SCC Great Tastes Fundraiser Set for Friday, November 11

The annual Southeastern Community College Foundation (SCCF) Great Tastes event is scheduled for Friday, November 11, at the Catfish Bend Convention & Event Center in Burlington. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with the silent auction starting at 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy a wide variety of wines, beer, ales, and spirits. A broad array of appetizers and desserts will be served throughout the night. Executive Director for Institutional Advancement Val Giannettino appreciates the generous support that the community offers to students each year. “The gift of an education changes our students’ lives for the long-term,” she says. “We love hosting this event so friends can get together for a fun night with the added bonus of raising a lot of money for a great cause.” Net proceeds support SCC Foundation Board scholarships, instructional program mini-grants, and SCC Foundation initiatives. Charity auctioneers from Fraise Auction & Realty Company will auction off items donated by employees, alumni, and friends of SCC. Items include gourmet dinners, boat rides, home decorating and baking items, event tickets, and many other specialty items. Individual tickets are $50 each in advance or $60 at the door. A few sponsor tables for eight are still available for $500. Buy tickets, reserve sponsor tables, or make donations online at Attendees may also purchase tickets directly from the SCC Foundation. For more information, contact Giannettino at (319) 208-5065 or or Reta Krieger at (319) 208-5066 or