The United Way is expected to relocate its offices to the facility by the end of this year. The 4,900-square-
“We are ecstatic and grateful to Boddie-Noell for their donation of a building to our organization, as it will serve as a hub for our non-profit community and provide a wonderful space for our partners, volunteers, staff and citizens,” she said. “This donation will be a reminder for many years to come of Boddie-Noell’
“We’ve always believed in sharing with the community and the United Way had a need and we had a nice building – it’s a good combination,”
The United Way offices are currently located at 230 Sunset Ave. in space provided by Southern Bank, Mohrbutter said. Mohrbutter expressed thanks to the bank for its leadership and support during the United Way’s tenure in the bank’s business center. The Tar River Region United Way is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2012.
About United Way Tar River Region
United Way Tar River Region brings together people and resources to build a stronger community by raising $1.2 million each year, investing donations into local programs that are targeting pressing needs in our community, in partnership with 21 agencies, 41 health and human service programs, more than 500 volunteers and over 10,000 donors who work to improve quality of life in the Twin Counties. For more information, visit
About Boddie-Noell Enterprises
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2012, Boddie-Noell Enterprises (BNE) is a diversified family owned business engaged primarily in restaurants and land development. Founded in 1962, BNE is the largest Hardee’s franchise operator in the United States with 334 restaurants in four states. The company also operates other restaurant brands as well as the historic Rose Hill Plantation near Nashville, NC, and Highway Diner in Rocky Mount, NC. The company is based in Rocky Mount. For more information, visit www.bneinc.com.