Contact the Lafayette Society

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Want to get more involved?  See our list of committees below and then use this form to let us know!

Lafayette Society
PO Box 43712

Mailing Address:

Lafayette Society
PO Box 43712
Lafayette Station
Fayetteville, NC 28309

Call us:
910.678.8899.

Email us:
info@lafayettesociety.org

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Lafayette Society Committees

Want to get more involved?  Use the form above to let us know what activities you’d be interested in helping with!

Lafayette Birthday Planning Committee
Organizes the city-wide Lafayette Birthday celebrations held every year the weekend after Labor Day.  Past events have included concerts, historical displays, living history activities, sidewalk sales, wine tastings, and lectures.  And – of course – there’s always cake and ice cream!

Betty Goolsby and Hank Parfitt (Co-chairs)
Jamie Ammons
Jennifer Caci
Arleen Fields
Lulie Harry
Bud Lafferty
Dottie Lowell
Linda McAlister
Gail Morfesis
Roger Rose
Ron Schooler

Annual Meeting and Luncheon Social
Organizes the annual (usually the first Sunday in March) Lafayette Society membership meeting and luncheon social.

Robin Wiggs (Chair)
Weyher Dawson
Arleen Fields
Ann Highsmith
Sandy Hurley
Bud Lafferty
Dottie Lowell
Ron Schooler

Grants and Endowments
Oversees the Lafayette Society endowment funds at Fayetteville State University and Methodist University;  seeks other sources of support and funding.

Gwen Melton
Rob Taber
(Medaille Lafayette Subcommittee:  Betty Goolsby, Mike Samperton)

Marketing
Promotes the Lafayette Society on social media and other digital platforms, as well as on traditional media formats.

Jamie Ammons (Chair)
Dr. William Fiden
Arleen Fields
Suzanne Geiss (219 Group)
Lulie Harry
Linda McAlister
Christine Michaels
Mike Samperton

Lafayette Park Committee
Oversees maintenance of and improvements to the Lafayette Plaza area of Cross Creek Park

Bud Lafferty (Chair)
Weyher Dawson
Robbie Goins (City of Fayetteville)
Anthony Ramsey (City of Fayetteville)
Mike Samperton
Claire Shaw
Richard Suehr
Joe Vonnegut

Bylaws Committee (ad hoc)
Comprehensively reviews the society’s bylaws to bring them into line with contemporary non-profit organization best practices.

Arleen Fields
Lulie Harry

Lafayette Society Board of Directors

Henry E. (“Hank”) Parfitt
President

(vacant)
Vice President

Weyher Dawson
Treasurer

Arleen Fields
Secretary

Jamie Ammons
Betty Goolsby
Lulie Harry

Bud Lafferty
John Malzone
Gwenesta B Melton

Ron Schooler
Rob Taber
Robin Wiggs