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TCC plans week of events to support scholarships and initiatives

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (October 3, 2013) – Tallahassee Community College believes in leadership through demonstration. That’s why, every year, the TCC Foundation begins its fundraising efforts with the employee-focused Campaign for TCC—an opportunity for TCC faculty and staff to support scholarships and initiatives at the College through donations. This year the Campaign for TCC is trying something new, a grand finale of special fundraising events, October 7 – 11, giving the College’s various departments a chance to support causes related to their particular areas.

“Over the last two years, the Campaign for TCC has raised more than $100,000 through employee donations,” said Ranie Thompson, development officer for the TCC Foundation. “But our emphasis isn’t on reaching a monetary goal—it’s on encouraging wide-spread participation among faculty and staff. The week’s line-up of employee-organized events is a fun way for more people to get involved and a chance for the TCC community to really take ownership of the campaign.”

Schedule of events


Book Sale
Tuesday, October 8, noon – 6 p.m.
TCC Library, 1st floor
Organized by: Library Services
Benefiting: TCC Library’s Cultural Corner

Art Opening and Auction
Tuesday, October 8, 6:30 p.m.
TCC Fine and Performing Arts Center
Organized by: Disability Support Services
Benefiting: Eagle Connections
Share Day at Red Elephant
Wednesday, October 9, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Red Elephant’s Midtown and Kerry Forest location
Organized by: TCC Athletics
Benefiting: Pathways to Success Scholarships
BBQ Competition
Wednesday, October 9, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Union Green
Organized by: TCC Student Veteran Association
Benefiting: TCC Student Veteran Association

Singing Bake Sale
Thursday, October 10, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Behind the Student Union
Organized by: Theatre TCC!
Benefiting: Curtain Call (Student Theatre Organization)
Bake Sale, Golf Ball Drop & Raffle
Friday, October 11, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Outside of TCC’s Science and Math Building
Organized by: Division of Science and Mathematics
Benefiting: STEM Center
Kickball Tournament
Friday, October 11, 3 p.m.
TCC Intramural Fields
Organized by: International Student Organization
Benefiting: International Student Scholarships

In addition to the fundraising events, the TCC Foundation is also hosting a daily social media competition. The Foundation will award $2,000 to the scholarship/program that wins each challenge. The challenges lasts for one day from 6 a.m. to midnight.
  • Monday – New likes on a Facebook post
  • Tuesday – New comments received on a Facebook post
  • Wednesday – Most times Facebook posts are shared
  • Thursday – Most photo activity on Facebook (photos posted, likes received, everything counts)
  • Friday – Most Facebook profile “Likes” received
For more information on how the TCC Foundation supports the College, visit
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