Sunday, April 18, 2010

Donations go to ring purchases

Mike Gainey, athletic director and head boys basketball coach at Rocky Mount High School, accepts a check for $164.00 from Choice Health Management Service (South Village). The company had a fundraiser for the team and made a donation. Shown are (l-r) Mandy Smith (Admissions/Marketing) and Cynthia Avent (social worker).

Donnie Tharrington (middle, green shirt), of Don's Body Shop in Rocky Mount, makes a donation of $2,500 to the RMHS boys basketball team toward to purchase of championship rings. Tharrington has been a dedicated and committed member of the Rocky Mount community for many years and has supported causes in both the Nash-Rocky Mount and Edgecombe County school systems.

Flanking Tharrington and Gainey are (l-r) senior basketball players Marcus Jones, Darius McKnight, T.J. Walker, Tashawn Mabry, Detrail Jenkins, Jaquan Edmondson and William Young.

Click on each picture to enlarge. (Photos contributed)