FROM: Brent L. Cobb, McCook Community College News Bureau Coordinator
(308) 345-8186 --- firstname.lastname@example.org --- 114 von Riesen Library
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The spring semester is in full swing at McCook Community College.
At the MCC Events Center, the MCC Men’s and Women’s basketball team return home Jan. 31 both the men and women’s basketball teams take on Central CC starting at 5:30 p.m. for "Central Elementary Night" with Spotlight Dance Studio performing at halftime of both games. All Central Elementary students, staff, faculty invited for free admission.
Other upcoming basketball games with special promotions include:
Feb. 11, “McCook Elementary Night” and “Community Chest” as the basketball teams take on North Platte CC starting at 5 p.m. All McCook Elementary students, staff, and faculty are invited for free admission.
Feb. 14, “VP Night” with MCC Vice President Andy Long (games at 5 and 7 p.m. against Western Nebraska).
Feb. 15, “Dick Driml Chili Cook-Off” and “Dream Team and Banner Club Recognition” with games against Eastern Wyoming at 2 and 4 p.m. with the chili cook-off held between games in the auxiliary gym. Spotlight Studios will perform at halftime.
Feb. 21, "Teammates Night" for Teammates Mentoring program and "Scouts Night" for Boys Scout and Girls Scout troops. Games are set for 5 and 7 p.m.
Upcoming Student Life events include: Hypnotist Jim Wand Jan. 21 in the Weeth Theater; Put-It-Where-You-Want-It Free T-Shirts April 16 in the student Union; and a number of college movie nights, free food, prizes and other Student Life activities will take place over the course of the semester.
Spring Break is set for March 10-14, finals week is May 5-8 with Commencement set for May 9 at 10 a.m. at the MCC Events Center.
The McCook Optimist Mac Attack youth basketball tournament comes to the Events Center Jan. 25. The McCook Area Chamber of Commerce Home Show is set for Feb. 6-9. The Red Cross Blood drive is set for Feb. 27 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the auxiliary gym and MCC will host Inter-high day March 26.
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Complete Information about Mid-Plains Community College’s programs, locations, future course offerings and contacts may be found on the college website at www.mpcc.edu