HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

185 FREEDLANDER DRIVE

CLYDE, NORTH CAROLINA 28721

CONTACT: DEBBIE DAVIS

DIANA CONARD

PHONE: 627-4521

DATE: 09-03-02

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HCC PARTICIPATES IN DAY OF CARING

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(Cutline:) Haywood Community College participated in the Day of Caring held on Tuesday, August 27, 2002. This was the sixth annual event sponsored by United Way and approximately 350 volunteers. Thirty-eight home improvement projects were tackled and completed that day. Tommy Clements, Building Construction Technology Instructor orchestrated the construction of a handicap ramp. Many other HCC students, faculty and staff members joined Clements, including Laura Leatherwood, Director of Development and Executive Director of HCC Foundation. Leatherwood says, "For HCC, it is a year of caring. Throughout the year our students, faculty and staff members continuously do community projects."

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