Join LIFE of NC and keynote speaker David Joyner, owner of Joyner Media & Strategies Inc., in celebration of our STRIVE program’s 18th anniversary. The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Greenville.

David Joyner

Joyner appears frequently as a thought leader on UNC-TV and is a facilitator of workshops on leadership and serves. He serves as vice chairman of business infrastructure for the Rocky Mount Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the board for the Boys & Girls Clubs 0f the Tar River Region, and works with the City of Rocky Mount on revitalization. He will discuss his life story in a presentation titled “Keep Fighting Forward.”

The evening will include dinner, entertainment, recognition of STRIVE’s outstanding graduates and employers, and also pay tribute to Joyce C. Jones, executive director, as she prepares to retire in December.

LIFE of NC is home to STRIVE, a nationally recognized job readiness and attitudinal training program in which “the hardest to employ” individuals are taught skills necessary to seek gainful employment.

Tickets are available at the STRIVE NC office at 600 W. Third St. (Historic Third Street School Building). Individual tickets are $40 each. Sponsorships at Presenting ($5,000), Platinum ($2,500), Gold ($1,000), Silver ($500) and Bronze ($25) levels are available.

Your donations help our graduates Prepare to Work and become Determined to Succeed! For more information, contact Joyce C. Jones at (252) 752-9774 or Geri Lassiter at (252) 752-2111, or send a message to us via facebook.