NFC Connections Summer 2020 - Page 14

IN FOCUS NFC FOUNDATION BEGINS COUNTY OUTREACH INITIATIVE IN HAMILTON Judy Lundell, Director of Resource Development at North Florida College, began a twoyear initiative in January to show each county in the NFC service district how important their community is to the College and NFC Foundation. Every six months the NFC Foundation will focus heavily on a specific county, providing more community and student based visits, activities and outreach initiatives. This extra attention is in addition to current collegerelated projects, programs and outreach taking place across the district. The Foundation’s focused outreach plan started in Hamilton County in January. The next county is Taylor, followed by Jefferson, Suwannee, Lafayette and Madison. “We have had an amazing time in Hamilton County over the last few months visiting high school seniors, giving out scholarships and being active in Hamilton County gatherings and events,” said Lundell. “COVID-19 put up some unexpected barriers, but did not stop our overall goal of focusing in on Hamilton County.” For more information about this project or initiatives in your county, contact Judy Lundell at 850-973-9416 or lundellj@nfc.edu. Members of the Woman’s Club of Jasper, left to right, Willend Dury, Melba Amerson and Ricki Kennedy at February meeting. HAMILTON COUNTY WOMAN’S CLUB LOVES NORTH FLORIDA On Valentine's Day the Woman’s Club of Jasper hosted a talk by Judy Lundell, Director of Resource Development at North Florida College. During the meeting, Lundell shared an update on happenings and opportunities at the College and NFC Foundation. In addition to the talk, Lundell celebrated members of the Woman’s Club for various milestones. Willend Drury received an NFC travel mug for being the longest serving member of the Jasper Woman’s Club, Melba Amerson received an NFC pen for being the second longest serving member, and Ricki Kennedy, President of the Woman’s Club of Jasper, received an NFC Foundation tote bag for her service and because it was her birthday. Members also had the opportunity to nominate NFC alumni as a Hometown Hero. See page 29 to find out how you can nominate a Hamilton County resident for this honor; submit entries by Aug. 30. 12 NORTH FLORIDA COLLEGE