HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

185 FREEDLANDER DRIVE

CLYDE, NORTH CAROLINA 28721

CONTACT: DEBBIE DAVIS

DIANA CONARD

PHONE: 627-4521

DATE: 1-01-04

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WAL-MART AWARDS HCC FOUNDATION GOOD WORKS GRANT

Wal-Mart recently awarded the Haywood Community College Foundation the Good Works Grant. The grant is a result of Women’s Health Week, which was the first week in October. The grant is $1000 to be used for a scholarship for a woman who needs financial assistance attending college.

"Wal-Mart is very supportive of the community," explains Laura Leatherwood, Executive Director of the HCC Foundation. "So much of the money given to Wal-Mart is returned to the community through non-profit organizations such as this grant to HCC."

"We are very proud to be a partner in this project initiated by Wal-Mart in an attempt to bring resources and opportunities to the women in our community," said Robert Stewart, Coordinator of Counseling and Special Services at HCC.

For more information on the Good Works Grant, please contact the HCC financial aid office at 627-4756.

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