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Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation to host Wake Up Alexandria

This is an Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce networking event that is open to everyone.

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ALEXANDRIA — The Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation will host the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Wake Up Alexandria event on Friday, July 15 at Foundation Hall, 317 17th Avenue East from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Wake Up Alexandria is a Chamber networking event that is open to everyone. It offers an opportunity for attendees to learn about the businesses and organizations within the community.

A $1 admission is requested, with all proceeds donated to the day’s nonprofit recipient, the Alexandria Rotary Club. All Chamber members will be placed in a drawing for the Pot of Gold, which is currently valued at more than $6,000.

ATCCF was established in 1971 as the fundraising arm of the college. Over the years, thousands of students have benefited from ATCCF scholarships as well as from in-kind donations of equipment.

The foundation also offers students on-campus housing at Foundation Hall. For more information visit www.alextech.edu/foundation.

Related Topics: ALEXANDRIA LAKES AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCEALEXANDRIAALEXANDRIA COLLEGE
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