Nevins 60th Anniversary Celebration!

We closed out this amazing 60th year of Nevins providing services to our community with a great Celebration on November 16th.  We invited staff, friends, partners, volunteers and of course our participants to a wonderful night of celebrating the people that made Nevins the success it has become.

Special Thanks goes out to all of our sponsors for making this event possible.

Gold Star Sponsors

Adventure Vans     Cardinal Finance      Sunbelt Packaging    Richard L. Bovard
Bedder Bedder & Moore     LPL Financial, Richard W. Schmidt

Silver Star Sponsors

Allen & Linda Behrle     Hood Hargett & Associates     Birdsong Brewing    

Out Of The Box Entertainment   Cooke Rentals     Charlotte Latin School

COORS Healthcare Solutions     Hampton Inn & Suites Southpark at Phillips Place

Your Office     scandentHR

Bronze Star Sponsors

AMC Theatres        John & Natasha Davis        Glass Family       New Dominion     

Realty Consulting Group     SASHES      Snyder Paper Corporation      John Miller

Former players of Nevin-Derita Little League Baseball

2019 Shining Stars

Presentation of the Shining Star Awards “The brightest stars are those who shine for the benefit of others.”

Outstanding Corporate Sponsor – Atrium Health

Outstanding Corporate Donor – Metrolina Greenhouse

Outstanding Individual Donor – Matthew Ungs

Longest Participating Individual – Wayne B. (1979 – present)

Longest Serving Board Member – Richard L Bovard (1990 – 2011)

Longest Tenured Employee – Ann McCorkle (1975- Present)

Longest Community Partnership – Central Piedmont Community College

Longest Volunteer Involvement – Charlotte Latin School

Longest Annual Fundraiser – St. Anthony Foundation of Charlotte

Longest Serving Educational Instructor – Myra Robinson (1991 – Present)

Nevins Legacy Society – Robert Watkins King, Jr.


We would also like to recognize some of the speakers who have directly impacted Nevins through the years, truly leaders in our community.

  • David Middleton, Board Chairman
  • Fred Shropshire, Emcee, News Anchor, WCNC-TV
  • Mayor Vi Lyles, City of Charlotte
  • Dr. Karen Pauly, CPCC
  • Crecia Keller, Atrium Health
  • Greg Morrill, Special Olympics of North Carolina
  • Bob Bowler, Special Olympics of Mecklenburg County
  • Gene Carney, Son of Nevins Founder
  • John Miller & Family
  • Dr. Vincent Voci, St. Anthony Foundation
  • Adam Lawlor, Executive Director Nevins Inc.