Get into the spirit at an MCC campus holiday party

MCC employees, deck the halls and get ready to celebrate. The holiday season is here and that means there are plenty of parties to attend at MCC’s campuses and the Administrative Center.

Administrative Center

The annual Administrative Center holiday luncheon will be Friday, Dec. 8. The potluck lunch begins at 11 a.m. in the break room. A white elephant gift exchange begins at 11:30 a.m. in the board room. The chancellor’s office will provide the main dish of barbecue beef and turkey, and employees will bring appetizers, side dishes and desserts. Please let Kristy Edmondson at know by Dec. 6 if you will be bringing a Crock-Pot and will need an electrical outlet. Please bring items to the break room no later than 10:15 a.m.

MCC-Blue River

MCC-Blue River’s holiday party will take place Tuesday, Dec. 19. It’ll be held in the Education Center, Room 110, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. We’ll add more details as we get them.

MCC-Business & Technology

Celebrate the holidays at MCC-Business & Technology’s Jingle-Mingle Party. It takes place Saturday, Dec. 9, from 7 p.m. to midnight at Tanner’s Gladstone. Kids are welcome, and each person or couple should bring a gift to exchange, worth $20 at most. RSVPs are needed by Thursday, Nov. 30, to Letonia Torrence,, or Tatia Shelton,


MCC-Longview’s holiday party is Friday, Dec. 8, from 1 – 3 p.m. in the Education Center. Contact Glennie Whittaker at or Ext. 2202 by Friday, Dec. 1, to RSVP. A donation bin for the Veterans Community Project will be available at the party. For information about donation items, click here.

If you enjoy decorating, feel free to show off your creativity and adopt a table to decorate at the party. You just might win a prize! Decorations will be returned at the end of the party. For further information or to sign up, contact Margaret Berter at

MCC-Maple Woods

Mark your calendars for MCC-Maple Woods’ annual holiday party. It takes place Saturday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Gladstone Community Center. Cost is $5 for individuals and $10 for couples and families.

RSVP to the contact at your building: Linda Langston at the Student Center, Lori Fritz at the Math & Science building, Amy Boehm at the Computing & Business building, Marti Adams at Learning Resources, Julie Ingwerson at the Humanities building, Natalie Short at Vet Tech, Carol Conrad at Facilities and Lee Ann Zech at the Administration building. RSVPs are requested by Dec. 4.

MCC-Penn Valley

President Tyjaun Lee’s holiday party for MCC-Penn Valley employees is Friday, Dec. 15 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Health Science Institute in the lobby.

The Health Science Institute’s holiday luncheon is Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the break room. Sign-up sheets should be up now.

If you’re in the mood for a little music, drop by MCC-Penn Valley for the annual December jazz band concert, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13. It takes place in the Penn Valley Little Theater in the Science & Technology Building (Room 101). The concert will feature the music of Stevie Wonder, Count Basie, Chuck Mangione and others.