The Men of FIC (Faith, Integrity and Character) celebrated its eighth anniversary with an event held earlier this month at the American Legion Post in Mount Olive.
Each year they celebrate with a Togetherness Banquet.
The event honors and recognizes individuals, businesses or civic groups who have made meaningful contributions to the betterment of Mount Olive and surrounding communities.
Honorees this year, said President Al Southerland, included Piggly Wiggly, American Legion Post 103, Brenda Artis, the Bridge to Hope Ministry, and the Peanut Crew of the First United Methodist Church of Mount Olive.
This year’s speaker was Pastor Adrian Grandy of the Solid Rock United Holy Church of America, Saint Paul.
— William Holloman