The Raleigh Valley hosted our Annual visit to the ECU RiteCare Clinic on May 20, 2022.  We were joined by brothers from the New Bern, Wilmington and Winston Salem valleys.  We were  honored to have the Raleigh Valley’s Personal Representative PGM Illustrious David Wicker and our Orient RiteCare Chairman Illustrious Steve Pendergrass in attendance.

We first had lunch at the Sam Jones BBQ restaurant in Winterville with 21 in attendance.  We then caravanned to the ECU Speech Therapy facilities on campus for refreshments,  introductions and facility tours. 

Our ECU Clinic was represented by Robert Orlikoff, PhD –  Dean, College of Allied Health Sciences, Jeff McPherson, Interim Executive Director of Development Operations and Will Eblin, PhD –  Audiology. Program Director.  Also joining us were Staff Speech Therapists – Krystal Lineburger and Kimberly Womack, along with five Speech Therapy students, who gave us a tour of the clinic facilities.

Brother Blake Taylor, president of the Raleigh Valley Spring Reunion Class, presented to Dr. Orikloff a donation that was collected from their class.

Michael May 33° representing the Raleigh Valley, then presented to the clinic staff, students and college representatives, a collection of well needed clinic supplies that were collected this past year during the Raleigh Valley stated meetings.

Article by East Carolina University NC RiteCare Clinic Advocate Illustrious Brother Michael May, 33°