Community Council Announcements

Year End Community Council Celebration


On Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Community Council members gathered at Alamance Community College for a Year End Celebration.

The culinary students prepared a 4-course classic meal for more than 95 nonprofit leaders in attendance.

The program included installation of new officers for the upcoming year and recognition of service for outgoing officers.

Outgoing Officers: President, Derrick Smith. Vice President, Doris Maxwell. Pictured with Heidi Norwick. Program, Reisha Drumgold. Membership/Hospitality, Robin Self.

Incoming Officers: President, Jennifer Mock. Vice-President, LaTonya Penny. Past President, Meredith Peffley (not pictured). Membership/Hospitality, Lorrie Carter. Pictured with Heidi Norwick. Program, LaShauna Austria. Income/Financial Stability, Lucy Rubiano. Health & Family Stability, Amy Brown. Education, Tyronna Hooker (not pictured).


Of the outgoing officers, Lt. Smith was honored for his time in Alamance County. His family recently received orders through The Salvation Army that they will now be stationed in Henderson, NC. He has been instrumental on the Community Council Executive Committee as well Emergency Food & Shelter Program Board, Alamance Housing Committee, Stamp Out Hunger and Link to Feed Food Pantry Collaborative.

Members were encouraged to reflect on the year and provide feedback. Over the summer months while Community Council isn’t meeting the Executive Committee will be working to plan future programs. Community Council is a signature initiative of United Way of Alamance County that provides a valuable platform for collaboration and capacity building among the nonprofit sector.  A slideshow highlighted the outcomes and accomplishments from the year.

We believe our community is stronger when everyone works together. Community Council unites various sectors to address critical needs, promote volunteerism, and connect resources. Our mission is to be a catalyst for active change that collectively creates a stronger, healthier, and compassionate community. We value diversity and promote inclusive respect among partners and members. Community Council strives to reflect the many cultures, races, backgrounds, and lifestyles that proudly make up Alamance County.

To learn more about Community Council and become involved please visit our website.