Community Service

June 9th at Eli Whitney Community Building the Eli Whitney Ruritan Club sponsored a blood drive that collected 33 units. The Eli Whitney Ruritan Club sponsors 2 drives a year – June and December. Pictured is Don McBane helping get donors registered. Without A’s, B’s, and O’s we can’t save anyone. Please consider being a donor or Volunteer for the Red Cross.
Paul Cobb recently completed his 2nd year with VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. The United Way of Alamance County partners with local schools, volunteers, and the IRS to provide the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program for our community. The money saved can be used to build wealth in our community and local households.
Anyone making less than $54,000 and older adults can benefit from free tax assistance services.
Graham Recreation & Parks and the Graham Police Department provided the city and county with the 2nd Annual Downtown Graham Pumpkin Bash! CEL was excited to participate for a second year passing out candy and toys and providing a fun family game. We enjoy helping our community be a fun and safe place to live.

 

Becky Loy, CPA was recognized for her service to United Way of Alamance County as Board Chair for the 2016 Campaign.

 

Susan Ezekiel is a member of the Board of Directors, Audit Committee, and Finance Committee of Lutheran Retirement Services, Inc. (Twin Lakes Community), a highly regarded continuing care retirement community. Susan is proud to be a part of an organization whose mission statement is centered around empowering all members of our community to live, work and serve to their fullest potential. Twin Lakes Community is located on Wade Coble Drive in Burlington, North Carolina.
United Way of Alamance County is celebrating its 90th year serving Alamance County.  Currently, Becky Loy serves as Board Member and Executive Committee Member after having served as Board Chairperson and Campaign General.  CEL has a long-standing relationship with the United Way and is looking forward to many more years of service.
Don McBane is a Board Member of the Piedmont Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross. Along with other Board members, he helps the Chapter Executive build local relationships, represent American Red Cross in the community, and assist in identifying new fundraising or blood collection opportunities.
On September 23, 2017, the 3rd Annual Great Cape Escape 5k that benefits The Open Door Clinic of Alamance County was held. The Open Door Clinic is a free clinic for citizens of Alamance County who are in need of healthcare and without means to receive care otherwise.  All proceeds from the Great Cape Escape go into the general fund for the Open Door Clinic for the purpose of purchasing equipment, medical supplies, medications, and other needs of the community.  Steven Foster serves on the Board  of Directors and holds the position of Treasurer.

Bret and Paul Cobb are active members of the Graham Rotary Club and have been so for 40 + years.  The Club’s mission statement is “Service above Self” and it strives to make our community and the world around it a better place.  The Graham Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 12:30 pm at the Graham Civic Center and welcomes any Rotarians for make-ups and guests that might like to attend.

Don McBane, who serves on the Board of Directors and holds the office of Treasurer for the Alamance-Caswell Builders Association helps advise builders on tax changes that affect their business.
United Way of Alamance County awarded Cobb Ezekiel Loy & Company, P.A. and Alamance Citizens for Education with Business Partnership of the Year.  We at CEL are proud of Becky’s dedication to our community as she serves on the Board of Directors and holds the office of Treasurer for Alamance Citizens for Education.
Steven Foster serves on the Board of Directors of the Alamance County Meals on Wheels. Meals on Wheels has been serving Alamance County residents since 1973. We at Cobb Ezekiel Loy & Company are excited about this partnership and support the services they provide our neighbors.
Susan Ezekiel and Steven Foster participated in the 10th Annual Legs for Life Wellness 5k on June 3, 2017.  Proceeds from this event support the Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation‘s Legs for Life Wellness Fund.  The fund finances community wellness and chronic disease prevention programs for adolescents and adults.
Vickie Coon is an Ambassador for the Alamance County Chamber of Commerce and has been serving for over 8 years.  Ambassadors are considered the goodwill arm of the Chamber and Vickie’s responsibilities include engaging, encouraging, and expanding relationships on behalf of the Chamber through the attending of Business After and Before Hours, Ribbon Cuttings, and participating in programs and other events offered throughout the year.
  Susan Ezekiel is a member of the Accounting Advisory Committee for Elon University. The Committee’s mission is to facilitate active and direct communication between Elon accounting faculty and the professional accounting community in order to enhance the Accounting curriculum.
Susan Ezekiel is also a member of the Accounting Advisory Committee at Alamance Community College (ACC). ACC has been proudly serving our community since 1958 and relies on the Advisory Committee for feedback on curriculum and employer needs.