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News Community SCC, Macon Early College raise $352 to fight cancer

SCC instructor David Jons (front center, blue shirt) presents a check for $352 to Valerie Norton of the American Cancer Society. Surrounding Norton and Jons are, from left, Randy Hines, Braulio Martinez, Kischen Aruwani, David Marcus, Sharon Anderson, Grace Kehrer, Lisa Miller, Isaac Roots, Abby Roots, Brianna Adams and Christian Jiminez.In support of the American Cancer Society, the Southwestern Community College’s Macon Campus and Macon Early College (MEC) joined together to sell Halloween “Boo” Grams from Oct. 28-31 as a fundraiser for the Relay for Life program.

Halloween-themed, decorative bags filled with an assortment of candy were delivered along with messages across campus to students, faculty, and staff.

Those efforts raised $352 for the American Cancer Society, which plans to use the money for education, advocacy, research and support.

Dr. Fairley Pollock, the student services coordinator for SCC’s Macon Campus, credited supply contributions from Ingles, assistance from the MEC and SCC Spanish Club as well as advertising efforts through SCC Student Life with making the fundraiser successful.

For more information about the American Cancer Society, visit cancer.org online. To learn more about SCC and the programs it offers, visit southwesterncc.edu.


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