Archive for October, 2010

Miss Gadsden State Pageant November 5

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Five Gadsden State students are competing for the title of Miss Gadsden State Community College 2011.  The tenth annual pageant, which is a preliminary for Miss Alabama, is scheduled for Friday, November 5, 6:00 p.m. at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden.

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Interim President Named at Gadsden State

Friday, October 29th, 2010
man and woman talking

Chancellor Hill & Dr. Harrison

Dr. Freida Hill, chancellor of the Alabama Community College System, met with the faculty and staff of Gadsden State Community College Friday morning to announce the interim president for the College and express her appreciation to Dr. W. Darryl Harrison. 

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Showcase Benefits Local Charity

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Gadsden State Community College presents the 16th Annual Charity Showcase on November 4 at 6 p.m.  The event will be held at the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden.  There is no admission charge but donations will be accepted.  All proceeds will be presented to the Salvation Army to help the less fortunate with food, clothing and toys.

            The Showcase will feature continuous entertainment onstage including saxophonist Kevin Moore, Eura Brown Fourth Grade Choir, Gadsden Middle School Choir, Gadsden State Ensemble and Southern Belle dancers along with Miss Gadsden State and contestants from the Miss Gadsden State Pageant. 

Ensemble members perform during event

During the Showcase attendees may enjoy the onstage entertainment or browse through the many items located in the lobby that will be part of a silent auction—the highlight of the event.  The auction items, consistently unique over the years, have included cars, trips, and popular sports memorabilia.  There will be a vast number of items available that have been donated by area merchants, Gadsden State employees and students.

Since the program began in 1994, more than $51,000 has been donated to charitable organizations.  Everyone is invited to attend for a night of fun and entertainment suitable for the entire family. For more information contact Amy Lacount at alacount@gadsdenstate.edu or      256-439-690.

McClellan Bookworms

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

The McClellan Bookworms will meet Friday, October 29, at 10:00 a.m. in the McClellan Center Conference Room in Anniston to discuss the book of the month, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larson.  For more information contact Melinda Harvey, Gadsden State Community College librarian at 256-238-9352/8548 or mharvey@gadsdenstate.edu.