Long Leaf Pine Award
Recognizing a county treasure – Ann Peele was recently presented with the North Carolina Order of the Long Leaf Pine award by North Carolina House of Representatives member Mitchell Setzer.
Peele recently retired as the executive director of the Family Guidance Center after 44 years with the agency. She was nominated by long-time friend Jennie Connor, Catawba County United Way executive director.
The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is among the most prestigious awards conferred by the Governor of North Carolina and is presented to those people who have a proven record of service to the state and their communities