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May 24, 2018
HCC Foundation Receives Support from BB&T
WELDON, N.C. – On Wednesday, May 17, the Halifax Community College Foundation, Inc. (HCC Foundation), received a five-year financial commitment from BB&T.

Chip Fouts, Senior Vice President for BB&T, presented a check for $100,000 to the HCC Board of Trustees on May 22. The check represents the total commitment over five years, with the first $20,000 having already been dispersed.

"We appreciate BB&T taking a leadership role in giving to the HCC Foundation,' said Allen Purser, Executive Director of the HCC Foundation. “Their commitment to education and the College is exceptional and helps the entire community.'

The contribution from BB&T solidifies a long-term partnership and commitment to education in the Roanoke Valley.
Steve Medlin, chair of the HCC Foundation board, Dr. Michael Elam, president of HCC, Chip Fouts, senior vice president of BB&T, and Marie Robinson, vice chair of the HCC Board of Trustees
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