BEND, OR -- Two major fundraising events being sponsored by the COCC Foundation coming up later this month. Zak Boone at the foundation says Taste of the Town has been around 25 years and the Meal of the Year, 42 years. Taste of the Town is on Friday February 28th and tickets are 40-dollars each. The Meal of the Year event is Saturday February 29th and tickets are 150 dollars each for that Black-Tie event. Tickets available on the COCC web page. Boone says they hope to raise 350-thousand dollars from the two events this year for the COCC Scholarship Fund.