The Chowan Discovery Group, whose mission is to research, document, preserve and present the history of the Winton Triangle area, was recently granted tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service. The law firm Morgan, Lewis and Bockius donated the services and expenses incurred in the filing of the non-profit and tax-exempt applications for the Chowan Discovery Group(CDG). Shown here, on the 39th floor of the Manhattan offices of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius are E. Laverne Jones (center), the CDG board member holding the tax-exempt application; and attorneys Robert Dickey (left) and Stephen Nesspoor of the law firm. Board Member Jones undertook this successful effort. Photograph by Marvin T. Jones
March 28, 2009: A well-received lecture of the community’s role in the founding and growth of C.S. Brown School was given by Marvin T. Jones at the C.S. Brown School Alumni Association’s annual Founder’s Day.