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Kiwanis and Southern Bank Make Notable Presentations

Rocky Mount, N.C. – The Kiwanis Club of Rocky Mount and the Southern Bank Foundation have made a pair of notable check presentations to North Carolina Wesleyan College.

Kiwanis Presentation
Kiwanis’ Dr. Jon Wiggs and NCWC President Jim Gray


On May 5th, Kiwanis President Jon Wiggs presented to North Carolina Wesleyan President Jim Gray a check for net proceeds from the Cole Brothers Circus hosted April 20-21 by the Kiwanis Club of Rocky Mount.

The two-day event was held on Wesleyan’s grounds and brought thousands from the community to campus.  The College added an additional $500 to the $4,500 proceeds and funded five $1000 scholarships in the Kiwanis Club’s name.

(photo by Allen Hinnant)


Southern Bank Presentation
NCWC’s Eddie Coats and Southern Bank’s Willard Barnes


Earlier that same day, Southern Bank Senior Vice President and City Executive Willard Barnes presented to North Carolina Wesleyan Assistant Vice President of Development, Eddie Coats, a check for $5,000.

The gift was made toward a previous pledge of $25,000 from the Southern Bank Foundation.

Thanks to both of these wonderful organizations for their support of North Carolina Wesleyan College!