Rocky Mount HEROES Banquet, Honoring Norma Turnage

Rocky Mount Heroes Banquet

The Frederick E. Turnage Chapter of the American Red Cross will honor Norma Turnage at the annual Heroes Banquet. The banquet kicks off the chapter’s Heroes Campaign held during the month of March, in honor of presidentially declared, National Red Cross Month.

Each year, the Red Cross honors real, local heroes in the community as part of the Heroes Campaign. Heroes for the American Red Cross is a grassroots fundraising and awareness campaign that gives community members the chance to make a big, lasting difference by raising vital funds to help those in need.

Norma Turnage is a native of Rocky Mount, North Carolina and is the widow of former Mayor, Fred Turnage of Rocky Mount. She has served as a hands-on educator and classroom teacher in Winston-Salem and for the Rocky Mount City Schools. She has served as a board member for a number of community organizations and is a very successful fundraiser.

"Our community been blessed by her service." said Lynwood Roberson, CEO of the Frederick E. Turnage Chapter of the American Red Cross. "It’s indeed our honor and privilege to recognize Mrs. Turnage at our Banquet this year."

Tickets for the Heroes Banquet are $75 per person or $125 per couple and include a plated dinner.

For more information about the Heroes Campaign and to purchase tickets, please call 252-237-2171 or 252-977-1720.