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There's always something happening at the WCC Foundation...and it's all about supporting students at WCC! This is the place to keep up to date on our events and how you can be a part of them, or be informed about other important activities that are worth telling your friends about. This page contains a brief view of the last six Foundation-related news and events. To see older news and events, please visit the archive.

 
Mark Your Calendars to Join the Party "Down on the Bayou"!
Feb 7 2015
Morris Lawrence Building
The Annual WCC Foundation Mardi Gras Celebration takes us "Down on the Bayou" on February 7, 2015, so mark your calendars to be a part of what is sure to be a foot stompin' time! View here a recap of last year's event that helped raise more than $100,000 for WCC students.
 
Next Annual WCC Foundation Jerry Jernigan Memorial "Drive for Education" Golf Outing
Aug 18 2014
Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center
Join us at this 21st annual golf outing as we again honor Jerry's passion to help many WCC students have a brighter future. Visit golf outing page for more information. See brochure for details.
 
Thank You for Visiting the Island With Us!
Feb 12 2014
All those who have purchased tickets in advance
Morris Lawrence Building
This year's Mardi Gras helped raise more than $100,000 for WCC students. Thanks to all who came out in the snow and slush to enjoy our island warmth. Stay tuned for photos which we will post soon!
 
Judith Hommel Emergency Fund
Feb 11 2014
 
The Foundation has received several inquiries about how to make a contribution to the Judith Hommel Emergency Fund. For online gifts, visit the Make a Gift link at the top left of this page. Be sure to note in the "gift designation" box that the gift should be applied to the Judith Hommel Emergency Fund. Checks may also be sent to the WCC Foundation at 4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, MI, 48105. Read more on Judith Hommel Emergency Fund
 
IRA Charitable Rollover Reinstated
Jan 22 2013
 
Reinstating the IRA Charitable Rollover was one of provisions made when the Senate and House passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) on January 1. Since 2006, IRA owners age 70 and older have been able to make a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) up to $100,000 each year. ATRA extends and expands this option for 2012 and 2013. The law permits individuals who received an IRA distribution in December of 2012 to make a cash gift prior to February 1, 2013 and still have a qualified charitable distribution (QCD). For more information, please feel free to contact the Foundation at 734-973-3665 or talk to your attorney.
 
WCC Wins $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Dept of Labor
Oct 3 2012
 
The Foundation assisted in developing the grant called IGNITE (Intentionally Growing New Information Technology Employees). Funds will allow the college to develop new I.T. programs specific to the needs of area employers and delivered in new ways that meet the diverse learning needs of students. To top that off, the college was asked to work with the USDOL to host a press conference on campus announcing the grant! One of the highlights was welcoming Congressman John Dingell and introducing him to a host of students pursuing I.T. Read more on WCC Wins $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Dept of Labor