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HCC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 19, 2014
 
HCC awarded grant from Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
 
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) is pleased to announce that it has received a $150,000 grant to construct the Roanoke Valley Fitness Interactive Trail (RV FIT) from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

The project will improve the lives of local residents by providing a 1/6 mile oval-shaped trail with three fitness areas, featuring multigenerational equipment. Solar lights will provide lighting for the community to work out during evening hours. There will be no charge to take advantage of the RV FIT. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project will be held on Monday, June 30 at 11 a.m. on the Campus Green.

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust was established in 1947 and is now one of the largest private trusts in North Carolina. Its mission is to improve the quality of life and quality of health for the financially needy of North Carolina. The Health Care Division promotes wellness state-wide by investing in prevention and treatment. The Poor and Needy Division of the Trust responds to basic life needs and invests in solutions that improve the quality of life and health for financially needy residents of Forsyth County. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. serves as sole trustee.
 
Halifax Community College’s Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
 
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239