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BRCC Receives Record Bequest – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 1/15/2020 at 2:13pm

The Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation has received a $1.75 million bequest from the estate of Liselotte R. Wehrheim.

This bequest will provide scholarships and other program support for health care training programs at Blue Ridge Community College. The gift is the largest single gift from an individual in the college’s history.

Wehrheim passed away in Tryon in August of 2019 at the age of 103. She grew up in Germany, where she studied nursing and served as a nurse in World War II. She moved to the United States in 1954, where she continued in her nursing profession be...

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