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Southern Bank Foundation contributes to restoration of C.S. Brown auditorium

WINTON – The Southern Bank Foundation made a contribution to C.S. Brown Auditorium Restoration Association, Inc. for the C.S. Brown Regional Cultural Arts Center and Museum.

The mission of the organization is to preserve and promote the rich heritage of the people of the community and to support the creation of opportunities through the use of the cultural arts.

Carolyn Bazemore (right), Southern Bank Vice President and City Executive in Winton, presented the check to Mary R. Harrell-Sessoms, the Executive Director of C.S. Brown Auditorium Restoration Association, Inc.

Carolyn Bazemore, Southern Bank Vice President and City Executive in Winton, represented the Foundation. She presented the check to Mary R. Harrell-Sessoms, the Executive Director of C.S. Brown Auditorium Restoration Association, Inc.

The Southern Bank Foundation makes charitable gifts to support a large number and variety of charitable programs in communities served by Southern Bank and Trust Company.

Founded in 1901, Southern Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. With its Corporate Headquarters located in Mount Olive, the Bank has total assets of approximately $2.6 billion and over 60 locations serving North Carolina and Virginia.

More information about the Bank is available on the Internet at southernbank.com.

About Cal Bryant

Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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