Carolina Beach Centennial Committee Announces Mission Statement and Goals

Carolina Beach Centennial Committee Announces Mission Statement and Goals

Carolina Beach Centennial Committee Announces Mission Statement and Goals Featured

By / Local News / Friday, 30 July 2021 18:20

Carolina Beach -NC—A Carolina Beach Centennial Committee is pleased to announce they have approved the mission statement which will be used as a guide to create and execute a meaningful Centennial program for residence, visitors and businesses When the incorporated town celebrate it 100th birthday in 2025. 

The mission of the centennial celebration is to honor the past and present a Carolina Beach and to inspire it continued growth and prosperity into the next century. 

The tagline, “Waves of the past carried on the tide of tomorrow” Will also be incorporated throughout the Centennial program. 

The Carolina Beach Centennial Committee serves as an ad hoc committee and includes residents who currently participate on various committees, nonprofit and other organizations in Carolina Beach. Members include: Jennah Bosch, Sharon Carlson, Ryan Cavanaugh, Elaine Henson, Christine Higgins, Alannah Keeler, Deborah LeCompte, Maureen Lewis, Vincent Losito, Sheila Marshall, Frances Massey, Jasmine McKee, LeeAnn Tluchowski Piccinin, Fire chief Alan Griffin and Council member Lynn Barbee. 

Carolina Beach has two centennial dates. March 6, 1925 is the date and corporation was introduced in the house and went through channels until being ratified by the Senate and sent to the secretary of state. September 5 which is the Friday after Labor Day Monday (9/1/25) when the officials were sworn into office.

The Centennial Committee will make a presentation to the town Council in the fall and recommend that the celebration commences on the weekend of March 7, 2025 and concludes the Centennial Celebration On the weekend of September 7, 2025. Events and projects are being discussed that will engage the community and incorporate opportunities for learning more about past leaders and events that are shaped the town.

The first committee activities include a centennial logo contest for both adults and children, a dedicated social media page and additional information on the Town of Carolina Beach’s website all launch in early fall 2021. 

Committee chair Maureen Lewis explains, “A grand scale celebration takes time, planning, money and much effort from volunteers. We all believe therefore your planning cycle is the right amount of time to garner support from leader ship, the community, town staff and will allow for successful fundraising to support planned activities. We have an extremely passionate and talented team that is excited for an opportunity to create something special. Our goal is to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to participate and enjoy the variety of programs and events celebrating Carolina Beach’s 100th birthday.”

 

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