Piedmont Community College
February 17, 2017   
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Art on Display the month of February  
Upcoming UNIQUE & FREE Classes
at PCC   

Begins Feb. 23
Call (336) 322-2156
to register!

Feb. 27 & March 1
Call (336) 599-0032
to register! 

Feb. 28
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to register!  
Feb. 28
Call (336) 694-4013
to register!

Beginning Clay and Beyond Pottery Course
Begins March 2
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to register!

FREE Seminar - Knowing Your Numbers: Financing Your Small Business
Begins March 2
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to register!
FREE Seminar - Seven Marketing Tips in the Age of Innovation
Begins March 14
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to register!

Innovation Handgun Safety Course
Begins March 18
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to register!

Electrical Contractors Re-Certification Course

March 20 & 21
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to register!

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Women of Distinction logo Piedmont Community College is now accepting nominations for the college's first Women of Distinction Awards. This award recognizes the accomplishments of local women who exemplify the vision and mission of the college by being a contributor to their own community and beyond, and have demonstrated excellence in the categories of Education, Community Development, Business, Healthcare, Community Service, or Volunteer Caregiving.
Nominations due, Friday, March 10. Visit www.piedmontcc.edu/woda for details.
  Zippay appointed as new PCC board member 
Prior to his term ending, Governor Pat McCrory appointed Robert (Bob) Zippay to the Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees. Zippay brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the board, having previously served as the Chairperson for Wake Technical Community College.

"The College is pleased to welcome Mr. Zippay to the Board. His background in community college education and industry is a wonderful addition to our team," said PCC President Dr. Walter, Bartlett.

Photo: Bayard Crumpton, Chairman, PCC Board of Trustees; Robert (Bob) Zippay; Dr. Walter Bartlett, President, PCC

Step into the Arts logo
PCC's 2017 Step into the Arts Festival
will be a 3-day event (April 6-8) with a
"North Carolina: Our Home" theme.

The activities offer something for all ages and are FREE and open to the public!
Day 1 - Thursday, April 6
Events at Piedmont Community College's
Person County Campus. Schools welcome!

* 9 -11:30 a.m. - A variety of art, music, dance, and
cultural material will be on display, including clogging,
musicians, storytelling, shag lessons, and participatory art.
Detaile d schedule is coming soon.

* 11:30 a.m. -   PoetRama: A Poetry Performance! 

* 6 p.m. - N.C. Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson

Day 2 - Friday, April 7
Activities will be held at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex!

* 5:30 - 8 p.m. - North Carolina art will be on display in the Kirby and Upper Galleries

* 5:30 - 8 p.m. - A wine and cheese tasting will be held in the Upstairs portion of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex

* 7 p.m. - Free Movie, The Longest Ride , will be shown in the Kirby Theater. This movie was filmed in NC and is rated PG-13

Day 3 - Saturday, April 8
Festivities will be held at Merritt Commons and Main Street in Uptown Roxboro and include an Arts & Crafts Fair, Storytelling, Book Readings, Live Music, and NC BBQ!

Schedule of Live Music & Storytelling at Merritt Commons:
10 a.m. - Kyle Moore and Christie Wilkins (graduates of PCC)
11 a.m. - Leia Gaskin (singer/songwriter) and Amy Levine (performance painting)
12 p.m. - Fred Motely (Storyteller)
1 p.m. - Little Windows with Julie Weems (Traditional Folk)
2 p.m. - Nickels to Diamonds with Michael Thompson (Musicians)
3 p.m. - Willie Mason and Friends (Gospel)

Current Art Vendors for Saturday, April 8 at Merritt Commons. (More vendors being added daily!):
Cheryl FoilesKing and Lathan Crafts, Inc.;
Whimsical Pottery - Ruth BassDorothy's Crafts;
Carleigh Barbour ArtAccessories by Donna - Donna Mikels; Sister's HotlineEarth and MoonJewelry by Gina;
Bear Wallow Bells - Nancy RataskiLK Designs - Lana Frazier

Interested in becoming a vendor? Click here for the application!
For additional information,
contact Amy at amy.levine@piedmontcc.edu.