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
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
Mr. Thompson will have books for sale at the event.