Madison Charmettes Donate $500 to NFCC Foundation

Madison Charmettes Donate $500 to NFCC FoundationMADISON, FL (Sept. 27, 2017) – The North Florida Community College Foundation received a $500 donation from The Madison County Chapter of The Charmettes to assist with student scholarships at NFCC. Representatives of the local Charmettes Chapter, Cheryl Clemons, Shirley Barfield and Sharon Postell, presented the gift to NFCC Executive Director of Development and External Affairs Dr. Cheryl James on Sept. 27 at the NFCC Foundation office.

“Knowledge is power to a deserving student,” said Clemons. “The more you know the further you can go.”

The Charmettes Madison County Chapter Scholarship is offered annually to a Madison County high school senior that has been accepted for admission and is planning to attend NFCC. Scholarship awards can be used toward tuition, books and fees and those interested in applying should contact their high school guidance counselor for details.         

For more information about The Charmettes Madison County Chapter Scholarship, contact the NFCC Foundation at 850-973-9414 or email Foundation@nfcc.edu. For more information about The Charmettes, Incorporated, visit www.thecharmettesinc.org or the local chapter on facebook @madisoncountycharmettes.

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The Charmettes, Incorporated is a national civic organization that had its beginnings in 1951 when friends Gwendolyn Baker Rodgers and Frankie Drayton Thomas recognized the need for an organization that would bring together women with similar ideas, principles and backgrounds to organize themselves to utilize their skills, talents and resources for community impact. Today, The Charmettes, Incorporated is a nationally recognized women’s community service organization with 19 chapters active throughout Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

PHOTO: Presenting The Charmettes’ donation to NFCC Executive Director of Development and External Affairs Dr. Cheryl James, second from left, are The Madison County Chapter of The Charmettes members, left to right, Sharon Postell, Cheryl Clemons and Shirley Barfield.