He has been many times on the program and several times the Master of Ceremonies, this year the United Way of Moore County will honor long-time resident of the Sandhills, Mike Fields with the 2020 Cornerstone of the Community Award. The award is the highest award for volunteerism given by the United Way of Moore County and is presented to an individual who has demonstrated extraordinary commitment, creativity, leadership, inspiration, sustained service and broad scope of impact on the quality of life in the community.
Mike Fields has history with Moore County. He was raised here and educated here until college where he graduated in 1981 from Duke University. Mike has served numerous nonprofit organizations, including the United Way of Moore County and the Southern Pines Rotary. After serving many years in leadership positions with the Town of Southern Pines, he was elected Mayor in 1993, the youngest person to ever hold the position.
On Thursday evening, January 30th friends, family and the community will gather for roasts and toasts of Mike at the Cornerstone Banquet. The event will be held at Pine Needles kicking off with a reception at 6:00 p.m.
Anyone wishing to attend the Cornerstone banquet should contact the United Way of Moore County at (910) 692-2413 for tickets or for additional information. The event is a fundraiser for the United Way of Moore County in support of local nonprofit partners we work with to help provide programs and services for our community. For information about the United Way of Moore County and its partner agencies, browse the web site at www.unitedwaymoore.com , call or visit the United Way at 780 NW Broad Street, Suite 110 in Southern Pines.