In October, the annual meeting and awards ceremony was held at Belle Meade in Southern Pines. Two new members of the board were voted in along with the naming of new officers.
Barbara Childress and Vince Powierski are two new directors. Michelle Milligan and Dave Hale will serve as co-presidents. Gerri Crutchfield will serve as Vice President and Jay Pittard will serve as Secretary/Treasurer. Vergil Shamberger is the immediate past president.
Awards were presented to Laura and Dan Thomason, owners of Gracefully Rustic, for their assistance with the Aktion Club service project this year. Members of the club along with Laura created a design for a chair that would be decorated and placed in an auction to benefit the Moore County Literacy Council.
A second award was presented to Scott Holmes, golf professional, in thanks for his efforts in the Inaugural Golf Marathon - Fore For Frank.
Other awards included Caroline Hendricks of St. Joseph of the Pines for ongoing support and partnership in events and programming, and to Gerri Crutchfield and Dave Hale for their outstanding service to the board and organization.