Post Event Recaps

On September 25, 2013 The Foundation held a Health Fair in tandem with the MCC Fall Rally. A big thank you to the sponsors and our vendors, which were: Big Family of Michigan Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Center for Civil Justice Flint Farmers’ Market Joy Fit Club Max Well Therapy, LLC MCC Culinary Arts MCC Emergency Response MCC Public Safety Transitions’ - MCC School of Cosmetology Walgreens Wellness Advisory Council Wellness Services, Inc. Yoga Loft Zumba

A booth at the Health Fair, September 2013.
A booth at the Health Fair, September 2013
The Foundation's Women In Education Initiative and the MCC Alumni Association sponsored information tables at the MCC Fall Rally in September.

On November 25, 2013, The Ballenger Lecture Series presented "Financing Your Business" Featuring a panel discussion and break-out sessions with an eye toward steering the entrepreneur to help to finance their business plans.

On December 13, 2013, The Foundation for Mott Community College and the Alumni Association hosted a fundraiser event at the Palace of Auburn Hills. The event was held at the exclusive suite Club 300 during the Friday, December 13, 2013 Piston's game against the Brooklyn Nets. Proceeds went to the MCC Alumni Association. The evening included Closed Circuit TV; Strolling Food stations; beverages; post-game free throw shots for Club 300 guests; special appearance of Piston Entertainment Crew to the Club 300 Suite. MCC Cheerleaders performed a routine during the pre-game show.

Pictured here are the Mott Cheerleaders with Scott Jenkins, Vice President, Administration and Student Affairs and Lennetta Coney, President of the Foundation for Mott Community College.
Pictured here are the Mott Cheerleaders with Scott Jenkins, Vice President, Administration and Student Affairs and Lennetta Coney, President of the Foundation for Mott Community College.

The Luncheon featured keynote speaker, Reverend Dr. Elliott Cuff - Dean of the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education & Senior Pastor of Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church - Woodlawn, OH.

The Dinner featured keynote speaker, Reverend Dr. Elliott Cuff - Dean of the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education & Senior Pastor of Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church - Woodlawn, OH.

In honor of Black History Month, Gwen Pennyman-Hemphill sang a salute to African American female singers.

MCC Alumni Night at the Pistons vs Dallas Mavericks game at Little Caesars Arena was held and well attended. Go Pistons!

In honor of Women’s History Month, Dr. Lillie McCain was featured “Telling Her Story: Women with a Pioneering Presence!”

Lillie McCain
Lillie McCain

The Foundation for MCC held three Donor/Student Scholarship Recipient events to thank our donors who provide much needed dollars for scholarships and financial assistance, and to provide the opportunity for donors and the students they help to meet. Three events were held: April 2 and 7th and May 27. p

Donor/Student Scholarship Recipient event
Donor/Student Scholarship Recipient event
Donor/Student Scholarship Recipient event
Donor/Student Scholarship Recipient event
Donor/Student Scholarship Recipient event
Donor/Student Scholarship Recipient event
Donor/Student Scholarship Recipient event
Donor/Student Scholarship Recipient event
On April 9, The Foundation for MCC and the Women In Education Committee paid Tribute to Helene Streich, a strong supporter of MCC and community philanthropist.
Helene Streich
Helene Streich

On April 24, 2014, The Foundation for MCC honored four alumni who received the prestigious Distinguished Alumni Award and one Outstanding Retiree.

Pictured L-R:  Lennetta Coney, President of The Foundation for MCC, with 2014 Alumni Award recipients Daniel M. Berezny, Dr. Beverly J. Jones, Edwin W. Jakeway, Esq., Stephany Diana- Outstanding Retiree, and Gregory C. Gaines.
Pictured L-R: Lennetta Coney, President of The Foundation for MCC, with 2014 award recipients Daniel M. Berezny, Dr. Beverly J. Jones, Edwin W. Jakeway, Esq., Stephany Diana*, and Gregory C. Gaines.

*Outstanding Retiree

The 2nd Annual Friends of MCC Update Breakfast on May 15th was well attended and raised over unrestricted $8,000.

The Foundation for MCC held its 8th Annual Mott, Motown & More Lip Sync Performance on May 15 and 16, which was a huge success. A many thanks to all our local celebrities and community members who made this a hit!

Mott, Motown & More Lip Sync Performance
Mott, Motown & More Lip Sync Performance
Mott, Motown & More Lip Sync Performance

The annual Women In Education Fellowship Reflection Luncheon was held on June 5, 2014, and honored the WIE Fellows who graduated this year. Fellows provided picture boards of their goals and aspirations.

Tea with Sally was held on June 20, 2014, and honored MCC's First Lady Sally Shaink as the college bid her a fond farewell upon the retirement of her husband, President Dr. Dick Shaink.

Tea with Sally
Tea with Sally
Tea with Sally
Tea with Sally
Tea with Sally
Tea with Sally

The Foundation for MCC held a farewell soirée for President Dr. Dick Shaink on June 20, 2014. Community leaders, past MCC presidents, state, federal and local politicals, and MCC's family turned out to wish Dr. Shaink well in his retirement.

Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell
Dr. Shaink Farewell

The Foundation for Mott Community College
thanks you for your continued support!

The Foundation for Mott Community College