Organizations honored at board meeting

Dec. 31, 2013 @ 10:49 AM

The Henderson Optimist Club, the Henderson-Vance Parks and Recreation Department and the Henderson Family YMCA were recently named as members of the 2013 Business and Non-Profit Honor Roll for North Carolina at a recent meeting of the Vance County Board of Education. Receiving awards at the meeting on behalf of the organizations were (from left) John Pecora, Optimist Club; Lauren Harris, Parks and Recreation; and Julia Langston and Woody Caudle, YMCA. The organizations received the honor for their partnered sponsorship of the Save Our Kids water safety classes that have been offered to second-grade students across the county for the last two school years.