Woronoff Speaks to League of Women Voters
David Woronoff, the publisher of The Pilot, is the featured speaker at the April 20 luncheon meeting of the League of Women Voters of Moore County.
The luncheon will be held at the Table on the Green Restaurant, in Midland Country Club, 2205 Midland Drive (off N.C. 2) between Pinehurst and Southern Pines. The check-in time is 11:30 a.m., and the meeting will start at 11:45 a.m.
“The public is welcome, with a prior reservation,” says a spokesman.
David Woronoff, 44, became publisher of The Pilot, a Southern Pines newspaper, on July 1, 1996. He and his family moved to the Sandhills from Charlotte, where Woronoff served as the director of business development for Business North Carolina, a monthly magazine. Prior to moving to Charlotte, he did reporting stints at the Anniston Star, in Alabama, and the Greenville News, in South Carolina. His newspaper career began at The News & Observer, where he worked for two years as a district sales manager in the circulation department.
Woronoff graduated from Woodberry Forest School, a prep school in Orange, Va. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served on the board of the North Carolina Press Association for six years, as the professional development committee’s chairman for five years and as the association’s legislative committee chairman for three years. He currently serves as the NCPA’s president, and is the fourth generation of his family to hold that position.
Woronoff serves on the board of directors for North Carolina Chamber of Commerce, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, FirstCarolina Care, N.C. Museum of History Associates, the English-Speaking Union, the Boys & Girls Club (past chair) and Moore County Partners in Progress. He is the co-founder and co-president of the Moore County Summit.
Woronoff has served as the board chairman for the Sandhills Area Chamber of Commerce (now the Moore County Chamber), the board and campaign chairman for the United Way of Moore County and as vice chairman of the board for FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
He lives in Pinehurst with his wife of 18 years, Fredanel, and their two daughters, ages 13 and 15.
Attendees of the April 20 League lunch must reserve ahead of time, by calling Charlotte Gallagher at (910) 244-9611, at least by April 17. The total cost for the lunch is $12. A check, payable to LWVMC, is the preferred method of payment, and as the meal is catered, “no-shows’ will be required to pay.
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