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July 11

July 11, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

MCC receives grant from Douglas County Board of Commissioners for fall powwow

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College is the recipient of a $14,400 grant from the Douglas County Board of Commissioners’ Visitor Improvement Fund. The grant will support the 26th annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow on September 30. 

 

Each year, the Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow celebrates regional Native American cultures. The powwow features traditional dances, music, artistry, oral history and foods of various tribes across Nebraska and the region. The event is free and open to the public. 

 

Stay tuned for further announcements regarding the event on Sept. 30. 

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.