United Way of Coastal Carolina is excited to announce an addition to the Carteret County Advisory Board, Janita Gonzalez. Janita is the general manager of the Island Inn of Atlantic Beach. The current advisory board is made up of the following individuals; Karla Fuller – Carteret County Emergency Communications, Billy Davis – Duke Energy, Chris Mashburn – Mashburn Appraisal Group, Brandon Dyer – Carteret Community College, and Craig Parker – BB&T.
Pictured from left to right are Gonzalez and UWCC Community Relations Manager Kitti Hardison.
The advisory board assists United Way’s Carteret County presence through fundraising and community awareness.
In 2015 Carteret County received over $67,000.00 in United Way allocations to nonprofit partner agencies such as the Boys & Girls Club of Coastal Carolina, Broad Street Clinic, Carteret County Domestic Violence Program, and Coastal Pregnancy Care Center. The advisory board has tasked themselves with creating more awareness for the local United Way as well as creating community events to raise funds needed for future growth.