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2014 MU Young Monarch Basketball/Cheer/Dance Experience

We invite you to join us on Saturday, February 22, 2014, on the Methodist University campus for the annual Board of Visitors MU Young Monarch Women's Basketball/Cheer/Dance Experience. Be our guest to watch the Monarchs in action. Admission is FREE! All school age youth, their coaches, and families are welcome. The event includes t-shirts, free admission to the Lady Monarchs vs. Ferrum College Basketball game, exciting pre-game events/prizes, and a meet-and-greet with the Lady Monarchs following the game with autograph opportunities. Sponsors for the event include First Citizens Bank, Professional Women of Fayetteville, Jeb Designs, Ambassador Animal Hospital, McDonalds, Bleeker Electric Car Company, Pepsi, Holmes Security, Wells Fargo Bank, and Wells Fargo Advisors-Hill & Jenkins Group. For information about the event, please contact the Development Office at (910) 630-7200.


2013 Board of Visitors Golf Tournament

Methodist University held the 8th Annual Board of Visitors Golf Tournament on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. This unique walking tournament held on the University's private golf course, pairs Methodist Professional Golf Management students with community members. Freshmen and sophomores serve as caddies, while a junior or senior plays on each team.

We especially thank the sponsors below for their generous contributions!  Team sponsors were: Ambassador Animal Hospital, Bleecker, Cadillac of Fayetteville, Castle Uniforms, First Citizens Bank, Callahan & Rice, Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, Lafayette Ford, Powers Swain Chevrolet, Fayetteville PWC, Rubicon Group Inc., Scrub Oaks, Systel, and Village Green Real Estate Development.  Hole sponsors included: Ken Lewis DDS, Holmes Security, and Remax Choice.  We also want to thank Safety Insurance-Roger Hall, Pepsi, Saams Party Tents, JEB Designs, and Chick-fil-a for their generosity and assistance during the event.

Thank you to our wonderful volunteers who helped with registration, driving range contests, and hole in one spotting: Dave Foster, Nelson Morris, Dena Breece, Lou Nelon, Carolyn Justice-Hinson, Lynne Greene, Lisa Powell, and Ace Bullard. 

Pictured here is the 2013 winning team with a top score of 132 is (from L to R:) Tim Price, Scott Marinelli, Micah Vugrinec, Brock White, PGA Golf Staff, and Kevin Quinn MU Student; Each team member received Titleist drivers.

The Board of Visitors serves as ambassadors of Methodist University within Cumberland County and surrounding communities. To find out more about this event, contact the Development Office at (910) 630-7200.


2013 Board of Visitors Golf Tournament Photo Gallery



Mission of the Board

  1. To serve as an advisory council to the faculty, staff, president and Board of Trustees.

  2. To be informed citizens about the structure and operations of the College and to serve as goodwill ambassadors for the College in the community.

  3. To assist the College in developing financial resources through both identification and introduction of friends of the College.

  4. To assist in identifying and recruiting students in specific geographical areas.

  5. To provide the College with lecturers, community symposia, presentations, and/or demonstrations in various fields of expertise.

  6. To provide advice for and assistance in enhancing the image and credibility of the College among a broader constituency


Members (2013-2014)

Carolyn Justice-Hinson, Chair Public Works Commission
Nelson Morris, Vice Chair First Citizens Bank
David B. Baskett, Immediate Past Chair Castle Uniforms
Robin Davenport, Staff Liason Methodist University
The Executive Committee
David Baskett Castle Uniforms
Dave Foster Holmes Electric, Inc.
Carolyn Justice-Hinson
Public Works Commission
Wyatt Jenkins Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Nelson Morris First Citizens Bank
Mark Rice Callahan & Rice Insurance Group, Inc.
Sean Aul Tile Inc. of Fayetteville
Bob Bangs Chick-fil-A
David B. Baskett Castle Uniforms
Stacy E. Bledsoe II Merrill Lynch
Dena D. Breece '00 Certified Public Accountant /Methodist University
Ace H. Bullard, III Bullard Furniture, Inc.
Marty V. Clayton '90 Amerizon Wireless
Ben Chambers Jernigan & Warren Funeral Home
Louis Cox Holt Oil Company
Richard Craven Systel
Dr. Kasmin B. Davis Ambassador Animal Hospital
Michael Fleishman Fleishman's Tiny Town
Dave Foster '76 Holmes Electric, Inc.
Jared Fryer '96 Village Green Real Estate & Development LLC
Lynne B. Greene Highland Lumber Company
Travis Hibler Bleecker Buick GMC
John F. Holmes Cumberland County Mental Health Center
Scott Hopson Weathers Bros. Transfer Co. Inc.
Wyatt Jenkins Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Carolyn Justice-Hinson Public Works Commission
Kenneth B. Lewis, DDS Kenneth B. Lewis DDS, P.A.
Rena McLaurin AmeriSpec Home Inspection Service
Gary E. Mitchell Community Volunteer
Sarah Moorman Southeastern Regional Area Health Education Center
Nelson T. Morris First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.
Mark Moses '97 Carrabba's Italian Grill
Lou Nelon Village Baptist Church
Tom Nicholson Cape Fear Valley Health System
Amy Perko Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Ed Petkovich Walsingham Group
Lisa S. Powell McDonalds Corporation
Dr. W.C. Powers Powers Swain Chevrolet, Inc.
Pam Pritchard '91 NorthState Bank Mortgage
Kelly Puryear Todd Rivenbark & Puryear
Mark W. Rice Callahan & Rice Insurance Group, Inc.
Soni Rider REMAX Choice Realtors
Rusty Russell, Jr. REMAX Choice Realtors
Denise Smith '90 Community Volunteer
Joey Stephenson Century Link
W. Lockett Tally Tally & Tally, Attorneys at Law
Sharon Valentine Privateer Farms, Inc.
Liz Varnedoe Bella Villa Italian Restaurant
Paige Walker '88 Complete Concept Property Management