Belhaven Small Town Main Street Program Receives Grant
Belhaven, NC—The Town of Belhaven and Belhaven’s Small Town Main Street Program is pleased to announce that it has received a grant award from The Corporate Trustee of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston Salem, North Carolina to renovate the Old Town Hall which will house the town’s senior citizen center.
The newly renovated Senior Center will serve to enhance the standard of living for our senior residents by offering a designated Senior Club which will include but not limited to the following services for health care education and support: medical screening, transportation to and from medical appointments, needed food supplements, exercise classes, meals on wheels program and many other valuable services. In addition to the $146,983.00 grant award from the Kate B. Reynolds Trust the town will solicit monies from local funding sources if needed.
“Our mission is to provide health related programs and life enhancing services to all aging citizens in northeastern Beaufort County, especially those on low income”, stated Dave Rieves, Chairman of the Senior Club Advisory Board.
The Kate B. Reynold Charitable Trust was established in 1974 and is now one of the largest private trusts in North Carolina. Its mission is to improve the quality of life and quality of health for the financially needy of North Carolina. The Health Care Division promotes wellness state wide by investing in prevention and treatment. The Poor and Needy Division of the Trust responds to basic life needs and invests in solutions that improve the quality of life and health for financially needy residents of Forsyth County. Well Fargo Bank, N. A. serves as sole trustee.