Bladen County Committee of 100 to hold annual meeting

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Committee of 100, Inc. will hold its annual meeting and dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, in the Grand Ballroom of the Cape Fear Vineyard & Winery in Elizabethtown.

The guest speaker will be Chris Lloyd Sr., vice-president of infrastructure and economic development with McGuire Woods Consulting. This firm’s list of clients include Smithfield Foods, Perdue, Lumber Liquidators, Ingersall-Rand, Honda Jets, Lockheed Martin, Starbucks, and Hilton.

All members are encouraged to attend the annual meeting. There will be no cost for the dinner for members, but guests can attend with a member at a cost of $15 each. Contact Linda or Jennie at 910-645-2292 by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 14, to register or RSVP to

The Committee of 100 is a non-profit development corporation which partners with the Bladen County Economic Development Commission to help ensure that sustained economic growth occurs within the county. Every citizen who is concerned about the economic well-being of this area is encouraged to join. The annual membership fee is $100 for an individual and $200 for a business. For information, call 910-645-2292 for a brochure and membership application.