Food Truck Thursday returns for a second year to the Dana O. Baldwin Block in Uptown Martinsville. Choose from a variety of food truck vendors and enjoy music on the plaza during your lunch break! Dates: May 24th , June 14th & 28th, July 12th & , August 9th & 23rd Follow Food Truck Thursday on Facebook!
New Board Member Announced
New College Foundation recently elected Dr. James Rountree, Sr. to the board. Rountree is a retired Director of Special Education with Henry County Public Schools and retired Director of Human Resources for Piedmont Community Services. He currently holds the position of Director of Guest Services for Martinsville Speedway.
Rountree is active in community and civic organizations locally and state-wide. He has served on the boards of Patrick Henry Community College, the Institute of Advanced Learning and Research, West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board, and Henry-Martinsville Department of Social Services.
Currently, he is president of Martinsville-Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness and also serves on the Virginia State Waiver Slot Committee, Martinsville Speedway Children’s Foundation, the Center for Community Learning Adult Advisory Council and the Fieldale-Collinsville Rotary Club.
Rountree received a doctorate degree from Virginia Tech, education specialist degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a master’s degree from North Carolina A & T University. He is a deacon and trustee at Fayette Street Christian Church. Rountree lives in Martinsville with his wife, Madie.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Rountree join the board,” said Patrice Newnam, chairwoman. “He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Foundation and we look forward to his service.”