Foundation grants help residents, organizations

Published 5:25 pm Tuesday, November 8, 2016

CHOWAN HOSPITAL FOUNDATION BOARD MEMBERS heard Tyrrell County residents tell how foundation grants have aided their organizations. Standing, from left, are Leroy Spivey, Tyrrell commissioners chairman and foundation vice chairman; Charles Ogletree, former foundation board member; Ginny Waff, foundation executive director; David Clegg, Tyrrell County manager/attorney; and Dee Furlough, Tyrrell Extension Family and Consumer Sciences agent. Seated are Gene Reynolds, register of deeds; Michael Griffin, Columbia mayor; and Dwight Wheless, Columbia town attorney. About 30 people attended the gathering in the Vineyards on the Scuppernong Winery/Elements Cafe in Columbia on Oct. 27. (R. McClees photo)