Browse this press release archive for the news we shared with the media in 2014.
Royce and Mary Adkins of Lenoir are the winners of two Troutman Chair Company porch rockers given away as an association-wide door prize at the fall customer appreciation events. The Adkinses are members of the Carolina Farm Credit Lenoir branch.
On October 26, the Carolina Farm Credit board of directors held an organizational meeting at which board members re-elected Mark A. Bray of Lawsonville as chairman and L. Kim Starnes of Salisbury as vice-chairman. Bray and Starnes were first elected as chairman and vice-chairman in October 2013.
Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit announces that the participants for the 6th Annual Ag Biz Planner have been selected. The participants in this session are Debra Bridges and Jenny Bridges Price of Shelby, Jeffrey and Beth Farlow of Apex, Tim Gallaugher and Andrea Van Gunst of Marshall, Paige and Brad Garland of Julian, Jon and Brittany Klimstra of Rutherfordton, Micah Orfield of Jefferson, and Lauren and Michael Rayburn of Bernardsville. .
On October 1, Carolina Farm Credit completed the 2014 director election by mail after receiving 514 ballots. Susie J. Gambill of Alleghany County was re- elected to serve a five year term.
Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit announces that Greg Hartsell and Tim Sloop of Salisbury are the winners of the 2,000 watt Honda Generator given away as an association-wide door prize at the spring customer appreciation events. Hartsell and Sloop are owners of Patterson Farms in Salisbury and are members of the Carolina Farm Credit Salisbury branch.
The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina (Carolina Farm Credit, AgCarolina Farm Credit, and Cape Fear Farm Credit) are partnering with Our State magazine to hold an online food drive benefitting North Carolina food banks beginning September 15, 2014.
Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit, is pleased to announce that Kathy Bunton recently joined the Carolina Farm Credit team as a loan officer in the Statesville branch.
For a second consecutive year, NC State Athletics and its multimedia rights partner, Wolfpack Sports Properties, will pay tribute to agriculture in the state of North Carolina by hosting “Ag Day” festivities Sept. 5-6, 2014. The event culminates with Pack football taking on Old Dominion at 6 p.m. at Carter-Finley Stadium.
Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit, announces that Keshawn McDaniel, Alexandra Stott, Trey Waugh, and Kyle Williamson successfully recently completed the intern program at Carolina Farm Credit.
Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit, announces that Carolina Farm Credit awarded scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each to four students at North Carolina State University and four students at North Carolina A&T University for the 2014-2015 academic school year. “We recognize the importance of further education and hope that these scholarships will help to enable these young adults to become the leaders of tomorrow,” said Dalton.
Vance C. Dalton Jr., Carolina Farm Credit CEO, recently recognized employees for their years of service. Employees who reached five-year incremental service anniversaries in 2013 were recognized at a ceremony during the annual employee appreciation day held at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, N.C.
Carolina Farm Credit is opening a new branch office in Conover, N.C. to serve Catawba County. The Conover branch will replace the Carolina Farm Credit office currently located at 222 West A. St. in Newton, N.C. The new location is conveniently located at 1109 Conover Blvd., East, on Highway 70 across the street from the Conover YMCA, and is scheduled to open on April 22, 2014. The Newton office will close on April 21, 2014.
Carolina Farm Credit is now accepting applications for the fifth class to participate in an e-learning financial and business planning course. The Ag Biz Planner curriculum includes financial and business planning, budgeting and other money matters essential to a farm’s success.
Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit announces that the association recently published its 2013 annual report. The report’s theme celebrates 25 Years of Patronage for the association and features photos of members, employees and directors taken at customer appreciation events held throughout the year.
Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit, is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Roten recently joined the Carolina Farm Credit team as a loan officer trainee in the Sparta service center.
In April, member-borrowers of Carolina Farm Credit will receive patronage refunds checks for 2013, Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO, announced today.
Russell Hedrick of Catawba County is the winner of the first annual Innovative Young Farmer Award. The award, sponsored by the Tobacco Farm Life Museum and the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina, was created to promote and encourage the continuation of the agriculture industry in North Carolina. Hedrick received the award at the Museum's event "Breakfast with the Commissioner" at the Farm Show in Raleigh earlier this month.
Carolina Farm Credit, its employees, and board members donated over $6,600 to local charities in 2013. Over $3,300 was collected by employees and board members who participated in a charity contribution throughout 2013 and $3,300 was donated by Carolina Farm Credit to match the employee and director donations. Each of the Carolina Farm Credit 36 service centers submitted a local charity choice and six charities were selected through a random drawing to divide the donations.
Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit announces that Pamela Paxton of Catawba County won an Apple iPad during Carolina Farm Credit’s latest online contest. Paxton completed a survey in response to Carolina Farm Credit’s advertising campaign which entered her into a drawing to win the iPad.
Read issues of our magazine to get association and member news.
Sign up for our email newsletter.
Did you know our local branches post news for their areas? See what's going on around you——find your branch on our locations page.