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HCC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 20, 2017
 
Cummins-HCC Foundation Inc. Golf Tournament raises more than $11,000 for students
 

WELDON, N.C. – On Sept. 15, the Halifax Community College (HCC) Foundation Inc. hosted its first-ever golf event, the Cummins-Halifax Community College Foundation Inc. Golf Tournament at Chockoyotte Country Club in Weldon. The total amount raised was $11,535, which will provide assistance for student scholarships, activities and expenses.

The corporate sponsor for the event was Cummins Inc.-Rocky Mount Engine Plant. Due to the generosity of sponsors, donors and players, a $5,000 endowed scholarship in the name of Cummins will be created to benefit HCC students.

Seventeen teams participated in the tournament. First-place honors went to the Dean Team of Billy Barnes, Lawrence “Chip” Clifton, David Dean and Rob Gowen. A second-place finish was garnered by the BB&T Team of Wayne Brown, Dennis Davis, Mark Dickinson and Bill Wiese. Third-place honors went to the Halifax Electric Membership Corporation Team of M.C. Little, Troy Matthews, Danny Pendergrass and Alvin Salmon. The longest-drive-contest winner was Mike Ordnung, and the closest-to-the-pin contest winner was Bruce May. Five gift certificates were donated by david’s Restaurant, worth $20 each, as door prizes.

Sponsors and in-kind contributors for the tournament included:

  • Boseman Insurance Agency
  • Carolina Restaurant/Roanoke Vending
  • Catering and More
  • Citizens Community Bank
  • Coca-Cola
  • Cofield Mortuary
  • Cummins-Rocky Mount Engine Plant
  • David May—Vendmax
  • david’s Restaurant
  • Davie Lions Club
  • Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr.
  • First Baptist Church Weldon
  • First Carolina Agency, LLC
  • First Media Radio/WCBT/ESPN 1230 AM
  • Flambeau, Inc.
  • Golden Peanut Co., LLC
  • Halifax Community College Admissions Office
  • Halifax Community College Board of Trustees
  • Halifax County Economic Development Commission
  • Halifax County Tourism & Convention Bureau
  • Halifax Electric Membership Corporation
  • Halifax Linen
  • Halifax Regional Medical Center
  • Lewis Systems
  • Logan’s Roadhouse
  • McPherson Beverages
  • Reaves Law Firm
  • Roanoke Rapids Rotary Club
  • UPS Roanoke Rapids Store
  • WEZU Radio
Cummins-HCC Foundation Inc. Golf Tournament raises more than $11,000 for studentsCummins-HCC Foundation Inc. Golf Tournament raises more than $11,000 for students

Photo cutline: First-place honors in the Cummins-Halifax Community College Foundation Inc. Golf Tournament went to the Dean Team of Billy Barnes, Lawrence "Chip" Clifton, David Dean and Rob Gowen. Pictured from left are: Clifton, HCC Foundation Board Chair Charles McElheney, Barnes, Dean and HCC President Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr.

 
 
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Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Public Information Officer, templem@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., carterl@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239