Volunteers needed for Polk County Appearance Commission

Published 4:09 pm Thursday, September 11, 2008

If you are interested in joining a group of citizens who share a common goal of promoting civic pride and responsibility, the Polk County Appearance Commission is looking for you.The Polk County Appearance Commission is a volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to beautifying Polk County.

Members are responsible for planning and developing projects&bsp; and coordinating&bsp; events throughout the year, including the Adopt-a-Highway program, the spring and fall countywide clean-ups, Points of Pride, and America in Bloom, to name a few. &bsp;

Current commission members include: Joe Cooper, chairman, Joyce Jackson, Ronnie Loflin, Will Behrens, Eric and Lynn Turner and Chuck and Ann Carter.

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The Polk County Appearance Commission meets the first Tuesday of each month at the First Peak Visitors Center in Columbus, North Carolina. All meetings are open to the public.

If you are unable to become a member at this time, the appearance commission urges you to do what you can to make a difference ‐ wherever you live in Polk County.

For more information, contact Joe Cooper at 894-8762.