Royal Patrons

Published 12:18 am Thursday, August 25, 2011

Mattamuskeet Foundation Executive Director Dr. Lewis Forrest (right) presents an original 1913 Mattamuskeet Drainage District bond to Donald and Nadine Overby of Bear Creek in recognition of their support of the nonprofit foundation at the Royal Patron level. The Overbys have been charter members of the foundation since 1996. The mission of the Mattamuskeet Foundation is to preserve and interpret the rich history and ecology of North Carolina’s largest natural lake. For more information on the Mattamuskeet Foundation and Lake Mattamuskeet, contact Forrest at 252-746-4221 or visit the foundation’s website at If you have a photo that you would like to share in the Daily News, please email it along with a description to (Submitted Photo)