Lee County Community Foundation announces new board members

Lee County Community Foundation announces new board members

The board of advisors of the Lee County Community Foundation announces new advisory board members, according to Mikeal Basinger, board president.
Joining the board are:
  • Mark Akinosho of Sanford. He works for Lee County Schools and True Bread Ministries Inc. He is the chair of the Lee County Board of Education, a board member for Reachout Crisis Pregnancy and a council member for the Salvation Army of Lee County.
  • Linda Foushee of Sanford. She works for Capital Bank and is a board member for the Boys & Girls Club.
  • Oscar Roberto of Sanford. He is retired from Henkel Corp., the board chair for El Refugio Family Resource Center, an alternate member of the Lee County Planning Board and a board member of the Lee County Hispanic Center.
  • David Spivey of Sanford. He works for Jones Printing Co, Inc., is the board chair of Ingram Family YMCA and the assistant governor for district 7690 of the Jonesboro Rotary.
“We are very excited to have these leaders join our board,” Basinger said. “We look forward to working with them to benefit our local community.”

About the Lee County Community Foundation
The Lee County Community Foundation was founded in 1997 and is an affiliate foundation of the North Carolina Community Foundation. BCCF is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets through the creation of permanent endowments, makes grants and leverages leadership – all for the benefit of Lee County. In addition to Basinger, board members include: Larry Aiken (secretary), Mark Akinosho, S. Wilson Cox, Oliver Crawley, Linda Foushee, Jan Hayes, Jasmine Lucas, Bob McCall, Oscar Roberto, Sharon Spence and David Spivey.

Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Lee County Community Foundation, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave. Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at nccommunityfoundation.org.

For further information, contact NCCF Regional Director Dawn Neighbors at 910-292-4437 or dneighbors@nccommunityfoundation.org or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation
The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $130 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With nearly $247 million in assets, NCCF sustains 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships. The NCCF partners with a network of affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels.

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