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Columbus County Farmers Market Annual Meeting is Friday 24

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Columbus County Farmers Market
Annual Meeting is Friday, February 24, 2017

Mr. Bill Thompson

You are invited to the Columbus County Community Farmers Market’s 2017 annual meeting on Friday, February 24, at the Columbus County Cooperative Extension Service conference room located at 45 Government Complex Road, Whiteville, NC.
Dinner is at 6:00 p.m. and the program begins at 7:00 p.m.
Our guest speaker will be Bill Thompson, local author, speaker and emcee.
Bill Thompson has worked as a teacher, morning television-show host, entertainer, emcee and speaker at events all over the state of North Carolina. Since 1966, he worked for the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina and served as its president from 2003 until his retirement in June 2008.
As a writer, he is perhaps best known statewide for his “Front Porch Stories” that appeared regularly in Our State and Salt magazines for more than a decade.
Mr. Thompson has authored six books: Sweet Tea, Fried Chicken and Lazy Dogs: A Reflection of North Carolina Life, Pearl’s Pork Palace and other Stories from Flynn’s Crossing, NC, Backyards, Bow Ties and Beauty Queens, Celia Whitfield’s Boy, Chasing Jubal, and Listen to the South Wind.
Mr. Thompson will have books for sale at the event.

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