The Charlotte News board of directors hosted the News staff last night for a cookout. The weather held so we could be outside. It was a fun evening and we all enjoyed the relaxed time to interact and, in some cases, meet one another. Thanks, board!
In the pic, we are: (back row) Barrie Dunsmore, Tom O'Brien, James Lawrence, Linda Williamson, Beth Merritt, Edd Merritt, (front row) Robin Turnau, Louisa Schibli, Robbie Stanley, Eddie Krasnow, Nancy Wood and Pati Naritomi. Not pictured: Heather Manning, John Hammer, John Rosenthal and Meg Smith.