BHC Foundation executive director steps down


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Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 9:54 pm
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By Anthony Watt awatt@qconline.com
The woman who for nearly a decade has led Black Hawk College's foundation for its Moline campus will be leaving at the end of the month.

Foundation executive director Shelly Wells Cain announced on Wednesday she would be leaving effective Jan. 23.

"The past nine years have been a great experience, and helping to build assets and serve our students has been incredibly rewarding," she said in her notification. "I appreciate your support over the years, and it has truly made a difference in the lives of our students and community!"

Ms. Wells Cain said she will become the vice president of development and marketing for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.

















 




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