From WSJ Staff Reports —
Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones was awarded the first Annual Rotary Peace Award by the Wake Forest Rotary Club and the Wakefield Rotary Club of Wake Forest.
This award recognizes an esteemed Wake Forest citizen who is focused on unifying the community.
In presenting the award, Wakefield Rotary Club President, Heather Holding stated “Since her first campaign, Mayor Jones has worked to promote peace, understanding and harmony not only between members of the Town Board, but by creating partnerships between Wake Forest, other towns, the region and the state. No one has done more to welcome people and entities to the Town and demonstrate true Wake Forest hospitality. For all of her years of hard work, Mayor Jones is not only the first recipient of this award but the award will henceforth be known as the Vivian A. Jones Rotary Peace Award.”