Noon Rotary

Published 11:11 am Thursday, August 25, 2022

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The Washington Noon Rotary Club’s August 22nd meeting featured guest speaker Gail Baird who shared information about the Arts of the Pamlico’s upcoming strategic plan.

Ms. Baird, a fellow Noon Rotarian and AOP Board Chair, said the AOP is currently soliciting public input so the non-profit organization can formulate a new strategic plan which best serves the entire community with respect to diversity and inclusion.

According to Ms. Baird, the mission of the Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) is to present a wide range of educational, entertainment and cultural programs to support local artists, arts organizations and arts business throughout the region. More information is available at Meanwhile, the club continues to finalize plans for the upcoming 24th annual Smoke on the Water Whole Hog Barbecue competition presented by Smithfield Foods. The Oct. 21-22 event includes a classic car show, a 5k Fun Run, a variety of kids events, live music, whole hog smoked pork barbecue servings and a home-made chili contest sponsored by United Bank.

Pictured is United Bank Executive Vice-President Mia Williams presenting a $2,500 check to Smoke on the Water Event Coordinator Pam Anderson and Club President Dr. David Loope.
For sponsorship opportunities contact Pam Anderson today at (252) 944-6136 or go to The Washington Noon Rotary Club wishes to thank all sponsors and the public for strongly supporting Smoke on the Water. Your generosity allows the Noon Rotary Club to reinvest in a wide variety of Beaufort County non-profit organizations and charities.

Become a “difference maker” in our community and beyond by joining the Washington Noon Rotary Club.  Contact Spencer Stanley at (252) 940-8769 and join us for this Monday’s scheduled 12N-1P luncheon meeting at the King Chicken Banquet facility. Now more than ever, “Imagine, Rotary!”