Monday, February 1, 2010
The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is Presented to Mary Earp
Mary Earp, member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Chair of the Board of Directors for Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc. 151 N. Howe Street in Southport, NC. was recognized at the dedication of the Brunswick Center on November 12, 2009 for her continued service to the community for over 50 years. The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is among the most prestigious awards presented through the office of the Governor of North Carolina. The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is presented to individuals who have a proven record of extraordinary service to the state. Individual are chosen based upon contributions to their communities, extra effort in their careers, and many years of service to their organizations are some of the guidelines by which recipients are selected for this award. The honor is most often presented when a person retires. A state employee can be awarded The Order if the employee has contributed more than 30 years of dedicated and enthusiastic service to the state of North Carolina.