Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4061 - Brittany Davis-Green - firstname.lastname@example.org
CLARKSDALE – In the spirit of the holiday season, Coahoma Community College treated members of the Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce, Industrial Foundation and Industrial Authority to a special luncheon Wednesday afternoon.
The annual Holiday Luncheon is designed to highlight some of the college’s many achievements during the past year for the community stakeholders, as well as a token of appreciation to the organizations for their continued support.
Hosted in The Gallery, the event was highlighted by a special skit and video presentation highlighting achievements and future goals of the college.
“We need your continued input and constructive criticism,” said Towner to the dozens of local officials, community leaders and business leaders in attendance. “We aren’t perfect, but we want to be a community college that you are proud of, one that you will embrace … please accept our thank you.”
The guests were treated to a gourmet lunch prepared by CCC’s Culinary Arts Department, under the direction of Chef Brennon Warr. The also enjoyed a beautiful rendition of the Christmas classic “Mary Did You Know” by CCC’s Choir under the direction of CCC Music Chair Kelvin Towers. Art completed by CCC Art majors was also only display for guests to enjoy.
Hattie Shivers, president of the Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce, said she’s looking forward to continuing the partnership
“As a community, we work together,” said Shivers. “We’re going continue working together, and I promise I will dedicate my commitment to ongoing partnership wholeheartedly.”
Towner and CCC Chief of Staff Jerone Shaw also specifically thanked the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors for their continued support of the institution over the years.
“I’ve had the opportunity to stand before them many times, and 99 percent of the time, they did what we asked them to do,” said Shaw. “They never said no, and for that reason we thank them.”
The program also included a welcome, led by CCC Dean of Career and Technical Education Anne Shelton-Clark; invocation, led by CCC Chaplin Emmanuel Lackey; and recognition of visitors, led by CCC Executive Director of Workforce Development Steven Jossell.
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