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Students Fill over 70 Backpacks for Elementary School Children

Students from two transitional life skills programs recently filled over 70 backpacks for Gardner elementary school students in a partnership between Heather’s Helping Hands, the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation and the life skills programs. The MWCC Foundation used a generous $1,000 donation from Heather’s Helping Hands to purchase backpacks and supplies. Students from Gardner […]

MWCC Foundation Awarded $180K in Scholarships in Fall Semester

The Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation awarded $182,108.10 in scholarships in the fall semester of the 2018 – 2019 school year, meeting student needs and allowing them to further their education at MWCC. “We are the last hope for some of our students. They have no one else to lean on,” said Carla Zottoli, MWCC’s […]

Vietnam Veterans Donate $2K to MWCC Veteran Students

Members of Gardner-based Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently donated $2,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. The donation is part of the group’s annual giving with the funds primarily being raised during the group’s Vietnam Veterans of America Memorial Ride that takes place on the Sunday before […]

MWCC Student Veterans Receive Continued Support from Gardner VFW

The Ovila Case Post 905 Veterans of Foreign Wars in Gardner recently donated $1,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. President James Vander Hooven, Foundation Executive Director Carla Zottoli, and Director of Veteran Services Bob Mayer accepted the generous donation on May 15 from Quarter Master Howard Sands and Past Commander […]

Vietnam Veterans Donate $2K to MWCC Veteran Students

Members of Gardner-based Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently donated $2,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. “This donation makes a real difference,” said MWCC President James Vander Hooven who accepted the donation on behalf of the college. The Veterans Memorial Scholarship was established to assist student veterans […]

Aerosmith Tribute Band to Perform in Fundraiser at MWCC

The Draw the Line Aerosmith tribute band will be performing at Mount Wachusett Community College on Friday, Oct. 27 in a fundraiser for the MWCC Foundation. The 7 p.m. show at the Theatre at the Mount will feature music from the only endorsed Aerosmith tribute show. The band has received accolades for its faithful representation […]

MWCC Foundation, Inc. Adds Three New Board Members

Three new members have been added to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors. “We are so excited for these new members. They broaden the base of expertise on the board, expanding on the areas of business development, the arts and industry,” said Carla Zotolli, Executive Director for the Mount Wachusett Community […]

Wayne Canty to Receive MWCC’s 2017 Service Above Self Award

Business leader and community volunteer Wayne Canty will be the recipient of Mount Wachusett Community College’s 2017 Service Above Self Award at the college’s graduation. Canty, CEO and owner of Heat Trace Products and MWCC Foundation member, will be recognized during the college’s 52nd commencement ceremony on May 17. The award recognizes individuals who have […]

MWCC Foundation Celebrates Citizen of the Year, Outstanding Students, During Annual Event

Service to the community and to students was the prevailing theme of the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s annual celebration, which offered guests a “passport into the future” of MWCC and its students, as well as an opportunity to reflect back on key figures in the college’s history and hear from several inspiring, recent graduates. […]

MWCC Foundation Names Douglas J. Petersen 2016 Citizen of the Year

The Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation will honor Douglas J. Petersen, president and CEO of Workers’ Credit Union, as the 2016 Harold E. Drake Jr. Citizen of the Year for his leadership and service in the community. He will be recognized during the foundation’s annual celebration on May 25 at MWCC’s Gardner campus. The Citizen […]