Lael Gray is the Executive Director of the Asheville Jewish Community Center where she began working in 2003 as the Early Childhood Director. Lael served on the Board of Directors for Smart Start of Buncombe County for six years, and continues to advocate for young children as a First 2000 Days Champion. “What happens in the first five years of a child’s life builds the brain and also ultimately impacts our entire community. Let’s do whatever we can to ensure that all children, wherever they spend their early years, get the highest quality experiences and care,” she said.
Meet a 2,000 Days Champion
Corina Knott is an account executive with Interstate Outdoor, Inc. in Selma. She is a board member of the Smithfield/Selma Chamber of Commerce and the Central Johnston Rotary Club. Corina lives in Garner with her husband Brendan and their 14-month … Continue readingView All Champions>>
- George SawyerNew BernSawyer's Lawn Care
- Nicole AtkinsonCharlotteYouth and Famiily Services
- Steve BrewingtonHolly SpringsHolly Springs Police Department
- Julius H. CorpeningWilmington5th Judicial District Court
- Samantha DooiesWilmingtonNew Hanover / Pender District Attorney's Office