MECC Foundation to Host Lee County Endowed Scholarship Valentine’s Dinner

Big Stone Gap – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation and the Lee County Endowed Scholarship Committee will hold a special Valentine’s Day dinner to raise funds benefiting the Lee County Endowed Scholarship.

The Foundation has received a $30,000 match pledge for the scholarship from the Slemp Foundation. All donations, including proceeds from the dinner, will be matched up to $30,000.

The dinner will be held Friday, February 14 at 6 p.m., in the Goodloe Center at Mountain Empire Community College. There will be a silent auction, along with delicious food and beverages from North Fork Catering Company in Weber City. Wine will be available for purchase from MountainRose Vineyards and Winery in Wise. It will be an exciting event that you will not want to miss!

To purchase tickets, or serve as an event sponsor, please visit or call Jeri Bledsoe, MECC Foundation Annual Fund Coordinator, at 276.523.2400 ext. 287. For more information on the MECC Foundation, call the Foundation office at 276.523.7466, or visit online at