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By email:

Mailing Address:

North Carolina Rice Festival

P.O. Box 674

Leland, NC 28451


About the NCRFI

NCRFI is an all-volunteer, 501(c)3 organization.
Its Board of Directors
is a broad-based coalition of community activists and organizers, historians, artisans, and professionals with deep roots in Brunswick County, who are committed to reclaiming and celebrating the region’s rich cultural history. 


The North Carolina Rice Festival, Inc.
Board of Directors

George Beatty Jr., Chair Emeritus

Doug Cushing, Vice Chair

Wanda Sinclair, Treasurer

Arlene Holmes, Parliamentarian

Jerry May, Program Manager

D. Kamili Anderson, Publicity/Promotions Manager

Keith Rhodes, Culinarian (Non-Voting)

Charky Armstrong

Larry Johnson

Jim McKee

Nanette York



Barbara Akinwole
Mary Beth Livers

Kimberly Sherman


Want to Contribute?

Funding for our events is dependent upon the generosity of community sponsors, patrons, and grantsPlease consider making a donation to support our efforts.

North Carolina Rice Festival, Inc., is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization.  Donations are tax-deductible.

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