduling of facilities by outside agencies.



Allen served as the 1997-1998 President of ACCFO.



Dennis Wilkey, current ACCFO President and Facilities Coordinator at Southwestern Community College will preside over the dedication ceremony. Jim Robbins of Caldwell Community College, Dr. Nathan Hodges, President of HCC, Earl L. Hall of Sampson Community College and Past President of ACCFO, and Chuck Reece of SCC will also speak.



A reception will follow the dedication ceremony. The public is invited to attend both events. For more information contact Haywood Community College at 627-4516.

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