May 25, 2015

Relay For Life of Vance County Starts May 29th, 2015

Relay For Life of Vance County will kick off May 29th, 2015 at 3pm and close on May 30th, 2015 at noon at Southern Vance High School. The main event page is here:  http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY15SA?pg=entry&fr_id=64775 Luminaria’s are still available for sale!  We are in great need of more luminaria’s at this point, we don’t even have […]

Vance County Schools – Girls on the Track

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Students who attend the STEM Early High School, located on the campus of Northern Vance High School, are shown above with some of their family members before they took part in the “Girls on the Run” 5K Race held in Oxford on May 9. The female students participated in their school’s “Girls on the Track” […]

VGCC Golf Tournament sets new record, raising more than $100,000

Vance-Granville Community College’s 31st annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament, presented by Oxford-based Union Bank, generated $100,318 to help fund scholarships for deserving students and support the mission of the college. That result set a new record as the highest-grossing golf tournament in VGCC history, far surpassing the previous record of $51,000, set just last year. […]

Boat Safety Class Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Coast Guard approved boat safety class at the Henderson Vance Chamber of Commerce in Downtown Henderson, NC on May 2nd, 2015.  8am to 5pm.  Cost is $30.00 per person.  Signup at 252-438-8414 Each successful completion will be issued a certificate card.  All boaters must have a license by July 1st, 2016.

Third Annual Tour De Vance

Dust off your bike and head out to Vance Granville Community College on Saturday, April 25th! This year’s event will benefit the United We Read….United We Succeed early reading initiative program sponsored by the United Way of Vance County. Rides include at 10 mile Party Ride for youth, families and beginners; a 20 mile ride […]

VGCC to hold 31st Benefit Golf Tournament on May 5, 2015

Mike Rainey warms up for the 2014 VGCC Endowment Fund Golf Tournament. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College’s 31st Annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament, presented by Union Bank, will be held at the Henderson Country Club on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. All event proceeds support the mission of the college, the Endowment Fund and student scholarships. With the support of numerous golfers and sponsors, the annual event has raised more […]

Third Annual Tour De Vance April 25th, 2015 benefiting United Way of Vance County

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Dust off your bike and head out to Vance Granville Community College on Saturday, April 25th, 2015! This year’s event will benefit the United We Read….United We Succeed early reading initiative program sponsored by the United Way of Vance County.   Rides include at 10 mile Party Ride for youth, families and beginners; a 20 […]

Date Set for VGCC Golf Tournament May 5th, 2015

Vance-Granville Community College’s 31st Annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament, presented by Union Bank, will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the Henderson Country Club. There will be morning and afternoon rounds, and meals for players. Tournament sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, call Kay Currin at (252) 738-3409.

Former Harlem Globetrotter emphasizes importance of education

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A Harlem Globetrotter “Legend” visited two campuses of Vance-Granville Community College on Jan. 20, and he brought with him a message: education is the only surefire path to success. Raleigh native James “Twiggy” Sanders, who played with the Globetrotters from 1974 until 1991, spoke first at VGCC’s Franklin County Campus near Louisburg and later in […]

U.S. Figure Skating Championships to feature more competitors, bigger FanFest in Greensboro

Greensboro made a strong showing four years ago as host of the U.S. Figure Skating Championship, with more than 110,000 attending the various skating events. Add to that 26,000 who attended the free FanFest events outside the main arena, and 25,000 others who watched practices and other events on a second rink. The goal this […]

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