Entries by Amy Greear

John Fox Jr. Festival To Be Rescheduled

The John Fox Jr. Festival, scheduled for March 21 at MECC, has been cancelled due to predicted winter weather. The event will be rescheduled for a later date. Those with luncheon tickets should contact 276.523.7466 for refund information. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Ken and Thelma Gilley To Be Honored at 2018 Hall of Honor Gala

Big Stone Gap, VA – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will honor the late Mr. Ken Gilley and Mrs. Thelma Sorah Gilley at the annual Hall of Honor Gala on Saturday evening, April 21, 2018. The gala theme is “Music of the Mountains,” and proceeds from the event will benefit the Gilley-Sorah Hall of […]

MECC Foundation to Host 42nd Annual John Fox, Jr. Literary Festival & Lonesome Pine Short-Story and Poetry Contests

Big Stone Gap, VA — The MECC Foundation is pleased to announce the 42nd annual John Fox, Jr. Literary Festival, featuring a presentation by guest author Sharyn McCrumb, on Wednesday, March 21 at 10 a.m. in the Goodloe Center of Phillips-Taylor Hall. In coordination with the festival event, the MECC Foundation will host the 31st […]

Foundation to Host “Southwest Virginia’s Got Talent”

Big Stone Gap – DEADLINE TO ENTER THE MECC ALUMNI & FRIENDS TALENT CONTEST EXTENDED TO  OCTOBER 7, 2017 The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation welcomes all alumni and friends to campus for “Southwest Virginia’s Got Talent,” the 2017 alumni and friends event on Saturday, October 14 at 6 p.m. in the Goodloe Center of […]

Kaitlyn Baker to Perform at MECC Alumni & Friends Reunion

“Come Home to MECC,” is the theme of the MECC Alumni and Friends Reunion to be held on Saturday, November 12, at 6 p.m. in the Goodloe Center of Phillips-Taylor Hall on the MECC campus. The evening will feature receptions and a concert by Pound, Virginia native, Kaitlyn Baker, and opening band, Scratch River Telegraph […]

Event to Raise Funds for Scott County Endowed Scholarship

Gate City, VA – A special dinner and entertainment event will be held September 22 to raise funds for Scott County students attending Mountain Empire Community College.  The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will host a fundraiser for the Scott County Endowed Scholarship on Thursday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m. at the Scott County Career […]

MECC-Wellmont Health System Golf Classic at Cedar Hill Country Club

BIG STONE GAP, VA – Mountain Empire Community College Foundation, in partnership with Wellmont Health System, will hold its annual MECC – Wellmont Health System Golf Classic on Friday, August 5 at Cedar Hill Country Club in Jonesville, VA. Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships for MECC students.  These scholarships will be awarded in […]

2016 Hall of Honor Gala to Honor Mrs. Karen K. Hall

The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will induct Mrs. Karen K. Hall into its Hall of Honor at the 2016 Spring Gala to be held on campus Saturday, April 30, at 6 p.m. The 2016 gala theme is “Heart of Gold.”  The evening will begin with a reception in the Slemp Commons of Phillips-Taylor Hall […]